5 Days in Adelaide with an Adelaide Luxury Coach tour and a 4 day extended Murray River cruise aboard an authentic Murray River Paddlewheeler, the PS Murray Princess. Enjoy all meals onboard the Murray Princess as well guided nature walks and excursions whilst on your cruise. Enjoy an Adelaide coach tour and free time to explore the “City of Churches” at your own pace while in Adelaide. Themes include: South Australia, Departs from Adelaide, River Cruising, Luxury Coach, Returns from Adelaide. + Show more
All Flights (e.g. Home to Adelaide and Adelaide to home)
4 Nights Accommodation in Adelaide
3 Night Murray River Cruise
All meals onboard P.S Murray Princess
Adelaide Luxury Coach Tour
FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 Value discounts and bonuses in South Australia)
Adelaide HillsMount Lofty RangesTorrens GorgeMannumGoolwaLake AlexandinaPort ElliotHorseshoe BayEncounter BayGlenelgHistoric ChurchesRundle MallBeehive CornerAdelaide OvalVictoria SquareKing William Street BoulevardThe TerracesGardens and GreenbeltsRiver TorrensColonel Light's LookoutMontefiore HillGouger StreetParliament HouseNorth AdelaideJetty RoadAdelaideOvernight Murray River Paddle-Steamer CruiseDiscovery Wildlife CruiseMurray Bridge
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Day 1 – Fly into Adelaide
Fly into Adelaide and be transferred to your Adelaide hotel.
Adelaide is famous for stylish architecture, beautiful parklands, boutique shopping, cafe strips, sandy swimming beaches, fabulous arts events, festivals, nightlife, and sandstone cottages with sweeping gardens. The diverse cultural mix of its one million population guarantees that the food is sensational. Adelaide is Australia's wine capital and lies between rolling hills to the east and beautiful sandy beaches to the west, with world class vineyards within easy reach.
Your friendly driver will pick you up in the comfortable air-conditioned luxury coach before sharing experiences, fascinating facts and enchanting stories in the on-board full commentary throughout the morning. Today see Victoria Square (heart of Adelaide city), Gouger Street (restaurant cafe strip), King William Street's famous boulevard, The Terraces (4 terraces that separate the city from its greenbelts) and Adelaide's magnificent parks, gardens and greenbelts. See River Torrens with its delightful garden banks, Parliament House, State Library, Trinity Church (Adelaide's oldest church), fashionable Hutt Street and stop at Haigh's Chocolates to enjoy complimentary tea or coffee accompanied by fine Haigh's chocolates (Haigh's unavailable on Sundays). We then travel to the seaside town of Glenelg where you can walk along Jetty Road, browse in the shops or simply relax on this well-known beach. See Beehive Corner at Rundle Mall, Adelaide Oval (one of Australia's most notable cricket grounds and houses the Bradman collection), the quaint suburbs of North Adelaide; O'Connell Street (restaurants and trendy shops), St Peter's Cathedral, Colonel Light's Lookout on Montefiore Hill (spectacular views over Adelaide).
Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick Ups, Tea, Haigh's Chocolates, Overnight Adelaide Accommodation.
Day 3 – Adelaide
Adelaide is a beautiful and vibrant city that oozes a sophisticated vibe, the city is abuzz with boutique restaurants, lively cafes and historic pubs, alfresco eateries add a distinctly European feel, the city is landscaped with beautiful parklands and wide streets and is blessed with sensational surrounds including the Adelaide Hills and gorgeous beaches.
Spend the day exploring Adelaide at your own leisure.
Overnight Adelaide Accommodation.
Day 4 – Cruise from Adelaide to Mundurra
The mighty Murray River is one of the world's longest rivers, a cruise along this historic river immerses you in this unique river system with its sensational landscapes and dramatic cliffs, through bio-diverse wetlands and towering and ancient gorges, spotting for the wealth of diverse wildlife that inhabit the banks of this beautiful river.
Depart Mannum, cruise under floodlight to Mundurra while looking out for nocturnal wildlife.
Breakfast, Transfer from Adelaide, Lunch, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation Onboard the P.S. Murray Princess.
