Spirit Australia Cruises

Belluna Pty Ltd is the parent company of Spirit Australia Cruises which operates the Murray River Run cruise program.
It is a family owned and operated business with three generations of experience in boat building and cruise operations on the Murray River.
The Veenstra family were pioneers of Murray River cruising back in the 1960s and the current owner, Captain Jock Veenstra, has continued the family tradition of building and operating boats specifically designed for Murray River cruising conditions.
With more than 50 years Murray River cruising experience and a wide knowledge of the Murray River environment, its’ bird and wildlife, its’ original inhabitants and subsequent European occupation, Spirit Australia Cruises has earned a well deserved reputation for high quality and professional cruising programs.
Along with its’ sister cruise program, Spirit of the Coorong Cruises, the Murray River Run offers friendly, comfortable, reliable and safe cruising while maintaining a healthy respect for the Murray River environment that forms the basis of all cruises.

Our Cruises
Offering a different style of cruising with overnight accommodation in comfortable ensuite riverside town hotels/motels and purpose built cruise boats, the Murray River Run provides a relaxed, friendly, and diverse range of cruising experiences.
Just relax in your seat, or on the open upper deck, and let this ancient river enchant you with its’ never ending but always changing scenery, its’ bird and wildlife, history and river stories, its’ colours and moods as you follow our route in the complimentary Murray River guide provided.
Our friendly, experienced and knowledgeable crew will provide expert commentary on the passing scene and pamper you with home cooked morning teas.
The Murray River Run is truly one of the great river journeys of the world and one you will never forget and never regret.

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