Extend Your Experience

Hotels - Transfers - Parking

We are delighted to be partnering with these award winning Hotels located in Melbourne and Echuca. All Hotel are available to be purchased with your cruise at the time of booking as an Extra. If you would like to stay longer than one night at these hotels please let us know in the further information section of your booking or contact our friendly reservations team. 

Transfers to Echuca to connect with your cruise are available by Road, Rail or Air, all of which provide a scenic view of the Victorian countryside. All our vehicles are owned and operated by our company, so you can expect not only a luxury transfer but some great commentary along the way about the countryside your travelling through on your way to and from Echuca.  

Secure undercover warehouse parking is available for cars and vans at $20 per night.

Pan Pacific Hotel
Pan Pacific Hotel

Pan Pacific Hotel Melbourne

Pre Stay & Return Transfers

$870 per couple / $770 Solo Traveller

Pan Pacific Hotel is located near Melbourne’s vibrant South Wharf district.

Start your cruise experience in style at the 5 star Pan Pacific Hotel staying in a Deluxe Room which includes a delicious full breakfast before departing for Echuca with a stop in the small town of Nagambie before arriving in Echuca to board PS Emmylou. Your return journey takes you via the historic City of Bendigo where you will visit the endearing Chancery Lane known for it’s great coffee, food and art. Drop of points are Bendigo or Melbourne Airport’s and CBD Hotel’s.

Park Royal Hotel
Park Royal Hotel Room

Park Royal Hotel Melbourne Airport

Pre Stay & Return Transfers

$870 per couple / $770 Solo Traveller

Weekday stays at Park Royal are $950 per couple & $850 Solo Traveler

Start your cruise experience in style with a stay a the Park Royal Hotel, Melbourne Airport with direct access to International and Domestic terminals the night before your cruise. Relax in a large Standard Room with a delicious full breakfast before departing for Echuca to board PS Emmylou. 

Please note you must stay overnight at the Park Royal Airport Hotel to be collected from Melbourne Airport.

Mercure Room

Mercure Port of Echuca Hotel

Superior King Room $195 per night

Extend your experience in Echuca with a Pre or Post Cruise Stay at the Mercure Port of Echuca Hotel. Our exclusive rate will see you staying in a Superior King Room, newly refurbished featuring a king bed, plasma TV and DVD player, exquisite bathroom, pay TV and wireless internet access. This beautiful Hotel is within easy walking distance of the Port of Echuca and High Street shops. Your rate includes complimentary transfers to PS Emmylou dock for departure.


Melbourne Luxury Transfers

Melbourne Return Transfer Only – $620 Per Couple / $520 Solo Traveller

Departs Pan Pacific Hotel – South Wharf at 8.00am & Park Royal Hotel Melbourne Airport at 8.30am on the morning of your cruise. Please note pick ups from Melbourne Airport are only available if staying at the Park Royal Hotel.


Bendigo Luxury Transfers

Bendigo Airport & Hotels Return Transfer – $420 Per Couple / $320 Solo Traveller

Transfer from Bendigo are available from any Hotel on the morning of your cruise departing from 10.30am. Return drop off to Bendigo Airport or Hotels.


Echuca Undercover Car Parking

Secure undercover warehouse parking for cars, caravans and campervans is available for all passengers whilst cruising – $25 per day. Prior reservation is required.

Vline Train

VLine Regional Train Transfers

  • $65pp Adult
  • $35pp Concession

Note: Train maybe replaced with coach from Bendigo to Echuca subject to timetable. Please contact our Passenger Services team.Melbourne 

Kirkhope Flights

Air Transfers

Why not discover Victoria from the air on your way to the River to connect with your cruise. Conveniently located at Moorabbin Airport just south of  Melbourne CBD you can climb aboard your aircraft and be on the river in less than 45 minutes.

Choose from 4 different aircraft ranging in price from $3055 for four passengers flying together.

Call us today or contact the team at Kirkhope Aviation.

Phone: 1300 206 130 | [email protected]