Over the last 40 years, the most common and widespread species of Murray River Turtles have declined by up to 91%. Following this decline, SeaLink and Captain Cook Cruises have partnered with the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife (FNPW) to raise awareness and money to run initiatives to save the Murray River Turtles.
Follow in the footsteps of the great 19th Century pioneers and discover the secrets of Australia’s fascinating outback on Captain Cook Cruises two very special, seven-night Renmark cruises, aboard paddlewheeler, PS Murray Princess. The Mannum to Renmark cruise celebrates New Year’s Eve and departs Mannum on Friday 27th December 2019. The Renmark to Mannum cruise departs Renmark on Friday 31st January 2020.
Populations of Murray River Turtles have declined by 90% in the last 40 years. SeaLink and Captain Cook Cruises is partnering with FNPW to raise money to help save the Murray River Turtles. Information about the plight of the Turtles will be placed in every room on Captain Cook’s Murray River Princess, and guests invited to support the conservation campaign with a donation. Every guest who makes a donation will get to keep a replica sand turtle as a reminder of their gift.
Experience the magic of a winter Christmas and soak up the splendour of the Mighty Murray on Captain Cook Cruises three, four and seven-night Christmas in July cruises on-board paddlewheeler, PS Murray Princess.
Kick up your heels and re-visit the golden years of the 50’s and 60’s party era with Adelaide entertainer and internationally acclaimed vocalist Bill Parton and his all-star band as they perform the ‘Rat Pack Era’ show on the fabulous Murray Princess special event music cruise departing Friday 19 July 2019.