New Year on the Murray Princess
New Year on the Murray Princess
6 days

Featuring a day in the Barrossa Valley


Welcome in a wonderful 2023 cruising South Australia’s stunning Murray River. Explore the best of Adelaide and Hahndorf before boarding the Murray Princess where cruising from Mannum to Adelaide three nights of entertainment, exciting day tours, gourmet food, spectacular sights and incredible wildlife awaits.

Australian Destination South Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 28 December 2022 to 02 January 2023
Number Of Days 6 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $2,985
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $560

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  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens
  • Adelaide Central Markets
  • Glenelg
  • Hahndorf
  • Three-night PS Murray Princess cruise
  • New Year’s Eve dinner and celebrations
  • Barossa Valley Wine and heritage tour

Pre/post tour transfers (ex Perth, WA)

Airfares and taxes (ex Perth, WA)

13 meals

5 nights’ accommodation

Tours and attractions

Professional Villa Tour Leader

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. Adelaide and Glenelg (BD)         
Start the day visiting the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. For lunch wander through and be spoilt for choice at the Adelaide Central Markets. Following lunch, we explore the seaside destination of Glenelg.  Overnight: Majestic Roof Garden, Adelaide
Day 3.  Murray River Cruising Fri 30 December (BD)
Today we visit Hahndorf, a historic German-style village before transferring to the Murray Princess. The cruise departs historic Mannum, 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. Our on-board entertainer provides music for the night owls.   Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 4.   New Year’s Eve (BLD)    
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). This afternoon, we continue our journey upriver before celebrating the year of 2022 and welcome in 2023 with a spectacular New Year’s Eve Dinner and celebrations.  Tonight we moor at Salt Bush Flat. Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 5.  New Year’s Day on the Murray (BLD)            
This morning join a guided nature walk where your guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. It’s a great way to get in a little exercise before the Murray Princess departs and cruises downriver. Near Fromm’s Landing, we turn and head downriver to River View Lodge where your discovery vessel awaits for a wildlife tour. The afternoon offers a choice of bocce or fishing challenges before a delicious final night dinner in the Sturt Dining Room.  Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 6. Barossa Wine and Heritage tour (BL) 
Spend the day exploring the best of South Australia’s gourmet wine, food and fascinating history. Your first stop is at Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre, where you will enjoy a light morning tea while taking in the breath-taking views over the vineyards before departing and heading to Lambert Estate in Angaston for a two-course lunch. Next visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop and learn about Maggie and her story, as well as the history behind the Farm. Don’t forget to taste the delicious Maggie Beer and Pheasant Farm products and take a photo in her famous kitchen! Next, make your way to the historical Seppeltsfield Road then sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery as you travel back through the picturesque Eden Valley and journey back to Adelaide for your flight home 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.

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