Located on the Murray River, this motel offers quality budget accommodation with a relaxing atmosphere and river views from all rooms! Guests are only a 2 minute walk to restaurants, shops and the main hub of Barham.
There are 23 comfortable units available, including: single rooms (sleeping 3), double rooms (sleeping 4) and family rooms (sleeping 6). Ground floor rooms also include a private outdoor sitting area with pool views, whilst first floor rooms include a balcony with pool and river views.
Guests of the Barham Bridge Motor Inn are invited to enjoy a number of facilities, including: onsite parking, comfortable Queen size beds, LCD televisions, Foxtel, complementary WiFi, electric blankets, disability friendly showers, bar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, toaster, and reverse cycle air conditioning.
Continental breakfast available; menus can be found in rooms, please contact reception if you have any queries.
There is also an in-ground solar heated swimming pool and spa available, as well as a guest barbeque area located in the courtyard (which includes a refrigerator, oven, stovetop and two barbeques).
If you are travelling with your four-legged friend, please let staff know when booking as there are only a select number of pet-friendly rooms available (BYO pet bed). Management only accepts small to medium dogs that have been house trained and are friendly. Pets are not allowed on furnishings or beds.
If you are staying at the motor inn, we hope you will take the opportunity to explore the surrounding area, including: Kerang, Deniliquin, Swan Hill, Echuca, Teal Point, Myall, Tullakool, Caldwell and Mathoura.
When staying at the Barham Bridge Motor Inn, you will be within close proximity of all that the region has to offer. No matter your age or where your interests lie, you are sure to find an attraction or activity that calls to you.
Situated on the Murray River, you cannot visit Barham without trying your hand at one of the many water activities on offer. Why not book yourself onto a river tour that allows you to fish for Murray cod, golden perch, silverfish, catfish and even yabbies. Take a ride on the PS Pyap, which has been navigating the river since 1896. Other popular activities include boating and swimming – there is even a riverbank beach to relax on during the summer.
If you enjoy the great outdoors or are traveling to Barham at a cooler time of year, there are plenty of other natural attractions to keep you entertained. We recommend the Murray Valley National Park (home to over 60 threatened native animal and over 40 threatened plant species), the Blowhole (a sacred site for local Aboriginal people), Gunbower Island (the largest in the region, perfect for walking), and The River Walk (which is 4.5km long and takes you to Swan Hill).
Those who enjoy sampling the local produce of wherever they are holidaying will have a number of options when traveling to Barham. Restdown Wines encompasses a certified organic vineyard and winery, as well as boasting a wetland walking trail. They are best known for their Merlot and Rosé. Being located along the Echuca Moama Food & Wine Trail also has its perks, as there are a number of other local wineries and restaurants for you to enjoy.
If you are the kind of person who is more interested in the history of the region, you won’t be disappointed with the offerings of Barham. Some of the sites that we recommend visiting include: the Swan Hill – Murray River Road Bridge (which opened in 1896), Barham Bridge, Lake Boga Flying Boat Museum, Pioneer Settlement (which offers a great introduction to the region’s history), and the Arbuthnott Sawmills (which have been in operation since 1889).
Those who are more interested in sports should checkout cluBarham Golf & Sports, which is known as being one of the major golfing destinations along the Murray River. The course is the work of notable golf course architect, Ross Watson, and there are plans to continually work on and improve the layout. At the end of the day, visitors are also welcome to try out the club’s facilities – Spike Bar, Gaming and Keno Room, Sports Café and Chinese restaurant.
If you’re interested in taking a day trip, we definitely recommend heading to nearby Echuca, which offers a number of attractions: take a ride on an authentic paddle steamer, Historic Commercial & Military Vehicle Museum, National Holden Motor Museum, Discovery Centre, Southern 80 Ski Race, Kyabram Fauna Park, Sharps Magic Movie House & Penny Arcade, and the Big Strawberry. Other activities in the region include canoeing, mini golf and paintballing.