Ferns beside a still pool


Geoscience Australia provide downloadable topographic maps
50k Map Index, most from northern coastlines, minimal others
100k Map Index, most coastal regions excluding Tasmania
250k Map Index, complete coverage
1 Million Map Index, complete coverage

The Federal Government's National Maps is a useful online topological map with lots of additional data providers like the SRTM 1 sec DEM data set.

Sentinel Hub is a great tool for viewing near real time satellite data including Sentinel, Landsat, and other Earth observation imagery.

New South Wales (NSW)
Free PDF downloads or browse online. Mostly 1:25K, some 1:50K maps.
Victoria (VIC)
Paid PDF downloads or browse online.
South Australia (SA)
Paid PDF downloads or browse online.
GetLost Maps
Free topographical maps that you can download directly from their website as well as on Avenza Maps.

According to the map we've only gone 4 inches.

Harry, from the movie Dumb & Dumber

Published Charts and Pilots

The following two pilots provide excellent coverage of the river from Yarrawonga to the mouth, along with entertaining stories and insightful histories about this section of the river.

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Murray River Charts Charts

by Maureen Wright

Navigation chart of the River Murray from Renmark in South Australia to Yarrawonga in Victoria.

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Murray River Pilot Charts

by Baker and Reschke

Covering Goolwa to the SA/NSW border plus the Lower Murray Lakes and Coorong.

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Hard copies of the Murray River Access Maps by Spatial Vision can still be occasionally found around the place but these are now only published as geo-referenced guides on Avenza Maps.

The SA Department for Environment and Water also publishes some free maps on Avenza Maps that cover many parks and reserves along the water way, including Katarapko Creek, Loch Luna and Chowilla Game Reserves.

Distance Markers

The online map has markers every km that starts at 0 up to where the Murray meets the Southern Ocean and these go up to 2581 near the source of the Murray at Indi Springs. See the Distance Markers page for details.

  • Swampy Plain River
  • Tooma River
  • Mitta Mitta River
  • Kiewa River
  • Ovens River
  • Goulburn River
  • Campaspe River
  • Loddon River
  • Edward River
  • Wakool River
  • Murrumbidgee River
  • Darling River
  • Great Darling Anabranch
  • Rufus River
  • Katarapko Creek