Escape for the weekend and join Murray River Paddlesteamers for a fully inclusive overnight stay on PS Emmylou. Let Emmylou treat you to an unforgettable river cruise experience along the Murray River for a truly Australian adventure. Enjoy a regional inspired five-course dinner and relax as the spectacular scenery of the Murray River glides by in the early evening. Along the way, you’ll see a great variety of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos and many of the hundreds of bird species that inhabit the river.

PS Emmylou is the only wood-fired paddlesteamer in the world offering regular overnight cruising and caters for just 16 guests in eight new cabins, all with ensuites. After dinner, you can enjoy the roaring riverside campfire before retiring to your new cabin. In the morning wake to the sounds of the river and enjoy a hearty cooked breakfast before returning to port at 9:30am for departure.

Type Indicative prices

Prices are Per Person fully inclusive. For all Cabin Prices please see out website

$400.00 - $500.00


All cruises are fully inclusive of all meals. Drinks at bar prices

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 20/07/19 - 31/12/22

    Sat: 06:30pm - 09:30am

Tour highlights:
  • 1 Night Cruise Highlights
    Brand New Cabins with Private Ensuites.Stay in Emmylou's own Suite for an added touch of luxury and space. Air Conditioned Cabins for your comfort. Chef prepared five course dinner under the stars at Redgums on Emmylou. After dinner riverside campfire - Enjoy a drink with a toasted marshmallow (subject to weather conditions). Fully cooked or continental breakfast in the morning. Enjoy fresh seasonal local produce and sample a variety of locally produced wines. See and hear the native wildlife in their natural environment in the evening and morning.

Murray River Paddlesteamers operate from the Port of Echuca located just 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne's CBD. The company operate the iconic PS Emmylou, PS Canberra and Pride of the Murray.

The spectacular paddlesteamer, the PS Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddlesteamer was recently relaunched following a specially designed luxury upgrade and fit out.

Taking passengers for the first time through some of the most pristine and intact ecological forests, to places of geographic, historic and Aboriginal cultural significance, PS Emmylou will travel along the Murray River to world heritage wetlands, and the world’s largest red gum forest.

With only nine cabins this boutique steam-powered cruise, is able to moor alongside outstanding river wineries, drop in to local producers, pause to explore heritage sites such as the 1860s Perricoota Station, and access ancient Murray River tributaries on the MV Kingfisher with an environmental specialist.

The refitted contemporary cabins include fine linens topped with silky duvets, with the boats’ premier Suite located on the front Upper Deck, with French Doors opening to deck. Onboard dining, prepared by the Chef, features local food and wine from across the region. Riverside campfires with stunning night skies to complete this unique experience.

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre
57 Murray Esplanade, Echuca, Victoria, 3564

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