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Contact Details
Proud Mary Murray Bridge, South Australia 5253
Postal Address 206 Magill Road, Norwood SA 5067
Phone: 1800 677 683
Fax (08) 8331 1900


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Australia’s Murray River is one of the world’s legendary rivers, in fact it is Australia’s most famous river. Mysterious, massive and meandering 2,320 km, it ranks with the Mississippi, the Nile and the Amazon. Boasting some of the most spectacular and rugged Australian landscapes, the Murray River is home to an array of abundant wildlife and birdlife. It is aboard Proud Mary the intimate cruising vessel that you can discover the Murray’s eco-system at its best.

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Operating 2 & 5 night cruises 365 days of the year, departing from Murray Bridge, just one hour out of Adelaide, The Proud Mary caters for a maximum of only 36 passengers, this boutique product provides the ideal environment for passengers to explore, experience, indulge and discover. The well appointed bar, lounge and dining area provides the perfect location for indulging in the culinary delights of the resident chef, while viewing the passing Australian scenery.

The captains commentary may spark an interest to peruse the vessel’s resource centre and learn more from one of the many books available. You may like to enjoy a cuppa from the continuous tea and coffee available in the dining room or browse the souvenirs available for purchase. Explore at your leisure any of the spectacular mooring locations; enjoy a walk through the bushland or discover the backwaters in one of the available canoes. For those who like a spot of fishing, reels and bait are available, simply ask one of the Proud Mary crew.


The Proud Mary boasts 18 spacious Riverview rooms. With only one room type, each cabin has twin or double beds, individually controlled air conditioning units, private en-suite, tea & coffee making facilities and hair dryers. All rooms offer spectacular river views and open on to balcony areas. Cabins are serviced twice daily

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The itinerary and tours offered by the Proud Mary will remain exactly the same as that offered by the former Murray Expedition. Guests will enjoy the ecotourism experience of a lifetime against a backdrop of towering sandstone cliffs, sweeping skies, wildlife-filled lagoons, weeping willows and giant red gums of the Murray River.

Proud Mary cruises offer 2 and 5 night cruises, including various guided shore excursions and small boat tours for you to enjoy.

For more information, rates and detailed itineraries, contact us today.


Experience the romance of the river – a wedding and weekend away with the people that mean the most. The Proud Mary is an ideal venue as it offers a warm and friendly atmosphere in spectacular surroundings. This breathtaking river and luxurious vessel provides the perfect place for your Wedding Ceremony or Reception. This boutique location offers a unique and original wedding experience.

Catering for 100 People Cocktail Style and 50 People Sit down Dinner.

48 hours of luxury for 36 guests – Even the finest details are covered



Choosing the venue for a conference is crucial to its success. It has a major impact on the comfort of delegates and the amount of information they retain. The ideal venue creates a team environment in relaxed and pleasant surroundings away from the workplace and home. The Proud Mary offers all this and more, while providing a unique alternative to the usual conference or seminar venue.

There is accommodation for 36 people in 18 comfortable, well appointed riverview cabins, each with ensuite facilities and airconditioning. Two chefs cater to all your culinary needs, private and personal service, so your every need is covered. With our cruises range from two to five days, and offer many opportunities for a varied working, dining, and leisurely program. Chartering the Murray Expedition includes exclusive use of the vessel, all meals, accommodation, entertainment and conferencing facilities.


The Proud Mary offers the ideal getaway for all kinds of travellers, through 2 & 5 night fully inclusive cruises. Accommodating a maximum of 36 passengers it is perfect for any group holiday, as it offers an intimate, warm and friendly atmosphere. An ideal holiday venue, conveniently located only one hours drive from Adelaide, in the picturesque setting of the River Murray. Together with your choice of South Australian attractions, we can assist in tailor making an itinerary to suit your requirements.

Groups are based on a minimum of 15 travellers – discounts may apply! Contact River of Australia Expeditions today.

Contact Details and Location

Guaranteed Wildlife Experience only 1 hour from Adelaide

Proud Mary

Freecall: 1800 677 683
Fax (08) 8331 1900

Murray Bridge, South Australia 5253
Postal Address: 206 Magill Road, Norwood SA 5067


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