Murray River Highlights Cruise & VIP Day Tour

Departure Location Arnold Park, Mannum SA
  • Boards 08:45
  • Departs 09:00
  • Returns 17:00
Cruise Inclusions
  • 8-hr experience
  • Spectacular Murray River cruise 
  • Visit awe-inspiring Aboriginal sites 
  • VIP pickup and luxury travel
  • Delicious lunch made using fresh regional produce
  • See Mannum waterfalls 
  • Views of Big Bend cliff
  • Visit Big Bend Farm for native animal adventures
  • Delightful lunch prepared using fresh regional produce
  • Tour in a luxury vehicle
  • Murray River nature and heritage cruise
  • Visit significant Aboriginal sites, see rock art, cultural sites & more
  • Listen to original Aboriginal experiences & encounters
  • Fresh lunch highlighting regional produce
  • See native animals up close at Big Bend farm
  • By confirming a booking with Juggle House Experiences, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to these Terms and Conditions as a binding contract without alteration.
  • Please note a booking is not an enquiry. A booking will be confirmed by email / text message.
  • Tours are designed for small groups with minimum passengers required before the tour will depart.   The tours are not guaranteed private charters unless the maximum number of passengers is reached by numbers in your group.  This means you may be sharing the ride with others. 
  • Juggle House Experiences reserve the right to publish group photos that we have captured on social media sites ( Facebook + Instagram and our website ). Pictures will not be sold for reward.
  • CCTV cameras / Dash Cam Footage are in some of our mini buses and footage may be handed to authorities if issues occur.
  • Drivers / tour hosts are authorised to remove any unruly passengers without refund at all.
  • Full payment is required at the time of the booking.
  • ​A full refund will be made available in the event of a cancellation by Juggle House Experiences due to vehicle issues, adverse weather conditions, or any other unforeseen event.
  • Cancellation Policy: Within 0 - 10 days – no refund. Within 11 - 30 days - 50% of the booking will be refunded. Outside 30 days - full refund.
  • All of our vehicles are fully equipped with seat belts for your safety. You must always be seated & wearing seat belts when the vehicles are moving.
  • The Entertainer Limousine is a vehicle designed to carry 12 adults or less (including the driver) it is not a bus and the driver is not exempt from ensuring all passengers are appropriately restrained.
  • No smoking is permitted on Juggle House Experience vehicles. It is against the law in South Australia to smoke in Public Transport Vehicles.
  • These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which you (on behalf of yourself and any person on whose behalf you are booking, together "you" or "your") book through Australian Cruise Group Pty Ltd ABN 89 152 554 302 (referred to as, we, us and our, in these Terms and Conditions) for all bookings, reservations, products and cruises operated by us including Sydney Showboats, Magistic Cruises, Cruising Restaurants of Sydney, Magistic Events, and any other cruises, websites, operations or entities operated by us. These Terms and Conditions constitute the agreement between you and us.
  • Individual bookings (less than 10 guests): Requires a full payment at the time of the booking. These bookings are 100% non-refundable.
  • Group bookings (10 guests or more): The guest has a choice to pay a 20% deposit to confirm the booking, if the cruise date is more than 14 days in advance. The customer must confirm the final number of guests 7 days prior to the cruise date and are required a full and final payment 14 days prior to the cruise. Credit will be issued for any reduction in final passenger numbers up to 7 days prior to the cruise date.
  • Change cruise date (transfer your booking): Any request to transfer a booking to another date must be made 72 hours prior to the cruise date. Such transfer of bookings are subject to availability of seats at the same price for the new cruise date. If the price is higher for the new cruise date, you will be required to pay the difference in addition to the minimum transfer fee.
  • Transfer fee: There is a $20 per person minimum transfer fee will apply. New Year’s Eve cruise tickets cannot be transferred to a different date.
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants (excluding Clearview boats), we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • All cruise fares are quoted in Australian Dollars and include Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • We reserve the right, if we consider necessary (for example, due to mechanical breakdown, for safety reasons or weather conditions), to substitute vessels without notice (including any vessels of a third party), deviate from a vessels advertised route, change any menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare. We will endeavour to provide a similar quality vessel, route, menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare (as the case may be) in these circumstances. In such circumstances, we will not be liable for your direct or indirect loss, or to refund any fares or portions of fares, nor will we be liable for any other damage, loss, expense, loss of time, disappointment, inconvenience, or any other consequential loss suffered by you.
  • Requests from our guests for dietary requirements (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus on board our cruises will be politely declined, as our kitchen team prepares the meals in our onboard kitchens. As we cater for large number of guests in a relatively small meal time, it is not practical for us to accommodate to such requests within the given time frame. All of our cruises have at least on vegetarian menu option for seated & served menus. Buffet menus also offer vegetarian choice. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients (halal, nuts, gluten, diary, etc.) will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard. For serious food allergies you must make own decisions on selecting meals. Our staff’s comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision. In exceptional circumstances, with our prior written consent you (or one of your guests) may bring your own meal.
  • Our cruises operate on busy waterways and are subject to the risks and perils of cruising on such waterways including loss, damage and injury arising out of or in connection with changing tidal and weather conditions and the navigation of other craft. To the extent permissible by law, we will not be responsible in tort, contract or otherwise for any loss or damage arising out of injury or death sustained by you or any other passenger, howsoever arising and whether or not arising as a result of our negligence or failure to render due care and skill. You enter into this agreement and book and travel on our cruises at your own risk. If however any guarantees, terms, conditions or warranties are implied into this agreement by any law of the Commonwealth or New South Wales, the exclusion of which would contravene that law or cause part or all of this clause to be void, then to the extent permissible by law:

