Murray River Paddlesteamers Echuca - Echuca Moama

PS Emmylou steaming away from Port

Murray River Paddlesteamers offers three Paddlesteamers including the PS Emmylou, PS Canberra and Pride of the Murray.
Let PS Emmylou treat you to an unforgettable river cruise along the Murray River for a truly Australian adventure. Along the way, you will see a great variety of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos and many of the hundreds of bird species that inhabit the river. Highlights of an Emmylou one and two night cruise include riverside campfires and barbecues, a visit to a vineyard and wine tasting, world heritage wetlands and cultural experience day excursion, whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of the river aboard a steam fired Paddlesteamer.
PS Emmylou provides sun decks and loungers, Redgums Restaurant and Bar on the saloon deck and a relaxing private front lounge. The PS Emmylou is the only wood-fired paddlesteamer in the world offering regular overnight cruising. Catering for just 18 guests in nine cabins, Emmylou exudes old-world charm whilst offering modern comforts. Emmylou is fueled by redgum logs and is driven by a completely restored 1906 steam engine built to the highest world classification standards.
PS Canberra and Pride of the Murray offer daily one hour cruises with historical commentary of Echuca.

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PS Emmylou Daily and Overnight Cruises

All aboard. Join Murray River Paddlesteamers on PS Emmylou for a morning or afternoon tea cruise, or enjoy a relaxed luncheon cruise at Redgums Restaurant. You may also wish to join for a three hour evening steaming dinner cruise. If you have more time, try a one or two night cruise starting at $270 per person. PS Emmylou is the only wood-fired paddlesteamer in the world offering regular overnight cruising. Fuelled by redgum logs the Emmylou exudes old-world charm whilst offering modern conveniences. Your all inclusive price includes all meals prepared fresh in the galley while you enjoy an unforgettable authentic Australian river cruise. Eighteen guests are comfortably accommodated in twin share cabins, featuring traditional riverboat style bunks with the exception of one double bed cabin. Fantastic way to experience the sights and sounds of the Australian bush along Australia's longest River. You can find all the cruise and tour information at the website, and even book and pay online.
Start Location 57 Murray Esplanade Echuca
Duration Extended, Full Day, Half Day or Less and Evening
Price $29.50 - $545.00 Prices range from daily to overnight cruises as well as lunch and dinner packages. Please see the website for further details.

PS Canberra & Pride of the Murray Daily Sightseeing Cruises

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Murray River on PS Canberra or Pride of the Murray. PS Canberra is the oldest river boat on the Murray River having celebrated her century in August 2013. She has has been taking visirtors on cruises along the Murray, Darling and Murrumbidgee rivers since 1944. Pride of the Murray began life as a barge in 1924. She has since been converted to a paddle wheeler and is one of only three boats built in Echuca that still operate on the Murray River today. The PS Canberra or the Pride of the Murray operate each day with alternative schedules at off peak periods. Highlights include a unique 360 degree viewing area above the engine, fully enclosed and open areas (perfect for group gatherings), wide viewing windows to see the paddlewheels and skipper's commentary of the historic port and its unique paddleboat fleet. All children (big and small) have the opportunity to steer the paddlesteamer and receive a free skippers certificate. Paddlesteamer also features an onboard kiosk, fully licensed bar, toilet facilities and easy access on and off the vessel.
Start Location 57 Murray Esplanade Echuca
Duration Extended, Half Day or Less and Evening
Price $25.00 - $66.00 Concession tickets $22, family tickets (two adults and two children) $66.

Rail Steam Gourmet Escape Package

Leave the car behind and escape Melbourne for a rail and steam gourmet overnight weekend escape. Enjoy return train travel, overnight on PS Emmylou, lunch at Morrisons Winery and more. Tour package includes Return Economy Class V/Line Train Tickets – Melbourne/Echuca, upper deck twin cabin, PS Emmylou, return transfer to Echuca Station/PS Emmylou, entry to Port of Echuca Discovery Centre valid for one year. You will also receive a one hour sightseeing cruise for two people on PS Canberra, valid for one year, Sunday Wharf to Winery cruise including two course lunch and wine tastings, a $20 gift shop voucher for a souvenir purchase, two bottles of Tisdall Henry’s Crossing Wine to take home, a chef prepared three course dinner aboard PS Emmylou on Saturday night and fully cooked breakfast aboard PS Emmylou on Sunday morning.
Start Location 57 Murray Esplanade Echuca
Price $470.00 - $470.00 Fully inclusive price - train, cruise, transfers and meals. Book online.

Wharf to Winery Tour

Combine a cruise on PS Canberra or Pride of the Murray with a relaxing lunch at Morrisons Winery. Take a 30 minute cruise downstream to Morrisons Winery where you will be dropped off for your two course lunch with complimentary glass of wine, beer or soft drink. You have the opportunity to taste and buy all the Morrisons Wines and do not forget you can also enjoy a glass on your return paddlesteamer cruise to the wharf. You have the option of two return times for those that wish to linger a little longer on the deck or beside the fire. Just let the team know which time you wish to depart and menu choice when picking up your boarding pass from the office. Boarding time is 15 minutes before departure. Do you have a large group and want to leave the car behind? For groups of six or more, Murray River Paddlesteamers offer a courtesy return shuttle from hotel accommodation. This special package runs seven days a week, and is very popular on weekends and in peak holiday periods, so please book well in advance.
Start Location 57 Murray Esplanade Echuca
Price $75.00 - $75.00 Package includes 30 minute return cruise on a Paddlesteamer, two course lunch with a complimentary glass of wine, plus free wine tastings.