Emmylou, Upper Murray Explorer Cruise ex Echuca Return

Cruise Emmylou, Upper Murray Explorer Cruise ex Echuca Return
Cruise Line Murray River Paddlesteamer
Ship Emmylou
Destination Australian Rivers
Brief Description 4 Night Murray River Cruise sailing from Echuca roundtrip aboard Emmylou.
Type of Cruise River
Departure Date 06 Dec 2021
Cruise Description 4 Night Murray River Cruise sailing from Echuca roundtrip aboard Emmylou.

Please note: Cruises departing 22 July 2021, 19 August 2021, 09 September 2021 and 07 October 2021 all depart on a Thursday not Monday as outlined below.

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 Providence.

This morning we depart for our half-day onshore tour visiting Restdown Winery, producers of fine organic wines, and Hereford beef. Here you will enjoy a guided 1.4km wetlands walking trail of early Aboriginal significance with the owners followed by a gourmet lunch of local produce with complimentary wine tastings. This afternoon we continue cruising downstream arriving early evening at Torrumbarry Weir. Here you can take a walk across the weir and visit the Interpretive Centre learning about the Murray Darling Basin, the Weir and lock system which dates back to 1923. Tonight enjoy dinner overlooking the Weir and evening wildlife.

After dinner, it is movie night, with a special presentation of “Riverboats Remembered” a fabulous historical presentation about the riverboats of mid 1850’s along the Murray River.

This morning we steam upstream towards Perricoota Station where we depart on a half-day excursion.

Enjoy a traditional Australian picnic lunch riverside before departing 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.

Arriving back at Perriccoota Station join a guided walking tour of the buildings and vast
gardens scattered with old date palms before PS Emmylou continues towards our overnight mooring at Deep Creek Marina.

This morning PS Emmylou departs on a full day of cruising towards our Layfield Lane Mooring. Enjoy breakfast on the deck then relax with a good book or just take in the river views and wildlife as Emmylou steams her way upriver. Today your welcome to try your hand at steering the boat with the Skipper or learning how the 1906 steam engine works with the Engineer.

Tonight, you will enjoy our signature Grand Dining gourmet Australian BBQ. Enjoy sampling the delicious range of Pacdon Park UK small goods.

Time for an early morning bush walk or relax over breakfast as we cruise back to Echuca arriving at 9.30am where we reluctantly say farewell .
Sailing Dates
21 Jun 2021
23 Aug 2021
22 Nov 2021
06 Dec 2021
14 Jun 2021
12 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
14 Feb 2022
28 Feb 2022
21 Mar 2022
28 Mar 2022
01 Apr 2022
25 Apr 2022
09 May 2022
23 May 2022
06 Jun 2022
27 Jun 2022
25 Jul 2022
22 Aug 2022
05 Sep 2022
03 Oct 2022
17 Oct 2022
07 Nov 2022
21 Nov 2022
12 Dec 2022
22 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
09 Sep 2021
31 May 2021
07 Jun 2021
24 Feb 2022
11 Jul 2022
12 Sep 2022
31 Oct 2022
25 Nov 2022
30 May 2022
01 Nov 2021
13 Dec 2021
30 Jan 2023
06 Feb 2023
20 Feb 2023
27 Feb 2023
06 Mar 2023
27 Mar 2023
03 Apr 2023
24 Apr 2023
01 May 2023
08 May 2023
22 May 2023
29 May 2023
05 Jun 2023
19 Jun 2023
10 Jul 2023
17 Jul 2023
31 Jul 2023
07 Aug 2023
04 Sep 2023
11 Sep 2023
02 Oct 2023
09 Oct 2023
23 Oct 2023
30 Oct 2023
20 Nov 2023
27 Nov 2023
11 Dec 2023
03 Feb 2022
07 Mar 2022
05 Apr 2022
01 Aug 2022
15 Aug 2022
29 Nov 2022
19 Sep 2022
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Cruise Itinerary
Date Port Arrive Depart
6 Dec 2021 Echuca, Victoria, Australia 02:30 PM
7 Dec 2021 Murray River, Australia
8 Dec 2021 Murray River, Australia
9 Dec 2021 Murray River, Australia
10 Dec 2021 Echuca, Victoria, Australia 09:30 AM
All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

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