Talo Retreat & Cruise Packages

Combine a 1 or 2 night cruise aboard PS Emmylou with a stay Talo Retreat situated right on the Murray river banks nestled amongst the natural bushland staying in your own private Yurt. Glamping – ‘glamorous camping offers guest an opportunity to experience nature without compromise on the creature comforts of a hotel room. Each Yurt offers pillow top mattress on queen beds, kitchenette, evaporative cooling and electric log fire heaters, BBQ, hammock, private outdoor spa bath and en-suite bathroom off the balcony. Enjoy the magical star gazing from your outdoor spa bath or under the glass dome in the ceiling of each Yurt. Situated only 100m from the bank of the Murray River guests can enjoy relaxing around a camp fire or explore the area by canoe or bike. Talo Retreat offers a magical and unique opportunity to experience the natural beauty of this amazing region. Additional nights optional.

Self Drive Package Combinations

  • 1 night cruise with 1 night stay at Talo Retreat, staying in a Glamorous Glamping Yurt. - From $490pp
  • 2 night cruise with 2 night stay at Talo Retreat, staying in a Glamorous Glamping Yurt. - From $980pp

    Ex Melbourne 5 Star Return Package Combinations

  • 1 night Pan Pacific Hotel, Melbourne, 1 night Talo Retreat & 1 night Cruise - From $915pp
  • 1 night Pan Pacific Hotel, Melbourne, 2 night Talo Retreat & 2 night Cruise - From $1,405pp

  • Balgownie Winery Retreat & Cruise Packages

    Enjoy 2 nights staying in a luxurious Safari Tent set amongst the vines at Balgownie Estate Winery sipping fabulous wine from your deck. Take a morning stroll through the working vineyard before enjoying breakfast and the attractions of Bendigo. Transfer to Echuca to connect with an overnight cruise aboard the iconic PS Emmylou, the world's only wood-fired cruising paddlesteamer exploring the Murray River. Enjoy a 5 course dinner as the sun sets over the river followed by a riverside campfire under starlit skies as you relax to river time. Options available are self drive or relax with return transfers to/from Bendigo or Melbourne.

    Self Drive Package Combinations

  • 2 night stay at Balgownie Winery Estate, staying in a Glamorous Safari Tent, with 1 night cruise - From $640pp
  • 2 night stay at Balgownie Winery Estate, staying in a Glamorous Safari Tent, with 2 night cruise - From $980pp

    Ex Bendigo Return Package Combinations

    Qantas now fly daily from Sydney to Bendigo which is just over 1 hour from Echuca so why not explore Bendigo staying at Balgownie Winery before your transferred to Echuca for your cruise.

  • 2 night stay at Balgownie Winery Estate, staying in a Glamorous Safari Tent, with 1 night cruise - From $990pp
  • 2 night stay at Balgownie Winery Estate, staying in a Glamorous Safari Tent, with 2 night cruise - From $1355pp

    Ex Melbourne Return Package Combinations

    Lease the car behind and enjoy a transfer tour to and from Bendigo and Echuca.

  • 2 night stay at Balgownie Winery Estate, staying in a Glamorous Safari Tent, with 1 night cruise - From $1090pp
  • 2 night stay at Balgownie Winery Estate, staying in a Glamorous Safari Tent, with 2 night cruise - From $1455pp

  • Echuca Car Parking

    Secure undercover warehouse parking for cars, caravans and campervans is available for all passenger whilst cruising at $15 per day.

    Pricing & Payment Terms

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