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Mighty Murray River Discovery Cruise

6 day/5 night package from $1755 per person share twin
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 30 Nov 23 or or until sold out


6 day/5 night package from
per person share twinFlights are additional

Mighty Murray River Discovery Cruise

Enjoy the scenery of the beautiful historic Murray River between Walker Flat and Murray Bridge. Aboard the paddlewheeler Murray Princess, you will cruise through spectacular Riverland and enjoy the great variety of flora and fauna. Take a nature walk, get up close to the river birdlife on board the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat, visit the township of Murray Bridge and learn about the food and wine of this famous region. The clear night sky is perfect for a spot of stargazing.

Deal Includes

 1 night pre and 1 night post cruise accommodation at Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, Adelaide in a Superior Room
Return coach transfers Adelaide accommodation to Mannum for cruise departure
3 night Discovery cruise aboard PS Murray Princess, Inside Cabin 2 single beds (departs on Friday)

Flights are additional

6 day/5 night Mighty Murray River Discovery Cruise

From $1755 per person share twin
Cruise departure:
07 Jun, 14 Jun & 02 Aug 24

From $1785 per person share twin
Cruise departure: 
26 Apr, 24 May, 13 Sep & 20 Sep 24

From $1859 per person share twin
Cruise departure:
  04 Oct, 18 Oct, 01 Nov, 08 Nov & 15 Nov 24

UPGRADE to an Outside Cabin for an additional $495 per person share twin

OPTIONAL TOUR Pre or Post-Cruise
Barossa and Hahndorf Highlights Tour operates Tuesday or Thursday. Pre-bookings are essential.
From $209 per person share twin for travel to 31 Mar 2024
From $219 per person share twin for travel 01 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025

Please ask us for other available dates if you are not needing pre/post accommodation


Day 1: Thursday
Arrive in Adelaide where foodies will love the sights, tastes and smells of Adelaide Central Market and the incredible choice of over 700 restaurants along Adelaide's eat streets of Gouger St, Rundle St or Hutt St. Shopaholics will feel at home on Rundle Mall, Adelaide's shopping heart. Wander down North Terrace the cultural boulevard and home to art, history and the Botanic Gardens.

Day 2: Friday - Embark

Mid-afternoon the Murray Princess departs historic Mannum, birthplace of the Murray River trade and communication, and heads downriver while you enjoy a Welcome Dinner. Cruising under floodlight to our overnight mooring at Mundurra you may see nocturnal wildlife on the riverbank. Watch for kangaroos, hairy-nosed wombats, tortoises, egrets, and many other species. On-board entertainer provides music for the night owls.

Day 3: Saturday
In 1879 the first bridge to span the Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing, which quickly became the bustling township of Murray Bridge. After a hearty breakfast, choose to join a guided tour of the town’s historic landmarks and local attractions or go on a wildlife tour at Monarto Safari Park (additional cost).

Those who choose to experience Monarto Safari Park will arrive back on board the Murray Princess in time for lunch then join us in the Sturt Dining Room for a special presentation on the bounty of food and wine produced in the Riverland.

Continue upriver to moor at Salt Bush Flat. After dinner, enjoy being entertained by the talented crew.

Day 4: Sunday
This morning join a guided nature walk where your guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. It’s a great way to get in a little exercise before the Murray Princess departs and cruises a little further upriver.

Near Fromm’s Landing, you turn and head downriver to River View Lodge (near Piggy Flat / Coolcha) where your discovery vessel awaits for a wildlife tour. Travelling in small, personalised groups, explore the maze of the river and the birdlife is amazing. Watch for darters, herons and egrets feeding along the river’s muddy edges. The afternoon offers a choice of bocce or fishing challenges before a delicious final night dinner in the Sturt Dining Room.

Day 5: Monday - Disembark
Head back to Mannum and after breakfast, say farewell as you arrive at the Mannum Wharf for your transfer to your Adelaide accommodation.

Day 6: Tuesday
Enjoy the day exploring the boutique city of Adelaide, you could join the Barossa and Hahndorf Highlights Tour.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change without notice.

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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions: Valid for new bookings only to 30 Nov 23 or until sold out • Prices are correct as at 31 Oct 23 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation • Valid for departures as specified • Flights are additional • Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability • Payment schedule will be advised at time of booking • Some surcharges, closeouts and accommodation restrictions apply • Min/max stays apply • Twin share is based on 2 adults sharing a room, bedding configurations may vary – On the cruise bedding is based on 2 single beds in an inside cabin • If additional accommodation is required due to flight schedules this is at customers own expense • The Murray River cruise price is based on the 3 night cruise departing on Friday. Any hotel credits that are unused are not refundable, transferable & can’t be exchanged for cash • Advertised prices are per person based on payment by cash or eftpos. Credit card fees will apply • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Accommodation ratings are based on House of Travel ratings and are a guide only to the overall quality of the property • Packages are subject to availability • Product is supplied by reputable suppliers with their own terms and conditions • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.

Sale Period

Until 30 Nov 23 or or until sold out

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