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Proud Mary

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With Proud Mary you can enjoy cruises of two, three or five night duration operating every week of the year, departing from Murray Bridge or Blanchetown on the modern, luxurious cruise vessel Proud Mary.

Various cruises may take you past lagoons teeming with birdlife; while on evening cruises, floodlights illuminate the shore. Some tours stop at historic towns so you can stroll through. Or take a guided cruise led by an ecologist aboard a small boat through the lagoons and inlets of the River Murray.

All cabins have individual ensuites, balcony's, airconditioning and windows for a spectacular view throughout your trip. The Proud Mary is a Iconic, boutique cruising vessel that provides all meals by our resident chef and daily shore excursions of varying types. Packages can be tailored to suit any travel needs including the remarkable Kangaroo Island, the beautiful Barossa Valley, Adelaide city tours and more.

Call the Murray specialists now.

Contact Details

Proud Mary
206 Magill Road
Norwood
South Australia 5067

Toll Free Number
+61 1800 677 683

Telephone
+61 (08) 8406 4444

Fax
+61 (08) 8331 1900

Mobile
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  • Murray River Cruising on the Proud Mary
  • Private ensuite, river view accomodation
  • 5 Start meals prepared daily by our resedent chef
  • Daily shore excursions are all part of the Proud Mary experience

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Fishing equipment
  • Guide
  • Waiting Area

Activities

  • Animal Viewing
  • Birdwatching
  • Bush Tucker
  • Bushwalking
  • Canoeing
  • Cruising
  • Cycling
  • Fishing - Estuary
  • Guided walks
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming

Proud Mary Two Night River Discovery Cruise - PAH03

The captain and crew of Proud Mary look forward to welcoming you aboard for a two night Proud Australia cruise.

Day One - Depart 8pm. As you cruise, Proud Mary's powerful floodlights illuminate the shore, a perfect opportunity to view nocturnal animals.

Day Two - Continue upstream today through some of the most spectacular scenery on the entire Murray River system to Mannum. Enjoy a stroll through this historic town and a guided cruise led by an ecologist aboard a small boat through the lagoons and inlets of the River Murray. This evening there is a traditional Australian barbecue on shore followed by live Aussie bush entertainment around a blazing campfire.

Day Three - Today cruise downstream to Mannum. Here board waiting coach for a tour to the Reedy Creek Environmental Park. Your guide will provide information on identifying rock formations and the abundant native vegetation and bird life. This afternoon enjoy more spectacular scenery before disembarking in Murray Bridge at 4.30pm.

Operates: Embark: Murray Bridge Friday 8pm. Disembark: Murray Bridge Sunday 4.30pm.

Passengers travelling by coach from Adelaide to connect with cruise depart from 85 Franklin Street, Adelaide, Friday 6pm and return Sunday 5.30pm.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Adelaide, Murray Bridge, Mannum

Tour duration

3 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri 20:00
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $825.00

Transport mode

Coach, Motor Vessel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Proud Mary Two Night Outback Explorer Cruise - PAH01

The captain and crew of Proud Mary look forward to welcoming you aboard for a two night Proud Australia cruise.

Day One - Depart 8pm. As you cruise, Proud Mary's powerful floodlights illuminate the shore, a perfect opportunity to view nocturnal animals.

Day Two - Cruise upstream. Pass huge lagoons teeming with bird life. Mid morning arrive in picturesque Mannum, the birthplace of Australia's riverboat trade. Board waiting coach for a history tour of this small township, This evening is Australiana night featuring typically Australian dishes.

Day Three - After breakfast cruise further upstream. Mid morning arrive at Swan Reach and board waiting coach for a tour of Murray Aquaculture, one of the most ambitious aquaculture projects undertaken in Australia. On board, sample Murray Aquaculture fresh water crustaceans. Late afternoon arrive at Blanchetown, site of the first lock on the River Murray. Early evening disembark and board waiting coach for transfer to Adelaide.

Operates: Embark: Murray Bridge Sunday 8pm. Disembark: Blanchetown Tuesday 6.30pm.

Passengers travelling by coach from Adelaide to connect with cruise depart 85 Franklin Street, Adelaide, Sunday 6pm and return Tuesday 9.10pm.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Adelaide, Murray Bridge, Mannum, Walker Flat, Swan Reach, Blanchetown

Tour duration

3 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun 20:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $825.00

Transport mode

Coach, Motor Vessel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Proud Mary Three Night Nature Adventure Cruise - PAH02

The captain and crew of Proud Mary look forward to welcoming you aboard for a three night Proud Australia cruise.

Day One - Depart Blanchetown at 7.30pm. Enjoy dinner as we make our way this evening to Moorundie Creek.

Day Two - Morning take an environmental discovery walk of Moorundie Creek. Continue cruising downstream, Afternoon join ecologist aboard a flat bottom punt boat for a cruise through the lagoons and inlets of the River Murray. Evening there is a traditional Australian barbecue on shore followed by live Aussie entertainment around a blazing campfire.

Day Three - An early departure for Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal conservation area tour with local Aboriginal guide. Continue cruising for afternoon arrival in Mannum. Evening enjoy the sumptuous five-course Captain's dinner.

