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Murray River Lunch Cruise by Paddle Wheeler from Murray Bridge

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This tour is ideal for travelers who are looking to spend some time on the Murray River and trade lunch in a restaurant for a meal in the dining room of a historic paddle wheeler. Board the vintage boat at the wharf, check out the period styling and furniture, have lunch in the dining room, and listen to a guide tell you about the history of the region and river.
  • Ideal for travelers who want a daytime cruise in a vintage atmosphere 
  • Have lunch in the dining room of a historic paddle wheeler 
  • Cruise past the scenery and wildlife of the Murray River
  • Hear stories about the region and river from a guide
What to Expect
Your Murray River lunch cruise by paddle wheeler begins at the main wharf on Murray Bridge. Board the traditional paddle wheeler—a historic mode of river transport—for your 3-hour lunch cruise. Check out the turn-of-the-century furnishings and period stylings in the boat’s dining area and bar. Cruise along the river past sandstone cliffs and beautiful scenery, keeping an eye out for wildlife. Enjoy a provided 2-course lunch onboard, along with drinks that are available for purchase (own expense). Your guide tells you stories about the river and region. Choose to get some fresh air on the deck outside the dining room after lunch if you'd like. Your tour ends when you return to the dock and disembark at the main wharf.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Wharf Road, Wharf Rd, Murray Bridge SA 5254, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all Hotels in Adelaide CBD and Glenelg. Combined with our Adelaide Hills Tour with the Lunch Cruise. Please book under River Murray Cruise and Tour Product.
Departure Time
Boarding: 10:45am
Departure: 11am
  • Lunch
  • Drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We were with our Probus club, about 40 people, and really enjoyed the 3 hour lunch cruise. The weather was perfect which makes the day even better. The lunch was a choice of 3, being fish, chicken or beef schnitzel and chips and salad. Apple crumble and fresh fruit salad with
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All the crew were friendly and helpful. The seating we had was well shaded but let us look out at the river and get a cool breeze. The 2 course meal (2 choices for each) was delicious and filling. I would highly recommend the Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler, which actually uses the
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My wife booked this as a time waster while we were at Murray Bridge. It’s far from a time waster. We had a lovely lunch happened upon great company and learned something about the area. Do yourself a favour. If you are here and have time it’s well worth the money.
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Having lived in Murray Bridge for most of my life, it was great to see the town & river from the comfort of a paddle steamer. I visited last week with an interstate friend and decided to do something that neither of us had ever done. The lunch was hot and delicious and my
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Our family group of 23 had a wonderful time. The whole experience was great - from the bookings to the event. The staff were very accommodating and happy to support our festive mood. A small but adequate menu was beautifully cooked and the service was without fault. Thanks
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