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The Ultimate ‘Stunning South Australian’ Holiday Experience

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Escape to stunning South Australia on a trip of a lifetime and discover its amazing food, wine, wildlife, history and attractions on Captain Cook Cruises’ new eight, nine or twelve-day Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Murray River packages starting from only $1917 per person twin share.

These fantastic combo packages include three night’s accommodation at the historic Mercure Grosvenor Hotel in the heart of beautiful Adelaide, a full day Ultimate Adelaide and Hahndorf tour, the 2 day/1 night Ultimate Kangaroo Island Tour and the three, four- or seven-night Murray Princess Cruise on the Mighty Murray River. SeaLink coach and ferry transfers are also included. 

On the Ultimate Adelaide and Hahndorf tour, featuring expert commentary by a local driver/guide, visit St Peter’s Cathedral, Adelaide’s cultural boulevard of North Terrace and its university, library, art gallery and museum, Adelaide Oval; Haigh’s Chocolates and North Adelaide. Stop at the Mount Lofty Summit Lookout for extensive views over Adelaide, then shop at the quaint Beerenberg Farm Shop and stock up on their extensive range of jams, condiments, and sauces. At Hahndorf, Adelaide's oldest German settlement, enjoy some afternoon tea or beer tasting at the iconic Hahndorf Inn before discovering the town’s many cafes, shops, and galleries.


Fall in love with the wildlife and landscapes on the 2 Day Ultimate Kangaroo Island Tour including overnight accommodation and breakfast at the Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, and delicious two-course lunches on both days. 

Over two days get up close and personal with kangaroos, koalas and other nocturnal wildlife at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, experience Sealions in their natural environment on a guided beach walk at Seal Bay Conservation Park, marvel at the spectacular Birds of Prey free-flight presentation at Raptor Domain and learn how delectable Ligurian honey is made at Clifford’s Honey Farm.

Enjoy Gin tastings at Kangaroo Island Spirits and a structured wine tasting at the new False Cape Wines Cellar Door on the Dudley Peninsula. No trip to Kangaroo Island is complete without visiting Flinders Chase National Park including stops at nature’s breath-taking Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch to witness the spectacular regrowth after the bushfires. 

After departing Kangaroo Island spend another night at the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel before heading to Mannum on a complimentary scenic coach transfer for a three, four- or seven-night Murray River cruise aboard the largest paddlewheeler in the southern Hemisphere, the PS Murray Princess.

Each day features exciting onshore day trips.  Visit historic ports; Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve; a native wildlife shelter and see a shearing show at an Australian’ woolshed. Enjoy guided nature walks;  wine tastings onboard or at a vineyard and cellar door and get up close to the river, its 20-million-year-old cliffs and amazing plant and birdlife on the ‘Dragon-Fly’ Flat Bottomed Boat vessel.

On-board, enjoy a range of hearty three course meals, join the Captain for a general inspection of the wheelhouse, participate in a lively quiz, play some bocce on the riverbank, relax with some fishing off the ship or simply sit back and admire the towering limestone cliffs and ever-changing river scenery from the cosy Paddlewheel Lounge or open top sun deck.

Following the cruise, a complimentary coach will transfer guests back to Adelaide or Adelaide Airport.

The eight-day Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Murray River package starts from $1917 per person twin share, includes three nights’ accommodation and includes three nights’ accommodation at the Mercure Grosvenor Adelaide, full day Ultimate Adelaide and Hahndorf tour, the 2 Day Ultimate Kangaroo Island Tour and the three-night Discovery Murray Princess Cruise.

Fares for the nine-day Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Murray River package start from $2268 per person twin share and includes three nights’ accommodation at the Mercure Grosvenor Adelaide, full day Ultimate Adelaide and Hahndorf tour, the 2 Day Ultimate Kangaroo Island Tour and the four-night Outback Heritage Murray Princess Cruise.

The twelve-day Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Murray River package starts from $3029 per person twin share and includes three nights’ accommodation at the Mercure Grosvenor Adelaide, full day Ultimate Adelaide and Hahndorf tour, the 2 Day Ultimate Kangaroo Island Tour and the seven-night Murraylands and Wildlife Murray Princess Cruise.

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