    (a) We exclude all other guarantees, terms, conditions and warranties; and
    (b) Our liability for breach of such guarantee, term, condition or warranty is limited to the supply of the relevant cruise again or the cost of re-supplying the cruise.
  • We exclude all liability for any loss or damage to clothing or personal items/belongings howsoever arising and whether or not our liability arises in tort, contract or otherwise.
  • Some of the tours, products and cruises we operate may be considered dangerous and you should be aware of the risks involved before participating, which may include injury or death. Where the tours, products and cruises include activities that could be considered dangerous, you assume all of the inherent risks which are applicable to those activities. Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude you from participating in activities and you are responsible for confirming your ability to participate. You must use caution when participating in activities and inform us of any medical or other conditions.
  • It is a condition of this agreement that any claim for loss or damage must be notified to us in writing within seven (7) days from the day the cruise finishes, and any court action, suit or proceeding must be brought no later than one (1) year from the same day. If you fail to comply with either of these conditions, we will be forever discharged from all claims, suits, actions and/or proceedings relating to or arising out of or in any way connected with the cruise and we will be discharged from all liability whatsoever, including any liability for negligence.
  • We may contract or arrange for third parties to provide the whole or part of the cruise and any related services to you. You must not bring any claims or actions against such third parties. If you bring such a claim or action in breach of this agreement, you agree to indemnify us and the person against whom the claim or action is made against the consequences of that claim or action. You agree that in entering into this agreement, we are acting as the agent of and trustee for each of our employees, officers, agents and subcontractors, and each of these persons is deemed to be a party to the contract for the purpose of entitling each of them to enforce, have the benefit of and rely upon these Terms and Conditions.
  • You must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. We reserve the right to refuse you entry to the vessel, or to require you to disembark from the vessel, including due to your intoxication or for the safety of other passengers or the vessel.
  • This agreement is to be governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. Any action, claim, suit or proceeding arising out of or connected in any way with this agreement or the cruise will only be brought in the Courts of New South Wales.
  • If any of these provisions are unenforceable, this shall not affect the enforceability of any other part of the provision or any other provision. In the event of inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other terms, these Terms and Conditions will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency. No waiver or variation of this agreement will have binding effect unless such waiver or agreement is in writing and signed by us.

