River Closed

Please be aware of the river is closed for the safe running of the 2022 Southern 80.

Saturday 14 May 2022

  • From the Perricoota Marina, at the 1690km river marker, and upstream to the Victoria Park boat ramp, Echuca, at the 1712km river marker.

Sunday 15 May 2022

  • From the Torrumbarry Weir, downstream of the 1630km river marker, and upstream to the Victoria Park boat ramp, Echuca, at the 1712km river marker.

Here is the Navigation Restriction on the Transport for NSW  website


Please note this cause in our aquatic licence :

  • Do not swim along or across the river, swing or climb from trees along the river’s edge, or use a drone in the vicinity of the river. These activities are inherently dangerous and will cause the race to stop.

You do not want to be the person to stop the race.


For information on safe boating on NSW waters such as the Murray River, visit the Transport for New South Wales website here