Discover the enchantment and beauty of the Murray River and save 25% off selected three, four and seven night Murray Princess cruises from June to August 2016, with Captain Cook Cruises Mid-Year cruise sale.
June to August is a fantastic time to experience the Murray River as the region experiences a mild Mediterranean type climate with sunny winter days and cool evenings, making it the perfect time to cruise the mighty Murray.
So sit back in the warm paddlewheel lounges and enjoy the amazing views, towering limestone cliffs and picturesque scenery as the Murray Princess cruises between Mannum and the Blanchetown area and Murray Bridge for 280kms of incredible terrain, wildlife and Australian history, culture and adventure.
There is an abundance of birdlife on the Murray River at this time of the year including Swans, Swamp Hens and Wood Ducks with their young.
Plant life is also thriving with Lignum bushes flowering and rushes and reeds getting a vibrant green colour to them. Led by on-shore guides, passengers can also enjoy nature walks, eco-tours and learn about the thriving ecology of the river.
Exciting day trips are also included to historic ports, the sacred Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Conservation Park, a sheep station, woolshed and native wildlife shelter experience and even a backwater wildlife boat tour are included on some cruises.
On the four and seven night cruise, follow the food and wine trail for tastings at a vineyard and cellar door and an evening Aussie-style barbecue and entertainment on the riverbank is a highlight.
The Mid-Year cruise sale is available on the three night Discovery cruises departing June 3, 10 and 17, July 8, 15 and 29 and August 12. Sale fares for the three night Discovery cruise start from $694.50 per person, twin share.
Mid-year cruise sale departures for the four night Outback Heritage cruise include June 6, 13 and 20, July 25 and August 1 and 8, 2016. Sale fares for the four night Outback Heritage cruise start from $949.50 per person, twin share.
Mid-Year cruise sale departure dates for the seven night Murraylands and Wildlife cruise include June 3, 6, 13 and 17,July 25 and 29 and August 8, 2016. Sale fares for the seven night Murraylands and Wildlife cruise start from $1984.50 per person, twin share (outside cabins only).
All cruises depart from Mannum, a one hour and 20 minute drive from Adelaide. Cruise fares include accommodation, all meals, guided nature walks, a large selection of on-shore tours, 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.
Complimentary coach transfers from Adelaide or secure car-parking in Mannum is also included.
For further information visit www.murrayprincess.com.au