Holiday packages on the Murray Princess and to Wilpena Pound & Arkaroola 2024 - Photo
Murray River, Wipena Pound and Arkaroola escorted tours 2024 - Photo
Over 50's tours to Murray River, Wipena Pound and Arkaroola 2024 - Photo
Group trips on the Murray Princess and to Wilpena Pound 2024 - Photo



Our Carbon Neutral flights arrive into Adelaide where we board the coach and make our way to Mount Lofty Summit lookout for a photo opportunity. From here we head into Adelaide CBD to check-in to our city hotel. 1 Night Stay: Hilton Hotel, Adelaide


Enjoy a free morning in Adelaide, then mid-afternoon we are transferred to the famous Murray River Paddle Steamer, ‘PS Murray Princess’ for a 3 night cruise. Our cruise departs historic Mannum, the birthplace of the Murray River trade and communication, and heads downriver while you enjoy a welcome dinner. As we cruise under floodlight to our overnight mooring at Mundurra, you may see nocturnal wildlife on the riverbank. Watch for kangaroos, hairy-nosed wombats, tortoises, egrets and many other species. Our onboard entertainer provides music for the night owls.**Lunch is at your own expense today. 3 Night Stay: PS Murray Princess Heritage Cruise Cabins


In 1879 the first bridge to span the Murray River was built at Edwards Crossing, which quickly became the bustling township of Murray Bridge. After a hearty breakfast, Fun Over 50 guests will disembark to enjoy a wildlife tour at Monarto Safari Park. We arrive back onboard the Murray Princess in time for lunch then regroup in the Sturt Dining Room for a special presentation on the bounty of food and wine produced in the Riverland. This afternoon, we continue our journey upriver and tonight we moor at Salt Bush Flat. After dinner, enjoy being entertained by the talented Murray Princess crew.


This morning, join a guided nature walk where our guide will share the secrets of the local flora and fauna. It’s a great way to get in a little exercise before the Murray Princess departs and cruises downriver. Near Fromms Landing, we turn and head downriver to River View Lodge (near Piggy Flat/ Coolcha) where your discovery vessel awaits for a wildlife tour. We explore the maze of the river and the birdlife is amazing. Watch for darters, herons and egrets feeding along the river’s muddy edges. The afternoon offers a choice of bocce or fishing challenges before a delicious final night dinner in the Sturt Dining Room.


After enjoying a delightful breakfast, we return to Mannum as the PS Murray Princess moors. We join our local coach captain and our adventure carries on travelling via farms and small towns arriving at Burra. Here, we pause for a satisfying lunch break before resuming our journey through the enchanting Pichi Richi Pass. Eventually, we arrive in Hawker, where we have the opportunity to explore the Jeff Morgan Gallery and Panorama. Our day’s adventure continues as we traverse the stunning Flinders Ranges, culminating in our arrival at the Wilpena Pound Resort for check-in. 1 Night Stay: Wilpena Pound Resort


This morning take to the skies on an unforgettable 30-minute scenic flight, immersing yourself in the splend our of an ancient geological marvel. Your experienced pilot will expertly guide you on a mesmerising journey, circling the awe-inspiring Wilpena Pound. Along the way, you’ll be treated to sweeping vistas of the Elder Range, Edeowie Gorge, Heysen Range, Lake Torrens, Bunyeroo Gorge, Brachina Gorge, St Mary Peak, and the Pound Gap. This panoramic scenic flight allows you to fully appreciate the natural wonders of this extraordinary landscape. before arriving at the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary. This afternoon we enjoy sunset canapés and witness Arkaroola and Northern Flinders Rangers awash in ever changing hues of light. 2 Night Stay: Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary


Today, we embark on an unforgettable adventure travelling in a specially constructed open-top 4WD. Travelling through the oldest parts of the Flinders Ranges, this guided tour takes you to some of the most spectacular rugged country on earth. Experienced tour guides share their knowledge of Arkaroola’s 1600-million-yeargeological history as they navigate the steep slopes and hair raising ascents of the famous Ridge Top Track. Several lookouts along the way offer breathtaking vistas of the vast and humbling expanse of the ranges. We take a tea break while drinking in the magnificent ring of saw-toothed Freeling Heights fringing the Mawson Plateau before heading back to dinner.


Departing Arkaroola, we travel via Neppabunna and then Copley to sample the famous Quandong Pie. Continue south through Hawker to Cradock, where we have lunch at the old pub. Continue travelling on RM Williams Way through Orroroo, the Clare Valley back into Adelaide. 1 Night Stay: Hilton Hotel, Adelaide


This morning we take a city sights tour of Adelaide before we transfer 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
$6150 $7720 13 June
  • Non-refundable deposit of $1200pp required to secure your reservation.
  • Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • N.B. Tour subject to fuel levy price increases for all transport operators. See T&Cs for details.
  • PHYSICAL RATING 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 from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne
  • Fully escorted by an experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host
  • Stay 2 nights in Adelaide; Mount Lofty
  • Cruise for 3 nights aboard the PS Murray River Princess taking offshore guided walking tours and wildlife cruises
  • Taste the food and wine of the Riverland region
  • Enjoy and off cruise Monarto Safari Park excursion
  • Journey through farmlands and small towns to Burra
  • Visit the Jeff Morgan Gallery and Panorama in Hawker
  • Traverse the Flinders Ranges and stay overnight at Wilpena Pound Resort
  • Take to the skies over Wilpena Pound on a 30-minute scenic flight
  • Spend 2 nights and take an exciting 4WD Ridge Top tour at Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary
  • Take in a spectacular sunset with canapés overlooking Arkaroola
  • Journey to Adelaide stopping at Copely to sample the famous Quandong pie
  • 22 meals
  • Locally operated comfort plus coach travel

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