Captain Cook Cruises

Murray river cruises on a classic paddlewheeler ship.
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

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  3-4 Night Cruises
5 day voyage on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
5 day voyage on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
4 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 November 2018 - March 2019
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Voyage with Captain Cook Cruises from Mannum
Voyage with Captain Cook Cruises from Mannum
3 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 December 2018 - April 2019
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  7 Night Cruises
8 day journey on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
8 day journey on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
7 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 December 2018 - April 2019
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8 day cruise with the PS Murray Princess to Mannum
8 day cruise with the PS Murray Princess to Mannum
7 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 January 2019 - April 2019
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  Last-Minute Cruises
8 day journey on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
8 day journey on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
7 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 December 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from On Request
Voyage with Captain Cook Cruises from Mannum
Voyage with Captain Cook Cruises from Mannum
3 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 December 2018 - April 2019
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Katalin
8 day journey on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
Enjoy your week aboard the PS Murray Princess as you travel to and from Mannum, just 84 kilometres east of Adelaide. On your adventure, you will visit Murray Bridge and Blanchetown as well as cruise along the Murray River for three days.
Our advice:
Enjoy your three days of river cruising and explore Murray River, the longest river in Australia!

  • Mannum - Mannum
  • Australian Rivers
  • December 2018 - April 2019

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Harvey
5 day voyage on board the PS Murray Princess from Mannum
On this four-night itinerary, you will board the PS Murray Princess in Mannum and sail down and up the Murray River! After a city break in Blanchetown, you will enjoy two days of cruising the Murray River. Your trip concludes back where it started: Mannum.
Our advice:
While you're in Blanchetown, go on the 'Historical Walk' and learn a thing or two about the area's history.

  • Mannum - Mannum
  • Australian Rivers
  • November 2018 - March 2019

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Kelly
Voyage with Captain Cook Cruises from Mannum
Aboard the PS Murray Princess, your three-night journey will take you from Mannum to Murray Bridge and back again. Cruising along the Murray River, with one day completely devoted to river cruising, will offer you amazing views of the southern Australian landscape.
Our advice:
Enjoy the water-based activities that the town of Murray Bridge has to offer!

  • Mannum - Mannum
  • Australian Rivers
  • December 2018 - April 2019

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Captain Cook Cruises

PS Murray Princess
Get ready for an intimate river cruise along the gorgeous Murray River with the one and only PS Murray Princess, giving you the best in sights, sounds and on board activities, accommodation and dining options.
  •  67 m
  •  120
  •  5
  •  4 out of 5
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!