2024 Guided holidays on the Murray River and to Kangaroo Island for seniors  - Photo
Seniors Group tours on Murray Princess Cruises 2024 2025 - Photo
Seniors coach tours to Kangaroo Island 2024 2025 - Photo
Tours on the Murray Princess and to Kangaroo Island 2024 2025 - Photo


Day 1. Arrive Adelaide (L,D)

Fly Carbon Neutral to Adelaide where we are met and taken to Mt Lofty, the highest peak in the Lofty Ranges. From here we head to Australia’s oldest German settlement, Hahndorf, for lunch and free time to wander the main street. We then make our way into Adelaide CBD to check-in. 1 Night Stay: Hilton Adelaide

Day 2. Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)

Taking an early ferry from Cape Jervis to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island we meet our local guide and begin our island nature experience. At Raptor Domain we experience an ‘In-Flight’ Australian Birds of Prey Display and meet an array of Australian birds and raptors including Wedge Tailed Eagles, Osprey and Sea Eagles. For lunch we break at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery and then continue to the spectacular Seal Bay Conservation Park for a memorable guided walk along the beach which is home to a healthy Australian sea lion colony. 3 Night Stay: Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge

Day 3. Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)

This morning we travel to the western section of the island and discover the remarkable Flinders Chase National Park. At Cape du Couedic we see at close range some of the 10,000 healthy long-nosed fur seals in their colony, then discover the intriguing Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. We visit over 100 species of animals at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park before enjoying lunch at Emu Bay Lavender Farm where we learn about their production. We then stop in at Clifford’s Honey Farm to see Ligurian bees in their hives, learn about the extraction process and taste some of the golden nectar including Honey Mead.

Day 4. Kangaroo Island (B,L,D)

Today we witness the mesmerising spectacle of pelican feeding, where these magnificent birds gather for their daily feast. Immerse yourself in the world of oysters at the Oyster Farm shop, where we enjoy a guided tour and indulge in a delightful tasting session. We then explore the iconic Cape Willoughby Lighthouse under the guidance of knowledgeable experts, delving into its rich history and significance. Capture the breathtaking beauty of Pennington Bay during a picturesque photo stop, before we make our way back to the lodge.

Day 5. Kangaroo Island – Murray Princess Cruise (B,L,D)

This morning we transfer to Penneshaw for our ferry back to Cape Jervis, making our way to Mannum to board the Murray Princess. Tonight we moor overnight at Caurnamont. 4 Night Stay: Outback Heritage Cruise on the Murray Princess

Day 6. Murray Princess Cruise (B,L,D)

This morning enjoy the birdlife on display as we cruise upriver to Blanchetown through one of 13 locks maintaining the river’s water levels. Visit Burk Salter Boutique Winery and enjoy wine tasting at the cellar door. Tonight we moor opposite to the township of Blanchetown.

Day 7. Murray Princess Cruise (B,L,D)

After breakfast we cruise downriver to picturesque Swan Reach. First settled in the 1850s, this was originally the largest of five sheep and cattle stations in the area and is now home to native flower and fruit growers. Join a walking tour and visit the Swan Reach Museum. Cruise downriver after lunch before we arrive at Sunnydale, for a Woolshed Show. Later we visit the Native Wildlife Shelter where some of South Australia’s most interesting native animals are cared for. We end the day with a great Aussie Barbecue – cooked and served in a bush setting on the banks of the mighty Murray River.

Day 8. Murray Princess Cruise (B,L,D)

Today we cruise slowly downriver past magnificent cliffs scoured by the river over millions of years. We reach Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park, one of Australia’s most significant archaeological sites, for a guided boardwalk tour to view ancient rock carvings and to learn about Aboriginal history in the area. We continue downriver to Younghusband for a delicious final night dinner and enjoy the evening entertainment.

Day 9. Disembark – Arrive Adelaide (B,D)

We leave Younghusband and head back to Mannum. After breakfast we reluctantly say farewell as we arrive at the Mannum Wharf. We board the coach and make our way to Adelaide, to enjoy an afternoon at leisure **Lunch is at your own expense today. 1 Night Stay: Hilton Adelaide

Day 10. Flights home (B)

Our morning starts with a city tour of Adelaide, taking in North Terrace Cultural Boulevard, the Adelaide Oval and St Peter’s Cathedral. We then head to the airport for our Carbon Neutral flights home.

B – Full Breakfast MT – Morning Tea L – Lunch AT – Afternoon Tea D – Two Course Dinner

dates & pricing

Twinshare Sole Use Departs 2024
$6290 $8080 12 Sep
Twinshare Sole Use Departs 2025
$6290 $8080 6 Mar
  • Non-refundable deposit required to secure booking $1200pp
  • N.B. Tour subject to fuel levy price increases for all transport operators
  • Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 3 (ACTIVE/MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:-
    • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes
    • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs, without stopping
    • Stand for 30 minutes, without needing to sit down
    • Walk over uneven ground, tackle cobbled creek crossings & walk through soft sand
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage

Highlights & inclusions

  • Return economy class Carbon Neutral flights to Adelaide ex Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne
  • Fully escorted by an experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host
  • Mt Lofty; Hahndorf Village
  • German themed luncheon at Hahndorf Inn
  • 2 night 5 star Adelaide; city sights tour
  • Ferry transport to/from Kangaroo Island and local comfort plus coach touring
  • Birds of Prey Display at Raptor Domain
  • Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery
  • Guided beach walk to see Australian sea lions at Seal Bay Conservation Park
  • 3 nights Kangaroo Island
  • Flinders Chase National Park; Remarkable Rocks; Admirals Arch
  • Emu Bay Lavender Farm
  • Oyster Farm Shop
  • Tour and tasting at Clifford’s Honey Farm
  • Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
  • Cape Willoughby Lighthouse tour
  • 4 night Outback Heritage Cruise on the PS Murray Princess in outside twin cabins
  • Burk Salter Boutique Winery; Swan Reach Museum; Sunnydale Woolshed Show; Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park
  • 26 meals
  • Locally operated comfort plus coach travel

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