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Hungry pelicans hover below the lock!

We were staying quite close by on a houseboat so were able to see the lock in operation. Its also... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jill D
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Melbourne Whittley Cruiser Club - Lock 5 Experience. Good fun. No dints of bumps

We took 17 Boats through Lock 5. Scott was exceptionally helpful in assisting our group through the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gary H
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5 weeks ago
“Hungry pelicans hover below the lock!”
4 weeks ago
“Melbourne Whittley Cruiser Club - Lock 5 Experience. Good fun. No dints of bumps”
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Built during the 1920's to regulate the flow and the levels of the Murray River. Visit the informative rotunda explaining how the Lock was installed and maybe see a vessel passing through.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Lock Five Road, Paringa, Renmark, South Australia 5340, Australia
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+61 8 8595 5114
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took 17 Boats through Lock 5. Scott was exceptionally helpful in assisting our group through the lock,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying quite close by on a houseboat so were able to see the lock in operation. Its also worth driving through the forest on the other side and parking just below the weir to watch the pelicans and other assorted birds waiting for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jill D
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Take a quick diversion to Lock 5 of the Murray River system. A fascinating way to manage river traffic with the lock opening twice a day.

Date of experience: August 2018
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