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Adelaide City And The Murray Princess

Adelaide City And The Murray Princess

Adelaide the city of churches, the gardens are heaven and the Oval is legendary, this tour explores Adelaide from R. M. Williams to the views from Mount Lofty. This combined with three nights cruising along the Mighty Murray on board the Murray Princess is sure to delight all your senses.

Adelaide the city of churches, the gardens are heaven and the Oval is legendary, this tour explores Adelaide from R. M. Williams to the views from Mount Lofty. This combined with three nights cruising along the Mighty Murray on board the Murray Princess is sure to delight all your senses

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

8 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Visit the Museum of R.M. Williams that documents his life and his empire

• Local guided tour of Adelaide city and the oval

• Tour St Peters Cathedral in the City of Churches

• Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the Adelaide Parklands

• Tour the worlds largest open range zoo

• Learn about the ecology of the Murray Darling

• Re-live the grand days of Australian river cruising as we cruise along the Murray River

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane, Hunter and Central Coast areas*

• Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

• Flights

• 18 quality meals

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

• Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Brisbane - Adelaide
Your tour begins with a flight to Adelaide, where you will be met by our crew. Travel to Glenelg where you will have to opportunity to purchase your own lunch as you discover this seaside town. In nine decades of existence, Australia's R.M. Williams has become one of the best known and loved footwear brands in the world. This afternoon visit the site of where the empire began and spend some time learning the story of the man and his leather work, perhaps indulge in a little retail therapy in the shop. Settle into our accommodation for the next four nights.
4 Nights Rydges Adelaide

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Day 2

Adelaide City Touring
Today we'll visit the Adelaide Central Markets before a visit to St Peters Cathedral. Our guide will highlight the historic stained glass windows and fascinating architecture. Next door is one of the most famous grounds in Australia. Take a tour of the hallowed Adelaide Cricket Oval, from the players and umpires room to the heritage score board. Enjoy a picnic lunch as we cruise the Karrawirra Parri, through the heart of this city, coming to a stop at the Botanic Gardens. An English themed garden located in one of the driest cities, see how the plants have adapted to this unique zone.

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Day 3

Mount Lofty - Botanic Gardens - Hahndorf - Hans Heysen
After breakfast we'll spend time in the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens, located in the Adelaide hills. Our next stop is the Mount Lofty Summit, offering panoramic views of the city. Continue on to Hahndorf, which is classified as Australia's oldest surviving German Settlement. Take time to wander the main street before enjoying lunch at The Hahndorf Old Mill. Next we visit The Cedars, which houses the studio and art of Germanborn landscape painter Sir Hans Heysen before returning to Adelaide.

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Day 4

Adelaide City - South Australian Museum
This morning we will welcome a local guide on board who will provide a comprehensive tour of Adelaide. Stop and enjoy a cuppa before visiting the South Australian Museum. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

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Day 5

Adelaide - Montaro Zoo - Murray Princess
Today we visit the worlds largest open range zoo. Monarto Zoo is home to more than 500 animals and 50 exotic and native mammals, birds and reptiles. It also features many of Africa's most impressive animals and one of Australia's largest lion prides and giraffe herds. Purchase your own morning tea and lunch today while at the zoo. This afternoon, we will board the Murray Princess. This majestic vessel will cruise under floodlight to our overnight mooring at Mundurra where you may see nocturnal wildlife on the riverbank.
3 Nights Murray Princess - Captain Cook Cruises

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Day 6

Murray Princess
In 1879 the first bridge to span the Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing, which quickly became the bustling township of Murray Bridge. After a hearty breakfast, choose to join a guided tour of the town's historic landmarks and local attractions. This afternoon, continue cruising upriver to our overnight mooring at Salt Bush Flat and after dinner, enjoy being entertained by our talented crew.

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Day 7

Murray Princess
All ashore for the guided nature walk where our guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. Back on board we will continue downriver and near Fromms Landing, we will turn towards River View Lodge (near Piggy Flat / Coolcha) where your discovery vessel awaits for a wildlife tour. Watch for darters, herons and egrets feeding along the river's muddy edges. The afternoon offers a choice of bocce or fishing challenges before joining the Captain and Officers for the Farewell Dinner and Dance.

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Day 8

Murray Princess - Adelaide - Home
After breakfast, P.S. Murray Princess arrives at Mannum where we say farewell to the crew before making our way to Adelaide. Stop at the Big Rocking Horse and toy factory at Gumeracha before arriving at Adelaide Airport for your flights home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE FROM: $4,049.00 per person

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER FROM: $4,119.00 per person

Single Supplement available @ $795.00 extra

 

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