Captain Cook Cruises
Captain Cook Murray River Cruises set sail on the PS Murray Princess, also known as the largest paddle wheeler in the Southern Hemisphere. Built in 1986, the PS Murray Princess offers an authentic cruising experience on one of the world's longest rivers. Join Captain Cook Cruises on the Murray and enjoy the large list of inclusions like coach transfers from Adelaide, all meals, guided walks, tours and onboard entertainment.
Along the way to your chosen destination, you'll see an amazing variety of wildlife such as kangaroos and many of the 350 bird species inhabiting the riverlands. You will be blown away by the big river gorges and towering sandstone cliffs that dot the path of your scenic cruise. Choose from an abundance of excursions such as guided nature walks, riverside barbecues and trips to archaeological sites in the company of an expert local guide. On the'Dragon-Fly' flat bottomed boat, you can examine the unique river birdlife. Furthermore, a cruises with Murray Princess entails possible visits to the wildlife shelter of rescued native animals in Sunnydale, the vineyard and cellar door at the Burk Salter Boutique Winery
Enjoy the water-based activities that the town of Murray Bridge has to offer!
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Captain Cook Cruises
The Murray River
Captain Cook Cruises offers a unique trip along the Murray River, the third longest navigable river in the world. With a relatively short distance between Adelaide and Melbourne, you can experience lands of diverse history and rich surroundings while experiencing the vast region’s indigenous culture. Meander through sun-scorched lands and unspoiled contrasting landscapes, while taking in the breathtaking beauty of an area not over-run by tourists.
Exactly where your journey starts depends on you. If you are flying into South Australia or already in the area Captain Cook Cruises provide complementary transfers from various locations in Adelaide . There are 3, 4, and 7 night cruises and three different accommodation options (Staterooms, outside cabins, and inside cabins) to cater for different budgets and time constraints. This historic cruise will take you past ancient red gum forests, giant gorgers and imposing limestone cliffs.
The Great Barrier Reef
The world’s largest coral reef and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef is truly one of the world’s most breathtaking sights. This remarkable natural wonder is home to a plethora of colourful plant life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays. On a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef you can discover first-hand why this natural wonder is among the world’s most sought-after attractions. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of experiences, including snorkelling, scuba diving and glass-bottomed boat viewing. Guests are also given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover the area’s natural abundance of wildlife by whale-watching or swimming with dolphins.
For more information on the fantastic destinations on offer with Captain Cook Cruises, you can contact our experts today!
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