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Christmas Lunch Cruises on board the PS Marion

03 - 04 Dec 2016

Join the PS Marion’s crew aboard the heritage paddle steamer for a superb buffet Christmas feast lunch indulge in roast turkey, leg ham, prawns and Christmas Pudding whilst cruising along the magnificent Murray River.

Make your way up to the licensed bar on the middle deck as you enjoy this unique experience onboard the historic PS Marion steamer.

Departing from Mary Ann Reserve on River Lane at 11:00 (embarkation 10:30) and returning 3:00.

The Paddle Steamer Marion is a fully restored heritage vessel built in 1897 and is one of the last operational, heritage, steam driven, wood fired, overnight passenger carrying side paddle steamer in the world. PS Marion provides a unique opportunity to experience the thrills and mysteries of the golden years of the river boats.

Undertaking short cruises throughout the year on the Murray River departing from Mary Ann Reserve in Mannum, PS Marion also conducts overnight passenger cruises, including the acclaimed Rockford Steam Powered Dinners as well as being available for private charter cruises.

Gain an advantageous perspective of the river town of Mannum as you relax and enjoy the passing river scenery and listen to the slap of the paddles. Whether we steam downstream passing spectacular river cliffs and a myriad of bird life or head upstream, this unique journey aboard the grand old lady of the river will appeal to all.

Observe the Engineer and Fireman as they work their magic in the art of steam engine operation. Watch in awe as the Captain and Mate manoeuvre the 200 tonne heritage vessel. Learn the history of PS Marion from interpretive panels, or better still – have a chat to one of the friendly Deckhands. Relax, unwind and appreciate the serenity PS Marion and the Murray River have to offer.

Note: All itineraries and arrival / departure dates and times are subject to change at any time dependant on river conditions and at the discretion of the Captain. Lunch / Dinner cruises are non-refundable but transferrable to another Lunch / Dinner cruise if written notice is received at least 14 days prior to departure date. The PS Marion is a heritage vessel, exempted from complying with elements of the SA Harbours & Navigation Act and passengers agree to travel on this basis. Life jackets are provided on board the Marion for emergency purposes only, if passengers require life jackets or buoyancy vests they need to provide their own.

Entry Cost (AUD): Child Price: $40.00
Adult Price: $85.00
Event Venue: Mannum Dock Museum of River History
6 Randell Street MANNUM 5238
Event Times: Departing 11:00 am Arriving 3:00 pm
Facilities: Public Toilet
Bar on premises
Website: http://www.psmarion.com
Contact: Jenny Callander
Address: 6 Randell Street MANNUM SA 5238
Telephone: 08 8569 2733
Fax: 08 8569 23783
Email: museum@psmarion.com


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