Our new 4 night cruise allows guests to explore both the upper and lower Murray River from Echuca cruising approximately 160km. Guests will enjoy cruising further downriver to the Torrumbarry Weir where guests can learn about the Murray Darling Basin, and take an excursion to Swan Hill with a visit to the award wining Pioneer Settlement and lunch at a local pub. This cruise also explores the World Heritage Barmah wetlands aboard a Kingfisher eco cruise with a visit to Morrisons Riverview Winery & Restaurant for a 2 course lunch & tastings. The tour also visit Pacdon Park, famous for their UK small goods made locally in Moama and St Annes winery for afternoon tea before re joining PS Emmylou. The final day of cruising then take guests up river from Echuca to explore a different part of the river where guests will enjoy a final nights Captains Dinner before returning to Echuca the following morning.
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 4 night cruise
Inclusions on your cruise
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.
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.