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Murray River

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Ranked #622 of 4,445 Attractions in Australia
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Driving
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Bellingen, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
14 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

When booking for the Murray Princess we were looking for a good rest and relaxation time. We did think that it might be a little boring and geared for the elderly. However this was far from the case. The Murray Princess provided us with beautiful scenery, Excellent meals and great trips on shore. All of the staff/crew on the boat... More

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Cannes, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband organised a surprise pre sixtieth birthday treat for me and our adult family of four. It was quite a co-ordination feat managing to get everyone from NZ and various spots in Oz to meet in Adelaide from where we drove to Manuum to find our floating luxury home for the next three nights. We had to delay our... More

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Holmen, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It it beautiful in its way, the same way the American mid-continent (Nebraska, Oklahoma, etc) can be beautiful. About mid morning I found myself traveling alongside the Murray River, and imagine my surprise when the GPS put me on a ferry crossing this meandering stream. It has one of the lowest gradients of any Australian river, so it moves slowly.... More

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new zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We hired a 10 berth boat for 8 of us for a week. Fantastic week and like to do it again. The peaceful week, but ability to do day tours was great. Enough on board entertainment as well. But don't do this, if you always need to be doing something. You will be driven nuts, but if you can read... More

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South Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My wife and I did the 4 night cruise on the Murray River Princess and recommend it very highly! The staff were friendly and most efficient, the food was delicious and the activities and entertainment were extremely enjoyable and diverse. It was also a bonus that we met some lovely fellow guests with whom we had some interesting conversations. Do... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Hubby and I did the 7 night cruise on the Murray Princess, we can't recommend it enough we had the best time. The staff/crew were amazing, always there to lend a hand. The boat is being upgraded so we had a lovely new cabin with a new bathroom. The top deck had new cane lounges which were so comfortable, spent... More

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Berri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

So blessed to live on the Murray in the Riverland. The river is great, and the wetlands are even better - so many pretty spots to explore in safe water. Sunrises and Sunsets are special favourites, when the water is flat as glass. Guided kayak tours and hire of canoes, kayaks and sit-on-tops are available in Berri, Renmark, and Mannum.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Looking forward to this holiday for so long, it was a real let down on entering our cabin. The carpet was very much in need of a detailed clean. The build up of dust and fluff all around the edges of the carpet was absolutely unacceptable. The staff do a wonderful job and are very hard working, so maybe more... More

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Wellington, NZ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A group of 9 of us had a fantastic 6 night trip on a Unforgettable Houseboat on the Murray .You get picked up from Adelaide and drive for 90 mins to Mannum .On the way you stop for food and drink.Quite an adventure for that size crowd for 6 days ( but they can cater for you if needed )... More

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Dora Creek, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The crew were great but the Paddleboat needs a revamp. The cabins were so small. If we were both inside one of us had to sit on their single tiny bed in order to let the other pass to the bathroom (if that is what you could call it). Spoke to a lot of the passengers and they said the... More

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