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Murray River Paddlesteamers - PS Emmylou

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Address: 57 Murray Esp | Port of Echuca, Echuca, Victoria 3564, Australia
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+61 3 5482 5244
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08:30 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 23:59
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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Echuca Murray River Cruise by Emmylou Paddle Steamer with Optional Lunch
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1-Night or 2-Night Murray River Cruise by Paddlesteamer Emmylou
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2-Day Echuca and Sovereign Hill Tour on Historic Paddlesteamer Emmylou...

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very relaxing experience

The 1 hour trip with PS Emmylou in the morning was a very relaxing experience. There are no breathtaking views but just to sit and look at the ships attached at the border of the... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The 1 hour trip with PS Emmylou in the morning was a very relaxing experience. There are no breathtaking views but just to sit and look at the ships attached at the border of the Murray river and the border with the trees gives a feeling of vacation.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great experience and friendly staff. Nice and relaxing trip. Got to visit the captain up top and had a great chat with the engine room guy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the Emmylou down to Morrison's winery for lunch and came back on the Canberra. Not sure if this is normally possible but a local organised it for our big group visiting mainly from NZ. The boat was fun, lunch forgettable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the cruise was excellent and is a very good idea that it does part of the cruise in each direction from the docking point.the lunch was very good and plenty of it.the staff were excellent and very friendly.If you buy a bottle of wine you have to drink it all,can,t take it on shore.This may give you the giggles.Keep it... More 

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Swan Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a good experience, a little cramped from all the people but not a big issue since we diddnt really need to get up out of our seats .

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I recently shared a great two night experience on PS Emmylou. Being our first visit to this area we wanted to see as much possible. Murray River Paddlesteamers made sure of this with the bonus of a visit to the Dharnya Indigineous Centre for a cultural experience, a cruise on the Kingfisher through the world heritage Barmah... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had a lunch cruise on the Emmylou for our anniversary, we enjoyed the meal, it was beautiful. They had a few options to choose from and the cruise was very relaxing. Very easy to book online with no hassles. The lunch cruise was very popular, you definitely have to book a few weeks in advance as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved going on the boat and how lucky that the weather was so beautiful. The meal was fine although less so than when I went on this same paddlesteamer a few years ago. Desserts were not the quality we expected. All in all I would recommend the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific 2hr lunch cruise, food very nice, overall a great experience! Would do it again if we ever get back to Echuca from NZ

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tranquil trip on the river. Lunch was excellent and the staff were so nice. Lots of birds en route. Thank you

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