Email bookings

Available for groups or bookings with special request

  • Delightful lunch prepared using fresh regional produce
  • Tour in a luxury vehicle
  • Murray River nature and heritage cruise
  • Visit significant Aboriginal sites, see rock art, cultural sites & more
  • Listen to original Aboriginal experiences & encounters
  • Fresh lunch highlighting regional produce
  • See native animals up close at Big Bend farm
  • By confirming a booking with Juggle House Experiences, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to these Terms and Conditions as a binding contract without alteration.
  • Please note a booking is not an enquiry. A booking will be confirmed by email / text message.
  • Tours are designed for small groups with minimum passengers required before the tour will depart.   The tours are not guaranteed private charters unless the maximum number of passengers is reached by numbers in your group.  This means you may be sharing the ride with others. 
  • Juggle House Experiences reserve the right to publish group photos that we have captured on social media sites ( Facebook + Instagram and our website ). Pictures will not be sold for reward.
  • CCTV cameras / Dash Cam Footage are in some of our mini buses and footage may be handed to authorities if issues occur.
  • Drivers / tour hosts are authorised to remove any unruly passengers without refund at all.
  • Full payment is required at the time of the booking.
  • ​A full refund will be made available in the event of a cancellation by Juggle House Experiences due to vehicle issues, adverse weather conditions, or any other unforeseen event.
  • Cancellation Policy: Within 0 - 10 days – no refund. Within 11 - 30 days - 50% of the booking will be refunded. Outside 30 days - full refund.
  • All of our vehicles are fully equipped with seat belts for your safety. You must always be seated & wearing seat belts when the vehicles are moving.
  • The Entertainer Limousine is a vehicle designed to carry 12 adults or less (including the driver) it is not a bus and the driver is not exempt from ensuring all passengers are appropriately restrained.
  • No smoking is permitted on Juggle House Experience vehicles. It is against the law in South Australia to smoke in Public Transport Vehicles.
  • These Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which you (on behalf of yourself and any person on whose behalf you are booking, together "you" or "your") book through Australian Cruise Group Pty Ltd ABN 89 152 554 302 (referred to as, we, us and our, in these Terms and Conditions) for all bookings, reservations, products and cruises operated by us including Sydney Showboats, Magistic Cruises, Cruising Restaurants of Sydney, Magistic Events, and any other cruises, websites, operations or entities operated by us. These Terms and Conditions constitute the agreement between you and us.
  • Individual bookings (less than 10 guests): Requires a full payment at the time of the booking. These bookings are 100% non-refundable.
  • Group bookings (10 guests or more): The guest has a choice to pay a 20% deposit to confirm the booking, if the cruise date is more than 14 days in advance. The customer must confirm the final number of guests 7 days prior to the cruise date and are required a full and final payment 14 days prior to the cruise. Credit will be issued for any reduction in final passenger numbers up to 7 days prior to the cruise date.
  • Change cruise date (transfer your booking): Any request to transfer a booking to another date must be made 72 hours prior to the cruise date. Such transfer of bookings are subject to availability of seats at the same price for the new cruise date. If the price is higher for the new cruise date, you will be required to pay the difference in addition to the minimum transfer fee.
  • Transfer fee: There is a $20 per person minimum transfer fee will apply. New Year’s Eve cruise tickets cannot be transferred to a different date.
  • Please note that whilst we are delighted to welcome well-behaved children on board our vessels/cruising restaurants (excluding Clearview boats), we do not provide high chairs due to safety reasons. If you have infants, like an airline, you must book and pay the relevant price and declare at time of booking, as they must be included in the manifest. If infants are booked, we will facilitate extra space for stroller or pram on request.
  • All cruise fares are quoted in Australian Dollars and include Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • We reserve the right, if we consider necessary (for example, due to mechanical breakdown, for safety reasons or weather conditions), to substitute vessels without notice (including any vessels of a third party), deviate from a vessels advertised route, change any menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare. We will endeavour to provide a similar quality vessel, route, menu, service, schedule, program, performance or cruise fare (as the case may be) in these circumstances. In such circumstances, we will not be liable for your direct or indirect loss, or to refund any fares or portions of fares, nor will we be liable for any other damage, loss, expense, loss of time, disappointment, inconvenience, or any other consequential loss suffered by you.
  • Requests from our guests for dietary requirements (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus on board our cruises will be politely declined, as our kitchen team prepares the meals in our onboard kitchens. As we cater for large number of guests in a relatively small meal time, it is not practical for us to accommodate to such requests within the given time frame. All of our cruises have at least on vegetarian menu option for seated & served menus. Buffet menus also offer vegetarian choice. We cannot guarantee that certain products or ingredients (halal, nuts, gluten, diary, etc.) will not be in our food, and we explicitly accept no liability in this regard. For serious food allergies you must make own decisions on selecting meals. Our staff’s comments are only to assist you in making an informed decision. In exceptional circumstances, with our prior written consent you (or one of your guests) may bring your own meal.
  • Our cruises operate on busy waterways and are subject to the risks and perils of cruising on such waterways including loss, damage and injury arising out of or in connection with changing tidal and weather conditions and the navigation of other craft. To the extent permissible by law, we will not be responsible in tort, contract or otherwise for any loss or damage arising out of injury or death sustained by you or any other passenger, howsoever arising and whether or not arising as a result of our negligence or failure to render due care and skill. You enter into this agreement and book and travel on our cruises at your own risk. If however any guarantees, terms, conditions or warranties are implied into this agreement by any law of the Commonwealth or New South Wales, the exclusion of which would contravene that law or cause part or all of this clause to be void, then to the extent permissible by law:

