Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Murray River

City, River, Nature and Wildlife Tour!

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$1713pp twin share

Enjoy a stay in the delightful city of Adelaide and experience a two day tour to Kangaroo Island, South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination. Return to Adelaide & enjoy a full day Adelaide & Hahndorf tour before finishing your South Australian experience on board the PS Murray Princess for a three, four or seven night Cruise on the beautiful and historic Murray River. 

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2017-18 Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Murray River Package Departure Schedule


  • 1 night at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide (Standard - Room Only)
  • 1 night on Kangaroo Island on the 2 day Best of Kangaroo Island tour (includes a 2 course lunch on both days) operated by SeaLink with accommodation in Kingscote at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn (Ocean View Room with Continental Breakfast)
  • 1 night at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide (Standard - Room Only)
  • Full Day Ultimate Adelaide & Hahndorf (operated by Adelaide Sightseeing)
  • 1 night at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide (Standard - Room Only)
  • 3, 4 or 7 Night Cruise on the PS Murray Princess including all meals, entertainment and selection of onshore tours 

Not included onboard the PS Murray Princess:

  • Drinks
  • Optional tours & services 

2 Day Best of Kangaroo Island tour with Kangaroo Island SeaLink

  • Morning pick-up and evening set down at selected Adelaide hotels
  • Return SeaLink Coach & Ferry travel from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island
  • 2 days of expert commentary by a local driver/guide
  • Visit attraction on KI including:
    • Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery  
    • Two course lunch at Vivonne Bay Bistro
    • Seal Bay Conservation Park guided beach walk
    • In-Flight Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain
    • Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park 
    • Clifford’s Honey Farm
    • Two course lunch at Hanson Bay Visitor Centre Café 
    • Koala viewing at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Flinders Chase National Park including Remarkable Rocks & Admirals Arch

Ultimate Adelaide & Hahndorf tour with Adelaide Sightseeing

  • Morning pick up from selected Adelaide Hotels
  • Adelaide City Highlights Tour includes:
    • Adelaide city sights
    • Adelaide’s Cultural Boulevard of North Terrace - University, Library, Art Gallery & Museum
    • Historic North Adelaide
    • St Peters Cathedral
    • The famous Adelaide Oval
    • Haigh’s Chocolates factory tour and tastings (except Sunday’s & SA Public Holidays where a visit to the National Wine Centre* is included or further time exploring the city)
    • Selected afternoon set downs

PS Murray Princess - 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)
  • Guided nature walks & eco excursions
  • On-board presentations
  • Use of spa, sauna & gym
  • Captain’s Dinner and Dance
  • Live Entertainment
  • 24 hour self-service tea & coffee bar

3 Night Discovery Cruise

  • Explore the township of Murray Bridge or take a tour of the historic Roundhouse
  • Optional Monarto Zoo Wildlife Tour on Saturday departing Murray Bridge (additional $60 per person)
  • Historic Mannum Dock Museum (additional $5 per person entry fee applies)
  • Guided nature walk at Salt Bush Flat
  • Big river gorges & towering sandstone cliffs
  • Riverland food & wine tasting (A tasting of 2 Reds & 2 White wines & local produce)
  • Get up close to the river birdlife on board the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat
  • Optional Barossa Wine and Heritage Tour (additional $158 per person)

4 Night Outback Heritage Cruise

  • 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)
  • Big Bend towering sandstone cliffs
  • Sunnydale Woolshed Show and Native Wildlife Shelter
  • Riverside Aussie Barbecue 
  • Optional Nocturnal Tour by tractor and cart (additional $16 per person)
  • Optional Bush Tucker Breakfast (additional $35 per person)
  • Scenic tender boat ride 
  • Optional Barossa Wine and Heritage Tour (additional $158 per person)

7 Night Murraylands and Wildlife Cruise

  • All of the above inclusions of the 3 & 4 night cruise
  • Complimentary Barossa Wine and Heritage Tour 

7 Night Upper Murraylands Cruise

  • Depart historic Mannum
  • See big river gorges & towering sandstone cliffs
  • Get up close to the river birdlife on board the ‘Dragon-Fly’ flat-bottomed boat
  • Cruise through Lock #1 at Blanchetown
  • Visit the picturesque town of Waikerie
  • Experience Banrock Station Wine & Wetland Centre including a delicious buffet lunch followed by a DVD presentation & wine tastings
  • Tour the gardens and orchards and visit the cellar door at Caudo Vineyard
  • Guided walk of Morgan township and Morgan’s three historical museums (Gold coin donation at entry)
  • Vineyard tour and cellar door tasting at Burk Salter Boutique Winery
  • Guided walking tour of the Swan Reach and visit the Swan Reach Museum (Gold coin donation at entry)
  • Big Bend towering sandstone cliffs
  • Sunnydale Woolshed Show and Native Wildlife Shelter
  • Riverside Aussie Barbecue 
  • Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve archaeological sites
  • Scenic tender boat ride
  • Optional Nocturnal Tour at Sunnydale in a comfortable purpose built cart (additional $16 per person)
  • Optional Bush Tucker Breakfast (additional $35 per person)
Tour Code Duration Operates Departs
ADL3KIMR3  8 days & 7 nights  Monday Adelaide
ADL3KIMR4 9 days & 8 nights  Thursday Adelaide
ADL3KIMR7 12 days & 11 nights  Monday or Thursday  Adelaide

 

Discover South Australia’s capital Adelaide, a cosmopolitan city with a blend of European and modern architecture, offering a wealth of experiences including great food and wine, arts and culture and world-class sporting events. You will be taken on a tour of Adelaide to learn more about its history and main attractions such as the North Terrace Cultural Precinct, National Wine Centre, St Peter’s Cathedral and the famous Adelaide Oval.

