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The Frames

South Australia, Australia


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Luxury Holidays At The Frames

Overlooking the ceaseless ebb and flow of the Murray River, the Frames offers an exclusive and unique place to stay. Generous space and exceptional levels of privacy sit side-by-side in a quintessentially Australian outback landscape, where you’ll be surrounded by the lush, natural bush and myriad birdlife that make their home on the river. The Murray River is the longest river in Australia and its lifeblood. Winding through three states it supports a diverse array of flora and fauna, including the largest River Red Gum Forest in the world. It is an ever-changing environment, creating a natural habitat for native wildlife including kangaroos, koalas and the cute but definitely not cuddly echidna. The retreats are designed with adults in mind and offer seclusion and style in a beautiful setting. In-retreat dining showcases the exceptional local produce whilst a carefully curated selection of experiences enhances any stay here. Step aboard a beautifully restored 100-year-old gondola for a sunset cruise or experience the river from a local’s perspective with a guided tour through the creeks and wetlands. Visit local vineyards, breweries and a gin distillery or get down to the water level and glide through the landscape on a kayaking tour.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: Three fabulous private retreats in the Murray Riverland
  • Feature: Private swimming pools overlooking the waters of the river
  • Rooms: 3 Retreats
  • Star rating: 5 Star
  • Nearest airport: Mildura Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 90 minutes by private car transfer to Mildura Airport.


Comprising three fabulously luxurious riverside retreats which overlook the peaceful rhythm of the Murray River, these exceptionally private escapes are a place to reconnect and relax surrounded by truly unique Australian landscape. Each of the three retreats boast a sunken bathtub, expansive riverside balcony, outside kitchens with state-of-the-art barbecues and a heated, private swimming pool. Relaxing lounge areas, huge windows and well-equipped kitchens ensure every need has been considered. In-suite dining option include a private chef and beautifully prepared barbecue packs. Hot gourmet breakfast provisions, fresh fruit, local wine, chocolate, and coffee are included with each stay.

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  • Rooms: 1
  • Room View: Murray River view
  • Facilities: Filled with light and contemporary styling this beautiful retreat is designed with couples in mind. The sleek, modern design is elegant and sophisticated and offers views of the Murray River from the tilting king-size bed, the bathroom, and the heated, outdoor pool. The stunning bathroom has a sunken spa, infrared sauna, and a large shower for two.
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  • Room View: Murray River view
  • Facilities: Lie back amongst the bubbles of the hydrotherapy spa and lose yourself in the twinkling stars of the night sky above. The expansive deck also boasts a heated outdoor swimming pool and an infrared sauna. Inside is elegant and sleek with polished wooden floors, a king-size bed, and a luxurious bathroom with a huge bathtub for two.
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  • Room View: Murray River view
  • Facilities: Created as an adult’s escape, the Collage Retreats is the perfect space to share this remarkable place with friends. Two stunning bedrooms and en suite bathrooms are separated by a spacious indoor wet area incorporating a six-seater indoor hydrotherapy spa with a Smart TV. Out on the deck a state-of-the-art barbecue overlooks the flowing waters of the river, along with a heated lap pool and rain-shower waterfall.

Dining at the Frames showcases the best local produce from the Riverland region. Gourmet chefs create seasonal, two or three course meals which can be delivered to your retreat, or you can enjoy a more interactive experience whilst the chef prepares the meals in your villa. Locally sourced barbecue packs can also be purchased for guests to cook up a feast in their outdoor kitchens.

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Hotel Experiences

The Frames enables you to immerse yourself in the unique, local landscape through a range of carefully constructed experiences. From sensational food and drink offerings including local wineries and breweries to wildlife and wetland tours with expert guides, where you'll experience a side to the Murray River that most visitors never see.


Exceptional levels of privacy and seclusion, combined with superb accommodation and a breath-taking riverside setting, the Frames is the perfect romantic destination. Take leisurely swims in your private, heated pool, gaze at the stars from your private hydrotherapy spa pool and enjoy romantic meals on your private deck, prepared by a private chef, as the sun sets over the river.

Wildlife Encounters

Lying on the banks of the mighty Murray River, The Frames sits within an environment that offers exposure to some of Australia’s most unique and iconic wildlife including kangaroos and koalas. The birdlife is prolific and includes rare species that make their home here. Specialist birding tours are available for true enthusiasts and guided walks and river tours will bring you up close and personal to the wildlife that is so undisputedly Australian.


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