Authentic Murray River Cruising with PS Emmylou

Our new premier 4 Night Upper Murray Explorer cruise steps guests back in time reconnecting them to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. Have you ever wondered what the country looked like to it's early pioneers? Traveling the might Murray River aboard PS Emmylou on this extended 4 night cruise will transport you back in time, to an era of leisurely and romantic travel. Cruising over 160km you will experience both up river from Echuca and also down river to Torrumbarry Weir. Be one of the first guests to enjoy this extended totally authentic river cruise aboard PS Emmylou from December 2018. From the moment you step aboard and hear the steam whistle blow you will be totally relaxed.

Enjoy 2 Signature Onshore Tours

  • Farmgate Producers & Providore Tour - We follow the backroads trail visiting the local owners of farm gates offering fabulous produce. We visit Pacdon Park famous for their locally made traditional UK Smallgoods, Mathoura Mandarins, Womboota Artisan Pottery & Wines producing distinctive handcrafted grape wines as well as a range of delicious meads (honey wines). The tour includes a visit to Restdown organic beef vineyard and winery. Here you will enjoy a guided 1.4km wetlands walking trail followed by gourmet lunch platter with complementary wine tasting from handpicked organic grapes.

  • Small Boat Eco Tour & Winery Lunch Tour - Visit World Heritage listed Barmah forest for a small boat Eco Cruise followed by lunch at Morrisons Riverview Winery.

    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 4 night cruise

  • Brand new designer cabins with private ensuites to choose from
  • 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
  • 2 Signature Onshore Tours
  • Dinner in the Grand Dining Room at Perricoota Station with overnight onboard stay
  • 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
  • Air Conditioned Cabins for your comfort
  • Complimentary secure car parking

    Inclusions on your cruise

  • Onboard Accommodation
  • Chef prepared breakfast lunch & dinners
  • Morning & afternoon teas
  • Select Wines & Beers at Dinner
  • Bottled Water
  • 2 Onshore Signature Tours
  • Complimentary secure car parking
  • All Port Taxes & Fees
  • All Gratuities

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    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.

  • 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.


    Have a question, please call +613 5482 5244 or email us at [email protected]