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Murray River icon Proud Mary wins hat trick in 2019 South Australian Tourism Awards

Beloved Murray River icon Proud Mary wins Specialised Tourism Service at the 2019 South Australian Tourism Awards for the 3rd consecutive year, leading to induction into the South Australian Tourism Hall of Fame....  Read more

Rolling on the River

The other week, I won the lottery. Not literally but, now that I put my feet up after five days cruising the Murray on a river boat; it feels like that’s what happened...  Read more

SA Weekender Spotlight

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...  Read more

Proud Mary Wins South Australia's Top Tourism Award

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...  Read more

Murraylands attractions saluted at 2017 SA Tourism Awards

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...  Read more

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

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...  Read more

Rare wildlife spotted in SA following River Murray high flows

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...  Read more

High flows improve vital signs of life for River Murray

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...  Read more

Competition Winner

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...  Read more

Murray river long-distance swimmer claims record

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...  Read more

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

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,...  Read more

Excellent Customer Service Awarded By Trip Advisor

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.  Read more

Sunday Mail Article – Best way to see Murray in winter

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...  Read more