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 river is all about Kalbarri. Other than the gorges, its what we come to see and experience. It travels so far inland, and from Kalbarri it can be explored by taking the Wilderness River Cruise, or...  more »
  • Make sure you get your WA fishing license as the rangers are very diligent, having said that there are plenty of options available from beach fishing in the river or from jetties in the protected area...  more »
  • This is probably one of the nicest rivers I've seen in Western Australia! We canoed down the river, and were impressed by the beauty of this river. It's also very clean too!  more »

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