Murray River Outback Heritage Cruise

Follow in the wake of great Australian pioneers on a 4 night cruise along the outback river highway.

Members from: $1,125 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $1,148 P.P Twin Share

  • Type

    River Cruising

  • Destination


  • Cruise Line

    Murray Princess

  • Supplier

    National Seniors Exclusive

  • Booking Code


  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.

About the cruise

Blanchetown. Follow in the wake of great Australian pioneers on a 4 night cruise along the outback river highway. Experience the magic and majesty of the spectacular scenery from towering cliffs to expansive farmlands. Along the way, you’ll see a great variety of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos and many of the 350 bird species that inhabit the riverlands. Highlights include a visit to a vineyard and wine tasting at a cellar door, visit a typical Australian farm, woolshed and wildlife shelter, enjoy an Aussie barbecue beside the river and visit an aboriginal archaeological site.

About the cruise

While on the 4 Night Outback Heritage Cruise, you'll have the opportunity to...

  • Depart historic Mannum
  • Cruise through Lock #1 at Blanchetown
  • Visit the cellar door at alter Boutique Winery
  • Take a walking tour of the Swan Reach township and visit the Swan Reach Museum (Gold coin donation at entry)
  • See the towering sandstone cliffs at the Big Bend
  • Watch the Sunnydale Woolshed Show & go to the Native Wildlife Shelter
  • Enjoy a riverside Aussie Barbecue
  • Go on a Nocturnal Tour in a comfortable purpose built cart where you may see kangaroos, wombats, foxes, bats and owls (optional - extra cost)
  • Enjoy a Bush Tucker Breakfast (optional - extra cost)
  • Explore the Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve archaeological sites with an expert local guide
  • Delight in a scenic tender boat ride
  • Optional Barossa Wine and Heritage Tour at conclusion of cruise (optional - extra cost)

While on board, you'll enjoy...

Relaxing in one of the two lounges, with spectacular scenery views

  • Hanging out on the Sun Deck at the top of the vessel
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Delicious a la carte lunches
  • Dining each evening with fellow passengers
  • Onboard entertainment

Departure dates 2021/22

Departure Dates 2021

  • 11, 18 January 2021
  • 1, 8, 22 February 2021
  • 1, 8, 22, 29 March 2021
  • 5, 19, 26 April 2021
  • 3, 17, 24, 31 May 2021
  • 7 June 2021
  • 5*, 12*, 26* July 2021
  • 2, 9, 23, 30 August 2021
  • 6, 27 September 2021
  • 11, 25 October 2021
  • 1, 8, 15 November 2021

Departure Dates 2022

  • 3, 10, 17, 31 January 2022
  • 7, 21 February 2022
  • 7, 21, 28 March 2022

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*Early Booking Saver (EBS) fares shown are based on Off Peak Early Booking Saver (EBS) Fares which is a 20% discount on standard brochure fares valid for bookings that are made up to 90 days prior to departure, subject to availability. 10% discount applies in peak travel periods (March, April, May and September to December).

^Outside Cabins and Staterooms can accommodate an extra person based on 1 double bed and 1 single bed, but availability is limited. Outside Cabin Extra Person prices available on enquiry.

Above fares are based on cabins with 2 x single beds. Inside and Outside Cabins with a double bed incur a surcharge (no surcharge applies for Staterooms). Please refer to the Standard Cruise Fare Terms and Conditions for full details.