Category: Visit

New Bridgeport Hotel set to transform local tourism

The Bridgeport Hotel will welcome its first guests this June when it reopens to the public after a $45m upgrade.

The new six storey hotel, owned by South Australian hotel group EDP Hotels, will offer a deluxe accommodation and entertainment experience for locals and visitors overlooking the magnificent Murray River.

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School holiday family fun to make a SPLASH

SPLASH returns to Sturt Reserve in Murray Bridge for its second year in a row with a jam-packed program of school holiday family fun. This year’s family festival will open with an all ages New Year’s Eve Party featuring popular attractions including a bungee trampoline, bouncy castle, mini golf and face painting from 3pm – […]

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Landmark agreement aims to fast track Murray Coorong Trail

The Rural City of Murray Bridge has entered into a new major partnership with the South Australian Government and two neighbouring regional councils with the aim of expediting the completion of a 450km walking and cycling trail that will showcase the Murray River and Coorong. The Murray Coorong Trail project, initiated in 2015 by Rural […]

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The Rural City of Murray Bridge will be home to the world’s largest safari experience outside Africa with Zoos South Australia announcing a $40m expansion of Monarto Zoo. The redevelopment will encompass a five-star luxury resort, as well as glamping facilities, and will be renamed ‘Monarto Safari Park’. The resort, to be built by Australian […]

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Can you help? In a bid to secure a slice in the lucrative global skincare industry, Brayfield Park Lavender Farm in Murray Bridge is looking to expand from its present size of less than a hectare, to 40ha – including a processing plant and eco-tourism facility. A new lavender farm will also mean new jobs […]

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The Tour Down Under will roll down the River Murray for the first time since 2011 with Stage four of the men’s race running from Norwood to Murray Bridge on January 24, 2020. Competitors will climb from Norwood through the Adelaide Hills, including Mount Pleasant, Birdwood, Mount Torrens and Tungkillo, before rolling down through Palmer […]

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The highly anticipated $40 million construction of a new six-story, four-star hotel on the existing Bridgeport Hotel site on Bridge Street will soon be commencing. The new hotel will feature 99 guest rooms, undercover car parking, a restaurant with al fresco dining, a gym, a swimming pool and a function room. The Bridgeport Hotel, which […]

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Monarto Zoo will construct a new $17 million visitor centre as part of their ‘Wild Africa’ project expansion and has also announced the planned construction of a $35 million accommodation facility. The visitor centre will include a cafe, nature play space, gift shop and potentially a restaurant or function space. When finished, Zoos SA estimated […]

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