Day 5 – Cruise the Murray River
The city of Murray Bridge is located some 80km east of Adelaide in South Australia, the city is a popular tourist destination and has a wealth of attractions that cater for all ages and tastes, these include water sports, fishing, swimming, boating, walking and hiking trails, motor sports, river cruises, speedway and horse racing.
Cruise to Murray Bridge, enjoy a guided tour of the town’s landmarks, stop at Mannum and moor for the night at Salt Bush Flat.
Breakfast, Guided Tour of Murray Bridge, Lunch, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation Onboard the P.S. Murray Princess.
Day 6 – Cruise the Murray River
The mighty Murray River and its scenic surrounds are home to an incredible wealth of diverse and wonderful plant and animal life, the river features still pools and gushing white foam rapids and is edged by towering forest, the river's inlets and estuaries are breeding grounds for crabs, prawns and an abundance of migratory shorebirds.
Today experience a guided nature walk before taking in the big river gorges and cliffs of the upper river. Enjoy a presentation on the food and wine of the region before joining a wildlife tour on your small discovery vessel. Enjoy bocce or fishing challenges before joining the Captain and Officers for pre-dinner drinks and the Captain’s Dinner and Dance.
Breakfast, Guided Nature Walk, Special Food and Wine Presentation, Lunch, Backwater Wildlife Tour, Captain’s Dinner and Dance, Overnight Accommodation Onboard the P.S. Murray Princess.
Day 7 – Cruise to Mannum
Set on the broad reaches of the lower Murray, Mannum is a popular destination that caters for all tastes and ages, the town has some of the best cruising waters on the entire Murray River system and is the houseboat capital of Australia, attractions include the magnificent Mannum Waterfalls, water sports, fishing and walking and hiking tracks.
After breakfast, head back to Mannum where your cruise finishes.
Breakfast, Return to Adelaide, Overnight Adelaide Accommodation.
Day 8 – Fly Home
Get picked up from your Adelaide hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Luxury Murray River Cruising
Relax on your overnight Murray River Paddlewheeler and take in the flora and fauna of the Murray Riverlands. Your packages comes with these great inclusions. All meals onboard the P.S Murray Princess, with buffet and a la carte options. You also get FREE tea and coffee throughout your journey on board. Enjoy FREE guided nature walks and eco-excursions, onboard presentations, use of the spa, sauna and gym and an exciting selection of onshore tours.
Flights Home Included
This package includes all flights as detailed below in the price section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted 'package only' airfares from anywhere. Simply let us know.
Adelaide Accommodation Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Adelaide. Our "Good Standard" central Adelaide hotel has great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars). Alternatively, why not treat yourself? The "Deluxe" hotel has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). The “Luxury” hotel is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars).
The package is priced on the "Good Standard" option. See Optional Upgrades below for more details, or simply ask.
You will be transferred from Adelaide Airport on arrival in Adelaide to your Adelaide hotel. You will also be transferred from your hotel to Adelaide airport for your journey home.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You’ll receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Adelaide and SA at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It’s a great way to save even more on your South Australia holiday
The Murray Princess in Detail
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The PS Murray Princess is an authentic inland paddlewheeler built for the Murray River, with a character and charm of yesteryear. It is the largest inland paddlewheeler in the southern hemisphere. Catering for just 120 passengers, she brings the unique advantages of small ship cruising to the remarkable setting of Australia’s outback and the mighty Murray River system.
The onboard atmosphere is relaxed and informal by style. The lounge features a majestic view of the paddlewheel in action through the two story viewing window. Upper and lower lounge areas are accessed by the classic brass and mahogany style spiral staircase.
Don't be fooled by most modern-day imitation paddlewheelers where the paddle is often on the side and just for show. The PS Murray Princess is an authentic paddlewheeler which is .
Propelled by its massive stern wheel,The PS Murray Princess cruises between Mannum, Murray Bridge and Salter's Station along the Murray River. The wetlands in this area provide essential breeding and feeding habitats for many species of waterbirds, fish, invertebrates and plants, meaning that you'll see the wonderful wildlife in this outback setting.
“Deluxe” Hotel Upgrade (4 star)120*$
The "Deluxe" hotel option has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Deluxe" Adelaide hotel, from just $120 per person.
“Luxury” Hotel Upgrade (5 star)200*$
The “Luxury” hotel option is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Luxury" Adelaide hotel, from just $200 per person.
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