PS Emmylou Special 2 Night Accommodation Package

24- 25th July 2020

Stay in the heart of Echuca for Winter Blues 2020 aboard the iconic Paddlesteamer Emmylou in your own cabin with private ensuite. This totally unique experience comes with a fully cooked breakfast each morning aboard PS Emmylou. Guests can also choose a complimentary 2 hour cruises on any day of their stay. Max 2 people per cabin, 1 cruise per stay.

Choose from the fabulous Emmylou Suite with features a private sitting area and french doors opening to the forward deck or Queen, Double and Twin Single Cabins all with private ensuites. In the morning wake to the sights and sounds of the river as the native wildlife begin their day. You can also watch the engineer load Redgum logs onto the boat and fire up the 1906 steam engine ready for the days cruising. After your breakfast enjoy a full day of blues music right on your doorstep.

Important Notes

  • Package is Friday & Saturday Nights with optional Thursday night. Sunday night is not available
  • Access to your cabin is available from 5.00pm each day of your stay
  • You must vacate you cabin by 9.30am each morning before the first public cruise departs
  • Full breakfast with complimentary Coffee & Tea is served in the saloon from 8.00am until 9.00am each morning
  • A staff member is available to assist with baggage and aboard overnight for your safety
  • You must not bring any alcohol aboard PS Emmylou at any time
  • Complimentary Wifi is available for all guests
  • Complimentary 2 Hour cruise aboard PS Emmylou must be advised to our ticket office 24 hours in advance
  • There are no coffee or tea making facilities in cabins
  • Bottle water is complimentary
  • All cabin are full air conditioned for you comfort

    Online Booking Instructions

    If you wish to stay Thursday 23rd July please add this to your booking by hitting "Make Another Booking" before you hit the pay now button. This will take you back to the booking page where you can add the additional night.

    Phone or Email Bookings

    Please call our office on 03 5482 5244 or email us at [email protected]

    2 Night Package Prices

  • $780 Upper Deck Emmylou Queen Suite
  • $660 Upper & Main Deck Queen Cabins
  • $620 Upper Deck Double Cabin
  • $580 Upper Deck Twin Cabin

    3 Night Upper Murray Discovery Cruise

    20 - 23rd July 2020

    Start your Winter Blues experience early with a 3 night Murray River Cruise connecting you to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. Enjoy our signature riverside grand dining, campfires, day & night cruising to see the river from a different perspective and travel on a half day excursion to world heritage wetlands for a small boat Eco cruise & Winery visit and tour.

    Travel Writer, Tim Richards recently cruised with us on a 3 night cruise, read about his experience in Traveller


  • 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
  • Delicious morning & afternoon teas
  • Signature Riverside Grand Dining under the stars with after dinner campfire
  • Visit the World Heritage listed Barmah Wetlands for a Eco Cruise aboard MV Kingfisher with expert local guide
  • Overnight mooring and guided tour of the gardens at beautiful Perricoota Station Estate
  • Visit the Regions largest winery, St Anne's for a cellar tour by the owners and complimentary tastings.
  • Meet the owners and enjoy the produce of the Regions top food producers, Pacdon Park fine UK small goods.
  • 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


  • Onboard Accommodation
  • Chef prepared breakfast lunch & dinners
  • Morning & afternoon teas
  • Espresso Coffee, Tea & Bottled Water
  • On Shore Tour
  • Complimentary Wifi throughout the boat
  • All Gratuities

    New Deluxe Cabins with Private Ensuites

    Welcome to your home aboard Paddlesteamer Emmylou. We invite you to relax in a warm inviting atmosphere of mid 1800’s riverboat charm without sacrificing modern conveniences. Emmylou now features contemporary deluxe cabins with fine linens and plush new bedding which will ensure you are well rested to fully enjoy your time aboard with us.

    Melbourne Hotel & Transfer Options

    Melbourne Pre Stay & Return Transfer - $850 per couple / $750 Solo Traveller

    We are delighted to be partnering with the Pan Pacific Hotels as our preferred Hotel partner. We now offer preferred rates at the luxurious five-star Pan Pacific Melbourne, located near Melbourne’s vibrant South Wharf district & Park Royal Melbourne Airport, directly connected to Melbourne domestic and international terminals. Note weekday nights at Park Royal are $930 per couple & $830 Solo Traveler

    Start your cruise experience in style with a stay in one of the above Hotels the night before your cruise. In the morning enjoy a delicious full breakfast before departing for Echuca with a stop in the small town of Nagambie before arriving in Echuca to board PS Emmylou. Your return journey takes you via the historic City of Bendigo where you will visit the endearing Chancery Lane known for it's great coffee, food and art. Drop of points are Bendigo or Melbourne Airport's and CBD Hotel's.

    Package Inclusions

  • 1 night stay in King or Premier Room with full buffet breakfast for two
  • 8.00am Departure from Melbourne | 8.30am Departure from Melbourne Airport
  • Deluxe Coach Transfer to Echuca and return
  • Visit the regional towns of Nagambie & Bendigo
  • Drop off at Melbourne or Bendigo Airports or CBD Hotels

    Please note other guests on your cruise may join this transfer.

    Melbourne Return Transfer Only - $600 Per Couple / $500 Solo Traveller

    Departs Pan Pacific Hotel - South Wharf at 8.00am & Park Royal Hotel Melbourne Airport at 8.30am on the morning of your cruise. Please note pick ups from Melbourne Airport are only available if staying at the Park Royal Hotel. Please note other guests on your cruise may join this transfer.

    Bendigo Transfer Options

    Bendigo Airport & Hotels Return Transfer - $400 Per Couple / $300 Solo Traveller

    Transfer from Bendigo are available from any Hotel on the morning of your cruise departing from 10.30am. Return drop off to Bendigo Airport or Hotels.

    Melbourne Return Train Options

  • $65pp Adult
  • $35pp Concession

    Note: Train maybe replaced with coach from Bendigo to Echuca subject to timetable. Please contact our Passenger Services team.

    Echuca Car Parking

    Secure undercover warehouse parking for cars, caravans and campervans is available for all passenger whilst cruising at $20 per day.

    Pricing & Payment Terms

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

    For travel between 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2020

    Departure Time 12 Noon