Discover the Murray River and Kangaroo Island

AU$2,459

per person
 
Duration: 8 Nights
Destination: Adelaide, SA
Region: Australia
Deal Code: PAREPZZ

 

 

Description

This cruise takes you north on the great Murray River from the historic river port of Mannum to Blanchetown. Follow in the wake of great Australian pioneers on a 4 night cruise along the outback river highway. Experience the magic and majesty of the spectacular scenery from towering cliffs to expansive farmlands. Along the way, you’ll see a great variety of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos and many of the 350 bird species that inhabit the riverlands. Highlights include a visit to a vineyard and wine tasting at a cellar door, visit a typical Australian farm, woolshed and wildlife shelter, enjoy an Aussie barbecue beside the river and visit an aboriginal archaeological site.

Take the time to explore more of Kangaroo Island and its fascinating wildlife, spectacular coastal scenery, stunning landscapes and unique local produce. See all of this and more on this relaxed, yet comprehensive two day tour. Choose to stay in the townships of Kingscote, American River or Penneshaw and enjoy a night on Kangaroo Island between your two days of touring, or why not consider extending and staying extra nights?

This relaxed yet comprehensive two-day tour allows you to discover Kangaroo Island’s fascinating wildlife, spectacular coastal scenery, and unique local produce. Discover some of the most popular wildlife, food and wine attractions on Kangaroo Island - wander amongst the wild Australian sea lions at Seal Bay, watch an ‘In-Flight’ display of Australian Birds of Prey at Raptor Domain, sample KI’s finest produce and wines and enjoy a walk around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch in the Flinders Chase National Park.


Your Holiday Package Includes:

  • Economy class flight from Sydney to Adelaide
  • 1 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast
  • 2 day / 1 night Ultimate Kangaroo Island tour
  • 1 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast
  • 4 night Murray River Outback Heritage cruise onboard Murray Princess
  • 1 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast

Package is valid for travel between 04 February 22 – 12 February 22



2 Day Ultimate Kangaroo Island Tour

Experience Wildlife & Spectacular Scenery at a Leisurely Pace

Inclusions:

  • Morning pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide hotels
  • Return travel to Kangaroo Island by coach/ferry
  • Two days of expert commentary by a local driver/guide

Day 1: KI Experience

  • Seal Bay Conservation Park guided beach walk
  • 2-course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro
  • Flinders Chase National Park including Remarkable Rocks & Admirals Arch
  • Kangaroos and Koala viewing at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park (#Koala holding additional cost)
  • Overnight accommodation on Kangaroo Island including full buffet breakfast

Day 2: KI Sip & See 

  • In-Flight Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain 
  • 2-course lunch and Guided Tour at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery (optional Cider Tasting additional cost)
  • Guided Tour and Shop Visit at Clifford’s Honey Farm Shop (optional sample of Drunken Drone Brewery’s Honey Wheat Ale)
  • Visit stunning Pennington Bay
  • Structured Wine Tasting at False Cape Wines
  • Free time in Penneshaw for dinner (own expense)

4 Night Murray River Outback Heritage Cruise

  • Depart historic Mannum
  • Cruise through Lock #1 at Blanchetown
  • Visit the cellar door at Burk Salter Boutique Winery
  • Take a walking tour of the Swan Reach township and visit the Swan Reach Museum (Gold coin donation at entry)
  • See the towering sandstone cliffs at the Big Bend
  • Watch the Sunnydale Woolshed Show & go to the Native Wildlife Shelter
  • Enjoy a riverside Aussie Barbecue
  • Go on a Nocturnal Tour in a comfortable purpose built cart where you may see kangaroos, wombats, foxes, bats and owls (optional - extra cost)
  • Enjoy a Bush Tucker Breakfast (optional - extra cost)
  • Explore the Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve archaeological sites with an expert local guide
  • Delight in a scenic tender boat ride
  • Optional Barossa Wine and Heritage Tour at conclusion of cruise (optional - extra cost)
  • While on board, you'll enjoy...
  • Relaxing in one of the two lounges, with spectacular scenery views
  • Hanging out on the Sun Deck at the top of the vessel
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Delicious a la carte lunches
  • Dining each evening with fellow passengers
  • Onboard entertainment

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Terms & Conditions

* Conditions apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Booking and full supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the lowest inside category available at the time. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 31 March 2021 and can be withdrawn without notice. Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included.  Airfares are based on economy class flights from Sydney and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions, please call us for prices from other cities. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.