Travel deals: Save up to $1500 on a Murray River cruise and Adelaide stay over Christmas

Celebrate Christmas with a three-night stay in Adelaide and then a seven-night cruise aboard the authentic paddlewheeler PS Murray Princess on a trip valued at $4490 a person, but on sale from $2990 ex-Melbourne and $3090 ex-Sydney and Brisbane.

The 11-day holiday includes flights to Adelaide, a stay at the 4.5-star Crowne Plaza Adelaide with a room upgrade, breakfasts and late checkout and the cruise with on-shore tours, guided nature walks and a bonus $250 onboard credit for each guest.

A visit by Santa is another highlight, along with a traditional Christmas lunch, carols and themed activities. Book by April 16 for travel in December.

Phone 1300 642 642.