With the river currently at high levels and due to COVID-related cruise cancellations, we have an exciting opportunity to offer these expedition cruises. You will feel like a pioneer as Emmylou explores parts of the river rarely seen upstream from Echuca all the way to the quaint township of Barmah. For the very first time, we are offering Victorian Regional and NSW border bubble residents the opportunity to cruise on these special limited time cruises.
This cruise is a return cruise departing and returning to Echuca.
Cruises Now SOLD OUT
- New Deluxe air-conditioned Cabins with private ensuites
- The Emmylou Suite for an added touch of luxury and space
- Visit parts of the river rarely seen upstream from Echuca
- Visit Barmah by river for the first time in over 6 years
- Visit the riverside Cape Horn Winery
- See The Goulburn River entering the Murray
- Riverside moorings and after dinner campfires
- All-day cruising to relax and see Australian wildlife
- Enjoy fresh seasonal local produce prepared by your onboard Chef
- Native wildlife in their natural environment
- Local Skipper Commentary
Deposit & Car Parking
- Deposit $400pp with full payment due 7 days from cruise date once departure is confirmed
- Undercover Secure Car Parking $25 per night
If you are arriving by car with reserved car parking, please meet our crew 1 hour prior to departure at our Car Parking Station located at 19-29 Cornelia Creek Road Echuca. Check-in will be completed by our crew with luggage and passengers transferred to PS Emmylou for departure.
Cruise Prices Per Cabin
Departing Echuca upriver, enjoy a welcome afternoon tea with freshly made Australian scones, jam & cream with tea and coffee as you begin to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of the river. Time to relax with 6 hours of rarely seen river to be enjoyed as Emmylou winds her way towards Barmah. As the sun starts to set over the river, time for an evening cocktail before your chef prepares a fabulous welcome dinner with complimentary wines & beer served. Listen to the river birds evening chorus, watch for kangaroos, wombats, egrets
and many other species of birds as the stars begin to appear. Tonight, we moor just above the riverside Cape Horn Winery where you will feel like a pioneer as the crew set up a campfire for you to enjoy.
Early rises and keen photographers are sure to see the morning mist rolling along the river. After breakfast enjoy a riverside walk before we depart for the quaint township of Barmah. Arriving after lunch you are free to wander and explore the riverside or why not enjoy a beverage with the locals at the famous Barmah Pub.
We then depart for our journey back down river. You are welcome to join the Skipper in the Wheelhouse to learn how to steer Emmylou along the winding river and chat with the Engineer about how the 1906 Steam Engine powers the boat along the river. This afternoon we moor at the fabulous Cape Horn Winery where you can enjoy a sample of their delicious wines, relax on their vast riverside lawn, or take a walk through the vineyards. Tonight, it is time to dress up a little
and enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner with complimentary wines and beers. After dinner, it’s Movie Night, with a special presentation of ‘Riverboats Remembered’ a fabulous historical presentation about the riverboats of the mid 1850’s along the Murray River. You are then welcome to join your fellow passengers around the roaring campfire to watch the stars appear in the stunning night sky before retiring for the evening.
Time for an early morning bush walk or relax over breakfast as we cruise back to Echuca arriving at 10.00am where we reluctantly say farewell.