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PS Emmylou - 2 Hr Murray River Heritage Cruise

What's Included

  • No booking or credit card fees
  • Free cancellation available
  • Earn 101 Reward Points per guest
  • Booking protection from Experee
  • Pick-up
  • Gratuities / Tip (optional)

Know before you go

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Weather Dependent: Indoor - N/A
  • Spectators: This experience is not suitable for spectators
  • Animals Allowed: No Animals Allowed

Full Description

Cruise Information

From the moment you board the red gum-fired paddle steamer, you become aware of its long history. With its completely restored 1906 steam engine and its hooting whistle, the boat epitomises charm. Feel the heat from the engine, watch the paddle wheels as they lift in rhythm, you can even take a turn at steering the boat!. With impressive natural scenery everywhere you look, you'll discover an abundance of beautiful wildlife that calls this area home.


Choice of departure times throughout the dayOpportunity to steer the Boat with the SkipperFully Licensed barSnack Menu available. (please note lunch guests are served prior to cruise only passengers)See and hear native wildlife in their natural environmentStep back in time on a history tour with Skipper CommentaryTour is wheelchair accessible

What You Can Expect

Re-live the magic and romance of the Riverboat Days on the prettiest Paddlesteamer on the Murray River - the Paddlesteamer Emmylou.

It's the senses that engage you the moment you go aboard: you can smell the warm oil of the engine, feel the heat as the engineer stokes the boiler with redgum logs, climb up to the wheelhouse to chat to the skipper, or just sit and gaze at the changing reflections in the water and let the lilting rhythm and swish of the paddlewheels, the nostalgic hooting of the whistle, and the distant croaking of frogs conjure up the leisurely pace of bygone days.


All boats commence boarding 15 minutes prior to departure from Riverboat Dock, Watson Street, Echuca. (View Google Map for location and directions).

Visit our Ticket Office and Gift Shop at 57 Murray Esplanade in the Port of Echuca.

PS Emmylou is a Non Smoking Environment

Departure / meeting point

Starting point of the tour is at:
13 Watson Street,

Terms & Conditions - Daily Cruises (includes Lunch & Dinner Cruises)

Cancellation: If you cancel your booking on the Day of departure no refund will be made. If you cancel your booking the day (or more) prior to the day of departure a full refund will be made. If you miss your departure time Murray River Paddlesteamers (MRPS) will endeavor to provide you another cruise time on the same day or another day. Any refund will be at the discretion of Management if another suitable cruise cannot be found.

General: MRPS reserves the right to cancel any cruise due to river & weather conditions, mechanical failure, or that the minimum number of 10 passengers has not been booked prior to departure. The Captain always reserves the right to put ashore any passenger who disrupts the even flow of a cruise; in such a case, no refund is possible. MRPS responsibility does not extend beyond the vessel, and whenever passengers leave it, any arrangements made by them or for them are at their own risk.

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About the provider

Murray River Paddlesteamers, Echuca, Victoria

13 Watson Street,

Wheelchair Friendly
Toilet facilities
Train transport

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