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Murray Princess Christmas In July

Celebrate Christmas in July and discover the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic South Australian outback, its unique flora and fauna and the rich legacy of old riverside ports aboard the Murray Princess paddlewheeler.






8 days



  • Relax while cruising along the Murray River

  • Traditional Christmas lunch

  • Full day Barossa Valley wine tour

  • Captain’s dinner and cocktail party

  • Live entertainment

  • Aboriginal Cultural Tours

  • Learn about the ecology of the Murray Darling

  • Re-live the grand days Australian river cruising


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane, Hunter and Central Coast areas*

  • Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

  • Flights

  • 20 quality meals, including traditional Christmas lunch

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Attentive Tour Host



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Murray Princess Christmas In July

Day 1 D

Home – Murray Princess
Your tour begins with a flight to Adelaide where on arrival, time will be allowed to purchase your own lunch at the airport. We will then be transferred to the Murray Princess before relaxing
as the giant paddlewheeler commences its journey up the Murray.

Day 2/3 B, L, D

Murray River Days
All meals, entertainment and activities are included, such as early morning bird walks and environmental talks. Dress up for the Captain’s Cocktail Party and bring your singing voice for Christmas carols in the dining room. Prepare yourself for the Christmas Feast with all the trimmings.

Day 4 B, L, D

Barossa Valley Touring
Board the coach for our day to the Barossa Valley; sip your reds, whites and fortified wines. There are crafts and produce to sample as well. Later this afternoon we return to the Murray Princess where we meet new friends for the second part of the journey.

Day 5/6/7 B, L, D

Murray Princess Days
For the second part of the cruise take advantage of speed boat rides, the Aussie Riverbank BBQ, educational talks or simply relaxing. Our paddlewheeler will make its way up the river past Bow Hill, Walker Flat and Swan Reach.

Day 8 B

Adelaide – Home
One last hearty breakfast before saying goodbye to the Murray Princess and making our way back to Adelaide for your flight home.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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88 Hoskins Street, Sandgate QLD 4017, (PO Box 357, Sandgate, Qld, 4017)

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