Admire the fully restored 100 year old PS Marion Paddlesteamer

Murray Riverboats



Riverboat Lunch Cruise, Mannum, Adelaide Hills


Travel through scenic rolling landscape to the mighty River Murray at Mannum where you'll board the majestic Proud Mary built in the style of the historic paddle steamers for a cruise along Australia's longest river including a delicious buffet lunch and an entertaining and informative commentary from the Skipper.


  • Riverboat Cruise
  • Buffet Lunch on-board the cruise


  • Optional Gratuities

Please Note

  • Cruise boat may vary due to operational requirements. Either the Proud Mary Riverboat (a motorised vessel) or Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler (an authentic paddle wheeler) will be used. Lunch on the Proud Mary Riverboat is a buffet with Tea/coffee. Lunch on the Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler is two course with tea/coffee.

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  • As you travel to the region, learn about the history and importance of paddle steamers for Adelaide
  • Arid pasture region of the Murraylands
  • Mannum - birthplace of the River Murray paddle steamers
  • Cruise the wide waters of the Murray River on either the Proud Mary Riverboat or the Captain Proud Paddle Wheeler
  • Enjoy a delightful morning tea or coffee on boarding the boat
  • Cruise past soaring cliffs and ancient river red gums, green willows and abundant birdlife
  • Look for galahs, cockatoos, and pelicans
  • A delicious buffet lunch is served on-board your riverboat as you cruise the Murray waters
  • Opportunity to see the 100 year old PS Marion paddle steamer after your cruise
  • Visit a scenic lookout that offers a stunning overview of Mannum
  • Spectacular drive through Torrens Valley including Palmer and Tunkillo
  • Return to Adelaide via Melba's Chocolate Factory at Woodside

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.