Riverboats on the Murray Tour – Gray Line Tours

Mannum – the birthplace of the River Murray Paddlesteamers and the River Murray gateway to the harsh empty inland of Australia, still reeking with our historic past – the bawdy days of the riverboat men toiling up river in the blazing sun.

Highlights of this tour

  • As you travel to the region, learn about the history and importance of paddle steamers for Adelaide
  • Mannum – birthplace of the River Murray paddle steamers
  • Cruise the Murray River on either the Proud Mary Riverboat or the Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler
  • Enjoy coffee or tea on boarding the boat with lunch following
  • Cruise past soaring cliffs, ancient river red gums, green willows and lose count of all the birdlife
  • Opportunity to see the 100 year old PS Marion paddle steamer after your cruise
  • Visit a scenic lookout that offer a stunning overview of Mannum
  • Spectacular drive through Torrens Valley including Palmer and Tunkillo
  • Return to Adelaide via Melba’s Chocolate Factory at Woodside

Adult: $160   Child: $80


Mon and Fri
Departs: 9.15am Returns: 5.15pm

Fare Includes

Coach touring, riverboat cruise, light morning tea and lunch on the riverboat