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Murray River Riverboat Tour Including Lunch from Adelaide

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  • Relaxing riverboat cruise on the Murray River, Australia's longest
  • Passengers won't go hungry with midmorning tea and lunch served on board
  • Learn about the area's history, flora, and fauna through live commentary
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Murray River Riverboat Tour Including Lunch from Adelaide
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Overview
Step aboard a riverboat cruise for a tour of the Murray River, a peaceful day away from the bustle of Adelaide. On the way to Mannum, listen to informative commentary about the paddle steamer and look for shorebirds such as pelicans. Dig in to morning tea and lunch provided on the journey and then stop at Woodside's famous Melba's Chocolates factory.
What to Expect
Begin this peaceful journey on the Murray River with convenient pickup at your hotel in Adelaide. Find a seat in the comfortable coach for the 1.5-hour trip to Mannum, enjoying the scenery of the Mallee outback and the Adelaide Hills on the way. As this tour provides round-trip transportation, there's no need to worry about renting a car for a brief escape from Adelaide's city pace. 
Upon reaching Mannum, step aboard the riverboat for a journey along the Murray River, Australia’s longest. As you pass through the riverside scenery, such as willow trees, Red River Gums, and a variety of local water birds, listen to live commentary on the environment and its history. Enjoy a leisurely midmorning tea and lunch.
Back in Mannum, enjoy some time to explore independently and then hop back on the coach for a short trip to Woodside, where you can sample the wares at Melba’s Chocolates factory before returning to Adelaide, passing through the Chain of Ponds and Tea Tree Gully along the way.
Reviews (88)
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Reviewed 24 October 2018
Not for me...

This was a tour that in hindsight I would not have bothered with. While I have to give the tour guide full credit for being as informative and friendly as you could wish for, the tour content itself was pretty dismal. 1 1/2 hours on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wendy_lynette
MiaL1503, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for your honest review of your Murray Riverboats tour Wendy. All of your feedback has been taken into consideration and we are sorry to hear that the tour did not meet your expectations. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Total waste of time and money

Think of the worst place you have ever visited and be grateful. Today we was went to Mannum to do a boat trip on the River Murray. Below average lunch on board and we cruised upstream for 45 mins, turned round and came back. Absolutely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank rdella
MiaL1503, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback in regards to your Murray Riverboats tour. We are sorry to hear that the tour did not meet your expectations but we thank you for your honest feedback and it has been taken into consideration. We hope you were...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Our Trip on the Murray River.

A really enjoyable trip. Our driver Kim kept us well informed and the bus was very comfortable. Lunch was delicious! One suggestion - perhaps the driver could request passengers to return to the same seats when getting back on the bus. Saves confusion about someone...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DeeDeeNZ49
Mia L, Manager at Gray Line Adelaide Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

We are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time on the Riverboats on the Murray tour with Kim. It is such a beautiful place to visit and we feel very lucky to be able to tour there weekly. Your suggestion has...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Perfect Paddling

A great day from Adelaide, we travelled through the Adelaide Hills, Mt Lofty, Hahndorf, Stirling, MacLaren Vale to the Murray River. The tour was very informative and the lunch cruise was exceptional value. We had a wonderful time and the time just flew by. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sonia1995
Reviewed 14 April 2018
A Pleasant day out

A pleasant day with friends. The bus driver was very informative and friendly. He was a very careful driver and his commentary was very good. He was Gary nd is to be highly praised - Thank you.

Date of experience: April 2018
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