Enchanting Murray River & Daryl Braithwaite Event

Includes fully escorted tours of Kangaroo Island and Barossa Valley

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Savour an unforgettable exclusive performance with Daryl Braithwaite in the heart of Adelaide, before you embark on a magnificent cruise along the mighty Murray River.

Your adventure begins in Adelaide, nicknamed the City of Churches and often listed as one of the most liveable cities in the world. A full day tour will take you to South Australia’s premium wine region where you’ll soak up the breathtaking sights of sprawling vineyards and sample some of the Barossa Valley’s finest wines. You’ll also explore Adelaide’s oldest surviving German settlement, the town of Hahndorf, with its original architecture, art galleries and charming boutiques. There are even several restaurants serving German cuisine as well as a Bavarian-themed inn.

From here, you’ll embark on a ferry journey to Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s National Landscapes, home to a plethora of nature-based activities. During a full day tour of this magnificent island, you’ll enjoy experience some of the breathtaking landscapes this region has to offer, from the golden beaches of Seal Bay to the sprawling countryside of the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery.

You’ll then return to Adelaide where you’ll attend an exclusive Daryl Braithwaite event at Adelaide Town Hall where the singer will perform before just 250 guests. Enjoy a selection of his hit singles including The Horses and Howzat, and tuck into a three-course gala dinner, which includes local wines, beers and soft drinks.

You’ll then embark the paddlewheeler PS Murray Princess, for your unforgettable cruise along the beautiful historic Murray River. Wind through the serene waters between Walker Flat and Murray Bridge as you drink in the spectacular riverlands, admiring the views of the ever-changing flora and fauna. Highlights of your four-night adventure include close encounters with river birdlife on board the ‘Dragon-Fly’ boat, marvelling at the astounding landscapes during a nature walk and savouring fantastic flavours of this famous region.

Your cruise ends back in Adelaide where you’ll disembark and head to the airport for your flight back home.

Package Includes

All flights & taxes

Hotel Stay

  • 3 night four-star hotel stay at the Hilton Adelaide with breakfast

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Full day Kangaroo Island tour including:
    • Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery  
    • Honey Farm guided tour
    • Seal Bay Conservation Park guided beach walk 
  • Full day Barossa Valley tour with lunch and wine tastings

River Cruise

  • 4 night Murray River cruise on board PS Murray Princess with all meals and sightseeing
    • Tour of Murray River Bridge and historic Roundhouse
    • Take a guided nature walk at Salt Bush Flat
    • Taste Riverland food and wine
    • Dragon-fly flat-bottomed boat wildlife tour

Exclusive Event

  • Exclusive performance, for just 250 guests with Daryl Braithwaite 
  • 3 course gala dinner including local wines, beers and soft drinks

At a glance

7 nights
Departing 14 Oct 22
All flights and taxes

Prices from

Inside
$3,499 pp
Price based on 14 Oct 2022 departure
Outside
$4,199 pp
Price based on 14 Oct 2022 departure
Stateroom
Sold Out
Price based on 14 Oct 2022 departure

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Call to book:

1800 958 405

Holiday code:

CRU2295

Opening hours:

AWST: Mon to Fri 6am - 5pm | Sat & Sun 7am - 3pm | Australia Day 7am - 3pm

DARYL BRAITHWAITE

Melbourne-born singer Daryl Braithwaite was the lead singer of legendary rock band Sherbet and has been a fixture on the country’s music scene for fifty years – earning him an induction into the ARIA hall of fame. Enjoy a selection of his hits at an intimate venue, complemented by a three-course gala dinner for a night of musical anthems.

Your Itinerary

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DAY 1 | 14 Oct 2022
Adelaide - Hotel Stay

Adelaide is a city full of culture, flavours and entertainment. Known for its relaxed pace of life, culture, art, wineries and entertainment and with the captivating coastline within reach, it’s the perfect destination to enjoy a fabulous city break. Explore the city’s heart with a visit to Victoria Square; its vibrant 19th century Central Market bustles with crowds hunting for fresh produce. If you want to hit the beach, head to historic Glenelg or enjoy a serene walk around the striking waterfront and stop for a glass of delicious local wine in one of the charming bars.

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DAY 2 | 15 Oct 2022
Adelaide - Hotel Stay & Kangaroo Island Tour

Leaving Adelaide behind, you’ll embark on a ferry journey to Kangaroo Island to begin your full day tour. Kangaroo Island offers stunning scenery, crystal-clear waters and beautiful wilderness inhabited by native Australian animals. First, you’ll visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery where you’ll take a guided walk before lunch. Next, you’ll visit to Clifford’s Honey Farm where you’ll enjoy an informative talk and sample homemade honey ice cream before bringing your day to a fabulous close with a board walk at the Seal Bay Conservation Park.

