Work and Play on the Murray River as a Guide

Work and Play on the Murray River as a Guide

Murray River Trails is recruiting for its 2022 touring season on the Murray River above Renmark.

We are seeking guides who are interested in sharing the stories of the river, its history, its wildlife and its food and wine.

Our guides work in a team to deliver a magical experience, based on a luxurious houseboat for up to 3 nights. Our guests are friendly and keen to learn.

Guiding roles can include walking, nature interpretation, kayaking, houseboat driving and preparing and serving food.

Job pre-requisites include enjoying people and having a positive attitude. Training will be provided to successful applicants.

Guiding Roles

Guiding for Murray River Trails is a unique experience where daily you will be immersed in the beautiful surroundings of the Murray River. You will meet the most incredible people from across Australia and the World, who have the most amazing stories to share with you.

Guiding with Murray River Trails is the expereince of a lifetime and below are the various opportunities available with our company.

Lead Guide

Lead Guide holds the overall responsibility for the group whilst on tour. They listen to the guests and the guiding team to ensure everyone is gaining from the experience.

Each day they will lead the group and provide key interpretation, helping guests gain a greater understanding of the landscape surrounding them.

Our Lead Guides are enthusiastic storytellers who have a passion for the natural environment and connecting with other people.

There is some food preparation and small boat handling required in this role.

Assistant Guide

The Assistant Guide has natural organisation skills and helps with delivering interpretation and ensuring the group's enjoyment and comfort during the tour.

The Assistant Guide supports the smooth operation of a tour, helping guests with their preparation for each day.

Our Assistant Guides are supportive team members who enjoy conversing with guests and are keen to deepen their understanding of the Murray River environs.

There is some food preparation and boat handling required in this role.

Boat Host

The Boat Host is responsible for creating a warm and welcoming environment on the houseboat that guests return to at the end of the days activities.

Our Boat Hosts display amazing organisation skills, an interest in food service and hold high standards in food preparation, handling and safety.

They are responsible all on tour food preparation and maintaining houseboat cleanliness along with ensuring guest safety on the houseboat.

There is some small boat handling required in this role.

Houseboat Drivers

Houseboat Drivers are responsible for the daily movement and mooring of the houseboat.

They are only present for the daily houseboat movement requirements and have limited interaction with guests.

Houseboat drivers have exceptional skills houseboat driving, mooring and river navigation.

Where do i sign up?

You can learn more about our guiding opportunities by calling Tony on 0418 808 475.

Or you can email your Expression Of Interest including a CV with recent references to

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