Let’s be honest, we’re all about that Instagram life, and the Riverland produces some of the most pristine views in South Australia. Whether you’re camping by the river or staying on a luxury houseboat, you’ll be able to get that perfect shot no matter the time of day.
To make your road trip a little easier, here’s a list of the most breathtaking locations in the Riverland and what they have on offer.
Plush’s Bend, Renmark
Only 4km from Renmark, Plush’s Bend is the perfect spot to soak in the scenery for the afternoon or camp over the weekend with the family. The ideal location for enjoying the river there’s also national parks, rose gardens and plenty of amenities within close range. If it’s a calm evening, you’ll likely get a stunning sunset mirrored off the Murray River – the perfect shot.
Lake Bonney, Barmera
If you’re a regular Riverland visitor, you’ll likely have heard of Lake Bonney. For those that haven’t, it’s the sparkling fresh water lake at the centre of Barmera. The ideal spot for enjoying on a boat or simply relaxing with a picnic and glass of wine on the banks, make sure you get a snap of the breathtaking starry night sky.
Caudo Vineyard, Cadell
The ultimate weekend destination, Caudo Vineyard not only has stunning views but also has a few nice drops you’ll enjoy tasting. All it takes is a quick look at their Instagram feed to see the incredible photos that can be snapped at this location – not to mention the delicious sangria on offer.
Headings Cliff Lookout, Murray River Walk
Located along the Murray River Walk near Paringa, Headings Cliff Lookout provides hikers with a stunning contrast between the green of the river and the bright red cliffs. No matter what time of day, you’re always going to get a stunning photo along this stretch of the Murray River.
Host to some of the largest wine production facilities in Australia, Berri has plenty to entice you. From bespoke wineries to family-friendly camping facilities and local food markets, it really has something for everyone. Take a walk along the riverfront to soak in the raw beauty of Berri and you’ll be hooked, guaranteed.
The Frames, Paringa
Award-winning The Frames accommodation is the luxury stay we all need and deserve to show off on our Instas. Whether you prefer to relax and nibble on food all day or take a ride on the river and learn about the local fauna, The Frames has a wide range of activities and luxurious packages available.
The Cube, Murray River
Travel the Murray River in style aboard The Cube, a one-bedroom, fully contained modern houseboat. The ideal couple’s getaway, enjoy the changing sky while warming your feet on the outdoor fire pit and take the opportunity to get to know the local wildlife. Don’t stress if you get cabin fever, there’s also kayaks and fishing rods to get you out and about.
It’s all right out our back door, so pack up the car and head off for the ultimate ‘grammable weekend in the Riverland.