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Enjoy a day cruise aboard our luxurious “Spirit of the Murray” boat.  Experience and see the mighty Murray River in style, with the greatest range of scenic variety, birdlife, wildlife and of course hear about the history and facts of the River.

Departs Mannum, from the Maryanne Reserve, on board the luxurious “Spirit of the Murray”. Cruise upstream past spectacular high golden cliffs (the highest on the Murray), around Big Bend and past holiday houses at Younghusband, Bowhill, Purnong, Walker Flat and Nildottie to Swan Reach.  At Swan Reach, we will enjoy lunch at the Swan Reach Hotel.  After lunch re-board the boat and cruise on through station country and through Lock 1 to Blanchetown.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are included during the cruise and the captain provides an informative commentary throughout the day.

On arrival at Blanchetown we will transfer you back to Mannum.

Highlights include:

  • One way river cruising on board our luxurious “Spirit of the Murray” boat;
  • Spectacular scenery;
  • The highest golden cliffs on all of the Murray River ;
  • Pass by many holiday houses and shacks;
  • Lock 1 at Blanchetown.

You must PAY for your booking online OR book by phoning our office on 1800 442 203.

Our Murray River Cruises are all inclusive so you really only need to bring your personal items and your sense of humour.  Soft drinks are available for purchase on the boat, and you are welcome to bring along your own drinks (alcohol included) if you wish.

We suggest you might like to bring/wear;

  • Comfortable clothes (as the cruise is very casual);
  • Comfortable shoes;
  • A warm jacket as the open air deck or later in the day may be cool;
  • A hat and sunscreen;
  • Camera, lenses, and spare batteries;
  • Binoculars if you are a keen bird watcher.



Full Payment is required at the time of the booking to secure your booking.

Payment can be made by cash in person at our Goolwa office, bank deposit, electronic funds transfer (EFT), through our online booking system by clicking on the BOOK NOW button OR over the phone with Visa & Mastercard.

However, please note: a 1.5% surcharge applies for over the phone credit card payments.

Spirit Australia Cruises reserves the right to resell seats if payment conditions are not met.

Boat departs Mannum, (Maryanne Reserve) at approx 9.00 am (unless advised otherwise). If you are late, you may miss the cruise and your ticket will be void.
You will arrive back in Mannum at approx 5 pm
No refunds will be given unless this cruise is cancelled by us.

All details are correct at time of publishing. These may be subject to alteration, sometimes without notice. The Company/Masters reserve the right to alter cruises at their discretion due to unforeseen circumstances.

Prices valid to 31st Dec 2017.

Need more information? Contact us

1800 442 203
Toll Free within Australia
+ 618 8555 2203

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