This 30 minute program portrays Australia's greatest river - The River Murray - from its inception in the snow clad alps of New South Wales through 3,000 kilometres of ever changing scenery .....
From majestic forests of River Red Gums around Echuca ..... the silty lakes of Alexandrina and Albert ..... and finally to where it meets the pounding surf of the Southern Ocean in South Australia.
Discover Lake Victoria and Hermann Goss Bird Sanctuary, tranquil river havens where Straw-Necked Ibises, regal Black Swans and graceful Egrets thrive in natural surroundings.
We take you to secluded forest glades, King's Billabong, Hogwash Bend and discover ancient Aboriginal Burial grounds, strewn with warriors bones.
We experience a by gone era aboard - paddle steamers - 'The Murray Princess' and the 'Proud Mary' cruising near Mannum - S.A., the 'Rothbury' and the 'Melbourne' in Mildura ..... and the visit the historic river ports of Echuca and Morgan.
We traverse a river teeming with life ..... from yabbies and European Carp to Murray Cod, the largest freshwater fish in the world.
The Murray has beautiful limestone banks, The Heading Cliff and the junction with the muddy waters of the Darling at Wentworth ..... and visit the lush orange groves of Berri and Renmark the fruit bowl of Australia.
This is a timeless odyssey along the mighty Murray, spectacularly portrayed by Panorama Australia.
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