Leave the city behind for an unforgettable 2 night Murray River Escape Cruise. With just 8 couples aboard there is plenty of room to find your own space experiencing the river. Whether you’re cozying up in your individually air-conditioned cabin, taking a morning walk, relaxing with a drink from the Saloon Bar or sitting around the roaring riverside campfire, you will love the River!
Departures for the 2 Night Escape Cruise are Friday’s during Off Peak periods and Thursday’s during Peak Periods
All Inclusive Cruising from $960pp
- New Deluxe cabins with private ensuites
- The Emmylou Suite for an added touch of luxury and space
- Air-conditioned cabins
- Guided Walking Tour of Perricoota Station
- Regionally inspired Chef prepared meals
- After dinner riverside campfire
- See and hear local native Australian Wildlife
- All day cruising with historical commentary
- Book with Confidence – 12-month future cruise credit if you cancel due to ill health up to 14 days pre-cruise
- COVID-19 safety precautions are in place aboard PS Emmylou for our guests.
- Complimentary transfer to/from local Hotels & Echuca Train Station, transfers from Melbourne and Bendigo can be arranged
- Onboard Accommodation
- Selected Wine & Beer with Dinner
- Chef prepared breakfast lunch & dinners
- Morning & afternoon teas
- Complimentary Wifi throughout the boat
- Espresso Coffee, Tea , Soft Drink & Bottled Water
- All Gratuities
Deposit & Car Parking
- Deposit $400pp with full payment due 90 days from cruise date
- 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.
Departing Echuca downriver, 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 or take the opportunity to chat with the Engineer and Skipper in the wheelhouse about the rich history of the river and PS Emmylou.
As the sun starts to set over the river, time for an evening cocktail before your chef-prepared welcome dinner. 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 at the famous Perricoota Station. Rich in history, the property was first settled by James Maiden in 1843, and famous for starring in the TV movie “All the River Run” where PS Emmylou was renamed PS Philadelphia.
Early rises and keen photographers are sure to see the morning mist rolling along the river. After breakfast join the Skipper for a guided walking tour of Perricoota Stations buildings and vast gardens. Learn about the rich history of the property which was once the area’s largest sheep and fruit orchard.
Today enjoy a full day cruising the mighty Murray 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. Enjoy freshly made scones for morning tea followed by a delicious Winter lunch prepared by your chef.
This afternoon join your fellow guests for complimentary wine and cheese tastings highlighting the very best wine and produce from the Perricoota region. Tonight, it is time to dress up a little and enjoy a traditional 3-course dinner with all the trimmings. Enjoy 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.
This morning before breakfast early rises can enjoy a riverside stroll before PS Emmylou then departs for the Port of Echuca where we reluctantly say farewel