Legends of the Murray River

7 Day Fly, Tour & River Cruise with Exclusive Onboard Credit & $1500 Bonus Value | 2022 Selling Fast!

Limited Availability | Select dates Jun 22 - Mar 23

from $... per Person
Book by September 30, 2021

YOUR HOLIDAY AT A GLANCE
Low Deposit from $299^pp

  • Return Flights to Adelaide
  • 3 Nights at Crowne Plaza Adelaide with Breakfast, Welcome Drink & Complimentary Wifi
  • Full Day Barossa Tour with Wine Tasting, Lunch & More
  • BONUS Full Day Kangaroo Island Tour with Wine Tasting, Lunch & More
  • Return Mannum Wharf Transfers
  • 3 Night Cruise Aboard PS Murray Princess In An Inside Twin Cabin
  • All Onboard Meals, Entertainment & Complimentary Wifi
  • Onshore Tours, Guided Nature Walks & Eco-Excursions
  • BONUS Exclusive $200 Onboard Credit Per Couple

 

YOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Adelaide
Upon arrival in Adelaide, make your own way to the hotel to begin your cosmopolitan adventure. Known as the city of churches and home to renowned museums, Adelaide is bursting with arts, culture, flavours and entertainment. Get a taste of world-famous wine regions and award-winning restaurants right at your fingertips.

Day 2: Barossa Food & Wine Experience (B, L)
Enjoy a full day food and wine journey to South Australia’s premium wine region, the Barossa. Take time to sample some of the Barossa’s finest wines and gourmet food that makes this wine region so famous. This tour includes a visit to Mengler Hill Lookout, Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop, two award winning cellar door experiences, a gourmet two course lunch and wine tastings.

Day 3: Kangaroo Island Full Day Adventure (B, L)
Enjoy a simple breakfast before your ferry to Kangaroo Island. Experience the amazing ‘in-flight’ Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain, one of Australia’s most interactive display of birds and raptors. Then discover Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery and enjoy a two course lunch among the gum trees. After lunch, enjoy an informative tour of Clifford’s Honey Farm where you can sample homemade honey food, beverages and beauty products with an opportunity to purchase famous honey ice cream. Continue to a premier cellar door for structured wine tasting before your ferry and transfer returning to Adelaide. NB. Note that honey sampling at Clifford’s Honey Farm may not be available due to COVID restrictions.

Day 4: Transfer to Mannum, Murray River Cruise (B, D)
Enjoy a pick up from your hotel at approximately 1:30pm bound for historic Mannum, the birthplace of the Murray River trade. Step aboard PS Murray Princess for a mid-afternoon departure and enjoy a Welcome Dinner as we cruise under floodlight to our overnight mooring. Keep your eyes out for nocturnal wildlife such as kangaroos, wombats, tortoises and egrets on the riverbank.

Day 5: Murray River Cruise (B, L, D)
In 1879 the first bridge to span the Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing, which quickly became the bustling 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 being entertained by our talented crew.

Day 6: Murray River Cruise (B, L, D)
This morning, join a guided nature walk where our guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. Near Fromms Landing, we turn and head downriver to River View Lodge (near Piggy Flat/Coolcha) where 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. The afternoon offers a choice of bocce or fishing challenges before a delicious final dinner in the Sturt Dining Room.

Day 7: Disembark at Mannum, Transfer to Adelaide Airport (B)
Cruise back to Mannum where you will disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Adelaide airport arriving at approximately 12:00pm for flights departing in the afternoon or evening.


Deal Code: MC-100506

VALID FOR TRAVEL
28 June 2022~
5 July 2022~
19 July 2022~
26 July 2022
2 August 2022
30 August 2022
13 September 2022
4 October 2022
18 October 2022
15 November 2022
10 January 2023
24 January 2023
21 February 2023
14 March 2023
21 March 2023

~ Special Event ‘Christmas in July’ Cruise – see Important Info

HIGHLIGHTS
Adelaide & Barossa Valley

  • Immerse yourself in the heritage of the Barossa region and taste some of Australia’s finest wines.
  • Free time to explore historic Adelaide’s many parks and cafes, staying at brand-new Crowne Plaza Adelaide.

Kangaroo Island

  • Ferry across to serene Kangaroo Island famous for its rugged coastline, impeccably clear waters, breathtaking landscapes and charming wildlife.
  • Delight in Kangaroo Island’s gourmet delicacies and wines with a two-course lunch included.

Murray River

  • Enjoy 3 entertaining nights aboard traditional paddlewheeler PS Murray Princess with all meals plus riverland food and wine tasting included.
  • Cruise South Australia’s beautiful lower riverlands departing historic Mannum with exciting hand-selected onshore tours.
  • Explore historic townships and trade routes with a tour of historic Murray Bridge and a guided nature walk at Salt Bush Flat.
  • Get up close to the river birdlife onboard the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat.

 

CABIN UPGRADE
Inside Cabin – Double Bed: From $100 per person
Outside Cabin – Twin Beds: From $400 per person
Outside Cabin – Double Bed: From $500 per person
Stateroom – Queen Bed: From $1000 per person

Prices are twin share and subject to availability. A single supplement for solo occupancy applies – see Important Info.

EXCLUSIONS
Arrival airport transfer, travel insurance, onboard drinks, optional tours, additional services onboard and anything not explicitly listed under inclusions are at your own expense.

