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PS Canberra & Pride of the Murray Daily Sightseeing Cruises

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Murray River Paddlesteamers, Echuca

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Murray River on PS Canberra or Pride of the Murray. PS Canberra is the oldest river boat on the Murray River having celebrated her century in August 2013. She has has been taking visirtors on cruises along the Murray, Darling and Murrumbidgee rivers since 1944.

Pride of the Murray began life as a barge in 1924. She has since been converted to a paddle wheeler and is one of only three boats built in Echuca that still operate on the Murray River today.

The PS Canberra or the Pride of the Murray operate each day with alternative schedules at off peak periods.

Highlights include a unique 360 degree viewing area above the engine, fully enclosed and open areas (perfect for group gatherings), wide viewing windows to see the paddlewheels and skipper's commentary of the historic port and its unique paddleboat fleet.

All children (big & small) have the opportunity to steer the paddlesteamer and receive a free skippers certificate. Paddlesteamer also features an onboard kiosk, fully licensed bar, toilet facilities and easy access on and off the vessel.

Price & booking


$25.00 - $66.00

Concession Tickets $22.00 Family Tickets 2A2C $66.00

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  • Departure details: 03/08/16 - 31/08/17

    Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 2:30pm - 3:30pm

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Tour operator

Murray River Paddlesteamers offers three Paddlesteamers including the PS Emmylou, PS Canberra and Pride of the Murray.

PS Emmylou is the only wood-fired paddlesteamer in the world offering regular daily and overnight cruising. Fuelled by redgum logs, the Emmylou exudes old-world charm whilst offering modern luxury.

Eighteen guests are comfortably accommodated in twin share cabins, featuring traditional riverboat style bunks with one double bed cabin.

All meals are prepared fresh in the galley by your on-board chef. While Emmylou treats you to an unforgettable river cruise, it is the majestic Murray River that provides a truly Australian adventure. The iconic PS Emmylou provides the opportunity to enjoy the natural, tranquil beauty of Australia's greatest river first hand. Enjoy river side campfires, bushwalking, swimming with world class food and wine.

The Pride of the Murray and the PS Canberra both offer daily one hour cruises and are both popular function boats with charters available.

Cruise and enjoy the magnificent Murray River aboard the Murray River Paddlesteamers that heralded the start of Echuca's riverboat tourism.

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