Top rivers in Australia

The rivers in Australia have contributed to a large extent in improving the lives of people in the region. There are several groups that depend solely on these rivers for their survival. Many of the rivers in Australia have historical importance. Even more, there are rivers that are homes to a vast array of marine animals and smaller organisms. Humans have used their rivers for irrigational activities for hundreds of years. Some of the rivers in Australia are protected while others are not.

In this article, we are going to be looking at some of the top rivers in Australia.


This is really an iconic river that attracts thousands of tourists each year. It is considered by many as one of the most scenic rivers in Australia. This river houses several varieties of fishes and marine organisms.


The second river we are going to be looking at is the Jardin River. This river may not really intrigue you when you see it for the first time. But one amazing thing about it is the fact that it is fairly deep and has a fair current.

Swimming in this river is not really a good idea because there are a lot of crocodiles.  Being pulled through this river by a ferry is indeed a wonderful experience.


The sceneries around this river are what make it really amazing. Every year a handful of tourist visit this river to get a taste of the breathtaking landscape near this river.

One thing you must avoid is swimming or setting up a camp very close to this river. The reason why you should not do this is that there are a lot of saltwater crocodiles in this river.

Many people have lost their lives to these monsters because they did not make enquires before swimming or making a camp close to the river. Having a guide with you will be important if you are touring the rivers in Australia.


You are definitely going to enjoy crossing this river. It is an alternative route to the high way. If you want a little bit of an adventure you, then you should attempt crossing it with your vehicle. That said, it is important that you have it at the back of your mind that only a four-wheel drive vehicle can cross it without getting stuck. Attempting to cross this river is not a good idea because there is a high possibility that it is going to get stuck.