^LOW DEPOSIT
An initial deposit from $299 per person is required to secure your booking.
A second deposit from $600 per person is required 8 months before departure for flights.
The final balance will be due 3 months before departure.

SOLO OCCUPANCY
A single supplement for solo occupancy is payable in addition to the twin share price as follows:
Inside Twin Cabin: From $800 per person
Inside Double Cabin: From $900 per person
Outside Twin Cabin: From $1000 per person
Outside Double Cabin: From $1100 per person
Stateroom: From $1200 per person
Note: The single supplement price excludes Cabin Upgrade Supplement (if applicable).

~SPECIAL EVENT ‘CHRISTMAS IN JULY’ CRUISE
Enjoy a bonus traditional Christmas lunch or dinner, Christmas festivities including bingo, Christmas carols, Santa and presents. Christmas in July celebrations first began in 1933 in North Carolina where it became an annual event for a summer camp. Australia has a thriving multicultural society and in South Australia many townships such as the German village of Hahndorf have strong Winter Christmas traditions. Murray Princess brings the best out of the South Australian winter culture with Christmas in July cruises.

ONBOARD CREDIT
$100 onboard credit per guest on your cruise account can be used towards drinks, optional shore excursions and souvenir purchases.

TRIPLE SHARE
Triple share is not available. Maximum of 2 guests per room.

CHILD POLICY
Children under 4 years of age are not permitted. Children 4 years and above pay the adult price. The cruise and tours involve adult activities and wine tasting experiences not recommended for young children.

EXTEND YOUR STAY
Pre-accommodation in Adelaide with breakfast can be requested with rates from $295 per room per night (subject to availability). Transfers are not included for extra stays.

PRICING
Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to book by deadlines, availability, change, cancellation or withdrawal without notice. All prices are in Australian dollars per person twin share unless stated otherwise.

BOOKING CONFIRMATION
Due to high demand and limited availability of these special rates, bookings are not confirmed until confirmation is sent; usually within 48 hours.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
If you are unable to travel due to government restrictions or supplier cancellations, we will waive our administration fee and assist with a date change or credit less any unrecoverable third-party costs. Credits are subject to supplier conditions and fare differences may apply upon rebooking.

AMENDMENT FEES
Each amendment incurs a $55 per person administration fee.
Additional fees from third-party suppliers including airlines may apply.

CANCELLATION FEES
Cancellation after initial deposit: $150 per person administration fee.
Cancellation after second deposit: $300 per person administration fee.
Additional fees from third-party suppliers including airlines may apply.

PASSENGER CRUISE AGREEMENT
A passenger cruise agreement must be completed before departure. Please note your travel is subject to your acceptance of the terms and conditions on the Passenger Cruise Agreement issued by the cruise operator. Dietary requirements must be advised together with your Passenger Cruise Agreement.

FITNESS REQUIREMENTS
A low to moderate level of fitness is required. You will be expected to alight from coaches on your own accord. A certificate of fitness of travel by your doctor is required for passengers over 80 years of age and/or passengers with limited mobility, and a copy must be produced on request.

BAGGAGE LIMIT
Baggage is limited to what you can stow in your cabins so you are strongly advised to pack light. All bags must be clearly labelled with your name and limited to one 15kg bag per person. This limit supersedes any other baggage allowance. Bags will be loaded by staff as you board the vessel.

CRUISE GRATUITIES
Tipping is not required but is always gratefully received.

DIETARY
Please notify us of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking but note that choices may be limited or not catered for.

FLIGHTS
The flights included in your package are based on a specific predetermined airfare allowance. Should there be a significant increase in airfares, taxes or government fees at the time of booking flights, then an airfare supplement may be imposed. The flights team will discuss options with you prior to ticketing, should this situation arise. Flights may not operate daily or directly to your destination.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
Every effort will be made to accommodate you in the hotels and properties listed. In the unforeseen event that the listed hotels are not available, properties of similar standard will be provided. All hotel ratings are local or self-ratings provided by the supplier. All rooms will be lead-in category or run of house unless otherwise specified. Twin share refers to two people sharing and does not necessarily mean twin beds. Rooms consist of one double bed and requests for 2 beds cannot be guaranteed.

KANGAROO ISLAND TOUR
The Kangaroo Island tour itinerary and inclusions are subject to change without notice and may be impacted by COVID restrictions.

MINIMUM NUMBERS 
The operation of the tours are subject to availability and minimum group sizes. If the tours do not operate, you will be offered a credit.

ITINERARY
The operating schedule and itinerary may be impacted without notice by adverse weather, seasonal factors, closures, local conditions, COVID-19 or other factors beyond our control including force majeure. The itinerary and its order, sightseeing and transportation may be adjusted as deemed appropriate by the operator for optimum safety, enjoyment and operation.

DOCUMENTATION
Final documentation will be emailed within two weeks of departure of the respective travel component.

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Travel insurance is not included and is strongly recommended. Ask our holiday experts for great coverage options.

FORCE MAJEURE
Force majeure means any natural disaster, accident, fire, act of God, act of war, terrorism, legally binding judgment, injunction, action of a court or other relevant authority, emergency, unplanned repairs, maintenance, strike, industrial dispute, work ban, blockade or picketing, travel ban, pandemic, epidemic or outbreak of infectious disease, or other event beyond our reasonable direct or indirect control. In case of force majeure or other extraordinary event that prevents safe travel, the supplier reserves the right to adjust, postpone or cancel the trip.

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