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Murray Princess celebrates 30th Birthday with a Bang!

May 13, 2016 Cruise No Comments Email Email

Majestic paddlewheeler PS Murray Princess turns 30 years old this year and to celebrate Captain Cook Cruises is throwing a special birthday cruise, featuring a unique three night birthday itinerary.

External at sunset taken from bank

External at sunset taken from bank

The cruise departs on Friday August 12, 2016 so book now to secure great Early Booking Saver Fare deals.

The Murray Princess three night 30th Birthday Cruise will be filled with fun, laughter and much celebrating.

There will be nostalgia from days gone by and a spectacular 30th Birthday Gala Celebration and Dinner hosted by the Captain and featuring fantastic entertainment so guests can dance the night away.

In between partying there will be plenty of time to experience the magnificent Murray River with a special three night itinerary designed especially for this birthday cruise.

Visit Riverview Lodge and relax by the campfire as guests are entertained by a local performer, before enjoying a scenic cruise the following morning on the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat and discovering the amazing birdlife that lives on the river including Swans, Swamp Hens and Wood Ducks and their young.

The Murray Princess will also visit Manunka where guests can go ashore for a guided nature walk around Wongulla Lagoon and thesecrets of the local flora and fauna will be revealed before heading down river to Lake Carlet and along the way adventure seekers can also take a scenic tender boat ride.

The beauty of the Murray River hasn’t been forgotten and guests can sit back in one of two cosy paddlewheel lounges and enjoy the amazing scenery as the Murray Princess cruises past Big Bend’s towering limestone cliffs and along riverbanks lined with mallee scrub and red gum forests.

Throughout the cruise guests will also learn about the history of the PS Murray Princess and about life on the Murray River via some informative entertainment and interesting talks.

The Murray Princess 30th Birthday Cruise departs Mannum at 4.30pm on Friday 12 August, 2016 and Early Booking Saver fares start from $787 per person, twin share.

Prices include accommodation, all meals, guided nature walks, eco-excursions, onboard presentations, onboard WiFi, the Captain’s Dinner and Dance, 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.Prices exclude drinks, optional tours and services.


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