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Murray River Cruising - 3, 4 & 7 Night Cruises

10% OFF Sep to Dec 2020 cruises!

Travel at 60 has secured some fabulous rates on select departures cruising along the Murray River aboard the iconic paddlewheeler PS Murray Princess - one of the most warm and welcoming travel experiences any Aussie can enjoy. We have specials on 3, 4 & 7 night cruises. Give our friendly team a quick call on 1300 414 198 to learn more!

3 nights
  • local_activityAll inclusive
  • hotelAccommodation

About this holiday

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Experience the Murray Princess's legendary hospitality, delicious meals and warm community atmosphere.

3-night, 4-night and 7-night cruise itineraries available.

While on the 3-night Discovery Cruise, you'll have the opportunity to...

  • Depart historic Mannum
  • Explore the township of Murray Bridge or take a tour of the historic Roundhouse
  • Take a guided nature walk at Salt Bush Flat
  • Taste Riverland food & wine (a tasting of 2 reds & 2 white wines plus local produce)
  • Get up close to the river birdlife on board the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat

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


  • 3nt, 4nt & 7nt cruises available. Call now for a quote on your preferred cruise duration.

    Inclusions on the 3-night Discovery Cruise:

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

  • Accommodation

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    Outside Cabin Twin

    Pricing available until allocation sold out:

    3-night Discovery Cruise:

    • Inside cabin - Twin from $940.50 pp (Usually $1045 pp)
    • Inside cabin - Single from $1278.90 pp (Usually $1421 pp)
    • Outside cabin - Twin from $1246.50 pp (Usually $1385 pp)
    • Outside cabin - Single from $1695.60(Usually $1884 pp)

    4-night Outback Heritage Cruise:

    • Inside cabin - Twin from $1291.50 pp (Usually $ 1435 pp)
    • Inside cabin - Single from $1756.90 pp (Usually $1952 pp)
    • Outside cabin - Twin from $1665 pp (Usually $1850 pp)
    • Outside cabin - Single from $2264.40 (Usually $2516 pp)

    7-night Murraylands & Wildlife Cruise:

    • Inside cabin - Twin from $2053.80 pp (Usually $2282 pp)
    • Inside Cabin - Single from $2792.70 pp (Usually $3103 pp)
    • Outside cabin - Twin from $2765.70 pp (Usually $3073 pp)
    • Outside cabin - Single from $3735 pp (Usually $4180 pp)

    7-night Upper Murraylands Cruise:

    • Inside cabin - Twin from $2232 pp(Usually $2480 pp)
    • Inside cabin - Single from $3035.70 pp (Usually 3373 pp)
    • Outside cabin - from Twin $2911.50 pp (Usually $3235 pp)
    • Outside cabin - Single $3960 pp (Usually $4400 pp)

    Travel dates


    10% Discount applies to the following dates and cruises - available until sold out!

    3-night Discovery Cruise:

      • 4, 18 September 2020
      • 2, 9, 23, 30 October 2020
      • 6, 13 November 2020

    4-night Outback Heritage Cruise:

    • 7 & 21 September 2020
    • 5, 12 & 26 October 2020
    • 2, 9, 16 November 2020

    7-night Murraylands & Wildlife Cruise:

    • 4 & 18 September 2020
    • 2, 5, 9, 23, 26 & 30 October 2020
    • 2,6, 9, 13 November 2020

    7-night Upper Murraylands Cruise:

    • 11 September 2020
    • 16 October 2020



    Sample itinerary for the 3nt cruise - please contact our consultants for the 4nt & 7nt cruise itineraries.

    Mid-afternoon the PS Murray Princess departs historic Mannum, the birthplace of the Murray River trade and communication, and heads downriver while you enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

    As we cruise under floodlight to our overnight mooring at Mundurra, you may see nocturnal wildlife on the riverbank. Watch for kangaroos, hairy-nosed wombats, tortoises, egrets and many other species. Our on-board entertainer provides music for the night owls.

    In 1879 the first bridge to span the Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing, which quickly became the bustling township of Murray Bridge. After a hearty breakfast, choose to join a guided tour of the town’s historic landmarks and local attractions or go on a wildlife tour at Monarto Safari Park (additional cost).

    Those who choose to experience Monarto Safari Park will arrive back on board the Murray Princess in time for lunch then join us in the Sturt Dining Room for a special presentation on the bounty of food and wine produced in the Riverland.

    This afternoon, we continue our journey upriver and tonight we moor at Salt Bush Flat. After dinner, enjoy being entertained by our talented crew.

    All ashore for the guided nature walk where our guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. It’s a great way to get in a little exercise before the PS Murray Princess departs and cruises downriver.

    Near Fromms Landing, we turn and head downriver to River View Lodge (near Piggy Flat / Coolcha) where 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

    The afternoon offers a choice of bocce or fishing challenges before
    joining the Captain and Officers for the Farewell Dinner and Dance.

    We head back to Mannum and after breakfast, we reluctantly say farewell as we arrive at the Mannum Wharf.



    Cruise departs Mannum Friday 4.30pm. Returns Mannum Monday 9.00am.

    Complimentary Coach Transfers

    Depart Adelaide CBD on Fridays:

    • Adelaide Central Bus Station (85 Franklin Street) at 1.20pm

    • Majestic Roof Garden Hotel (55 Frome Street Adelaide) at 1.30pm

    • Stamford Plaza Adelaide (150 North Terrace) at 1.45pm

    • Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide (125 North Terrace) at 2.00pm

    • Sage Hotel Adelaide (208 South Terrace) at 2.10pm

    The return arrival time to Adelaide on Monday is approximately 11am to 11.30am and an option to be transferred to Adelaide Airport is available – pre-bookings are essential.

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    Fine print


    Travel at 60 booking conditions apply