Businesses in town include the Murrabit General Store, Post Office and Tavern and Murrabit Trading Store offering rural merchandise and an engineering and steel fabrication business. Many trades including electricians, plumbers, builders and excavator operators are based in the township and local area.
Murrabit’s location on the Murray River and natural bush setting attracts visitors for camping, boating, day trips and fishing. Be sure to join in the annual fishing competition; the Murrabit Cod Challenge held in March each year. Murray Cod and Yellowbelly are the most popular catches.
While in Murrabit take time to discover the history of the area by visiting the purpose built heritage shelter. Follow the Railway Heritage Trail and Walking Track through town along the former railway line to the Murray River and bridge crossing, a 5.2km round trip.
Football, netball and tennis are popular local sports with junior and senior levels catered for. Annually at Easter the tennis club hold their tournament and have done so for over 70 years. There is also a 13 hole golf course for a those who enjoy a round!
With a town population of around 70 with a district of almost 300, Murrabit is a strong and proactive rural community.