Transfer by coach to the historic town of Mannum to board the PS Murray Princess for a three, four or seven night Discovery Cruise along the tranquil Murray River. The cruise includes a number of onshore tours & activities as well as onboard entertainment, great service and delicious food with local South Australian wines. Discover the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic South Australian outback; it’s unique flora and fauna, the rich legacy of old riverside ports and indigenous culture aboard the paddlewheeler PS Murray Princess.

Return to Adelaide and enjoy a free afternoon exploring the city or the seaside suburb of Glenelg.

An early morning pick up from your hotel for a scenic coach transfer to Cape Jervis taking in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, coastal views and rolling hills. On arrival, board the SeaLink ferry for the 45 minute crossing to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island.  Here you will board your luxury SeaLink coach and your local driver/guide will take you on a tour of South Australia’s premier nature-based tourism destination.

Your first official stop will be Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery where you will listen to an introductive talk about the history of the oil distillery and take a guided tour. Finish off with some free time in their souvenir shop where you will find an assortment of Eucalyptus products. Continue onto Vivonne Bay Bistro located on a 260 hectare bush property, for a delicious two course lunch.  

After lunch visit Seal Bay Conservation Park and enjoy a guided beach walk with a National Park Ranger amongst a breeding colony of wild and rare Australian sea lions. Your tour will then visit another amazing wildlife attraction, the fascinating In-flight Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain. Enjoy a delightful interactive experience and meet an array of birds and raptors. From here you will travel to Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park where you can get up close with Koalas, see Penguins swim and play, hand feed Kangaroos and Wallabies, learn about endangered species, interact with  Snakes, Crocodiles and reptiles and experience Kangaroo Island Wildlife at your fingertips! You will then be transferred back to your chosen overnight accommodation in Kingscote.

After a delicious breakfast, visit Clifford’s Honey Farm to enjoy an informative talk by the beekeeper followed by tastings and an opportunity to sample homemade honey ice-cream and honey beauty products. Next, travel to Hanson Bay Visitor Centre Café for a scrumptious two course lunch.  After lunch you have the chance to look for Koalas nestled up in the eucalypts and see an abundance of native birdlife in the wildlife sanctuary.

Next, travel to the western most part of the Island, Flinders Chase National Park, one of Australia’s largest and earliest conservation parks. Travel through the park and enjoy breath-taking views of its unique trees, plants and coastal scenery. You will be taken to the rugged southern coastline for a walk around Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Remarkable Rocks provide great photographic opportunities and stunning sea views. Admirals Arch boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff face to reveal this spectacular arch, a natural nursery and safe haven for playful Long-nosed Fur Seals that can be seen swimming and playing in the waves, or resting on the rocks.

Return to Adelaide at the end of day 2 for your overnight accommodation.

Tour Options

Package Options (select departure dates apply) Price from (AU$)  

8 Days / 7 Nights (Tour Code: ADL3KIMR3)

1 night Adelaide accommodation, 2 day / 1 night Best of Kangaroo Island tour including overnight accommodation & continental breakfast in Kingscote, 1 night Adelaide accommodation, full day Ultimate Adelaide & Hahndorf tour, 3 Night Discovery Cruise

$1713/Twin share
$2308/Single
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9 Days / 8 Nights (Tour Code: ADL3KIMR4)

1 night Adelaide accommodation, 2 day / 1 night Best of Kangaroo Island tour including overnight accommodation & continental breakfast in Kingscote, 1 night Adelaide accommodation, full day Ultimate Adelaide & Hahndorf tour, 4 Night Outback Heritage Cruise

$2026/Twin share
$2700/Single
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12 Days / 11 Nights (Tour Code: ADL3KIMR7)

1 night Adelaide accommodation, 2 day / 1 night Best of Kangaroo Island tour including overnight accommodation & continental breakfast in Kingscote, 1 night Adelaide accommodation, full day Ultimate Adelaide & Hahndorf tour, 7 Night Murraylands & Wildlife or 7 Night Upper Murraylands Cruise (select departure dates apply)

 

$2597/Twin share
$3424/Single
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Please refer to the Adelaide, Kangaroo Island & Murray River Package Departure Schedule for departure dates.

Prices are based on twin share, per person and valid from 1st of April 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire. Above prices are based on an Inside Cabin with 2 x Single Beds onboard the Murray Princess, a Standard Room at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide and a Bayview Room at the Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, Kingscote. Upgrades available to an Outside Cabin or Stateroom and Double Bed Surcharges apply onboard the Murray Princess.  

Packages are subject to availability of all components and does not operate 19 June 2017 to 02 July 2017 inclusive and 27 November 2017 to 27 December 2017 inclusive.