Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
Day 1. Perth to Adelaide (D)
We collect you from home for your flight to Adelaide. An orientation tour of Adelaide will introduce you to the city of churches. Overnight: Majestic Roof Garden, Adelaide
Day. 2. Arts & gardens (BD)
Start the day visiting the Adelaide Botanic Gardens and sampling premium quality chocolate at Haigh’s. Then view internationally significant art collections at Carrick Hill, before travelling through the Adelaide Hills to Mannum to board the famous paddle steamer, the PS Murray Princess. A welcome dinner will be served as we cruise under floodlight to our overnight mooring at Mundurra. Look for kangaroos, hairy-nosed wombats, tortoises, egrets and many other species on the riverbanks along the way as you listen to live music. Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 3. Murray Bridge (BLD)
Departing Mundurra early, we head downriver to moor in the 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 entertainment by the talented crew. Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 4. Anzac Day & nature cruise (BLD)
This morning, participate in Anzac Day commemorations including a special dawn service followed by a traditional gun fire breakfast and a game of two-up. Afterwards, join a guided nature walk where our guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. Depart Salt Bush Flat late morning and sample local food and wine in the Sturt Dining Room. After a leisurely lunch, continue cruising downriver with time to relax and enjoy the on-board facilities. Following lunch, we will moor at River View Lodge, where the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat awaits. Travel in small, groups to view the river’s 20-million-year-old cliffs and resident birds, including darters, herons and egrets that feed along the river’s edge. The afternoon offers a choice of bocce or fishing challenges before a delicious final night dinner in the Sturt Dining. Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 5. Hahndorf & home (B)
Bid farewell to the PS Murray Princess and visit the historic German-style village of Hahndorf before transferring to the airport for your flight to Perth. Upon arrival we will see you safely home.
Note: The Murray Princess itinerary may change due to water levels. Your daily itinerary will be placed at turn down in the evening in your cabin.
Itinerary subject to change. Terms and conditions apply. FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.