Riverboats on the Murray
Travel through rolling hills and Mallee outback to the mighty Murray River bringing watered life to a thirsty land - a land now rich in green vineyards, golden citrus orchards and prosperous rural communities.
Mannum - the birthplace of the River Murray Paddlesteamers. Mannum - the Murray River gateway to the harsh empty inland of Australia, still reeking with our historic past - the bawdy days of the riverboat men toiling up river in the blazing sun.
• As you travel to the region, learn about the history and importance of paddle steamers for Adelaide
• Mannum - birthplace of the River Murray paddle steamers
• Cruise the Murray River on either the Proud Mary Riverboat or the Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler
• Enjoy coffee or tea on boarding the boat with lunch following
• Cruise past soaring cliffs, ancient river red gums, green willows and lose count of all the birdlife
• Opportunity to see the 100 year old PS Marion paddle steamer after your cruise
• Visit a scenic lookout that offer a stunning overview of Mannum
• Spectacular drive through Torrens Valley including Palmer and Tunkillo
• Return to Adelaide via Melba’s Chocolate Factory at Woodside
Included is morning tea and a buffet lunch.
Note: The cruise boat used on this tour may vary depending on operational requirements. Either the Proud Mary Riverboat or Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler will be used. Lunch on the Proud Mary Riverboat is a buffet with tea/coffee. Lunch on the Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler is two course with tea/coffee.
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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.