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Authentic Murray River Cruises

Australia’s most luxurious boutique inland river cruise – Overnight, 2,3 & 4 Night River Cruises

Included in your fare

  • Onboard Accommodation
  • Chef prepared meals
  • Deluxe Brand New Cabins with Ensuites
  • Riverside Grand Dining & Campfires
  • Onshore Tours – 2, 3 & 4 night cruises
  • Skipper’s Dinners – 3 & 4 night cruises
  • Bottled Water
  • All Port Taxes & Fees
  • All Gratuities

Emmylou Experience

The spectacular paddlesteamer, the PS Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddlesteamer, has been relaunched following a specially designed luxury upgrade and fit out.

Taking passengers for the first time through some of the most pristine and intact ecological forests, to places of geographic, historic and Aboriginal cultural significance, the PS Emmylou will travel along the world’s third longest navigable river, to world heritage wetlands, and the world’s largest red gum forest.

With only 8 cabins, and the Murray River as muse, this boutique steam-powered cruise, is able to moor alongside outstanding river wineries, drop in to local producers, pause to explore heritage sites such as the 1860s Perricoota Station, and access ancient Murray River tributaries on the MV Kingfisher with an environmental specialist.

Brand New Cabins with Ensuites

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. PS Emmylou now features contemporary designer cabin with fine linens and plush new bedding which will ensure you are well rested to fully enjoy your time aboard with us.

Emmylou now also features her own Queen Suite, the boats premier cabin and most spacious. This elegant suite provides a warm ambiance located on the Upper Deck at the front of the boat with French Door opening to a deck. Featuring plush Queen bedding, private ensuite and a seating area, guests can relax with a drink and watch the river banks of the Upper Murray drift by.

Guests can now choose from Twin Single, Double or Queen Cabins all with private ensuites, with doors opening to the outside affording neighbouring guests the unique opportunity to enjoy a social atmosphere, swapping stories and forming lasting friendships with fellow travellers. PS Emmylou now has accommodation for a variety of lifestyles and budgets and features free Wifi throughout the boat and cabins.

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

Last Minute Cabins - Save up to 15%

Last Minute Cabins - Save up to 15%

New Upper & Lower Murray River Cruise

Save up to 15% on Last Minute Cabins on selected 1 to 4-night cruises aboard PS Emmylou. Experience Authentic river cruising in today's modern comforts with all new cabins and ensuites...Book before 31st March....Be Quick!
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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 3 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

$80.00 per person!

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Just $350 Deposit Per Booking

Just $350 Deposit Per Booking

Cruise aboard PS Emmylou - BOOK NOW

Secure your preferred cruise in 2021 and pay just a $350 Deposit with the balance payable 60 days from cruise date. Don’t miss your opportunity to discover the Upper Murray River in 2021. Be quick to reserve your cabin with this special offer which ends 31st March 2020. To make a booking call our office 7 days a week on +61 3 5482 5244 or email us at Visit website
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Murray River Paddlesteamers, Echuca
57 Murray Esplanade, Echuca VIC, 3564
P: 03 5482 5244
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