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PS Melbourne

Hugh King Drive | Mildura Wharf, Mildura, Victoria 3500, Australia
+61 3 5023 2200
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Relaxing way to see the murray

Went on the afternoon cruise tour yesterday and it was great. Our captain lance was lovely and such... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sophie b
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
A must do experience at Mildura!!

We really enjoyed our couple of hours on the paddle steamer "Melbourne". Easy to find the wharf... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Will M
Griffith, Australia
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Our company offers a range of Paddlesteamer cruises, that range from: Twice daily, two-hour cruises through Lock 11 Winery cruise, Lunch cruises and Evening Dinner Cruise Dedicated Charter Cruises Specialised Wedding Experiences Convention Venues Slipway Services
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Hugh King Drive | Mildura Wharf, Mildura, Victoria 3500, Australia
+61 3 5023 2200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the afternoon cruise tour yesterday and it was great. Our captain lance was lovely and such a wealth of knowledge about not only the boat but the local history. He was fantastic with all the kids letting them have a go steering the...More

1  Thank sophie b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our couple of hours on the paddle steamer "Melbourne". Easy to find the wharf. Great commentary from Captain. I loved it that he was actually talking rather than listening to a pre-recorded spiel. Going through the lock was very interesting as was...More

1  Thank Will M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely way to spend a couple of hours cruising the river. Fascinating going through the lock, good commentary from the Captain. Wasn't overly crowded so our 1 year grand daughter had a ball , without us having to worry about annoying anyone. Coffee, tea...More

1  Thank Sharon G
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Step back in time with a trip on a steamship along the Murray river. We experienced navigating through a lock and informative commentary on the trip. Snacks and drinks available.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely relaxing way to see a small section of the beautiful Murray River. You get to see the beautifully kept steam engine in action, plus a good commentary on the history of the steam boats on the river. Has a small cafeteria. Plenty of...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Went on the morning cruise amd was the best 2 hrs spent on murray. Captain was gave great commentary of surrounds and going through the lock was something never done before and very interesting.Have done paddleboats before elsewhere but this was a new experience. Well...More

Thank brendan a
Reviewed May 19, 2017

an authentic River Murray steam powered pebble steamer, it operates two tours a day from the Mildura wharf, Bookings are no normally required, you pay as you board. It departs on 2 hour round trip tours at 10:50 AM & 2:50 PM. You can speak...More

Thank Ray F
Reviewed April 29, 2017

There is something about the sound of a genuine steam engine whistle! Enjoyed a leisurely cruise on the Murray, through Lock 11 which is an experience in itself. The commentary is very good and informative. Staff are helpful and the steam engine on this vessel...More

Thank paulen25
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a leisurely afternoon cruise on the River Murray on PS Melbourne at Mildura. Older boat but still comfortable. Staff were friendly and Captain provided great commentary on River.

Thank TanyaH290
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We had a lovely time on board, despite the poor weather. The crew were top class and were very willing to talk about the boat and the history of the river boats. They allowed children into the wheel house and "steer the boat"

Thank Alan K
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June 17, 2016|
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Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
$30 per adult, well worth it :-)
Geoff M
December 13, 2015|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We had the same question when we were there, essentially though you just need to pick which cruise i.e. morning or afternoon and turn up a bit early as they do leave pretty much on time. There was plenty of parking and... More