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What is Swan Reach?

Swan Reach is a river port in Adelaide, South Australia. It is located on the left bank of the Murray River between Blanchetown and Mannum.

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How can I arrange a trip to Swan Reach?

By car, Swan Reach is a two hour drive from Adelaide.

Tourists can phone or go to the Information Center in Mannum for travel assistance to the Murraylands region.

Mannum Information Centre
6 Randell Street, Mannum, SA 5238
phone  1300 626 686
fax       08 8569 2383


What is the best time to visit Swan Reach?

Swan Reach is a popular spot for tourists all year round.

A houseboat trip along the stretch of the Murray from Mannum to Swan Reach is a perfect short holiday and can be enjoyed all year round.

The area around Swan Reach is renowned for its towering cliffs, including Big Bend – which boasts the tallest cliffs along the entire length of the Murray River. Rich in fossils, flora and fauna, Big Bend is believed to be up to 20 million years old.

The P.S. Murray Princess also operates all year round.


Camping along the bank of the Murray River is popular all year round and there are many options for camping.


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How can I find out what's happening in Swan Reach?

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How do I get to Swan Reach?

By Car from Adelaide via Sturt Highway, through Angaston, to Swan Reach or alternatively via the South Eastern Freeway to Oakbank, Mt Pleasant, Cambrai, Swan Reach



Where can I stay in Swan Reach?

Accomodation options can be found on this website

Look at our Accomodation section


What can I do in Swan Reach?

This website contains many options for what to do in Swan Reach

Look at our Destinations section


What is the operating time for P.S. Murray Princess?

Form more information, visit their website
Operating hours:  Every Wednesday
Address:  96 Randell Street, Mannum SA, 5238
Phone:     08 8569 2511, 0439 856 925


Where are the camping and fishing areas in Swan Reach?

There is a caravan park in Swan Reach and many popular public camp grounds around the Swan Reach area.


Look at our Camping section

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