Hot August Night showman, Dave Freeman.
Hot August Night showman, Dave Freeman.

Take a hot cruise on the Murray in August with Neil Diamond

SPEND an August night or three with the music of Neil Diamond while gently cruising along the Murray on the paddlewheeler PS Murray Princess.

Entertainer and storyteller Dave Freeman delights will over three nights take you on an intimate journey into the music of Neil Diamond. Experience the voice, story and amazing Neil Diamond Show.

The journey starts on Friday August 23 with a three-course dinner and dance to the live tunes of keyboard artist Paul Gill.

On Saturday night Freeman will perform his OMG Neil Diamond Sounds Like Me show including storytelling, songs, dancing and music from Neil Diamond's famous Hot August Night album.

On the final night dance the night away as Dave and Paul provide live entertainment, singing everyone's favourite songs during the Captain's Dinner and Dance.

By day the paddlewheeler will travel along the Murray River visiting historic towns and passing by the everchanging and picturesque river scenery.

There are several stops along the way starting with the Captain's walk in Mannum, exploring the Murray Bridge township and its historic Round House, stopping at Salt Bush Flat to learn about the thriving ecology of the river and its flora and fauna on a guided nature walk, at River View Lodge get up close to the 20-million-year-old cliffs and amazing birdlife.

Onboard the Murray Princess check out the wheelhouse, join in a music quiz with Paul Gill or play some bocce on the riverbank with Dave Freeman.

Start each morning onboard with a hot buffet breakfast and indulge in a two-course or buffet lunch each day. As night falls watch the sun set and enjoy a delicious cocktail before savouring a three-course meal or buffet dinner.

The three-night Hot August Night Music Cruise departs Mannum at 4.30pm on Friday August 23, 2019. Early Booking Saver fares start from $944 per person twin share.

The cost includes accommodation, all meals, guided nature walks, eco-excursions, onboard presentations, onboard wifi, the Captain's Dinner and Cocktail Party, the OMG Neil Diamond Sounds Like Me Show, entertainment by Dave Freeman and Paul Gill, use of ship's facilities including a sun deck, bar, two lounges, restaurant and a mini gymnasium. Complimentary scenic coach transfers from Adelaide, or secure car-parking in and Mannum post cruise coach transfers to Adelaide CBD or Adelaide Airport, are also included.

Private car transfers for up to four people are also available from and to Adelaide CBD to Mannum and return to Adelaide Airport for $150 per person each way, based on two people travelling.

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