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Daily Sightseeing Cruises

10.15 - 11.30 - 13.15 - 14.30

Lunch & Dinner Cruises

Thursay to Sunday

Multi-Day Cruises

PS Emmylou 3, 4 or 7 Nights

Multi-Day Cruises

PS Australian Star 3, 4 or 7 Nights

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Welcome to Murray River Paddlesteamers

Step aboard our iconic paddlesteamers, now including the exquisite PS Australian Star available from June 2025, for an elegant journey back in time along the winding Murray River. Bask in breathtaking views of landscapes and wildlife, whether you opt for PS Canberra’s daily sightseeing and lunch cruises or PS Emmylou’s multi-day 3, 4 & 7 night voyages – each promises an unforgettable experience.

Our dedicated crew is poised to cater to your desires, whether it’s a leisurely river trip or a special event. As pioneers of Echuca’s river cruising, we take pride in sharing the river’s stories and preserving its rich heritage. Join us for an adventure through history, guided by passionate storytellers, leaving you with cherished memories.

PS Australian Star Opening Special: Save 10% on all departures from September 1st, 2025, to May 31st, 2026!

Step aboard the PS Australian Star and secure your voyage now to enjoy exclusive savings on all departures during this special period. Don’t miss the chance to experience the ultimate in Australian River Cruising. 

Sightseeing lunch & Dinner Cruises

Step aboard the 110-year-old paddle steamer with a wood-fired steam engine. Enjoy historical commentary Bar & Kiosk.

Enjoy in a return paddlesteamer cruise to Morrisons Winery, including a delectable two-course lunch, glass of wine and tastings.

Indulge in our new Wharf to Winery PREMIUM package and savour complimentary wine onboard your cruise.

Discover Echuca’s finest attraction – Port to Plate! Indulge in a delectable meal at Bar Lee, then cruise aboard PS Canberra. 

Emmylou & Australian Star Multi-day Cruise Experiences

Embark on a captivating 3-night Murray River cruise aboard the PS Emmylou for a journey through the heart of the Australian outback. Step back in time and indulge in the charm and romance of a bygone era.

Experience the beauty and history of the Murray River with a 4-night Murray River cruise aboard the PS Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired paddlesteamer doing overnight cruises. A unique way to explore the Australian outback.

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure aboard the PS Emmylou for a 7-night Murray River cruise. Enjoy the ultimate riverboat experience as you explore the stunning scenery and wildlife of Australia’s iconic river

Bookings are now open for PS Australian Star for departures from June 2025. Don’t miss our opening special 10% discount to secure your cabins on Australia’s first 5-star river cruise experience.  

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PS Emmylou Cruise Reviews

The Cruise Guy

We recently hosted “The Cruise Guy” Adrian Tassone aboard a 3-night Discovery Cruise. Take a look at his video review. You maybe surprised!

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The Australian – Travel & Indulgence

We’ve relished lashings of comfort food, absorbed the eucalyptus freshness of the landscape and taken a form of transport that is Australian as it comes. Read Jeremy Bourke’s review of his recent cruise aboard PS Emmylou. 

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Jays-Adventure

Sydney Observer

Travel Writer and Sydney Observer Editor Jay Kamdha was recently a guest aboard PS Emmylou. Read Jay’s review of his experience.  

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