Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
Day 1. Perth to Adelaide (D)
Begin your holiday with courtesy collection from home and transfer to Perth Airport for your flight to Adelaide. On arrival in Adelaide, take a city tour. Overnight: Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, Adelaide
Day 2. Victor Harbor (BD)
This morning we bid farewell to the City of Churches and travel to Victor Harbour via McLaren Vale. We stop to enjoy some of the delights of the McLaren Vale region then on to Victor Harbor located on magnificent Encounter Bay. At Victor Harbor we visit the South Australian Whale Centre. Your guided tour will explore the centre sharing a number of its secrets and gaining access to information not normally available to the general public. We then board the only horse drawn tramway in Australia. The magnificent Clydesdale horses will take you along the causeway from seaside Victor Harbor to picturesque Granite Island. Overnight: Apollon Motor Inn, Victor Harbor
Day 3. Coorong National Park (BLD)
This morning travel to the river port town of Goolwa, the gateway to the Coorong National Park and the mighty Murray River. The afternoon eco-cruise into the Coorong National Park will reveal the spectacular beauty of the sand dune systems and the Southern Ocean. Overnight: Apollon Motor Inn, Victor Harbor
Day 4. Ferry to Kangaroo Island (BD)
At Cape Jervis board the Sealink ferry for the crossing to Kangaroo Island. Australia’s third largest island is a living natural history museum and offers an abundance of experiences for you. On arrival, the Raptor Domain is an amazing educational, interactive and inspiring experience. Meet Jedda the Wedge Tailed Eagle, Casper the Barn Owl and Banjo and Clancy the laughing Kookaburra’s. In the afternoon continue your adventures at a local honey farm and visit a eucalyptus oil distillery. Overnight: Mercure Island Lodge, Kangaroo Island
Day 5. Kangaroo Island Scenery and Wildlife (BLD)
Seal Bay offers the chance to get close to some of the island’s 700 strong sea lion population. It is a spectacle to see the sea lions lolling about on the beach, nursing their young and waddling in for a swim. Be greeted by inquisitive Cape Barren geese at the Flinders Chase Visitor centre. Afternoon touring includes the unique natural features of Flinders Chase National Park including the lighthouse at Cape du Couedic, the unusual Remarkable Rocks and the Admirals Arch rock formations. Overnight: Mercure Island Lodge, Kangaroo Island
Day 6. Kangaroo Island (BD)
Today you have free time to further explore and enjoy what this amazing island has to offer. There are ocean safari adventures and culinary tours (at your own expense) or you may just like to relax at your accommodation where there are walks and the quaint village of American River to explore. Overnight: Mercure Island Lodge, Kangaroo Island
Day 7. Murray River Cruising (BD)
Return by ferry to the mainland and travel via the famous McLaren Vale wine region. Join the PS Murray Princess, Australia’s largest and most luxuriously appointed paddle wheeler to depart historic Mannum and commence your three-night luxury cruise. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks and a welcome dinner, cruise under floodlight and along the way spot nocturnal wildlife on the riverbank. Your on-board entertainer will provide music for the night owls. Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 8. Murray River Cruising (BLD)
In 1879, the first bridge to span the Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing then quickly became the bustling township of Murray Bridge. After a hearty breakfast, join a guided tour of the town’s historic landmarks and attractions. This afternoon cruise upriver mooring at Craignook overnight. Tonight enjoy dinner and be entertained by the talented crew. Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 9. Murray River Cruising (BLD)
On a guided nature walk, discover the secrets of the local flora and fauna. Mid-morning, a special presentation will feature the food and wine produced in the river lands. Downriver at River View Lodge your discovery vessel awaits you for a backwater wildlife tour. Travelling in small, personalised groups explore the maze of waterways and the river. Late afternoon capture a spectacular river sunset before joining the Captain's Dinner and Dance. Overnight: PS Murray Princess
Day 10. Hahndorf and Home (B)
Bid farewell to the PS Murray Princess. On the return to Adelaide, visit Hahndorf a historic German village featuring quaint shops and a traditional German atmosphere. Your coach captain will then transfer you to the airport for your flight and upon arrival in Perth a courtesy small charter vehicle will take 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.
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