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$733*
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3-Night Murray River Cruise by Classic Paddle Wheeler

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What a Holiday!

Relax and enjoy the great views, beautiful boat, friendly staff and comfortable rooms. Entertainment was very good so a big thankyou to the cruise director Michael.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Scott G
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Ballarat, Australia
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English first
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Greatly looking forward to the 4 night round trip from Mannum but unfortunately we were very disappointed. Our very first and most important suggestion would be to the cruise director, on our trip Michael. At the culmination of the initial meet and greet/safety talk we believe he should strongly mention, for the comfort and consideration of other passengers, not to... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Relax and enjoy the great views, beautiful boat, friendly staff and comfortable rooms. Entertainment was very good so a big thankyou to the cruise director Michael.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Recently completed a day cruise, very enjoyable and relaxing. No hassles, great food, friendly staff and entertaing. Accommodation was sufficient. Would go again

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Great staff wonderfull wildlife Boat is getting old Vegetarian food is very poor would not recommend for any vegetarian. We sent our feed back form in and have had no reply. Over priced for what you get

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We recently took a 4 night cruise from Mannum in South Australia on the paddle-wheeler Murray Princess. The vessel carries about 120 passengers and was close to full on out trip. Generally the trip was relaxing and enjoyable. Besides the fabulous river-side scenery the shore excursions were interesting, including a night-time bush barbeque, a vineyard visit and a trip to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

When I came onboard the Murray Princess I had no idea what to expect but I was soon overwhelmed by the amount of acceptance I received from all the Crew. A few people I must mention, one being the Talented PAUL HAY for the music and Entertainment. I have never met anyone so True Blue! Keeping it low key his... More 

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Burpengary, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

4 couples, 1 week , lots of planning all from Queensland. Our trip on the Murray river leaving from the port of Echuca was not what we were expecting.All to see is trees and Mud .The river isn't signed very well and difficult to get off and go to any attractions No fish to be caught. Our Houseboat hire was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
5 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We combined the 3 day and 4 day cruises and had 7 very enjoyable days on board the Murray Princess. If you want luxury, go for a stateroom. There aren't many, so book early. The excursions we great and well thought out. We met some wonderful people on this cruise...we are table 4. The staff attentive and very friendly. The... More 

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Mt Waverley Vic Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We booked the 7night cruise which we found most relaxing and entertaining. The scenery along the Murray River from Mannun SA to Blanchetown was at times quite breathtaking with high cliffs and waterways. The bird life particularly the hundreds of pelicans was quite absorbing. On most days some type of land tour was arranged and at night the boat was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had the worst holiday ever and will never use Foxtale houseboats again. I think a river cruise is still a great idea but there are other companies to try. The proprietors of Foxtale should not be allowed to manage a hire boat company. We were given a boat that was not compliant so no warrant of fitness certificate was... More 

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