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Murray River Paddlesteamers - PS Emmylou

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Address: 57 Murray Esplanade | Port of Echuca, Echuca, Victoria 3564, Australia
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+61 3 5482 5244
Today
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The majestic PS Emmylou is one of the most recognisable and iconic...

The majestic PS Emmylou is one of the most recognisable and iconic paddlesteamers along the Murray River, often featuring as the unofficial flagship of Echuca.

Named after the country singer Emmylou Harris, the PS Emmylou has been host to thousands of people, delighting even her namesake during the late 1980s. Alongside the PS Pevensey, the PS Emmylou starred in the TV series All the Rivers Run in which she was renamed the PS Providence. Powered by a beautifully restored 1906 Marshall and Sons steam engine, the Emmylou journeys along the Murray offering a wide range of cruises

With an on-board Redgums Restaurant and 9 comfortable cabins accommodating 18 guests PS Emmylou is the most versatile of all boats. She provides daily short cruises, lunch and dinner cruises together with scheduled overnight, 2 and three night cruises.

The 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 luxury. The Emmylou accommodates weddings, corporate functions and private events.

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$27.49*
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Echuca Murray River Cruise by Emmylou Paddle Steamer with Optional Lunch
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$503.97*
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1-Night or 2-Night Murray River Cruise by Paddlesteamer Emmylou
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$1,030.84*
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2-Day Echuca and Sovereign Hill Tour on Historic Paddlesteamer Emmylou...

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Wonderful Lunch Cruise

We took my fairly elderly mother-in-law and my sister-in-law for the lunch cruise on the Emmylou. Aside from at first being confused by the A-board listing at the PS Canberra's... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took my fairly elderly mother-in-law and my sister-in-law for the lunch cruise on the Emmylou. Aside from at first being confused by the A-board listing at the PS Canberra's dock that had Emmylou on it, we had a really wonderful afternoon. From the moment we boarded until we left we were well-looked after by friendly and attentive staff. The... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I booked again for our annual visit to Echuca, as usual the food was very good, and the staff fantastic Mark & Cathy Canberra

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Wurruk, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent nite great food excellent wine list and a most pleasurably way to spend the nite excellent service by the friendly staff only criticism is the quality of the sound system hard to hear the music

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thought the the lunch cruise was wonderful ... it was a perfect day ... the boat was beautiful ...the food was great & ... the staff could not have been better. Would recommend to everyone ... already have at work :)

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Leeton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this, great atmosphere. 4 course meal was just divine.Only negative I would have was that 4 hours was a little too long but maybe if you were with a party of people it would not have felt that way, plus we had to walk back to the hotel as we could not get a taxi, too busy on NYr's...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great experience, great views and you can by plated dips and snacks or buy a beer or sparkling to enjoy while cruising. We went up river for a one hour cruise which was just nice in the 35 degree heat. Very nice and pleasant staff and Captain and crew on the paddle steamer Emmylou. Would recommend as a must do... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ended up on PS Canberra. I booked my tickets online the day before, but somehow the boat was overbooked. Computer did not notify ticket sales counter of tickets sold. Very disappointed as we could not wait till later in the day. However, PS Canberra was enjoyable. No compensation offered other than trying to book on another boat. Hint to... More 

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Auburn, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food, great service. Lovely 2 her lunch cruise! Recommend to others! What a lovely old paddle steamer is the EmmyLou.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The cruise on the Emmylou went for an hour and was very relaxing! There was a cafe on board if you wanted a drink or morning or afternoon tea! Could walk all around the boat including each level!

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Beaconsfield, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A little over booked but we found a spot to gather with family and friends.. Can't think of any tips but a pleasant experience over-all.

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