Travelers are voting Brown Hill Creek and Onkaparinga River as the best rivers near Adelaide. There is 1 river near Victor Harbor a city just 42 km from Adelaide. The most popular of these is Murray River near Victor Harbor. You can find 6 rivers in South Australia and 139 rivers in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in South Australia is Onkaparinga River and Yarra River is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Adelaide.