This popular Three Night Discovery cruise will connect you to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. Enjoy our signature riverside grand dining, campfires, day and night cruising to see the river from a different perspective and travel on a half day excursion to world heritage wetlands for a small boat Eco cruise with lunch at a riverside winery.

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.

Built in the style of the 19th Century paddlesteamers, PS Emmylou recently underwent a specially designed luxury upgrade and fit-out and now features nine cabins accommodating just 18 guests. The refitted contemporary cabins and ensuites include fine linens topped with silky duvets. Cruising aboard a traditional wood fired paddlesteamer engages your senses from the moment you board: smell the warm oil of the 1906 engine, feel the heat as the engineer stokes the boiler with Redgum logs, climb up to the wheelhouse to chat to the Skipper.

Cost
Type Indicative prices
Adult

Prices are per person and vary per cabin type. Please refer our website for further details

$1,020.00 - $1,495.00

Inclusions

Chef prepared meals with morning & afternoon teas, select wines & beer at dinner, Bottled Water, Shore Excursions, Complimentary secure car parking

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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