The new three night Discovery cruise steps guests back in time reconnecting them to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. Be one of the first guests to enjoy a totally authentic river cruise aboard PS Emmylou from September 2018.

From the moment you step aboard and hear the steam whistle blow you will be totally relaxed. Enjoy riverside campfires, day and night cruising to see the river from a totally different perspective under Emmylou's powerful floodlights, travel on a half day excursion to world heritage sites for a small boat eco cruise, enjoy lunch at a riverside winery and a visit to the famous Perricoota Station where we moor overnight and enjoy a fabulous dinner in the Dining Room of the homestead.

First settled by James Maiden in 1843 to become a famous Merino Sheep & Fruit property, Perricoota Stationalso also featured in the Australian movie All the River Run where PS Emmylou starred as PS Providence

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 11/09/18 - 31/12/19

    Mon: 06:00pm - 09:00am

Tour highlights:
  • 3 Night Cruise Highlights
    Brand new designer cabins with private ensuites to choose from. September 2018 onwards Stay in Emmylou's own Suite for an added touch of luxury and space Chef prepared all inclusive meals under the stars at Redgums on Emmylou Delicious morning & afternoon teas After dinner riverside campfires (subject to weather conditions) Visit with overnight mooring at the famous Perricoota Station with dinner in the Grand Dinning Room Visit the World Heritage Listed Barmah Wetlands, 1.5hr eco cruise aboard MV Kingfisher with expert local guide Visit the award winning Morrsions Riverview Restaurant Winery for tastings and a superb 2 course lunch Enjoy fresh seasonal local produce prepared by your onboard Chef Sample a variety of locally produced wines See and hear the native wildlife in their natural environment in the evening and morning Step back in time on a history tour with Skipper Commentary Air Conditioned Cabins for your comfort Complimentary secure car parking

Murray River Paddlesteamers operate from the Port of Echuca located just 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne's CBD. The company operate the iconic PS Emmylou, PS Canberra and Pride of the Murray.

The spectacular paddlesteamer, the PS Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddlesteamer was recently 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, PS Emmylou will travel along the Murray River to world heritage wetlands, and the world’s largest red gum forest.

With only nine cabins 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.

The refitted contemporary cabins include fine linens topped with silky duvets, with the boats’ premier Suite located on the front Upper Deck, with French Doors opening to deck. Onboard dining, prepared by the Chef, features local food and wine from across the region. Riverside campfires with stunning night skies to complete this unique experience.

Membership:
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre
57 Murray Esplanade, Echuca, Victoria, 3564

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