Murray River Authentic Luxury Cruising

Murray River Cruises from Echuca. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of Australia’s longest river aboard the world’s only cruising wood-fired paddlesteamer and Australia’s most luxurious boutique river cruise. Choose from 1 to 6 night Murray River Cruises and let PS Emmylou step you back to the romantic days of Australia’s Paddlesteamers. 

Border Bubble Now Green - Cruises Operating as Scheduled

Effective 6pm Monday 18th January NSW Border Bubble LGAs are now zoned GREEN allowing free travel along the River on either side. All passengers need to apply for this permit which is valid for 14 days from the date of travel which allows the holder to cross the Border multiple times within the period. You can find all the details and apply for your permit HERE. It takes just 5 minutes to apply and your permit is instantly emailed to you. 

New South Wales/Victorian border communities will continue to have exceptions and will be able to use local residence identification to cross the border

All cruises remain operating as scheduled.

Book with Confidence - Updated 13th January 2021

We know travel plans may be affected in the future so we are making changes to our Book with Confidence Policy. Effective from today should any of the events below affect you we will provide a 100% future cruise credit valid for 18 months from your departure date. 

1. Should you or your traveling partner not be able to travel due to your home address being classified as a RED Zone for the purpose of travel into Victoria 14 days prior to your cruise date.

2. Should you or your traveling partner test positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of your cruise departure date.

Final Summer Cabins & New Departures Available

1 Night Cruise

30th January – Upper Deck Twin 

3 Night Cruise

30th April – Last Cabin – Upper Twin

New 4 Night Cruise Departures

17th & 31st May

Save 10% on both departures

6 Night Cruise

8th February – 2 Upper Deck Double Cabins – Save 15%

19th April – Upper Deck Queen – Save 10%

New Departure – 15th November 2021

COVID-19 Cruise Well Program

Your health and safety are our priority. Our Cruise Well Program is therefore all about ensuring we follow strict hygiene standards and procedures for you and our crew’s health and safety whilst cruising with us. We are now accredited as a COVID ready business with NSW Health and ATEC as a business operating inline with the NCCC COVID safe guidelines and other relevant state-based guidelines. We are also delighted to be awarded by the World Travel & Tourism Council, the Safe Travel global branding as recognition of our high level of health and hygiene protocols. 

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6 Night Cruises

Save up to 15% on the last remaining cabins for February & April. New departure just released due to demand, 15th November. Book Now!

Winter Sun Sale

Save 10% and enjoy free car parking and  complimentary Wine & Beer with Dinner. Book before 31st January. Valid for all 2 to 4 Nt cruises 

Hotels & Transfers

Commence your river experience in style with a Melbourne or  Echuca Hotel pre-stay with optional return luxury transfers included. 

Rolling on the River

Travel Writer, Jeremy Bourke was recently a guest aboard PS Emmylou. The Australian Travel+Indulgence, November 21st

Authentic Luxury

Welcome aboard PADDLESTEAMER Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired cruising Paddlesteamer is now offering Australia’s most luxurious boutique river cruises from Echuca. 

With a maximum of 16 guests and 4 crew PS Emmylou is an open-air vessel with alfresco dining and plenty of space to relax and enjoy the river views. Each luxury cabin with ensuite is individually air-conditioned for your comfort. So whether you are a nature lover, a budding historian or culture enthusiast, a leisurely cruise aboard PS Emmylou will delve you into the beauty and pioneering history of the Murray River.

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