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Great Day trip Bonuses for Cruising on the Murray Princess

December 19, 2016 River Cruising No Comments Email Email

Captain Cook Cruises is offering fantastic day trip bonuses to the Barossa Valley or Kangaroo Island, worth up to $635 per person, for anyone booking and travelling on a three, four or seven night Murray Princess cruise in January or February 2017. 

Murray Princess three, four and seven night cruises explore the Murray River, its terrain, wildlife and Australian history and culture.

Each day features exciting day trips to historic ports and places and follow the food and wine trial for tastings on-board or at several vineyards and cellar doors along the river.

Enjoy guided nature walks and eco-tours, learn about the thriving ecology of the river and get up close to the river’s 20-million-year-old cliffs and amazing birdlife including darters, herons, pelicans and egrets on the ‘Dragon-Fly’ Flat Bottomed Boat vessel.

Join the Captain for a general inspection of the wheelhouse, participate in lively quizzes, play some bocce on the riverbank or relax with some fishing off the ship.

On-board, enjoy the rivers enchantment and beauty from the Murray Princesses open top deck or from one of two air-conditioned paddlewheel lounges displaying views of the working paddle wheel. Cruise past towering limestone cliffs, riverbanks lined with mallee scrub and red gum forests and amazing everchanging scenery.

Book a three-night Discovery cruise in an inside cabin, starting from AU$926 per person, twin share and receive a free Barossa Food & Wine Experience or a Barossa & Hahndorf tour worth $139 per person.

Sample some of the Barossa’s finest wines and gourmet food on the full day, Barossa Food & Wine Experience and visit Adelaide’s oldest German settlement, Hahndorf, to explore the many picturesque cafes, shops and galleries full of local arts, crafts and German produce on the Barossa & Hahndorf tour.

Book a three-night Discovery Cruise in an outside cabin starting from $1262 per person, twin share, or a four-night Outback Heritage Cruise in an inside cabin starting from AU$1266 per person, twin share and receive a 1 Day Kangaroo Island Experience or Seal Bay Discovery tour worth $275 per person, including SeaLink coach and ferry transfers.

The 1 Day Kangaroo Island Experience visits Seal Bay Conservation Park; Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Flinders Chase National Park to see nature’s Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arc and the Long-Nosed Fur Seals.

The Seal Bay Discovery Day Tour includes a visit to Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park; Seal Bay Conservation Park and Raptor Domain for a fascinating Birds of Prey free-flight presentation. Both tours include a hearty two- course lunch at Vivonne Bay Lodge Bistro,

Book an Outside Cabin on the four-night Outback Heritage Cruise starting from AU$1694 per person, twin share and receive a Barossa Wine & Heritage Tour including a visit to two premium wineries, lunch and fantastic scenery before returning to Adelaide to spend two nights at The Sage Hotel in Adelaide including breakfast, worth $319 per person.

Book a seven night Murraylands and Wetlands Cruise in an inside cabin starting from AU$1888 per person, twin share and receive two nights at The Sage Hotel, Adelaide, including breakfast and a 1 Day Kangaroo Island Experience, worth $439 per person including SeaLink coach and ferry transfers.

Book an outside cabin on the seven night Murraylands and Wetlands Cruise starting from AU$2646 per person, twin and enjoy the 2 Day Best of Kangaroo Island tour for free, worth $635 per person.

The 2 Day Best of Kangaroo Island Tour visits the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery; Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park; Seal Bay Conservation Park; a spectacular Birds of Prey free-flight presentation at Raptor Domain; Clifford’s Honey Farm; Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Flinders Chase National Park to see the Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Lunch is included both days and overnight accommodation at including breakfast, at American River, Penneshaw or Kingscote.

Prices include the free bonus trips throughout January and February 2017, accommodation, all meals, guided nature walks, eco-excursions, onboard presentations, onboard WiFi, the Captain’s Dinner and Cocktail Party, live entertainment, use of ship’s facilities including a sauna, spa, sun deck, bar, two lounges, restaurant and mini gymnasium and complimentary scenic coach transfers from Adelaide or car-parking in Mannum.

A new Mannum to Adelaide Airport coach transfer service is now operating post cruise for disembarking Murray Princess passengers flying out of Adelaide.

Private car transfers for up to four people are also available from and to Adelaide CBD to Mannum and return to Adelaide Airport for $143 per person each way, based on two people travelling.


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