8 day Upper Murraylands Cruise on PS Murray Princess

This week long cruise takes you through the Murraylands' ancient gorges and red gum forests, past towering sandstone clifffs and historic ports, local vineyards and nature trails to Morgan and beyond. You'll visit the picturesque towns of Waikerie, Morgan and Swan Reach, and enjoy lunch at the Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre. It's an unmissable way to experience the sights, sounds and taste of inland river life.

per adult from

$3,023

AUD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Complimentary return coach transfers from Adelaide
    • Guided nature walks and eco-excursions
    • Onboard presentations
    • Live entertainment
    • Entry/Admission - Caudo Vineyard
    • Entry/Admission - Ngaut Ngaut
    What's excluded :
    • Beverages with meals
    • Some onshore excursions

  • Day 1: Adelaide to Mannum to join the PS Murray Princess

    Stop At: Mannum, Mannum, South Australia
    Mid-afternoon the PS Murray Princess departs historic Mannum, birthplace of the Murray River trade and communication. Settle into your cabin, and perhaps head to the lounge and join fellow passengers for a relaxing departure drink.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Welcome Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight mooring at Caurnamont - Outside Cabin on the PS Murray Princess

    Day 2: Wildlife and River Cruising

    Stop At: Murray River, Australia
    This morning, 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.

    For those who choose to stay on-board, you may wish to partake
    in a game of bocce or compete in the fishing challenge before we
    cruise upriver past Walker Flat to Sugar Shack Conservation Park.

    In the afternoon, join us in the Sturt Dining Room for a special
    presentation on the bounty of food and wine produced in the
    Riverland.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight mooring at Sugar Shack Conservation Park - Outside Cabin on the PS Murray Princess

    Day 3: Lock #1 and Morgan

    Stop At: Lock 1, Murray River, Blanchetown, South Australia Australia
    Enjoy a leisurely morning and lunch cruising upriver to Blanchetown through the first of 13 locks which maintain the flow and levels of water on the Murray River.

    In the afternoon join in the fun playing a few games of bingo.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight mooring at Morgan - Outside Cabin on the PS Murray Princess

    Day 4: Waikerie and Banrock Station Wine & Wetland Centre

    Stop At: Waikerie, Waikerie, South Australia
    This morning you will be collected by coach and driven to Waikerie, where you will enjoy some free time exploring the town.
    Duration: 2 days 12 hours

    Stop At: Banrock Station Wetland Complex, Kingston on Murray SA 5331, Australia
    At Banrock Station delight in the cellar door wine tastings followed by a delicious lunch and DVD presentation. There will be time to take a stroll around the gardens and orchards enjoying the relaxing scenery.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Murray River, Australia
    Return by coach to Morgan where you will re-board the Murray Princess and continue your journey upriver. Secure for the night at the 329km mark of the Murray River.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight mooring at 329 Mark - Outside Cabin on the PS Murray Princess

    Day 5: Caudo Vineyard & Morgan

    Stop At: Caudo Vineyard, Cadell Valley Road, Waikerie, South Australia 5321 Australia
    After breakfast, arrive at the picturesque Caudo Vineyard located at Hogwash Bend. Here you will enjoy cellar door tastings and explore the gardens and orchards.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Morgan, Morgan, South Australia
    Enjoy a leisurely lunch as you cruise downriver back towards Morgan. Mid-afternoon join a guided walk of the Morgan township and the Morgan Living History Museum.
    Depart Morgan late afternoon and secure at Donald Flat Lagoon for the overnight moorage.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner: After dinner, join the fun and excitement of the "Murray River Cup".
    Accommodation included: Overnight mooring at Donald Flat Lagoon - Outside Cabin on the PS Murray Princess

    Day 6: Swan Reach & Sunnydale Woolshed Show

    Stop At: Swan Reach, Swan Reach, Gippsland, Victoria
    After breakfast we cruise downriver to picturesque Swan Reach. The town was first settled in the 1850s, was originally the largest of five sheep and cattle stations in the area and is now home to native flower and fruit growers.
    There's free time to visit the Museum or enjoy an ale or cappucino at the original Swan Reach Homestead, now the Swan Reach Hotel.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Murray River, Australia
    When you arrive at Sunnydale, it’s all ashore for the Woolshed Show to recreate some typical Australian woolshed history. Later visit the Native Wildlife Shelter where some of South Australia’s most interesting native animals are cared for. And then of course, there is the great Aussie Barbecue – cooked and served in a bush setting on the banks of the mighty Murray River.
    After dinner, there are two optional onshore tours to choose from (additional cost). A Nocturnal Tour in a comfortable purpose-built cart where you may see kangaroos, wombats, foxes, bats and owls and the Dark Sky Night Tour where you will be taken to an internationally recognised Dark Sky Reserve to observe the stars of the Milky Way. Night viewing binoculars and a telescope with a digital control locator are available plus a tablet to locate and name what can be observed with the naked eye.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight mooring at Sunnydale - Outside Cabin on the PS Murray Princess

    Day 7: Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve

    Stop At: Ngaut Ngaut, Nildottie SA 5238, Australia
    After an optional early morning Bush Tucker Breakfast (additional cost) or a bush walk with the Captain, the vessel cruises slowly downriver past magnificent cliffs scoured by the river over millions of years. We reach Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve, one of Australia’s most significant archaeological sites, for a step back in time – tens of thousands of years – for a guided boardwalk tour to view ancient rock carvings and to learn about Aboriginal history in the area.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: An optional Bush Tucker Breakfast (extra cost) is available this morning
    • Lunch
    • Dinner: Tonight, join the Officers for complimentary pre-dinner drinks (sparkling wine & soft drinks) before a delicious dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight mooring at Younghusband - Outside Cabin on the PS Murray Princess

    Day 8: Younghusband to Mannum to Adelaide

    Stop At: Mannum, Mannum, South Australia
    This morning, leave Younghusband and head back to Mannum. After breakfast reluctantly say farewell to the crew as you arrive at the Mannum Wharf, for your coach transfer back to Adelaide.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Adelaide Central Bus Station Franklin St, 83 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
    Departure Time :
    1:20 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Lift facilities available on board PS Murray Princess
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 120 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by The Sealink Travel Group

Activity ID: V-5704P25

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