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Murray Princess Upper Murraylands Cruise

Murray Princess Upper Murraylands Cruise

Discover the delights from Mannum to Morgan in our newest cruising option for travel. Highlights include cellar door tastings at Caudo Vineyard, a visit to well-known Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre, guided walks around historic towns, an Aussie barbecue beside the river; a visit to a wildlife shelter, sheep shearing demonstration and a guided walk through one of Australia's most significant aboriginal archaeological sites at Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park.

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8 days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Get up close to the river birdlife on board the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat

  • Cruise through Lock #1 at Blanchetown

  • Experience Banrock Station Wine & Wetland Centre

  • Tour the gardens and orchards and visit the cellar door at Caudo Vineyard

  • Watch the Sunnydale Woolshed Show and Native Wildlife Shelter

  • Riverside Aussie Barbecue

  • Explore the Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

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

  • Flights

  • 20 quality meals

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Attentive Tour Host

 

 

*Refer to full itinerary for Booking Conditions

 

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Day 1

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. Transfers this afternoon to the Murray Princess at Mannum, on-board unpack and relax as the giant paddle wheeler commences its journey upriver along the Murray. Tonight enjoy the welcome dinner where you will meet your fellow explorers.

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Day 2

Murray Princess
Daybreak and it's time for the keen photographers to be out to capture the special light and the morning movement of wildlife. Prolific birdlife includes pelicans, wrens and swans. This morning, 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 edges. For those who choose to stay on-board, you may wish to partake in a game of bocce or compete in the fishing challenge before we cruise upriver past Walker Flat to Sugar Shack Conservation Park. In the afternoon, join us in the Sturt Dining Room for a special presentation on the bounty of food and wine produced in the Riverland. After dinner, enjoy being entertained by our on-board entertainer.

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Day 3

Murray Princess Day
Continue cruising upriver this morning as we enjoy breakfast and pass through one of 13 locks which maintain the flow and levels of water. This morning, enjoy some free time and in the afternoon join in the fun playing a few games of bingo. Late afternoon we will secure the vessel at Morgan and after dinner, enjoy being entertained by the talented crew.

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Day 4

Waikerie & Banrock Station
Today we are transferred by coach to the Riverland town of Waikerie and Banrock Station Wine and Wetland Centre near Kingston On Murray. Enjoy some free time in Waikerie and at Banrock Station delight in cellar door wine tastings followed by a delicious lunch and DVD presentation. There will be time to take a stroll around the gardens and orchards enjoying the relaxing scenery. Return by coach to Morgan where we will re-board the Murray Princess and continue our journey upriver and secure at the 329km mark of the Murray River.

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Day 5

Murray Princess Day
After breakfast, we arrive at the picturesque Caudo Vineyard located at Hogwash Bend. Here we will enjoy cellar door tastings and explore the gardens and orchards. Enjoy a leisurely lunch as we cruise downriver back towards Morgan. Mid-afternoon we join a guided walk of the Morgan township and the Morgan Living History Museum. We depart Morgan late afternoon and secure at Donald Flat Lagoon for our overnight moorage. After dinner, join us for all the fun and excitement, and participate in our "Murray River Cup".

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Day 6

Murray Princess Day
After breakfast cruise to picturesque Swan Reach. The town was first settled in the 1850s and was originally the largest of five sheep and cattle stations in the area and is now home to native flower and fruit growers. Cruise downriver after lunch and take in the tranquillity as the landscape slides by. Catch up with friends over a coffee or drink whilst enjoying the magnificent scenery. When we arrive at Sunnydale, it's all ashore for the Woolshed Show as we recreate typical Australian woolshed history. Later we visit the Native Wildlife Shelter where some of South Australia's most interesting native animals are cared for. And then of course, there is the great Aussie Barbecue - cooked and served in a bush setting on the banks of the mighty Murray River.

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Day 7

Murray Princess Day
After breakfast we slowly cruise downriver past magnificent cliffs scoured by the river over millions of years. We reach Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve, one of Australia's most significant archaeological sites, for a step back in time - tens of thousands of years - for a guided boardwalk tour to view ancient rock carvings and to learn about aboriginal history in the area. We return to the vessel to cruise downriver to Younghusband. Along the way, adventure seekers can also take a scenic tender boat ride. Tonight, join your fellow passengers for a delicious final night dinner and enjoy the evening entertainment.

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Day 8

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

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE FROM: $4,439.00 per person

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER FROM: $4,590.00 per person

 

Single Supplement available @ $1,218.00 extra

 

 

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