Mannum to Swan Reach

The average 7 night trip would allow you to travel from Mannum to Swan Reach and return. This is approximately a 200km round trip.

Day 1

Board the houseboat at 3pm. Once settled the instructor will take you through the boat and show you where everything is, how it works and teach you to drive it. You can then head off start your journey along the river and tie up before sunset.

Day 2

Travel to Bowhill (5.5 hours). Perhaps stop for lunch and continue through the afternoon and moor up at Walker Flat (4 hours) for the evening, ready for your tour the next day.

Day 3

Pick up at 9am for your Barossa Valley Winery or Adelaide Hills Safari Tour. Enjoy the day experiencing other spectacular regions of South Australia before being dropped back to your houseboat at 5pm, possibly with a few great South Australian wines! (Bookings essential, additional charge applies).

Day 4

Travel from Walker Flat to Big Bend (2.5 hours), stay for the night and enjoy the Big Bend By Night Tour (bookings essential, additional charge applies).

Day 5

Enjoy a Champagne and Bush Tucker Breakfast to start the day then travel up to Swan Reach (2 hours) and stop at the Swan Reach Hotel for lunch or dinner. (Bookings essential and additional charge applies for Bush Tucker Breakfast).

Day 6

Enjoy the day cruising back downstream for approximately 6 hours and find a mooring between Walker Flat and Bowhill.

Day 7

Continue travelling downstream for approximately 6 hours to the township of Mannum and moor overnight in the township or at a secluded location just downstream from the Unforgettable Marina. To celebrate your last night onboard you could enjoy a meal at one of Mannum's local hotels.

Day 8

Return to marina to disembark by 9.30am.

Further Information

To find out more about how we can help with optional houseboat extras for your next Unforgettable Holiday, please visit our Optional Extras page.

For further information about planning your trip, please contact Unforgettable Houseboats via our website enquiry form or call us on (08) 8569 2559.