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Captain Cook Murray River Cruises – 3 Night Wetlands Discovery Cruise

3 night cruise from $985 per person share twin
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 19 by 4pm

 

3 night cruise from
$985
per person share twin Flights are additional

Captain Cook Cruises – 3 Night Wetlands Discovery Cruise  

Discover the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic South Australia Outback, its unique flora and fauna, the legacy of old riverside ports and indigenous culture aboard the paddle wheeler PS Murray Princess. Experience a unique historic and nature based adventure, through some of the driest parts of the driest continent, past mallee scrub and ancient red gum forests, through towering gorges and ochre coloured limestone cliffs.

Deal Includes
Complimentary return coach transfers or car parking
 All meals (buffet & a la carte)
 An exciting selection of onshore tours
 Guided nature walks & eco excursions
Captain’s Dinner & Dance
Live entertainment each night

Flights are additional

Inside Twin Cabin
From $985 per person share twin

Outside Twin Cabin
From $1345 per person share twin

Departs Fridays (selected dates)
Travel: September, October, November, December 2019 & March 2020

Itinerary

Day One
Mid-afternoon the PS Murray Princess departs historic Mannum, the birthplace of the Murray River trade and communication, and heads downriver while you enjoy a Welcome Dinner. As we cruise 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. Our on-board entertainer provides music for the night owls.

Day Two
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 Zoo (additional cost). Those who choose to experience Monarto Zoo 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. This afternoon, we continue our journey upriver and tonight we moor at Salt Bush Flat. After dinner, enjoy being entertained by our talented crew.

Day Three
All ashore for the guided nature walk where our guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. It’s a great way to get in a little exercise before the PS Murray Princess departs and cruises downriver. Near Fromms Landing, we 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, we 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 joining the Captain and Officers for the Farewell Dinner and Dance.

Day Four
We head back to Mannum and after breakfast, we reluctantly say farewell as we arrive at the Mannum Wharf.

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings until 31 Dec 19 or until sold out. • Prices are correct as at 12 Jul 19 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability. Price is based on the most direct routing but may vary depending on subsequent tax & surcharge increases • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost, please contact your House of Travel agent for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday • Twin share is two adults sharing a room. Bedding configurations may vary. • Captain Cook Murray River Cruises – Cancellation fees apply • Pricing is based on early booking discount for bookings made up to 60 days prior to departure or until sold out • Advertised prices are total price per person, based on payment by cash or cheque • If additional accommodation is required due to flight schedules this is at customers own expense • Any hotel credits that are unused are not refundable, transferable & can’t be exchanged for cash • Packages are subject to availability • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. HOT Code: WEBCCCMP19

Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 19 by 4pm

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