Hotels & Train Transfers

Complimentary Return Train Travel from Melbourne

Experience the convenience and beauty of regional Victoria with our complimentary V/Line train fares on all cruises. Relax and take in the picturesque countryside during your 3-hour 30-minute journey from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Railway station to Echuca. As you pass through the historic gold mining city of Bendigo, you’ll know you’re getting closer to your destination.

Our team will be eagerly waiting to meet you at Echuca Station for a short transfer to the PS Emmylou, where your journey will begin. At the end of your trip, we’ll take you back to the station for your return journey, making travel stress-free and effortless.

Extend your trip and explore the charming town of Echuca Moama with our partner, the Mercure Port of Echuca hotel. Stay a night or two and immerse yourself in regional Australia. Simply provide our team with your desired arrival and departure dates, and we’ll take care of everything else to ensure your experience is seamless and enjoyable.


Complimentary Train Service

V/Line Regional Train Transfers

Departure can be on the day of your cruise departure or any other day as required if staying in Echuca pre or post your cruise. 

Please let our team know your preferred date of arrival. Complimentary transfers to Emmylou are only included from Echuca train station on the day of departure. VLine Timetables can be found HERE



Mercure Port of Echuca Hotel

Superior King Room | $195 per night

Extend your experience in Echuca with a Pre or Post Cruise Stay at the Mercure Port of Echuca Hotel. Our exclusive rate will see you staying in a Superior King Room, newly refurbished featuring a king bed, plasma TV and DVD player, exquisite bathroom, pay TV and wireless internet access.

This beautiful Hotel is within easy walking distance of the Port of Echuca and High Street shops. If you are staying at this Hotel we include a complimentary coach transfer to Emmylou to commence your cruise. For all other Hotels, a charge of $50 applies.