This popular 2 night cruise steps guests back in time reconnecting them to Australian history, geography, culture and cuisine along Australia's longest and most famous river. From the moment you step aboard and hear the steam whistle blow you will be totally relaxed. Enjoy riverside campfires, onshore tours visiting world heritage sites for a small boat Eco cruise and the locally famous, Pacdon Park, makers of fine Uk small goods, all whilst cruising the mighty Upper Murray River.

DATES: Departure dates: 23 Apr, 14 May, 28 May, 11 Jun, 16 Jul, 27 Aug, 10 Sep 2020
DURATION: 2 nights
PRICE: $829 per person twin share
SHIP: PS Emmylou
SPECIALS: Save $126 - see below

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  • 2 NIGHTS Upper Deck Double Cabin accommodation onboard PS Emmylou
  • Chef prepared a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Guided Eco Cruise of the Barmah Wetlands
  • St Anne’s Winery Tour
  • $150 Cruise Beverage Credit
  • Secure car parking while you cruise

Day 1:

Departing Echuca downriver, enjoy a welcome afternoon tea as you begin to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of the river. Take the opportunity to chat 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. 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.

Day 2:

Wake to an early morning walk along the riverbank, home to native birds, plants and wildlife before enjoying breakfast. We then depart on a half day excursion travelling to the small town of Barmah for a guided Eco Cruise, where you can get up close to Australian nature and wildlife gliding through the World Heritage listed Barmah Wetlands aboard the MV Kingfisher. 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 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

Day 3:

Time for an early morning walk on the boardwalk or relax over breakfast as we cruise back to Echuca where we reluctantly say farewell arriving at 9.30am.