Murray River Cruises

Murray River Princess

Welcome on board Captain Cook Cruises "Murray Princess" - the southern hemisphere's largest inland paddle wheeler.

Sail down the mighty Murray River for a cruising experience you'll never forget. One of the worlds longest Rivers, the Murray covers one third of Australia's continent across Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. Cruise this iconic Australian outback river highway on a Murray River Princess Cruise.

With dramatic scenery, you can discover some of Australia's outback in the luxury of your own private Cabin or Stateroom. With overnight 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 9 day river cruises to suit your desires Captain Cook Cruises also caters for those with mobile disabilities / limitations.

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Captain Cook River Cruises

With an exciting array of shore side tours, entertainment, cocktail and dinner parties all interests are taken into account by your onboard staff. Our River Murray Boat Cruises include:

What you can see

  • Ancient Gorges
  • Red Gum Forests
  • Historic Ports
  • Local Vineyards
  • Nature Trails
  • Sandstone Cliffs

And a vast array of Australian wildlife and birdlife along the way:

  • Kangaroos
  • Koalas
  • Wombats
  • Tortoises
  • Pelicans
  • Swans and many more


Most Tours with Captain Cook Cruises include: (subject to cruise type)

  • Complimentary scenic coach transfers from Adelaide or Car Parking in Mannum
  • Guided nature walks & eco tours
  • Onboard presentations
  • Daybreak photography
  • All meals
  • Aboriginal Cultural Tours
  • Captain’s Dinner
  • Shipboard accommodation
  • Use of the spas & saunas
  • Onboard Entertainment
  • 24hr self service coffee bar

About the Murray River

The Murray Darling River system covers more than 3670km through a vast array of 26 locks reaching Mt Kosiciusko, Wagga Wagga, Echuca, Mildura, Bourke, Gunnedah, Renmark, Loxton, Murray Bridge, Mannum and Goolwa. Some of the Murray's tributaries include:

  • Darling River
  • Murrumbidgee River
  • Lachlan River
  • Macquarie River
  • Barwon River

Cruise Events

Captain Cook Cruises also holds annual special event Cruises each year however these sell out very quickly so you will need to be quick to secure these in advance. Special Event Cruises include:

  • Christmas Cruises
  • New Years Eve Cruises
  • Christmas in July

Cruises with Captain Cook can also include pre and post Hotel Accommodation in Adelaide to make your holiday or vacation booking even easier to organise.

Crazy Cruises caters for both the Early Bird and Last Minute River Cruise bookings - so be quick to ensure we have space for your Murray River Cruising experience without further delay.

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