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Houseboat Holiday – Renmark to Chowilla Creek

If you’re thinking about a houseboat holiday from Renmark, you’ll find plenty of tips here. Our family of four went on a seven-night houseboat holiday from Renmark in January 2021. This is a quick day-by-day description of how it unfolded. The map at the end shows our mooring spots and the river beaches. On your...

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Mt Pleasant, Walker Flat and the Barossa Valley

This trip leads you up the Torrens River Gorge via Gorge Road. This tight and winding road runs alongside the river up into the hills and into green farming country. You'll pass through Cudlee Creek, Gumeracha and Birdwood until you reach the source of the Torrens River at Mt Pleasant. There's heaps to see and...

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How to Catch and Cook Carp on the Murray River

In the wake of a spate of delicious looking carp belly salad pics on Facebook, Outdoorstype takes a closer look at carp in the Murray River. What are they and where are they from? Carp originated in Asia thousands of years ago and spread to Europe as an ornamental and aquaculture fish. They were brought to...

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