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Morgan and surrounds, SA

A historic town and popular holiday shack retreat on the river for Adelaide residents seeking relaxation and water sports. At the height of the paddle-steamer era, Morgan was the busiest inland port in the state and has preserved its history with considerable flair.

Things to do and see

Historic Ports and Museum
The restored wharf precinct captures the early river trading days, and the town’s museums bring to life the stories of the paddle steamer era. The Landseer Building, once a shipping agent’s storehouse, is filled with a remarkable collection of old engines and wagons – even a mural made from wool. The historic railway station that once handled an assortment of cargo and passengers transferring from river to rail has been transformed into a museum of river and rail history. Make time for a close look at the fascinating historic photos here.

Heritage Walk
A ‘must do’ for all visitors is Morgan’s heritage walk. It meanders past a number of historic landmarks, revealing stories of the town’s past, and leads to a panoramic view of the town and river.

Local Organic Produce
Look for Mallyons on the Murray Bush Cafe and Gallery, just outside Morgan, which not only sells organic produce, local arts and crafts, mouthwatering meals, but also has magnificent views overlooking the Mighty Murray River.

Two hotels boast prominent locations overlooking the huge lawned riverfront – a popular recreation spot for residents and visitors. There’s also a riverside caravan park, bed and breakfasts and motel, and the town is the homeport for an impressive fleet of houseboats for hire.

About Morgan and surrounds

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