ENJOY three or four nights cruising the spectacular Murray River aboard its largest paddlewheeler, the Murray Princess, one night in Adelaide and two full days on Kangaroo Island, with this cruise and land package from Captain Cook Cruises.
Passengers will spend the first part of their trip cruising the beautiful Murray River and exploring the big river gorges, the bio-diverse Murray riverlands and unique flora and fauna of the outback. They will also experience exciting day trips to historic ports, sacred Aboriginal sites, a woolshed on a sheep station and a native wildlife shelter.
On board, passengers will enjoy outside cabin accommodation, all meals, the use of two spas, two saunas, a sun deck, two bars, two lounges, a single sitting dining saloon and great entertainment.
Following the cruise, a complimentary scenic coach will transfer passengers to the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel in Adelaide.
Arriving at midday guests will enjoy one night accommodation with all of Adelaide's main tourist attractions including Rundle Mall, Skycity Casino, museums and art galleries right on their doorstep.
A coach will then transfer guests the next morning to Cape Jervis where they will join one of SeaLink's ferries to Kangaroo Island.
Day one on Kangaroo Island includes a visit to Clifford's Honey Farm, a Birds of Prey show, pelican feeding and a two course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro.
Guests will then settle into their choice of overnight accommodation on the island including breakfast at American River, Penneshaw or Kingscote.
Day two will see guests visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, Parndana Wildlife Park, Hanson Bay Sanctuary and Koala Walk for lunch, Flinders Chase National Park, Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch and its NZ fur seal colony before returning to Penneshaw for the return ferry and coach to Adelaide. For a few dollars more guests can upgrade to the early evening flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide.
For people with a love of food and wine, an optional full day Barossa Valley Tour is available when disembarking the Murray Princess at Mannum. Those on the tour will return to Adelaide at 5.30pm that day in time for the transfers the following morning to Kangaroo Island.
The five night package starts from $1879 per person twin share and includes three nights on the Murray Princess, one night at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel and one night on Kangaroo Island.
The six night package starts at $2158 per person twin share and includes four nights on the Murray Princess, one night at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel and one night on Kangaroo Island.
Valid for travel from April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013.
For more information visit Captain Cook.
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