Day Four - Morning board waiting coach for a tour to Reedy Creek Environmental Park. Your guide will provide information on identifying rock formations and the abundant native vegetation and bird life. After lunch cruise further downstream to Murray Bridge, disembarking at 4pm.

Operates: Embark: Blanchetown Tuesday 7.30pm. Disembark: Murray Bridge Friday 4pm.

Passengers travelling by coach from Adelaide to connect with cruise depart from 85 Franklin Street, Adelaide, Tuesday 5.30pm and return Friday 5.30pm.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Adelaide, Blanchetown, Ngaut Ngaut Reserve, Mannum

Tour duration

4 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue 19:30
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $1,235.00

Transport mode

Coach, Motor Vessel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Proud Mary Five Night Wildlife Expedition Cruise - PAH04

The captain and crew of Proud Mary look forward to welcoming you aboard for a five night Proud Australia cruise.

Day One - Depart 8pm. As you cruise, Proud Mary's powerful floodlights illuminate the shore, a perfect opportunity to view nocturnal animals.

Day Two - Cruise upstream. Pass huge lagoons teeming with bird life. Mid morning arrive in Mannum for coach tour. Evening Australiana night dinner.

Day Three - Cruises further upstream. Mid morning arrive in Swan Reach for Murray Aquaculture coach tour. After lunch continue to Blanchetown. Evening we make our way to Moorundie Creek.

Day Four - Morning environmental discovery walk of Moorundie Creek. Afternoon join trained ecologist aboard a flat bottom punt boat for cruise. Evening Australian barbecue on shore.

Day Five - Morning Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal conservation area tour with local Aboriginal guide. Afternoon cruise to Mannum. Evening Captain's dinner.

Day Six - Morning coach tour to Reedy Creek Environmental Park. Buffet lunch while cruising downstream to Murray Bridge. Disembark 4pm.

Operates: Embark: Murray Bridge Sunday 8pm. Disembark: Murray Bridge Friday 4pm.

Passengers travelling by coach from Adelaide to connect with cruise depart from 85 Franklin Street, Adelaide, Sunday 6pm and return Friday 5.30pm.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Adelaide, Murray Bridge, Mannum, Nguat Nguat Reserve

Tour duration

6 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun 20:00

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $2,085.00

Transport mode

Car, Coach, Motor Vessel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Meet and Greet
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Proud Mary Monday Lunch Cruise- PAH05

Experience a delightful Lunch Cruise on board the Murray Expedition as she cruises along the mighty Murray River from Mannum.

Cruise past some of the most environmentally interesting areas of the entire Murray River system including small river townships, shack settlements and some of the rivers prolific wildlife sanctuaries.

Operates: Monday at 10.45am to 12.15pm from Mary Anne Reserve, Mannum.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Mannum

Tour duration

90 Mins

Departure & Arrival time

Mon 11:00-12:15
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $50.00

Transport mode

Coach, Motor Vessel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Host/Hostess
  • Toilet

Proud Mary Friday Lunch Cruise - PAH06

Experience a delightful lunch cruise on board the Proud Mary as she cruises along the mighty River Murray from Woodlane Reserve. Cruise past some of the most environmentally interesting areas of the entire Murray River system including small river townships, shack settlements and some of the rivers prolific wildlife sanctuaries.

Operates: Friday at 11am to 12.30pm from Woodlane Reserve via Mannum.

Directions to Woodlane Reserve: Located 10 kilometres from Mannum. From Murray Bridge turn left onto Mannum Road, follow signs to Woodlane Reserve. Take right hand turn to Mypolonga and continue along following signs, take a right hand turn onto gravel road and travel 400 metres along road to car park and Woodlane Reserve.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Woodlane Reserve Mypolonga, Mannum

Tour duration

90 Mins

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri 11:00-12:30
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $50.00

Transport mode

Motor Vessel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Toilet

Proud Mary Two Night River Discovery Cruise - SHORTS

The captain and crew of Proud Mary look forward to welcoming you aboard for a two night Proud Australia cruise.

Day One - Depart 8pm. As you cruise, Proud Mary's powerful floodlights illuminate the shore, a perfect opportunity to view nocturnal animals.

Day Two - Continue upstream today through some of the most spectacular scenery on the entire Murray River system to Mannum. Enjoy a stroll through this historic town and a guided cruise led by an ecologist aboard a small boat through the lagoons and inlets of the River Murray. This evening there is a traditional Australian barbecue on shore followed by live Aussie bush entertainment around a blazing campfire.

Day Three - Today cruise downstream to Mannum. Here board waiting coach for a tour to the Reedy Creek Environmental Park. Your guide will provide information on identifying rock formations and the abundant native vegetation and bird life. This afternoon enjoy more spectacular scenery before disembarking in Murray Bridge at 4.30pm.

Operates: Embark: Murray Bridge Friday 8pm. Disembark: Murray Bridge Sunday 4.30pm.

Passengers travelling by coach from Adelaide to connect with cruise depart from 85 Franklin Street, Adelaide, Friday 6pm and return Sunday 5.30pm.

Tour details

Tour destinations

Adelaide, Murray Bridge, Mannum

Tour duration

3 Days

Departure & Arrival time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu

Fri 20:00
Sat
Sun

At a glance

Tour costs

Adult - $965.00

Transport mode

Coach, Motor Vessel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Toilet
 
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