They say go big or go home, and the Murray River did just that. It is the longest river on the continent and twists through alps, mountains, and plains before reaching the ocean. At 2,508 km (1500 miles) in length, there’s adventure at every turn especially in destinations like the Murray River Trail, the Albury Botanic Gardens, and the amazing wild animals that make their homes on the river’s banks. The area is also a perfect stopover for those traveling between Melbourne and Sydney, a place to take a rest without pausing your adventure. Whether you’re planning a trip or just staying for the night, these Airbnb vacation rentals are the best we’ve found along the Murray River.
This apartment is modern, sophisticated, and spacious, decorated tastefully and thoughtfully with relaxation in mind. The space has two bedrooms for four guests, and has a fully-equipped kitchen, a balcony overlooking the street, and has a number of high-quality complimentary amenities; wifi, a Smart TV with Netflix, street parking, and homemade breakfast in the morning. The apartment is located in a quiet area but a few minutes of walking will take you to the city center, with pubs, restaurants, cafes, and entertainment centers. Also nearby are the cycling trails along the Murray River.
Luxe Quirkiness-Free WiFi & NetflixAlbury, Australia
This home’s location is almost unreal- a fully furnished cozy country cottage on the property of a family-owned winery and brewery, located at the edge of Warby Ovens National Park. The house sleeps four guests in two bedrooms, setting you up for an amazing weekend retreat. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed with luxury linens, and the shared bathroom has both a spa bath and a shower. The kitchen has been recently renovated and is well stocked to assist you in preparing a feast, but if you aren’t feeling up to cooking, there are restaurants and cafes not too far away.
Winery Stay in Country CottageTaminick, Victoria, Australia
Guests staying in The Shack will be treated to authentic rural views outside every window, including farm paddocks, gum trees, and the Grampian Mountains. The cottage is peaceful and quiet and can sleep up to four guests in two bedrooms. This rental is ideal for a long weekend spent in the countryside. The building is located on a scenic private property, and guests can explore the suspension bridge over the creek as well as visit the various farm animals who also reside on the property.
The Shack - a rustic, rural retreatRiverside, Horsham, Victoria, Australia
For those looking for convenience, Suzanne’s townhouse will have you living in luxury. The property is located quite centrally, with a short five-minute walk to the center of town and a ten-minute drive to the town of Albury. The house itself offers unlimited internet data, laundry facilities on site, a complimentary breakfast, and an easy 24-hour check-in, perfect for refreshing yourself after a long journey.
CENTRAL TWO BEDROOM, INTERNET AND 24/7 CHECKIN.Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
Tammy’s Bendigo Victorian cottage is the perfect blend of traditional and modern. The house is fully furnished, with a full kitchen, a spacious living room, a bathroom with both a shower and a tub for soaking, and three cozy bedrooms. From the property, it is a short drive to the town center of Bendigo, and a short walk to shops and grocery stores.
3BR Cottage Bendigo - free WIFIGolden Square, Victoria, Australia
Up to two guests can stay in this accommodation, a private bedroom within Kerry’s Italian inspired house. With wood-fire heating, landscaped gardens, amazing mountainous views, and a queen-sized bed, you might be tempted to stay for good! Guests have access to the first floor of the house, with a personal bathroom and a kitchenette equipped with a mini-fridge, a toaster, a microwave, and a kettle. There are numerous hiking and biking trails in the area, and the house is a 40-minute drive from Fall’s Creek ski fields.
Spacious and very private Studio BedroomTawonga South, Victoria, Australia
Brian’s cozy cottage is the perfect place to have a relaxing getaway. Guests have access to the entire guesthouse at the back of the property, nestled within beautiful gardens that give the place an immense sense of privacy. The property owners, two retired tour guides, are conveniently located only a short distance away, as they reside in the main house on the property. For those planning to explore the town, it is a short five-minute walk to the city center, and for those looking to get lost in nature, the Murray River is only 10 minutes away.
Country cottage near town centre.Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Looking to host a big get together? Jack’s huge and spacious Federation style home can accommodate up to ten guests in its four bedrooms and offers high-speed wifi, a 55-inch flat screen TV, a peaceful nature preserve at the back of the property, and stunning veranda views of the surrounding landscapes. For those traveling by car, there is ample street parking available, but the city is also easy to navigate on foot. The property is 1 km (0.6 miles) away from central Albury, and amazing coffee shops and restaurants are only a few minutes’ walk away.
"Elm Falls" - stay for the viewAlbury, New South Wales, Australia
Guests in Rachel’s apartment will enjoy a unique, peaceful stay on a clean and comfortable property. Up to three guests can stay in the apartment’s two bedrooms and have access to a large sunny bathroom and a well-equipped kitchen and dining area, with breakfast provided by the host. The property features an enclosed outdoor swimming pool and is home to a few dogs, chickens, and horses. Murrumbidgee River is easily accessible from the home, and the main street of Wagga, with fantastic shopping and dining, is only 2km (1.2 miles) away.
Sunny apartment - rural outlookWagga Wagga North, New South Wales, Australia
Harry’s home is newly renovated and can sleep up to fourteen people, the perfect place to have the ultimate family vacation. The house is clean and located in a quiet area. It has fast, unlimited internet, a large outdoor area with a barbecue, and unlimited street parking. You can often see kangaroos and alpacas in the areas around the property, and there are easy walks to both the countryside and city center from home.
Modern Home: Quiet Side of Town
Perfect for any type of trip
Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend away from home or a thrilling mountain climb, the Murray River offers what you need, and booking one of these rentals is the first step in making your getaway amazing.
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