Authentic Murray 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 contemporary designer cabin 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 feature her own Suite, the boats premier cabin and most spacious. This elegant suite provides a warm ambiance located on the Upper Deck at the front of the boat with French Door opening to a private deck. Featuring plush Queen bedding, private ensuite and a seating area, guests can relax with a drink and watch the river banks of the Upper Murray drift by.
Guests enjoying Upper Deck Cabins will now be able to choose from Twin Single, Double or Queen Cabins all with private ensuites, with doors opening to the outside affording neighbouring guests the unique opportunity to enjoy a social atmosphere, swapping stories and forming lasting friendships with fellow travellers. Our new Main Deck Twin Single Bed Cabins offer guests a 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
Inclusions on your cruise
Melbourne Return Transfers
Enjoy luxury transfer from Melbourne CBD Hotels 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.
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.
Have a question, please call +613 5482 5244 or email us at [email protected]