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57 Murray Esplanade Echuca, Victoria 3564
Phone: (03) 5482 5244
Fax (03) 5480 2927
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Authentic River Cruises – Experience Echuca with Murray River Paddlesteamers

With three paddlesteamers to choose from your sure to enjoy your river experience in Echuca with us.

Multi Day River Cruises – 1, 2 or 3 Nights Plus 2 Night Golf Cruise

Enjoy a multi day cruise aboard an authentic paddlesteamer, the iconic PS Emmylou. From the moment you are welcomed onboard by our friendly crew to the moment you disembark you will have memories and friendships to last a lifetime.

Let PS Emmylou treat you to an unforgettable river cruise along the Murray River for a truly Australian adventure. Experience the magic and majesty of the spectacular scenery of Australia’s longest river and follow in the wake of early history when Echuca was Australia’s largest inland port. Along the way, you’ll see a great variety of Australian wildlife, including Kangaroos, Koalas and many of the hundreds of bird species that inhabit the river.

Step back in time and let Emmylou connect you to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine. You will enjoy riverside campfires, BBQ’s, winery visits, world heritage wetlands and cultural experience, all whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of Australia’s most famous river, the Murray!

The PS Emmylou is the only wood-fired paddlesteamer in the world offering regular overnight cruising. Catering for just 18 guests in 9 cabins Emmylou exudes old-world charm whilst offering modern comforts. Emmylou is fuelled by local Redgum logs and is driven by a completely restored 1906 steam engine built to the highest world classification standards. She is now an Australian icon featuring on many Australian Tourism media promotions and is perfectly at home in the historical Port of Echuca, residing with the very few remaining paddlesteamers of the past.
h2. New Heritage Cabins

We are excited to announce that PS Emmylou Cabins are being refitted during Winter 2018 ready for Spring cruising.

Welcome to your home aboard Paddlesteamer Emmylou, named after the famous American Country singer Emmylou Harris. We invite you to relax in a warm, inviting atmosphere of mid 1800’s riverboat charm without sacrificing modern conveniences. From September 2018 Emmylou will feature new cabins with fine linens and plush new bedding which will ensure you are well rested to fully enjoy your time aboard with us.

Emmylou will now also feature her own Suite in the best location with sprawling views of the river. You will feel like “the King of the world” as you open your French doors and step out onto your veranda looking straight down the mighty Murray River. The Emmylou suite is the largest aboard with interior lounge seating and Sofa-bed which can accommodate a third guest. Guests enjoying Upper Deck Cabins will now be able to choose from double or twin cabins all with private ensuites, with doors opening to the outside upper deck affording neighbouring guests the unique opportunity to enjoy a social atmosphere, swapping stories and forming lasting friendships with fellow travellers. Our cosy Main Deck Cabins are also being refurbished and will now feature their own shared ensuite on the same deck. From our cosy Main Deck to the Emmylou Suite PS Emmylou now has accommodation for a variety of lifestyles and budgets and will feature free Wifi throughout the boat and cabins.

Be one of the very first passengers to experience the new cabins on a 1,2 or 3 night cruise. Bookings are now open for cruises from September 2018 onwards

Uniquely Australian Dining

Dinning aboard PS Emmylou is an Australian epicurean affair that pleases the palate and warms the soul. Our onboard Chef takes full advantage of our rich and diverse bounty of fresh, local ingredients to fashion uniquely Australian dishes whilst our staff charm you with friendly local hospitality and attentive service. All meals are fully inclusive of your tour price and most dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice.

Daily Cruises

PS Emmylou provides daily cruises and with Redgums Restaurant on board you can enjoy a morning or afternoon 1 hour cruise with a barista made coffee and home made scone. If you have longer why not enjoy a 2 hour lunch cruise. Our $75 lunch and cruise package is a great way to relax and enjoy the river.

PS Canberra & Pride of the Murray

Offer four daily 1 hour cruises and are a great choice for groups and families. Kids big and small can learn the steer the boat with the skipper and earn a Skippers Certificate. Head to our website for weekly cruise schedule and to

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Murray River Paddlesteamers, Echuca Specials

New 3 Night Cruise - PS Emmylou

New 3 Night Cruise - PS Emmylou

From September 2018

PS Emmylou will have new cabins featuring plush double and twins beds with private ensuites available from September 2018. Be one of the firs guests to enjoy our new 3 Night Cruise which will visit the famous Perricoota Station which featured in "All the River Run". Early Bird Bookings are now open for cruises from September 2018 onwards. Save 10% off the standard rate for any Upper Deck Cabin. Simply send us a booking request, mention this advert and pay 90 Days in advance or Book & Pay in full today online.

Starting from $1031.00

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PS Emmylou Lunch Cruise

PS Emmylou Lunch Cruise

Lunch Package

Join us at the most unique dining table in Australia. Enjoy a chef prepared 2 course lunch & barista made tea or coffee as you sit back & enjoy the sights and sounds of the Murray River aboard PS Emmylou, Echuca's unofficial maritime

$75.00 per person!

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20% Off - March/April 2 Night Cruises PS Emmylou

20% Off - March/April 2 Night Cruises PS Emmylou

Save 20% off March & April 2 Night Cruises - PS Emmylou

Book any 2 night cruise during March & April aboard the authentic PS Emmylou and save 20% on any Upper Deck Cabin. Final few cabins are now available. Book Online at or call us today 03 5482 5244

Only $984.00 a couple!

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Contact Details and Location

Murray River Paddlesteamers, Echuca
57 Murray Esplanade, Echuca VIC, 3564
P: 03 5482 5244

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