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Murray River Paddlesteamers - PS Emmylou

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Address: 57 Murray Esplanade | Port of Echuca, Echuca, Victoria 3564, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5482 5244
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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*
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Echuca Murray River Cruise by Emmylou Paddle Steamer with Optional Lunch
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$22*
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Morning or Afternoon Paddlesteamer Emmylou Murray River Cruise
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$377*
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1-Night, 2-Night or 3-Night Murray River Cruise by Paddlesteamer Emmylou

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Awesome experience rate very highly. Captain very knowledgeable and friendly wonderful experience. Would recommend to give it a go

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Beresfield, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome experience rate very highly. Captain very knowledgeable and friendly wonderful experience. Would recommend to give it a go

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An enjoyable cruise down the river which is a must for anyone who visits Echuca. Wheelchairs can get on this but check times like I did to make sure it is on the accessable mooring, however the hill down and back up will need someone to assist you as it is steep and uneven. Have a chat to the engineer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very pleasant way to see some iconic scenery in an iconic way. For the mechanically minded, seeing the operating engine on-board is fascinating and a reminder of days of yore.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the delicious lunch,friendly staff and ambience of the Murray.Would recommend it as a pleasant way to spend 2 hours,also learnt lots on history of the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would select a temperate day for this cruise, dont expect much and you recieve lots of information about the history of the Port of Echuca.

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Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely relaxing afternoon tea on the PS Emmylou what more can you ask for that great coffee & scones on the river.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a lovely steamtrain ride to Echuca we celebrated our son's 13th birthday on board the Emmylou. The food and service was superb - just right for a meander down the Mighty Murray river. We even had an impromptu steam boat chase! Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the Emmylou, we chose the lunchtime cruise. The staff we very friendly and accommodating and our meals were lovely. The children got to meet the Captain and ask questions which was fantastic. I was a little disappointed with the distance we travelled over the 2 hr cruise, expected to see a little more. In... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet and peaceful. Good for a break away from the busy city life styles of Melbourne. Refreshing and rejuvenating.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly, lunch was beautiful, and cruise was lovely, could have cruised longer Would definitely do it again

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