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  • SA Weekender Spotlight

    Posted by Proud Mary

    The Proud Mary was honoured to be featured on Channel Seven's SA Weekender on Sunday 7 October 2018. SA Weekender showcases the best of South Australian destinations, attractions and experiences and can be viewed on every Sunday afternoon on Channel Seven, Adelaide at 5:30pm. In this segment Kelly Golding steps...

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  • Proud Mary Wins South Australia's Top Tourism Award

    Posted by Proud Mary

    River Murray icon the Proud Mary was crowned the State’s best specialised tourism service at the 2017 South Australian Tourism Awards, last Friday. To say everyone at Proud Mary Cruises is as proud as punch is an understatement. It’s such a prestigious award and we were up against many other...

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  • Murraylands attractions saluted at 2017 SA Tourism Awards

    Posted by Proud Mary

    The Murraylands has returned to the spotlight for this year’s South Australian Tourism Awards with five local businesses up for the title of SA’s best in tourism. Mannum’s iconic music festival Sounds by the River could be inducted into the SA Tourism Awards Hall of Fame this year, if it...

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  • Grand Canyon-style glass-bottom bridge plan for Murray River

    Posted by Proud Mary

    A GLASS-bottom bridge across the Murray River — inspired by a similar concept at the Grand Canyon — could be erected between Walker Flat and Blanchetown in the coming year. With a vision to create a unique tourism experience to draw visitors to the district, the Mid Murray Council is...

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  • Rare wildlife spotted in SA following River Murray high flows

    Posted by Proud Mary

    Wildlife is flourishing in floodplains along South Australia's River Murray following a natural high flow event last year and environmental watering. Flows into South Australia peaked at a 23-year high of 97 gigalitres in 2016, compared with a normal flow range of up to 40 gigalitres. Locations such as Chowilla,...

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  • High flows improve vital signs of life for River Murray

    Posted by Proud Mary

    The River Murray has been returned to its best health in more than a decade following high flows that are proving a boon for flora and fauna, including trees, invertebrates, insects, fish, frogs and waterbirds. Nationally, this year was Australia’s second-wettest winter on record, with rainfall 82 per cent above...

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  • Competition Winner

    Posted by Proud Mary

    Congratulations to our Winner Tracey Cornwell! Tracey hs won our major prize of an all expenses paid trip aboard the MV Proud Mary for two people. We had a fantastic response with this competition with over 4500 entries. Tracey's name was randomly selected as our prize winner and will now...

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  • Murray river long-distance swimmer claims record

    Posted by Proud Mary

    After pre-swim training in Mullumbimby, Hunter Helmick has claimed a world record as the first American to swim 2,412 kilometres of the Murray River. Hunter left Corryong, Victoria, on November 5 with his father Eric swimming at his side and brother Tuck as boat captain. The father-son team undertook the...

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  • Murray River to now supply Broken Hills in $500m project

    Posted by Proud Mary

    Water from the Murray River will be pumped all the way to Broken Hill as part of a $500 million investment to provide a “safe and secure water supply” for the outback town, the Baird government said. A 270-kilometre pipeline will account for the bulk of the funding.The government considered...

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  • Excellent Customer Service Awarded By Trip Advisor

    Posted by Proud Mary

    We’re thrilled to announce that Proud Mary Day Cruise has been selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence, reflecting the consistently great reviews on TripAdvisor.

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  • Sunday Mail Article – Best way to see Murray in winter

    Posted by Proud Mary

    The River Murray puts on a special winter show now that summer tourist numbers and the buzz of ski boats and surf skis have slowed. It means people travelling the river can soak up a high sensory, spectacular side of Australia’s most famous waterway during winter cruises aboard the ledendary...

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