Experience Authentic River Cruising with PS Emmylou

Our new 3 night Discovery cruise steps guests back in time reconnecting them to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. Be one of the first guests to enjoy a totally authentic river cruise aboard PS Emmylou from September 2018. From the moment you step aboard and hear the steam whistle blow you will be totally relaxed. Enjoy riverside campfires, day & night cruising to see the river from a totally different perspective under Emmylou's powerful floodlights, travel on a half day excursion to world heritage sites for a small boat eco cruise, enjoy lunch at a riverside winery and a visit to the famous Perricoota Station where we moor overnight and enjoy a fabulous dinner in the Dining Room of the homestead. First settled by James Maiden in 1843 to become a famous Merino Sheep & Fruit property, Perricoota Stationalso also featured in the Australian movie All the River Run where PS Emmylou starred as PS Providence

New Designer Cabins with Private Ensuites

Welcome to your home aboard Paddlesteamer Emmylou, named after the famous American Country singer Emmylou Harris. We invite you to relax in a warm, inviting atmosphere of mid 1800’s riverboat charm without sacrificing modern conveniences. From September 2018 Emmylou will feature new cabins with fine linens and plush new bedding which will ensure you are well rested to fully enjoy your time aboard with us.

Emmylou will now also feature her own Suite in the best location with sprawling views of the river. You will feel like “the King of the world” as you open your French doors and step out onto your veranda looking straight down the mighty Murray River. The Emmylou suite is the largest aboard with interior lounge seating. Guests enjoying Upper Deck Cabins will now be able to choose from double or twin cabins all with private ensuites, with doors opening to the outside upper deck affording neighbouring guests the unique opportunity to enjoy a social atmosphere, swapping stories and forming lasting friendships with fellow travellers. Our Main Deck Cabins are also being refurbished and will now feature their own shared Bathroom situated just outside the cabins. From our Main Deck to the Emmylou Suite PS Emmylou now has accommodation for a variety of lifestyles and budgets and will feature free Wifi throughout the boat and cabins.

Uniquely Australian Dining

Dinning aboard PS Emmylou is an Australian epicurean affair that pleases the palate and warms the soul. Our onboard Chef takes full advantage of our rich and diverse bounty of fresh, local ingredients to fashion uniquely Australian dishes whilst our staff charm you with friendly local hospitality and attentive service. All meals are fully inclusive of your tour price and most dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice.

Highlights of a 3 night cruise

  • 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
  • Brand New Air Conditioned Cabins with Ensuites

    Inclusions on your cruise

  • Onboard Accommodation
  • Chef prepared a la carte breakfast lunch & dinners
  • Morning & afternoon teas
  • Select Wines & Beers at Dinner
  • Bottled Water
  • Shore Excursions
  • Complimentary secure car parking
  • All Port Taxes & Fees
  • All Gratuities

    Multi Day Cruise Prices - From September 2018 | Passenger Cruise Agreement

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    Melbourne Return Transfers

    Enjoy luxury transfer from Melbourne CBD Hotels or Melbourne Airport on the morning of your cruise. Available from 10.30am you will visit the beautiful Mitchelton Winery on your way to Echuca with a morning visit to the city of Bendigo on your return journey. Drop off is available at either Melbourne Airport of CBD Hotels.

  • Mercedes Valente - $200pp Available on request.
  • Train - $65pp Adult - $35pp Concession

    Note: Train maybe replaced with coach from Bendigo subject to timetable

    Echuca Car Parking

    Complimentary secure car parking is available for all passenger vehicles whilst you cruise with us.

    Pricing & Payment Terms

    Pay just 30% deposit with balance due within 60 days of cruise date

    Early Bird Special - Save 10%

    Book and Pay in full online at the time of booking up to 90 days from cruise date and enjoy a discount of 10% per person. Your 10% discount will be refunded to your credit card within 3 working days. Phone bookings are also accepted.

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