The First Look!
Around Albury - January 2006
Drive to Albury to check out the river. Is it wide and sedate as I remember it? More...
The First Splash!
Waterworks to Albury - 19 April 2006
Beautiful day! Sun is shining, no wind, no clouds. Let's just chuck the 'Trepid' in and see what happens. More...
Mannum and upriver - December 2006
The South Australian reconnaissance was conducted in a flying visit to South Australia in December 2006...More...
Albury to Howlong - January 2007
Thirty six hours before the Albury to Howlong leg I went to a 50th birthday party. It was a great party and useful because... More...
The Lucky leg!
Albury to Corowa - November 2007
This trip was lucky in almost every way, although it didn't seem that way at first...More...
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The Luxury of Land Crew!
Bundalong to Yarrawonga Weir - January 2008
Land crew assistance reduced the difficulties of strong winds and navigating through "the Everglades"...More...
Blanchetown through Swan Reach to Greenways Landing (almost) - February 2008
"Frightening!" That is how Bob and Sue Warren, who resumed their role as SA land crew, described the first day of the South Australian section of the Murray. "We've lost him on the first day!...More...
SA Downhill Run
Murray Bridge through Tailem Bend to Wellington March 2008
I had almost made it when I heard a siren and someone in a boat behind me yelling at me to pull over. I paddled even faster to the beach to be met by an upset Marine Rescue official...More...
Yarrawonga to Cobram October 2008
The Red Cross Murray Marathon is one of world's longest annual canoe races. It covers a distance of 404 km in five days, taking paddlers from Yarrawonga through to Swan Hill in Victoria, Australia. This leg of the windsurfer venture covers the first 74 km of the marathon route - a very picturesque section of the river with river red gums lining the banks, many sandy beaches and abundant wildlife....More...
Corowa to Collendia Lagoon - November 2008
This leg of the trip demonstrated once again how helpful people can be....More...
SA: Joining the dots
Greenways Landing to Avoca Dell - March 2009
110 river kms in 11 days to fill the gap remaining from the previous South Australian trip. The area is packed with history. Signs of Aboriginal occupation trace back at least 5,000 years, and the river paddlesteamers started in this part of the river....More...
Cobram to Morgans Beach - October/November 2009
This stretch of the river twists and turns through a thick state forest and has a spectacular array of beaches.....More...
Morgans Beach to Picnic Point - November 2009
River red gum forests, new national parks, a capsize, tumultous weather and much more...
River Red Gums
Broken Creek to Morning Glory - November 2010
Great weather, a fast current and flooded floodplains! more...
Port of Echuca
Morning Glory to Riverlander - March 2011
Paddle steamers in the largest inland port in Australia, climate change 49 million years ago, and more...
Riverlander to Torrumbarry Weir - November 2011, and
Picnic Point to O'Shannessy's regulator - November 2011
Spectacular river scenery, water birds everywhere, bush camping and gourmet meals all contributed to another successful trip to the River. more...
Swan Hill to Tooleybuc - March 2012
This was the most ambitious trip so far... more...
Torrumbarry to Barham, minus a bit - October 2012
Read about a dyslexic snake, mud, and fabulous bush camping... more...
Renmark to Overland Corner - November 2012
A wonderful trip through the river reaches of the old Paddle Steamer days...more...
Bottle Bend to Wentworth - November 2014
Following in the oar splashes of Captain Charles Sturt in 1830...more...
Wemen to Rudd's Road - October 2015
The Mallee, great campsites and sandy beaches….more...
Robinvale to Gadsdens Bend - November 2017
Through the Lock...more...
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