Murraylands and Wildlife 7 night cruise in March 2012.

Murraylands & Wildlife, 7 nights
Enjoy a tranquil cruise along the Murray River as there's no better way to see a slice of the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic Australian outback, it's unique flora and fauna, and the rich legacy of old riverside ports and indigenous culture close up than to drift unhurried and quietly under the power of the paddle-wheeler PS Murray Princess. This cruise takes you to the door of many river ports. In Piggy Flat you can join a discovery vessel for a backwater wildlife tour. At Murray bridge you can learn about Australia's largest Aboriginal community in the Aboriginal cultural centre and in Mannum you can join the coach tour to the famous Barrossa valley, home to the delightful world renowned wines. Take up your cameras and capture the special light and morning movement of wildlife or adventure seekers can partake in a thrilling speed boat ride. Dress up and dance at the captains Farewell Buffet before ending this dreamy trip in Mannum. 

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Cruise Operator: Captain Cook Cruises. 
Vessel: PS Murray Princess.
Sailing Dates: Departs: Fri, Mar 2 2012. Arrives: Fri, Mar 9 2012. 


Cruise Itinerary
Murraylands & Wildlife Itinerary
Total length of cruise: 7-nights. 


Days/Ports of Call/ Arrivals & Departures. 

  • Friday - Depart Mannum and arrive Craignook. 
  • Saturday - Piggy Flat
  • Sunday - Arrive Murray Bridge. Depart for Mundarra
  • Monday - Mannum. Overnight in Caurnamont
  • Tuesday - Swan Reach
  • Wednesday - Swan Reach, Sunnydale
  • Thursday - Ngaut Ngaut, Younghusband 
  • Friday - Leave Younghusband head home to Mannum. 
About the PS Murray Princess

PS Murray Princess is purpose built for the Murray River. She is faithfully designed as a modern romantic representative of a time when hundreds of such vessels plied the river. Unlike most modern-day river vessels with imitation paddles, Murray Princess is propelled by an authentic, massive stern paddlewheel.Accommodating just 120 passengers, Murray Princess brings the unique advantages of small ship cruising to the Murray River. The Captain and crew know the river intimately and are delighted to share with you their knowledge and stories. The lounges and dining saloon are spacious with a character and charm of yesteryear. Grand in name, yet relaxed and informal by nature, Murray Princess fosters a warmth and friendliness unique to the river.
Read more about the PS Murray Princess here


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