7 Night Murraylands and Wildlife Cruise

7 Night Murraylands and Wildlife Cruise - Relax & UnwindDiscover the dramatic South Australian outback on a cruise along Australia’s great inland highway. This seven night cruise is a unique historic and nature based adventure through ancient gorges and red gum forests, past towering sandstone cliffs and exploring historic ports, local vineyards and nature trails.

Enjoy leisurely cruising 320 kilometres of the heart of the great Murray River between Blanchetown and Murray Bridge and take in the breathtaking Riverland. On the grand paddlewheel vessel the PS Murray Princess, you will experience a great variety of sights and sounds of river life, the beauty 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.

This cruise also includes a complimentary coach tour to the famous Barossa and its wineries.

On the 7 Night Murraylands & Wildlife Cruise , you'll have the opportunity to...

• Explore the township of Murray Bridge or take a tour of the historic Roundhouse.
• Optional Monarto Zoo Wildlife Tour on Saturday departing Murray Bridge (optional - extra cost).
• Enjoy a guided nature walk with expert local guides.
• See big river gorges & towering sandstone cliffs.
• Get up close to the river birdlife on board the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat.
• Experience one of SA’s most popular wine regions on the Barossa Wine & Heritage Tour.
• Cruise through Lock •1 at Blanchetown.
• Tour the vineyard and visit the cellar door at Burk Salter Boutique Winery.
• Take a guided walking tour of the Swan Reach township and visit the Swan Reach Museum.
• See the towering sandstone cliffs at the Big Bend.
• Watch the Sunnydale Woolshed Show & go to the Native Wildlife Shelter.
• Enjoy a riverside Aussie Barbecue.
• Go on a Nocturnal Tour in a comfortable purpose built cart where you may see kangaroos, wombats, foxes, bats and owls (optional - extra cost).
• Enjoy a Bush Tucker Breakfast (optional - extra cost).
• Explore the Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve archaeological sites with an expert local guide.
• Delight in a tender boat ride.

Please note, these activities may be subject to change.

NEW! Add on an optional Monarto Zoo Wildlife Tour.

While on board, you'll enjoy...

• Relaxing in one of the two lounges, with spectacular scenery views.
• Hanging out on the Sun Deck at the top of the vessel.
• Buffet breakfasts each morning.
• Delicious buffet and a la carte lunches.
• Dining each evening with fellow passengers.
• The Captain's Dinner and Dance.

• FREE Barossa Wine and Heritage Tour

What is not included

• Cruise fares exclude drinks, optional tours & services.


• FREE Barossa Wine and Heritage tour
• All meals (buffet & a la carte)
• An exciting selection of onshore tours
• Guided nature walks & eco-excursions
• Onboard presentations
• Use of gym
• Captain’s Spectacular Buffet Dinner
• Live entertainment
• 24 hour self-service tea & coffee bar
• Complimentary scenic coach transfers from Adelaide or car-parking in Mannum (bookings essential)


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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2022 - 2023 season. The 2022 - 2023 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023. The 2023 - 2024 season rates commence on the 1st April 2023.


Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of Covid-19 restrictions and the unpredictable impact it is having on bookings we have temporarily ceased taking new reservations for this package. If you have a gift voucher that you would like to redeem please contact us and we will be happy to check availability.

2022-2023 Season Rates

Rates valid from Friday 1 April 2022 to Friday 31 March 2023:

2023-2024 Season Rates

Rates valid from Saturday 1 April 2023 to Sunday 31 March 2024:

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