At the height of the paddle steamer era, Morgan was once the busiest port in
South Australia. Today the historic town is a popular holiday retreat located on
a bend in the Murray River known as the 'Great Bend', 'North West Bend', or the
The restored wharf precinct captures the early river trading
times, whilst the heritage walk takes you on a voyage pass historic landmarks
and leading to a panoramic view of the town and river.
Charles Sturt passed
the site of the town on his voyage down the Murray and back in 1830. The town
was proclaimed in 1878, the same year that the railway line from Adelaide via
Kapunda was officially opened.
In addition to our listed online travel guide
information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for
more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.