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Adelaide, Kangaroo Island & Murray Princess Tour Package
- Return Airfares to Adelaide
- 3 Night Murray River Paddlesteamer
- Ferry to Kangaroo Island
- Seal Bay National Park
- Olivewood Estate Renmark
- Rustons Roses
- Flinders Chase National Park
- Motel & Cruise Accommodation
- 7 Evening Meals, 8 Breakfasts
5 Nights Motel
3 Nights Murray Princess
23 February 2020
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Departure from Perth
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Departure from Hobart
Single Tent Only
(MD, Motel) Fly to Adelaide, where we are met by our coach. Then a tour of Adelaide City and surrounds, with free time to explore this delightful city including the Torrens River. Later settle into the accommodation in Adelaide.
(FB, RD, Motel) Through McLaren Vale to Victor Harbour for an optional visit to the South Australian Whale Centre or a Horse Drawn Tram out to Granite Island just off the coast.
In the afternoon we head to Cape Jarvis to board the ferry to Kangaroo Island. We reach the Island at the port of Penneshaw and travel to Kingscote.
Note: Whale Centre and Horse Drawn Tram not included.
(CB, Motel) Full tour of Kangaroo Island, this soldier settlement island has some interesting industries in the middle with amazing wildlife and scenery along the edge.
We visit the Sea Lions at Seal Bay. Later we head to the far South West of the island to the Flinders Chase National Park to view Remarkable Rocks & Admirals Arch. There are many nice places for dinner in Kingscote.
Note: Seal Bay and National Park entry included.
(CB, RD, Motel) Returning to Penneshaw and the Ferry to the mainland. Up through Strathalbyn to Murray Bridge for lunch. In the afternoon we meander out through the wheat to Barmera on Lake Bonney.
(CB, PD, Motel) A late start and a relaxing day enjoying the sights, tastes and produce of the riverlands. Visit the Olivewood Estate, originally designed as a Canadian log cabin for the Chaffey brothers from Canada.
An afternoon visit to Ruston Roses with more than 50,000 plants and 4,000 varieties. Return to Barmera for a BBQ dinner on the lake.
Note: Olivewood and Ruston included.
(CB, MD, Murray Princess) Back down the river to Mannum. After lunch we board the Murray Princess for a three day cruise up the Murray River.
Having settled in enjoy drinks before a delicious buffet supper, as the paddle steamer cruises to her overnight mooring point and your Captain introduces the crew.
(FB, PL, MD, Murray Princess) After a hearty breakfast a guided tour of Murray Bridge’s historic landmarks and local attractions, back on board the Murray Princess in time for lunch.
We continue cruising upriver with a brief stop-over in Mannum before mooring at Salt Bush Flat; you will have the opportunity to inspect the wheelhouse with the Captain. After dinner, enjoy being entertained by our talented crew.
(CB, MD, Motel) Port Lincoln is located on the banks of beautiful Boston Bay and is the base for Australia’s largest tuna fleet and tuna farming industry. We spend the morning on the other side of the bay enjoying the Lincoln National Park.
After lunch we head up the East Coast of the Eyre Peninsula via Cowell to Whyalla, founded in 1901 by the BHP as the end of a tramway bringing iron ore from the Middleback Ranges. Tonight we reach Port Augusta, the most northerly port in South Australia.
(FB, PL, MD, Murray Princess) All ashore for the guided nature walk where our guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna.
Later the PS Murray Princess departs for the big river gorges and 90m cliffs of the upper river. Mid-morning, join us in the Sturt Dining Room for a special presentation on the bounty of food and wine produced in the riverlands.
Afternoon our discovery vessel awaits for a wildlife tour. Travelling in small, personalised groups, we explore the maze of the river and the birdlife is amazing. Watch for darters, herons and egrets feeding along the river’s muddy edges.
(FB) We head back to Mannum and after breakfast, we alight at the Mannum Wharf. Back into the coach we retrun to Adelaide for our flight
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