    (a) We exclude all other guarantees, terms, conditions and warranties; and
    (b) Our liability for breach of such guarantee, term, condition or warranty is limited to the supply of the relevant cruise again or the cost of re-supplying the cruise.
  • We exclude all liability for any loss or damage to clothing or personal items/belongings howsoever arising and whether or not our liability arises in tort, contract or otherwise.
  • Some of the tours, products and cruises we operate may be considered dangerous and you should be aware of the risks involved before participating, which may include injury or death. Where the tours, products and cruises include activities that could be considered dangerous, you assume all of the inherent risks which are applicable to those activities. Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude you from participating in activities and you are responsible for confirming your ability to participate. You must use caution when participating in activities and inform us of any medical or other conditions.
  • It is a condition of this agreement that any claim for loss or damage must be notified to us in writing within seven (7) days from the day the cruise finishes, and any court action, suit or proceeding must be brought no later than one (1) year from the same day. If you fail to comply with either of these conditions, we will be forever discharged from all claims, suits, actions and/or proceedings relating to or arising out of or in any way connected with the cruise and we will be discharged from all liability whatsoever, including any liability for negligence.
  • We may contract or arrange for third parties to provide the whole or part of the cruise and any related services to you. You must not bring any claims or actions against such third parties. If you bring such a claim or action in breach of this agreement, you agree to indemnify us and the person against whom the claim or action is made against the consequences of that claim or action. You agree that in entering into this agreement, we are acting as the agent of and trustee for each of our employees, officers, agents and subcontractors, and each of these persons is deemed to be a party to the contract for the purpose of entitling each of them to enforce, have the benefit of and rely upon these Terms and Conditions.
  • You must not bring any alcohol or illegal substances onto the vessel. We reserve the right to refuse you entry to the vessel, or to require you to disembark from the vessel, including due to your intoxication or for the safety of other passengers or the vessel.
  • This agreement is to be governed by and is to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. Any action, claim, suit or proceeding arising out of or connected in any way with this agreement or the cruise will only be brought in the Courts of New South Wales.
  • If any of these provisions are unenforceable, this shall not affect the enforceability of any other part of the provision or any other provision. In the event of inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other terms, these Terms and Conditions will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency. No waiver or variation of this agreement will have binding effect unless such waiver or agreement is in writing and signed by us.

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Swim With Great White Sharks

Pump up your adrenaline by diving with the killer machines of the sea. Embark this splendid cruise providing amazing food and ample shark views.

  • Get up-close with Great White Sharks | Delectable food
  • Panoramic views | Cage Diving & Aqua Sub

Swim With Australian Sea Lions

For the ultimate bucket-list eco-experiential cruising experience, how does a morning swim with a pod of gregarious sea lions sound?

  • Eco-experiential cruise| Swim with sea lions in their habitat
  • Half-day tour| Wetsuits, mask and snorkelling gear included

In-Sea Aquarium Experience

Come experience an experience of a lifetime: get up, close and personal with the magnificent Southern Bluefin Tuna in the Oceanic Victor in-sea a

  • 2hr in-sea aquarium experience | Underwater observatory
  • Swim & snorkel | Feed Bluefin Tuna | Return ferry ride

Murray River Highlights Cruise & VIP Day Tour

Choose this 8-hour Adelaide sightseeing experience that combines major attractions like a Murray river cruise, visit major Aboriginal sites and learn first-hand of their life 5000 years ago. See the majestic Mannum waterfalls, get views of the imposing Big Bend cliff and later visit the famous Big Bend farm as well for face-to-face native animal experiences and to experience farm life. 

Visit Mannum Waterfalls, an adventurous location that’s suitable for all ages, explore rocks, pools and more here, and also not to mention the majestic waterfall thundering down. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife as this region is a wonderland for birds and animals. 

Head next to the highlight of the day, the Murray River day cruise. Cruise down Australia’s longest river and enjoy the serenity and you gently waft down this great river. Experience the unique Australian landscapes of tall cliffs, vast lands, abundant wildlife and more! This is a great opportunity for you to switch off from the hustle of bustle of city life and reconnect back with nature. 

Lunch is next on the cards and the flavours are sure to stick with you for a long time. Reason being the regional produce that goes into making your lunch. The region is famous for its cheeses, vegetables, wines, olives, citrus fruits and more. Paired with the perfect river views, sit back and have one of the best lunches you have had in your lifetime.

Post lunch head to some of the world’s significant Aboriginal cultural sites and immerse yourself in this ancient culture. Learn about Aboriginal dreaming, rock art, riverside cliffs, cultural sites and also their living arrangements and shelters that are at least 5000 years old. Interact with the Nganguraku people and learn about their resourcefulness and stubborn determination to survive the odds.

Next see the Big Bend Cliffs, a natural wonder and one of the tallest stretch of cliffs bordering the Murray River. A long single unbroken bend along the river, the sight is sure to take your breath away. Also see cockatoos and other wildlife here.

The final stop of the day is a visit to the Big Bend farm, a sheep farm that’s also home to numerous native Australian animals. Bordering the river, there are many adventures to be had here on the farm and you will have a fun-filled end to the day. 

So book your seats now for a memorable day out in Adelaide, doing the famous Murray River cruise and other must-do activities on this well-thought out a day tour.

‘Vessels used are subject to availability and may include MV Jester, PW Mayflower, Proud Mary or others’
 

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