The Captain’s Cottage Museum captures the history of Murray Bridge and the surrounding area.
This treasure house showcases an extensive collection of historic engines and farm machinery, model boat, train and toy exhibits, and an amazing photographic collection – all from a bygone era.
The Captain’s Cottage, built by Captain
Welcome to the Lavender Federation Trail, a linear walking trail of 212 kilometres through diverse countryside traversing the eastern flanks of the Mt Lofty Ranges.
The trail begins at Murray Bridge and takes a serpentine course to Eudunda on the north of the Famous Barossa Valley and South of the Clare Valley and Burra Tourism distric
Monarto Zoo is located 15 minutes (~14 kilometres) from Murray Bridge ... and is open daily from 9:30am – 5pm with last entry at 3pm.
The zoo is open every day of the year, including Christmas and all public holidays, except if the forecast temperature for Monarto is 40 degrees or above ... in wh
From wombats to mini-horses and kangaroos to a wedge-tailed eagle, Mulga Sanctuary and Wildlife Park has an array of native and exotic wildlife, there's even a walk-through aviary.
Since 1979, Ted Lawton and his son Phillip have worked tirelessly caring for the animals in their care, and now the park is open to the public.
The sanctuary r
This was the first road bridge across the lower Murray and was completed in 1879. The bridge also became a shared road and rail bridge in 1886 until the adjacent rail bridge was completed in 1925.
In 1979 the Swanport Bridge for the South Eastern Freeway was completed ... 5 kilometres downstream