The premier Four Night Upper Murray Explorer cruise steps guests back in time reconnecting them to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. Traveling the mighty Murray River aboard PS Emmylou on this four night cruise will transport guests back in time, to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. Cruising over 180km you will experience both large sections of the river both up river from Echuca and down river cruising as far as the Torrumbarry Weir.

This extended cruise will delight the interest of nature lovers, history buffs and culture enthusiasts letting you delve further into beauty and adventure on the Upper Murray River. 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.

PS Emmylou will take you back to the romantic days of Australia's Paddlesteamers. The side-wheel paddlesteamers are distinctly Australian having first plyed the Murray river in 1853 and is now the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddlesteamer offering one to four night authentic cruises in comfort and style.

Cost
Type Indicative prices
Adult

Prices are Per Person and include all meals and onshore tours.

$1,365.00 - $1,995.00

Inclusions

All meals & Onshore Tours - Drinks at Bar Prices

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 22/04/19 - 31/03/20

    Mon: 12:00pm - 09:30am

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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