Murchison River, Kalbarri

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Some of the best fishing spots in Western Australia are located along Murchison River, the second longest river in the state. Flowing for about 820 km (510 mi) from the southern edge of the Robinson Ranges to the Indian Ocean, this mighty river cuts a path through sandstone cliffs and provides numerous locations ideal for bushwalking, hiking, cruising, and canoeing. This pristine river is home to over 200 species of native birds, such as eagles, black swans, and wetland waders. Stop by the Kalbarri Visitor Center to schedule a sunset cruise, book a full-day canoe trip, or find out how to reach the best fishing areas along the river, abounding in bream, whiting, and mulloway. To visit Murchison River and get the most from your holiday in Kalbarri, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kalbarri tour planner .
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  • The main river in Kalbarri is the perfect spot for a swim. Don't go on a windy day otherwise it'll freeze you to death. Highly recommend a relaxing walk down the beach while watching the sunset.  more »
  • Shallow in parts and calm for little people, a great place for kayaks, dinghy's and all water based activities. Organised tours for those that want the experience. A place to escape no matter what the...  more »
  • Thoroughly enjoyed our canoeing trip on the Murchison, the company who we went with was informative and provided a great Bbq lunch. Great fun  more »
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