Celebrate a unique Australian New Year’s Eve on the mighty Murray River, on a three-night Murray Princess New Year’s Eve Cruise. From only $945 per person and departing Friday December 29th, 2017 bring in 2018 with memories that will last forever.
The special three-night New Year’s Eve cruise will set the standard for a fantastic new year with an unforgettable New Year's Eve dinner, festivities and dancing, while incorporating the regular three-night cruise itinerary.
Visit the township of Murray Bridge on a guided tour of the town’s historic landmarks and local attractions, or wildlife lovers can spend the morning visiting the unique Monarto Zoo on a private Monarto Zoo Wildlife Tour. See many of the Zoo’s inhabitants including Giraffe, Eland, Zebra, White Rhinoceros, Cheetah, Lions, Hyena and Wild Dogs. The tour is an additional $60 per person.
Enjoy a guided nature walk at Salt Bush Flat and learn about the thriving ecology of the river. At River View Lodge get up close to the river, its 20-million-year-old cliffs and amazing birdlife including darters, herons and egrets on the ‘Dragon-Fly’ Flat Bottomed Boat.
Back onboard the PS Murray Princess learn more about the Murray and Riverland regions and sample some of the local produce and wines with a structured tasting event held in the Sturt Dining Room.
Join the Captain for a general inspection of the wheelhouse, participate in a lively quiz, play some bocce on the riverbank or relax with some fishing off the side of the ship.
As the Murray Princess cruises along the Murray River, enjoy its Mediterranean climate and beautiful summer blue skies, combined with cooling river breezes from the ships open top deck. Or sit back from one of two air-conditioned paddlewheel lounges displaying views of the working paddle wheel. Either way be amazed at the everchanging scenery as the Murray Princess cruises past towering limestone cliffs, holiday homes, houseboats and riverbanks lined with mallee scrub, willows and red gum forests.
Food onboard the Murray Princess is a highlight of the cruise. Guests will enjoy a hearty hot buffet breakfast each morning, a two-course or buffet lunch each day and a three-course or buffet dinner each evening.
For a truly unforgettable New Year’s Eve holiday, extend the three-night cruise to a seven-night cruise and visit Burk Salter Winery, Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Conservation Reserve, the Swan Reach Museum, watch the Sunnydale Woolshed Sheep Shearing Show, visit the Native Wildlife Shelter, cruise through Lock #1 at Blanchetown and enjoy a delicious Aussie-style barbecue dinner and bush dance on the river bank.
The three-night New Year’s Discovery Cruise departs Mannum on December 29th, 2017 and is priced from $945 per person, twin share.
The seven-night cruise, including the New Year’s Eve cruise departs Mannum on December 29th, 2017 and early booking saver fares start from $1902 per person, twin share.
Fares include accommodation, all meals, guided nature walks, eco-excursions, onboard presentations, onboard Wi-Fi, New Year's Eve dinner, festivities and dancing, live entertainment, use of the sauna, spa, sun deck, bar, two lounges, restaurant and mini gymnasium and complimentary scenic coach transfers from and to Adelaide or secure car parking in Mannum and post cruise coach transfer to Adelaide airport if required.
Private car transfers for up to four people are also available from and to Adelaide CBD to Mannum and return to Adelaide Airport for $143 per person each way, based on two people travelling.
For further information visit www.murrayprincess.com.au or your local travel agent.