Murray River Road

Murray River Paddlesteamers Echuca

Murray River Paddlesteamers operate from the Port of Echuca located just 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne's CBD. The company operates the iconic PS Emmylou, PS Canberra, and Pride of the Murray. Guess can enjoy 1-hour sightseeing cruises, lunch & dinner cruises, and longer 2 to 6-night river cruises.

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 featuring 8 cabins for 16 guests.

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.

This luxury boutique steam-powered cruise is able to moor alongside outstanding river wineries, drop into 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.


  • Alfresco/Outdoor Dining


  • ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp
  • COVID Safe
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Border NSW/VIC


Super Early Bird 2022 Offer

For a limited time only, choose selected 2022 Murray River Cruises and secure a Super Early Bird offer when you book and pay in full at the time of booking. Book before 30th June 2021. Save up to 15% on any Cabin (excludes Emmylou Suite). Enjoy complimentary car parking and $100 beverage credit per cabin. Save 10% on Solo Steamer Rates. Call or email to make bookings. For online bookings pay in full and receive your discount.

Valid for all 2, 3, 4, and 6-night cruises. 5% saving for all cruises outside Winter, 15% saving for all Winter cruises excluding the 6 night 29th August departure. Solo Steamer Surcharge is reduced from 60% to 50% for Twin Cabin bookings only. Direct bookings only.

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Offer valid 30/04/2021 - 30/06/2021

Winter Sun Cruises - Save 10%

Winter on the Murray is a special time with the morning mist rolling along the river slowing rising as the Sun appears above the River Gum Trees. Don’t be put off by the chilly mornings as over 90% of days on the river are bright and sunny, and as it cools in the evening you will love the riverside campfire just that little more! Be quick to secure your booking as cabins are now limited due to high demand. Offer excludes 6 night cruises departing in August.

Offer excludes 6 night cruises departing in August. Use Promo Code WINTER10 at check out for 2021 and WINTER1022 for 2022 cruises Direct Bookings Only

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Offer valid 30/04/2021 - 30/07/2021