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South Australia: How to drive a houseboat

Three days on our houseboat on South Australia’s Murray River was not long enough to all the relaxing I had in mind to do. Not to mention catch enough yabbies to make a meal out of, read my book specially downloaded on the new Kindle and have more than one dip in the onboard spa pool.

What I’ve done though is make my first ever proper, edited video with Brooke Fraser accompanying us on our 3 minute excursion up the river without a paddle and owner of Unforgettable Houseboats, Mark Flanagan, at the helm explaining just how easy it is to drive it yourself. It’s the parking that requires a bit more practice!

Hope you enjoy it!

And click here if you want to see a collection of my favourite photos on the Murray River.

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Hi, I'm Megan Singleton and I'm the word slinger of this travel blog as well as on radio in NZ every Sunday. Former Travel Editor at Yahoo NZ and current freelance writer for a few newspapers and mags from time to time, I set off on this travel writing journey 20 years ago and I've pretty much always got a suitcase half packed (or half un-packed!) I'd love you to join me on Facebook or Twitter and sign up for my newsletters if you want loads of travel tips, advice and deals!

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