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CARAVANNING & CAMPING: 2300km of absolute river frontage One of the simplest and most enjoyable experiences along the Murray is camping. Finding that perfect, peaceful spot on the bank among the River Red Gums, pitching the tent or parking the campervan and just relaxing. It's all about being at one with nature. Toasting marshmallows around the campfire, snoozing in a deckchair while a fish nibbles on your line, marvelling at the brilliant blanket of stars or just watching the Murray flow by. For tent campers and campervanners, free bush camping in the state forests, national parks and red gum reserves along the Murray between Albury and Mildura is hard to beat. There's hundreds of sandy beaches and secluded spots connected by river tracks. More established sites might have a picnic table, fireplace, and basic toilet facilities, or you can just pick a shady spot by the river bank and set up. Visit outside the busy Christmas and Easter school holidays to have the best chance of snagging a prime spot! Don't like roughing it? Every town along the Murray has at least one, usually several, quality caravan and holiday parks, perfectly located for caravan and RV touring or cabin stays ranging from affordable to luxury. Many are close to town with easy access to shops, restaurants and activities. Others are in natural bush settings with river frontages and a full range of facilities. The parks are secure, friendly and great value. Camp among the magnificent River Red Gums on Gunbower Island, Barmah National Park or Murray Valley National Park. Immerse yourself in the historic riverboat lifestyle at a caravan park in Echuca Moama. Find a quiet spot along the banks of the Murrumbidgee in Yanga National Park. Find a site at one of Mildura's fabulous river frontage holiday parks. MUST EXPERIENCE 24

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