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Murray River

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Magnum Houseboat Packs a Punch

We have just spent 14 nights on "Possum" houseboat from Magnum Houseboats in Paringa South Australia which was a awesome holiday. The houseboat is ideal for a couple. It has 2... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Berri, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We have just spent 14 nights on "Possum" houseboat from Magnum Houseboats in Paringa South Australia which was a awesome holiday. The houseboat is ideal for a couple. It has 2 bedrooms with queen size beds, kitchen, lounge, bathroom and toilet. The houseboat is extremely well stocked with kitchen needs. The kitchen has more utensils etc than my kitchen at... More 

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Frenchs Forest, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A most enjoyable end to a 'bucket list' trip. Following a trip on The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide we travelled over to Mannum on the Murray & enjoyed the experience of 4 days on the Murray Princess. The trip was very laid-back, with the scenery outstanding & viewable at a leisurely pace. Staff were efficient & easy to deal... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went for a family holiday over Christmas. We had 7 adults and 1 child. House boat sleeps 10. The house boat was very comfortable. We had less than optimum education re the houseboat and costs involved. Our arrival at the Marina - there was no one to meet us. It was 2.30pm. Education session. - Not sure why- but... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We decided to have our yearly family holiday on a houseboat & wanted the "best" so decided to go with unforgetable houseboats. They may have been the best 20 years ago but not any more. The boat was very shabby & in desperate need of a revamp. We couldn't have the windows open as all the screens were ripped, the... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Four nights cruising the Murray River, from Mannum upriver to Blanchetown then returning downstream to Mannum again on board the grand paddle steamer the Murray Princess. What a lovely relaxing way to travel the mighty Murray River. The great paddle wheel churning the water at the stern during the day, and tied up to the river bank at night watching... More 

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MILNTHORPE
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A true steam experience on board one of the oldest paddlesteamers still cruising on the Murray River. Fantastic

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
46 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stopped off for a paddle board here in Mildura , There was river boats cruising up b down and families water skiing. Was a good cool off from the heat

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Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Did the 3 night cruise on the Murray Princess - excellent - we wanted peace and quiet - and the top deck relaxed on a chair watching the banks slide gently past and the very abundant bird life continually keeping one's attention - pretty much the perfect calming down situation. We did the other attractions on the way - winery,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Stayed the weekend in a property at churn mount on the river murray. Have never stayed across from the spectacular cliffs , river was like glass so relaxing can't wait to visit others spots only this beautiful waterway

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Hastings, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A must do experience for groups of family or friends. So relaxing and the perfect holiday to recharge your batteries. I found a week was the perfect length of time. The boat is fully kitted out with everything you could possibly need. Barbie. Spa pool. Sunbathing deck. Two TV. Music systems. We were on the unforgettable 10. 6 bedrooms and... More 

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