Australian Rivers 2017

Untouched and unaltered, the rivers of Australia are some of the longest and most beautiful in the world. There are spectacular gorges, waterfalls, deep water holes and much more to enjoy along the way.

Australian Rivers

Australia is affluent, multicultural, vast and vibrant and it's rivers enshrine a sense of peace that has to be experienced to be understood. Allow an Australian river cruise to show you the hotspots of your own backyard from a new perspective. Immerse yourself in the alluring nature that follows you on your journey through Australia's leading rivers. The beauty of the Murray and it's tributaries such as the Darling, Lachlan, Namoi and Culgoa Rivers will allow you to have a new sense of appreciation for the natural beauty of Australia.


Take in the breathtaking riverland between Blanchetown and Murray Bridge. Discover the dramatic South Australian outback on a historic and nature based adventure through alluring ancient gorges and forests. Sample regional food and wines in addition to learning about the culture of locals such as the Aboriginal community of the Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park and much more. For a quintessentially Australian experience seasoned with stunning riverside nature and enticing destinations, an Australian river cruise is the way to go.

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  Quick 3 Night Breaks
Murray River Discovery from Mannum
Murray River Discovery from Mannum
3 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 July 2018 - April 2019
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  4 Night Getaways
Outback Heritage along Murray River
Outback Heritage along Murray River
4 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 July 2018 - March 2019
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  A Week along the River
The Murray River Tour
The Murray River Tour
7 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 July 2018 - April 2019
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Murraylands and Wildlife from Mannum
Murraylands and Wildlife from Mannum
7 Nights with the PS Murray Princess
 July 2018 - April 2019
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Katalin
Outback Heritage along Murray River
Cruise the Murray River for 5 days and get a taste of what it has to offer. Start in Mannum, stop in Blanchetown and enjoy cruising a few days before returning to Mannum.
Our advice:
While off the ship, visit the Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park and while on the ship make sure to take some time to relax in the on-board saunas and spas.

  • Mannum - Mannum
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  • July 2018 - March 2019

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Kelly
Murray River Discovery from Mannum
Take this short but worthwhile cruise along with Murray River and enjoy all the sites along the way,
Our advice:
Sit out on the Sun Deck while cruising and enjoy all the scenery of the outback. Have your camera with you!

  • Mannum - Mannum
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  • July 2018 - April 2019

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Harvey
The Murray River Tour
Get a true tour of the Murray River on this voyage to and from Mannum over 8 days.
Our advice:
In Murray Bridge you can partake in a wide selection of water-based activities after exploring the town.

  • Mannum - Mannum
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  • July 2018 - April 2019

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Ports along Australian RiversAustralian River Ports
Mannum, Australiafrom
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Mannum is a historic town on the west bank of the Murray River in South Australia, 84 kilometres east of Adelaide. The name Mannum is derived from the Aboriginal name of the region. The waters of Magnnum offer optimal cruising conditions. The origins of the town can be found in the development of the paddlesteamer. There are still certain paddlesteamers in operation which are used to give tours. The Mary Ann Reserve Park, is a beautiful park with certain paddlesteamer themed features. During the first Sunday of the month, there are markets offering local crafts on the banks of the River Murray

Highlights of Mannum
  • Travel old-style on a paddlesteamer
  • Explore the impressive Reserve Park
  • Sample local produce at local markets
Murray River, Australiafrom
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The Murray River is Australia's longest river and stretches for more than 2,500 kilometers. The river begins in the Australian Alps. The river is one of the longest yet navigable rivers in the world. The river has many historic links, with many Aboriginals having settled along the banks of the river, while some of the first explorers from Europe are believed to have navigated their way using the river.

Highlights of Murray River
  • Enjoy the perfect cruising conditions
  • Explore Australia's longest river
  • Experience the friendly towns which line the river banks
Blanchetown, Australiafrom
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Blanchetown is located in South Australia, along the banks of the River Murray. Blanchetown is small township found to the north-east of Adelaide. For such a small area, Blanchetown has a colourful history. Branchefield Historical Walk is a popular activity which visitors to the area enjoy partaking in. Visitors just need to follow the map to uncover some of the less-known facts of the area. The first lock of the Murray River was developed here and still remains to be seen today, even if it is no longer used to transportation purposes.

Highlights of Blanchetown
  • Explore Blanchetown on the 'Historical Walk'
  • Witness the first lock of the River Murray
  • Experience one of South Australia's first river settlements
Murray Bridge, Australiafrom
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Murray Bridge is a city in the Australian state of South Australia, just 75 kilometres from Adelaide. Murray Bridge is often referred to as the central part of the Murray River region. The city is fast becoming a popular tourism destination, due to the favourable climate, friendly locals and the wide variety of water-based activities available. Agriculture is a very important sector in the area. Of course the river, is a major hub of activity within the city and played a major role in the establishment of the city. 'Monarto Zoological Park' a large open area zoo and safari park and is a popular attraction located just outside of the city.

Highlights of Murray Bridge
  • Enjoy the 'crown' of the Murray River region
  • Partake in a wide selection of water-based activities
  • Witness the incredible range of wildlife at Monarto Zoological Park
Hawkesbury River, Australiafrom
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The Hawkesbury River is located to the west and north of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. Together with the Nepean it virtually encircles the metropolitan region of Sydney. Hawkesbury River waters are ideal for cruising as well as water activities. There are many area along the banks of the river which offer activities such as Bobbin Head. At Bobbin Head visitors can enjoy bushwalks as well as fishing, while Wisemans Ferry offers the opportunity to kayak the calm waters of Hawkesbury.

Highlights of Hawkesbury River
  • Kayak the tranquil river waters
  • Take a trip on the 'Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler' from Windsor
  • Don't miss the beautiful riverside scenery
Sale River, Australiafrom
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Sale River is located in Kimberley, Australia. The river flows through Doubtful Bay. The Sale River has an approximate length of 109 kilometres. The river is very popular for river cruises, with waters which offer optimal cruising conditions. There are also a number of gorges and beaches located along the banks of the river which make perfect stops throughout the passage along the river.

Highlights of Sale River
  • Watch out for sandly beaches along the way
  • Witness the gorges of the Sale River
  • Explore the beautiful Kimberley region
Australian Rivers

Australia has a lot to offer when it comes to rivers, offering a great variety of flora and fauna. Most of the Australian Rivers are located in and around Queensland and the East of New South Wales. The longest river in Australia is the Murray River, with its 2508 kilometres length.