Captain Cook Cruises – PS Murray Princess

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Extended Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours

Discover the beauty of the Murray River and secrets of Australian history on Captain Cook Cruises three, four and seven night adventures onboard the modern authentic paddle wheeler, the PS Murray Princess.

You will experience incredible worlds of nature, history and culture in relaxed comfort, as the PS Murray Princess navigates more than 280 kilometres of the Murray River.

See towering cliffs and picturesque gorges. Enjoy nature walks and eco-tours, see Australian wildlife including kangaroos and 350 bird species, discover the maze of backwaters, creeks and lagoons and special native wildlife shelter.

Visit a genuine woolshed and sheep station. Explore old towns, wineries and Aboriginal sites and dine under brilliant starlit skies and witness stunning sunrises.

Guests will also discover the taste sensations of the Murray’s food and wine trail. Enjoy an Aussie style barbecue on the banks of the river and take a guided tour of a vineyard with wine tasting. An optional full day Barossa tour is free to seven night passengers.

All cruises include meals, accommodation, complimentary scenic coach transfers from Adelaide or car parking in Mannum, most tours, all onboard facilities, use of two spas/saunas, sun deck, two bars/lounges, single sitting dining saloon and entertainment.

Facilities

Aboriginal Culture Australian Tourism Export Council Basic Birdwatching Boating Carpark Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Disabled access available Extended Food & Wine Food and Wine Tours History & Heritage International Cruise Council of Australasia Land - Motorised Land - Self Propelled National Tourism Accreditation Nature & Wildlife Nature and wildlife Non-Smoking Public Toilet Sightseeing Tours Swimming Walk Walking and Biking Tours Water - Motorised

Services

Murray Princess cruising the river

From $1713 to $2320

Enjoy a stay in the delightful city of Adelaide before travelling to Kangaroo Island. Discover South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination on a relaxed yet comprehensive two day tour. Finish your South Australian experience aboard the PS Murray Princess for a 3 night cruise on the beautiful and historic Murray River.

Package includes: Three nights accommodation at Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide; full day Ultimate Adelaide & Hahndorf tour; three night Discovery Cruise on the PS Murray Princess (Inside Cabin), including all meals, entertainment and onshore excursions; two day Best of Kangaroo Island tour including overnight accommodation at Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn and lunches on both days.

Note: 8 and 11 night options are available utilising either the Outback Heritage Cruise or the Murraylands and Wetlands Cruise.

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Murray Princess

From $945 to $1620

On this short introduction to the beautiful and historic Murray River between Walkers Flat and Murray Bridge, cruise aboard the paddle wheeler PS Murray Princess through spectacular river lands, enjoying the great variety of flora and fauna. Take a nature walk, a backwater wildlife tour by small vessel, visit the township of Murray Bridge, enjoy an optional Monarto Zoo Wildlife tour, as well as learn about the food and wine of this famous region.

Operates: Cruise departs Mannum on Friday at 4.30pm. Cruise returns to Mannum on Monday at 9am. Coach transfer departs Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide Friday at 2pm and returns Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide Monday at 11.30am. Optional post cruise Barossa tour returns Adelaide at 5.30pm.

Book early and save up to 15 per cent on brochure fares, please visit our website for details on Early Booking Saver (EBS) fares.

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Vineyard tour at Burk Salter Boutique Winery

From $1293 to $2155

This cruise takes you north on the great Murray River from the historic river port of Mannum to Blanchetown. Experience the magic and majesty of the spectacular scenery, from towering cliffs to expansive lowlands. Along the way you’ll see a great variety of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos and many of the 350 plus bird species that inhabit the river lands. Highlights include wine-tasting at a local cellar door, a typical Australian farm tour, an Aussie woolshed barbecue, a wildlife shelter tour, and a guided walk through on of Australia’s most significant Aboriginal archaeological sites.

Operates: Cruise departs Mannum on Monday at 4.30pm. Cruise returns to Mannum on Friday at 9am. Coach transfer departs Mercure Grosvenor Adelaide Monday at 2pm and returns Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide Friday at 11.30am. Optional post cruise Barossa tour returns Adelaide at 5.30pm.

Book early and save up to 15 per cent on brochure fares, please visit our website for details on Early Booking Saver (EBS) fares.

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See the towering sandstone cliffs

From $1928 to $3245

Enjoy a leisurely 320 kilometre cruise of the heart of the great Murray River, between Blanchetown and Murray Bridge, and the breathtaking river lands of South Australia. On the grand paddle wheeler, PS Murray Princess, you will experience the great variety of sights and sounds of river life, the majesty of its ever-changing landscape, visit historic places and indigenous sites, enjoy a woolshed and station experience, and follow the region’s food and wine trail. Enjoy a complimentary tour to the famed Barossa and its wineries during this cruise.

Operates: Cruise departs Mannum on Monday and Friday at 4.30pm. Cruise returns to Mannum on Monday and Friday at 9am. Coach transfer departs Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide Monday and Friday at 2pm and returns Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide Monday and Friday at 11.30am

Book early and save up to 15 per cent on brochure fares, please visit our website for details on Early Booking Saver (EBS) fares.

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Caudo Vineyard

From $2238 to $3775

NEW TOUR

Explore the breathtaking Murraylands whilst cruising through ancient gorges and red gum forests, past towering sandstone cliffs and historic ports, local vineyards and nature trails. Over the 7 nights, cruise between Mannum and Morgan and experience the sights and sounds of river life with the beauty of its ever-changing landscape.

Highlights include scenic coach transfer from Blanchetown to Waikerie, buffet lunch and wine tastings at Banrock Station, cellar door tastings at Caudo Vineyard and Burk Salter Boutique Winery, walking tours of Morgan and Swan Reach, Sunnydale Woolshed Show and Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve.

Operates: Cruise departs Mannum on selected Fridays at 4.30pm. Cruise returns to Mannum the following Friday at 9am. Coach transfer departs Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide Friday at 2pm and returns Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide Friday at 11.30am.

Book early and save up to 15 per cent on brochure fares, please visit our website for details on Early Booking Saver (EBS) fares.

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