Fall in love with history, nature and wildlife, food and wine while enjoying a spectacular view of the Murray River sunrise, sunset, and the night sky. Check out our list below to start planning your itinerary:
Todd has known David (co-owner of Big Bend By Night) for 30 years and highly recommends you to grab one of their famous tours – the Dark Sky Night Tour. Hurry and book in advance and watch out for River Marker 229, the ONLY odd number river marker on the Murray River. Pull up at this location for a fun night with Big Bend at Night!
Explore the River Murray Dark Sky Reserve
Enjoy star-gazing in South Australia’s River Murray Dark Sky Reserve! Reaching for the stars has never been this fun with some suggestions like enjoy the stunning views from WOW Factor; take in the sights from Big Bend Cliffs; camp at either Meldanda, Cambrai, or Walker Flat; while watching the night sky. Download the River Murray International Dark Sky Reserve here.
Experience the Murray River with these most popular cruises packed with awesome packages — choose from Wood Fired Pizzas, Gourmet BBQ, or BYO Cruise:
Cold Lunch Cruise
Raptor Feeding Cruise
OR customise your cruise!
Let the masters of Jugglers design and host your next adventure! Choose from SA day + night tours:
Adrenaline Junkie Tour
Jurlique Farm Tour + Hills Gourmet Picnic // Jurlique VIP Tour & Spa
Dark Sky Gold Stars Sunset Dinner // Dark Sky Quick Silver Stars Cheese & Bubbles
Langhorne Creek & Antiques
Monarto Wild Gin
Lions, Wines & Limousine
Hills Beer & Bites // Hills Chocolate & Cheese
Murray River Highlights
Best of Barossa
OR customise your own!
Are you excited about some action on the water? WOW Factor can book jet skis and ski boats for you. Learn wakeboarding, barefooting, water skiing, and even knee boarding without any hassle! Hire the boat / driver / coach between 2 to 8 hours a day.
Bringing in your own jet ski or ski boat? We can offer you access to this equipment from the ski boat shed next to the houseboat to complement your waterski boat. WOW Factor can also provide:
wetsuits and barefoot suits for all sizes
kid / children size life jackets
wakeboards for all sizes + wakeboard lessons
kayaks (coming soon)
firewood in 20kg bags
two camp ovens, outdoor BBQ, outdoor fire pit (to be used on the bank and not on the houseboat)
hammock for hire
cots (subject to availability)