Thursday, 10 May 2012

Captain Cook Cruises Announce Mannum to Renmark Cruise


Captain Cook Cruises has announced it will operate a second seven night Renmark cruise on the Murray River, aboard the PS Murray Princess.  The cruise will depart Mannum on Monday 3 December, 2012 and arrive at Renmark on Monday 10 December 2012.

"The Renmark cruise is so popular because it is so unique and only operates when river conditions are right. It's the unknown challenges that make this voyage one long great river adventure" explains Anthony Haworth, General Manager, Captain Cook Cruises.

The Renmark cruise takes in over 420kms of the Murray River, passing through five locks from Mannum to Renmark which is near the Victorian border. Following in the wake of the great 19th Century pioneers the PS Murray Princess negotiates massive sandbars, hidden reefs and submerged forests on a once in a lifetime journey that has taken months to prepare.

The cruises will pass through Portee Bar, Kingston On Murray, Cobdogla and Moorook and passengers will get the opportunity to visit Burk Salter Vineyard at Blanchetown, take part wine tasting, learn about Australian history at the Morgan Museum in Morgan, explore the township of Waikerie, visit the picturesque river town, Berri and enjoy a scenic tender boat ride up the river.

The Renmark Cruise departs Mannum on Monday 3 December at 4.30pm with boarding from 2.30pm and disembarking at Renmark on Monday 10 December at 9.00am.

The seven night Renmark Cruises start from $1643 per person twin share and include accommodation, all meals, guided nature walks and eco-excursions, onboard presentations, use of ship's facilities, the Captain's Dinner and Cocktail Party, live entertainment and complimentary scenic coach transfers from Adelaide.

For further information and bookings, please contact Captain Cook Cruises +61-2-9206 1111, Email: murray@captaincook.com.au or visit www.captaincook.com.au.