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Daily Sightseeing Cruises

10.15 - 11.30 - 13.15 - 14.30

Lunch & Dinner Cruises

Thursday 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. 

 Save 10% on all King & Queen Suite Bookings

Due to demand we have extended our Suite Saver offer, but it must end on 31st July 2024.

 Step aboard the PS Australian Star in style relaxing in your King or Queen Suite with private balconies. 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 paddlesteamer with a wood-fired steam engine. Perfect for the family with onboard kiosk and bar available 

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 Suite Saver Discount Offer of 10% on any King or Queen Suite booked before 30th June 2024 plus enjoy a $100 bar credit per suite..  

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PS Emmylou Cruise Reviews

Chugging Along the Heartbeat of Australia: Our Journey on the PS Emmylou

Embark on a captivating journey with us aboard the PS Emmylou, the last surviving woodfire paddle steamer on the Murray River. Discover the beauty, history, and soul of Australia through our four-day adventure, exploring local wineries, historical sites, and the serene landscapes that define the Murray’s winding path. Join us as we uncover the charm of river life and the rich tapestry of Australian culture, all while ‘chugging along’ the heartbeat of this magnificent land.

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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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