Private Group Golf Cruises

We are proud to be associated with Rich River Golf Club Resort for our Private Group all-inclusive 2 night Murray River Golf Cruises that include a magnificent Australian experience cruising the Murray River from Echuca, and 36 holes of golf over two championship courses.

These Private Cruises can be scheduled throughout the year, however as PS Emmylou books out well in advance please contact as early as possible to discuss your Group Golfing requirements. A 5-night cruise is also available for Private Group Charter. 

Please feel free to contact us at [email protected] or call us today on 03 5482 5244

 

Highlights

  • 36 holes of Championship Golf at Rich River Golf Club Resort, East & West Course
  • Secure golf club storage
  • All transfers to and from Rich River Golf Club Resort
  • Chef prepared dinners 
  • Non Golfer Day Tours included
  • Riverside campfire on the banks of the Murray River 
  • New Cabins with Ensuites – fully Air-conditioned
  • Historical Skipper commentary throughout the Cruise

Non Golfer Itinerary

Non-golfer’s will enjoy two wonderful day excursions whilst the golfers are on the course at no extra cost.

  • Onshore Tour visiting the World Heritage Listed Barmah Wetlands for a small boat Eco Cruise aboard MV Kingfisher with expert local guide.
  • Wharf to Winery Luncheon at Morrisons Riverview Winery with free time to explore the Echuca High Street Shops.

Private Group Charter

PS Emmylou is perfect for small groups looking for the ultimate Murray River Golf Experience. 

PS Emmylou can accommodate up to 16 golfers in 8 Cabins all with private ensuite. Please refer to our Deck Pan, and additional onshore accommodation can be organised with Rich River Golf Club at specially reduced rates.

 

Day 1

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PS Emmylou Skipper
riverside camp fire

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 Layfield Lane where your welcome to join your fellow passenger around the roaring campfire to watch the stars appear in the stunning night sky before retiring for the evening.

Emmylou Scones

Day 2

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Rich River Clubhouse
kingfisher bird

Wake to an early morning walk along the riverbank, home to native birds, plants and wildlife before enjoying breakfast. This morning golfers depart for their 1st 18 holes of golf at Rich River Golf Club with non golfers departing on a half day excursion travelling 30 minutes to the small town of Barmah. Here you depart on your guided Eco Cruise, where you can get up close to Australian nature and wildlife. Nowhere else in the world can you experience such timeless, natural beauty and peace as when you are gliding through the World-Heritage listed Barmah Wetlands aboard the MV Kingfisher. You will understand why they have been named “ Wetlands of International Importance” as you slip quietly across the water in the dappled shade of towering gums of the world’s largest single stand of River Red Gum. 

Rich River 16th Hole

We then enjoy a traditional Australian picnic lunch riverside before we continue to Pacdon Park, makers of fine UK small goods where you can sample their fine assortment of produce. We then visit the region’s largest winery, St Anne’s where you will enjoy a short winery tour provided by the owners and then taste their fabulous table and fortified wines. You will also have the opportunity to sample their delicious Echuca Cheeses and Chocolates all made from local produce. It is then time fro golfers and non golfers to re-join PS Emmylou. Time to relax in the afternoon sun as Emmylou continues cruising up river past the imposing Echuca Wharf before turning bound for our overnight mooring at Horseshoe Lagoon. Tonight, after you have enjoyed your 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.

St Annes wine tasting
pacdon park chalkboard
PS Emmylou cruising

Day 3

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Rich River Aerial Complex

Enjoy breakfast as we cruise back to the Port of Echuca arriving at 9.30am. Golfer’s depart for their 2nd 18 holes at Rich River Golf Club whilst non golfers have free time to explore Echuca High Street shopping before boarding PS Canberra for their Wharf to Winery Lunch experience at Morrisons Riverview Winery & Restaurant at 11.30am.

After 18 holes and lunch at the Club golfer’s join the group at Morrisons Winery for a relaxing drink and tastings before transferring back to the Port of Echuca at 3.30pm where we reluctantly say farewell. Transfer to secure car park where golf clubs are waiting.

Rich River Golf Club Bunkers
Rich River Golf Club Fairway