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Murray River by Houseboat

We had a week on the Murray River travelling by houseboat. It was a great experience travelling up the river at our leisure and tying up for the night. The landscape was always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Janet C
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent 4 nights on the Unfortgettable Houseboat called "Parachilna Sunset". We had another couple cruising with us and we were amazed at how spacious this boat was. Two ensuite bedrooms and fabulous facilities on board. Plenty of cooking equipment, plates, serving bowls, cutlery, glasses - the list goes on! Not to mention the sunken spa, the bbq, outside fridge,... More 

Thank Barrett2Whangaparaoa
Fremantle, Australia
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85 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently visited friends who live here. We had a wonderful time on their boat on the river. Very tranquil, quiet and picturesque!

Thank Kim M
Parkes, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a family booking for April 2016 but unfortunately had to cancel. We advised Ken (the owner) thinking that 5+ months notice would be more than enough time to let them know and for them to be able to re-book. Paid $1000 deposit...BUT...should have read the terms and conditions, bad blue. Not only have we lost our $1000 if... More 

3 Thank Robert K
Auckland, New Zealand
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We had a week on the Murray River travelling by houseboat. It was a great experience travelling up the river at our leisure and tying up for the night. The landscape was always changing and varied during the day and evening with the sun. A wonderful time.

Thank Janet C
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

To me this was about the experience of a unique historic form of transport in a new environment. It met my expectations and I very much enjoyed the trip. It is obviously caters for the cruise ship fraternity. At over 70 myself I felt positively young, however the experience can be enjoyed by a wide age group. The shore activities... More 

Thank DickDunedin
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We recently did the 4 night cruise on The Murray Princess out of Mannum. We had a disabled cabin as my mother is on a walking frame/wheel chair and we were travelling with my sister and brother in law who had a stateroom. Our cabin was old however very comfortable with a separate fully adjustable air conditioner and the ship... More 

Thank TakeaTowel
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158 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Just spent 4 nights on the PS Murray Princess Paddle Steamer on the Murray River. Wow… it sure is geared toward the elderly and hubby and I are in our early 50's so it was a bit of a culture shock. The river is quite beautiful and the shore excursions are pretty good, but the meals are very 1980's RSL... More 

2 Thank wilsoncm65
Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Have spent the last four nights aboard Murray Princess on Murray River South Australia it was a fabulous cruise, the scenery was amazing, the on board service great, with great optional side trips, e.g Aussie Bush Breakfast. Highly recomend this excursion as a relaxing way to travel

3 Thank June L
Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A short two hours river cruise, nothing really exciting to see. Except seagulls flying. Not sure if there is other parts of the river that offers better sightseeing

1 Thank Joyeo2014
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139 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Just had a long weekend on the Fox Tale 3 houseboat with 10 people on the boat. This was my first experience on a house boat and had a good time with friends, nice weather, good food & drink, it's just a pity the houseboat was a floating wreck. For the money they ask, I really did expect at least... More 

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