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DAY 3 | 16 Oct 2022
Adelaide - Hotel Stay & Barossa Valley Tour

Savour a dreamy day out as you embark on a tour which will allow you to savour the tastes of Barossa’s mouth-watering food and delicious wine. Relish the tastiest flavours and chat with winemakers at Pindarie Wines and Lambert Estate, and linger over a two-course lunch, with time for coffee and chocolate port on a sunny deck afterwards. You’ll also travel to Mengler Hill Lookout for beguiling views of the valley before stopping at the multi-award-winning Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre, where you’ll sample their delicious products and enjoy a walking tour.

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DAY 4 - 5 | 17 - 18 Oct 2022
Mannum - Embark PS Murray Princess & Daryl Braithwaite Event

With two number one hits and 15 singles in the Australian top 40, singer Daryl Braithwaite has been a fixture on the country’s music scene for fifty years. You’ll find yourself among an intimate audience of just 250 people as you savour a selection of his hits, complemented by a three-course gala dinner. You’ll then embark the PS Murray Princess for a unique cruise experience. Embrace the character and charm of yesteryear as you savour your elegant surroundings. Settle into your comfortable cabin for your first night aboard, where you'll spend overnight in Mundurra.

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DAY 6 | 19 Oct 2022
Murray River Cruise

In 1879, the first bridge to span the mighty Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing, which quickly became the bustling township of Murray Bridge. Following a hearty breakfast, you’ll embark on a guided tour of Murray Bridge and explore the town’s historic Roundhouse. The unusual hexagonal shaped historical residence captures the history of this remarkable region and enhances magnificent views of the river. Back on board, you’ll enjoy a special presentation of the bounty of food and wine produced in the Riverland and continue your journey upriver where you’ll moor at Salt Bush Flat.

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DAY 7 | 20 Oct 2022
Murray River Cruise

This morning, you’ll enjoy a spot of exercise as you join your guide for a nature walk around the spectacular scenery of Salt Bush Flat, learning the secrets of the local flora and fauna. Back on board, you’ll head downriver to River View Lodge where you’ll embark on a wildlife tour. In small groups, you’ll wind through the maze of river and observe the majestic views of river birdlife, including darters, herons and egrets before enjoying an afternoon of bocce or fishing challenges. Savour a final night celebration of the farewell Captain’s Dinner and Dance.

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DAY 8 | 21 Oct 2022
Mannum - Disembark PS Murray Princess & Fly Home

Arriving back in Mannum today, you’ll disembark and head to the airport for your flight back home.

Welcome aboard the PS Murray Princess

With all the character and charm of yesteryear, the PS Murray Princess is the largest inland paddlewheeler in the southern hemisphere. Built specifically for the Murray River, this enchanting vessel offers a true authentic experience for anyone who cruises with her. Guests can expect a taste of a bygone era, with the grandeur and convenience of modern-day cruising. Accommodating up to 120 passengers, she evokes a sense of intimacy and offers passengers a unique river boat cruise experience through the captivating landscapes of Australia’s Outback. In addition to 60 rooms and suites, the vessel also has five passenger decks all named after the Murray River’s great pioneers, features include the dining room, a gym, gift shop, one bar and two lounges.

Entered Service: July 1986

Tonnage: 1,500

Number of Decks: 4

Passenger Capacity: 120

Number of Cabins: 60

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Entered Service: July 1986

Tonnage: 1,500

Number of Decks: 4

Passenger Capacity: 120

Number of Cabins: 60

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Catch some of the sun’s glorious rays from atop the sun deck and enjoy captivating views at sunset as the amber sun descends over the landscapes.

Sit back and relax as you enjoy the hypnotising view of the paddlewheel in action from the two-storey viewing window.

Savour delicious seasonal menus, including local fresh produce, from salmon and scotch fillet to chicken and lamb shanks, in the single-sitting dining saloon.

Prices & Departures

  All flights included
regional flights available at a supplement
Departing
Departing 14 October 2022
Inside
Inside $3,499
Outside
Outside $4,199
Stateroom
Stateroom Sold Out
Departing
Departing 14 October 2022
Inside
Inside $3,699
Outside
Outside $4,399
Stateroom
Stateroom Sold Out
Departing
Departing 14 October 2022
Inside
Inside $3,599
Outside
Outside $4,299
Stateroom
Stateroom Sold Out
Departing
Departing 14 October 2022
Inside
Inside $3,499
Outside
Outside $4,199
Stateroom
Stateroom Sold Out

CALL TO BOOK: 1800 958 405

HOLIDAY CODE: CRU2295