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River Murray Highlights including Lunch Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Visit some of the the major highlights along the mighty River Murray, Australia’s longest river
  • Enjoy morning tea and lunch on a cruise along the river in the luxurious Proud Mary
  • Hit the road in a coach and admire the beauty of the river
  • Stop at picturesque lookouts for great photo opportunities
  • Hotel pick up and drop off included in the tour
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Monday and Friday


    8 hours approximately

    Start time

    0915h (9:15am)
    Duration: 8 hours approximately

    Meeting Point

    Selected Hotels in Central Adelaide (Please state your hotel details at the time of booking).
    Alternate Pick-up: You can make your way to 85 Franklin Street, Adelaide (Adelaide Central Bus Station).

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Cruise along Australia’s longest river and enjoy the spectacular setting on this cruise and coach Murray River tour. Enjoy a refreshing cup of tea and relish buffet lunch onboard the luxury vessel, Proud Mary and observe the unique landscape that the river has carved on its sides.

    After the cruise, you will enjoy the alternate view as you take a coach from its riverside and see how the mighty river meanders its way.

    The tour also gives great photo opportunities including at the lookout overlooking the township of Mannum.

    That’s not all. On your way back to Adelaide, visit Melba's Chocolate Factory and Woodside Cheese Wrights in Woodside and witness the traditional way of making chocolates and cheese.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in Adelaide and taken to the mighty River Murray, which is the longest river in Australia. It is seven times longer than the Thames and the third longest navigable river in the world, after the Amazon and the Nile. The river runs across three Australian states – South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

    To begin your cruise, get onboard the luxury vessel Proud Mary. The vessel offers spectacular river views and is well equipped. Take in the beautiful view that passes by as you enjoy morning tea during the cruise. Sit back and relax, as you will be served a sumptuous buffet lunch after noon.

    Next, you will de-board the vessel and take on the road in a coach and tour along the bank of River Murray, driving past Yonghusband. Enjoy the astonishing views along the way as you see the river meandering alongside the road. You will also get the opportunity to capture the lovely view that come on the way as you will halt at several beautiful spots including the famous Mannum Lookout for photo opportunities.

    Before heading back to Adelaide via the Adelaide Hills, visit Melba's Chocolate Factory at Woodside, where you will see how a traditional range of sweets and chocolates are produced. You will also visit Woodside Cheese Wrights where delicious cheeses are made from locally sourced milk.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Morning tea cruise on the Proud Mary.
    • Drive past Yonghusband
    • River views from Mannum Lookout
    • PS Marion Visitor Information Centre
    • Buffet lunch


    • Afternoon tea
    • Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm departure details.
    Minimum passengers for guaranteed departure is 2. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
    Cruise varies slightly depending on river boarding point.
    Cruise duration is 1.5 to 2 hours.
    Vessel type may vary at times of maintenance.
    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Maximum passengers per vehicle: 49