4 Night Outback Heritage Cruise

This cruise takes you north on the great Murray River from the historic river port of Mannum to 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. Highlights include a visit to a vineyard and wine tasting at a cellar door, visit a typical Australian farm, woolshed show and wildlife shelter, enjoy an Aussie barbecue beside the river and visit an aboriginal archaeological site.

Standard Cruise Inclusions

  • Complimentary return coach transfers to/from selected Adelaide Hotels OR Return to the Adelaide Airport OR Complimentary car parking is also available at Mannum (subject to availability – bookings essential)
  • All meals (buffet & a la carte)
  • An exciting selection of onshore tours
  • Guided nature walks and eco-excursions
  • Onboard presentations
  • Use of gym
  • Captain’s Dinner and Dance
  • Live entertainment

4 Night Highlights

  • Depart historic Mannum
  • Cruise through Lock #1 at Blanchetown
  • Vineyard tour and cellar door tasting at Burk Salter Boutique Winery
  • Guided walking tour of the Swan Reach township and visit the Swan Reach Museum (Gold coin donation at entry).
  • Big Bend towering sandstone cliffs
  • Sunnydale Woolshed Show, Native Wildlife Shelter and riverside Aussie Barbecue
  • Optional Nocturnal Tour at Sunnydale in a comfortable purpose built cart (additional $16pp)
  • Optional Bush Tucker Breakfast (additional $35pp)
  • Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve archaeological sites
  • Scenic tender boat ride
  • Spectacular Captain’s Buffet Dinner and Dance
  • Optional Barossa Wine and Heritage Tour (additional $161pp)

Optional Tour

ADD a Barossa Wine & Heritage Tour at the conclusion of your cruise - $161 per person.

Discover Australia’s richest and best known wine making region – the Barossa. Depart Mannum by coach to the famous Barossa, the beautiful ‘valley of the vine’ and the source of about a quarter of Australia’s world-renowned wines. You will visit Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre, Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop, enjoy a 2 course lunch at Lambert Estate and visit the beautiful Barossa Chateau before returning to Mannum where you will then transfer to a luxury coach for your journey back to Adelaide arriving at at approx. 5.30pm or Adelaide Airport at approximately 6.00pm.

Optional Nocturnal Tour and Bush Tucker Breakfast at Sunnydale can be booked on board with your Cruise Director.

Departs on selected Mondays

  • 2, 9, 16 and 30 April 2018
  • 7, 21 and 28 May 2018
  • 4 and 18 June 2018
  • 9*, 16*, 23* and 30 July 2018
  • 6*, 13 and 27 August 2018
  • 3, 10 and 24 September 2018
  • 1, 8, 22 and 29 October 2018
  • 5, 12 and 19 November 2018
  • 31* December 2018
  • 7, 14, 21 and 28 January 2019
  • 4, 11 and 25 February 2019
  • 4, 11 and 25 March 2019
  • For other dates, please enquire.


* Special Event Cruise, refer to 2018-19 Cruise Calendar for details.

Prices are based on Standard Brochure Fares, Inside Cabin with 2 x Single Beds.

Please enquire about our Early Booking Saver (EBS) Fares where you could save up to 15% when booking up to 60 days in advance. EBS Fares have limited availability and once sold, prices revert back to standard brochure fares.

Surcharge applies for Single Occupancy and cabins with Double Beds.

Upgrades to Outside Cabins or Staterooms available - please contact us for prices.

Terms and conditions:
$1320 Price is based on per person / twin share, Inside Cabin with twin beds. Prices valid for travel 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019, for other dates please enquire.
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  • Adult $1320
Terms and Conditions apply

  • Tour code
  • Duration
    5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Operates
    Selected Mondays
  • Departs
    Mannum at 4.30pm. Coach transfer departs Adelaide Central Bus Station at 1.30pm
  • Returns
    Mannum 9.00am. Coach transfers arrive in Adelaide at 11am (Day 5)

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