Discover the best of South Australia with a fantastic eight, nine or twelve night cruise and land package from Captain Cook Cruises and SeaLink. Discover Adelaide on a half day sightseeing tour, cruise down the spectacular Murray River and spend two full days on Australia’s third largest Island, Kangaroo Island.
This great package starts with a two night stay at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel in Adelaide including a half day Adelaide City Highlights tour.
The Adelaide City Highlights tour takes in Adelaide’s main attractions including Adelaide’s cultural boulevard of North Terrace and its university, library, art gallery and museum; St Peter’s Cathedral; historic North Adelaide; the famous Adelaide Oval and Haigh’s Chocolates for a factory tour and tastings. The tour also features expert commentary by a local driver and guide.
Then head to Mannum on a complimentary coach for a three, four or seven night Murray River cruise aboard paddlewheeler, PS Murray Princess.
Throughout the cruise guests will explore the bio-diverse Murray riverlands, the big river gorges, the river’s unique outback flora and fauna all while admire the towering limestone cliffs and breathtaking river scenery.
Each day features exciting day trips to historic ports, sacred Aboriginal sites, a woolshed, native wildlife shelter and tastings at a number of vineyards and cellar doors. Guests can even enjoy a backwater wildlife boat tour and an Aussie-style campfire barbecue on the riverbank.
On-board, guests will stay in newly refurbished cabins; enjoy a range of 3 course and buffet meals, use of an indoor spa, mini gymnasium, sun deck, gift shop, free WiFi, two bars, two lounges, a dining room and great entertainment.
Following the cruise, a complimentary scenic coach will transfer guests back to the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel in Adelaide.
The next morning guests will be transferred by coach to Cape Jervis where they will join one of SeaLink’s ferries to Kangaroo Island.
Over the next two days guests will see the best of what Kangaroo Island has to offer on the 2 Day Best of Kangaroo Island Tour.
On day one visit the Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, South Australia’s only Eucalyptus Oil distillery and get up close and personal with kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and other nocturnal wildlife at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park. Experience Sea lions in their natural environment as they sleep, play and swim on the Seal Bay guided beach tour, enjoy a 2-course lunch at Vivonne Bay Lodge Bistro and marvel at the spectacular Birds of Prey free-flight presentation.
Then settle into a choice of overnight accommodation, including breakfast, at American River, Penneshaw or Kingscote.
On day two learn how delicious Ligurian honey is made at Clifford’s Honey Farm, spot Koalas in Eucalyptus trees at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and visit Flinders Chase National Park to witness nature’s breath-taking creations – Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Then fall in love with the Long-Nosed Fur Seal colony before returning to Penneshaw for the return SeaLink ferry and coach to Adelaide where the night will be spent at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel.
For a few dollars more guests can upgrade to the early evening flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide.
For people with a love of food and wine, an optional full day Barossa Valley Tour is available when disembarking the Murray Princess at Mannum. Those on the tour will return to Adelaide at 5.00pm that day, in time for the transfers the following morning to Kangaroo Island.
The eight night package starts from $1695 per person twin share and includes three nights on the Murray Princess, four nights at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, half day Adelaide City Highlights tour and one night on Kangaroo Island.
Fares for nine night package start from $1998 per person twin share and includes a four night Murray Princess cruise, four nights at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, half day Adelaide City Highlights tour and one night on Kangaroo Island.
The twelve night package starts from $2561 per person twin share and includes seven night cruise on the Murray Princess, four nights at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, half day Adelaide City Highlights tour and one night on Kangaroo Island.
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