Captain Proud Paddle Boat Cruise on the River Murray with an Adelaide Hills Tour included
Pick up from Hotel in Adelaide CBD or Glenelg ONLY included
Cruise and Tour Itinerary:
- Pick up from your Hotel in Adelaide CBD or Glenelg and Hahndorf Only - 8:30 am
- Scenic drive through the Adelaide Hills, maybe spot a koala in wild
- Mount Lofty Summit
- Bridgewater Mill
- Beerenberg Farm Shop
- Murray Bridge Wharf
- Captain Proud Paddleboat Cruise - 3 hour with 2 course lunch included
- Historic Hahndorf
- Return to Hotel in Adelaide CBD or Glenelg and Hahndorf - 5:30 pm
We drive to Mount Lofty Summit to experience a wonderful panoramic view of Adelaide, before travelling through the beautiful Hills villages of Stirling, Aldgate and Bridgewater, arriving in Hahndorf.
Next we head to Beerenberg Strawberry Farm Shop – a sixth generation local business. Here you can view and sample their world renowned products with the option to purchase their delightful condiments to take home if you wish.
We then transfer to the river township of Murray Bridge where we will board the Paddle Wheeler ‘Captain Proud’ and depart for our 3 Hour Cruise, relax on board as our Captain provides an interesting commentary on the river system including some Aboriginal folklore.
A two course lunch will be served while cruising the Greatest River in Australia. See the birds feed and play and the calmness of the river as the evening progresses.
Captain Proud is powered by the paddle wheels on either side of the vessel. You will feel the history as you snake along the Murray River listening to the expert commentary from your Captain. The River Murray is 2,530km in length and is a natural border for New South Wales and Victoria as it enters downstream to South Australia.
Explore the vast and natural beauty that is our River Murray. The Captain Proud Paddle Boat boasts a fully decked out period styled dining area and bar. Enjoy a fine meal and a drink to wash it down with as you cruise slowly past majestic scenery. Experience the wildlife of the River Murray in all its untamed natural beauty.
Cruise past towering cliffs of rock and sandstone, and other wonderful scenery as you take in the fresh air on the deck outside the dining room. Learn of the wonderful history of the area as you relax in comfort with friends, loved ones, or business partners. We will deliver a unique experience that will be both fun and memorable.
Take in the peaceful tranquility of the river red gums while spotting galahs, cockatoos, pelicans and kangaroos.
We then travel to Hahndorf for cheese tastings at Udder Delights and free time to explore this Historic Village.
Before leaving we can enjoy afternoon tea, coffee and cake at a German bakery.
Our last stop for the day if time permits is at Prancing Pony Brewery where you can experience a Beer Plank of six boutique beers. Take note as you taste the India Red Ale, which took out Supreme Champion Beer at the International Beer Challenge in London.