Travel north to the Murray for a weekend escape of great food, wine and river. This special package sees you staying at the new Mitchelton Winery Hotel, enjoying the popular Wharf to Winery Lunch and cruising overnight on PS Emmylou .
Starting on Friday with an overnight stay at the magnificent Mitchleton Winery located on the banks of the Goulburn River each of the 58 rooms features a private balcony. Boasting earthy notes throughout you can relax in the spa, enjoy the sun on the landscaped terrace or take swim in the 20 metre infinity pool. Enjoy a meal at the Muse Restaurants, which features a menu of local Goulburn Valley produce and the Mitchelton Wine Portfolio.
From Nagambie it is a 90 minute drive to the Murray where you can leave the car securely parked overnight before your 11:30am departure aboard PS Canberra for the popular Wharf to Winery Lunch Cruise to Morrisons Riverview Winery and Restaurant.
After lunch, have some free time in Echuca before boarding the PS Emmylou for your sunset five course dinner cruise and overnight stay in your brand new designer cabin with private ensuite. After dinner, enjoy a campfire and breakfast the following morning.
Days of operation:
Departure details: 01/09/18 - 31/12/19
Sat: 06:30pm - 09:00am
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.
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