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Murray River Paddlesteamers - PS Canberra

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Murray River Paddlesteamers - PS Canberra
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The PS Canberra is the oldest river boat in the Murray River Paddlesteamer fleet. Having celebrated her century in August 2013, the PS Canberra has been taking tourists on cruises along the Murray, Darling and Murrumbidgee rivers since 1944. With...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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57 Murray Esp | Port of Echuca, Echuca, Victoria 3564, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth the boat ride. Parked easily & purchased ticket from the port. Have been on this a few times whilst supporting clients who have disabilities. Have really enjoyed the trip. Funny commentary and drinks on board. Gravel downhill ramp around the side of the berth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Now if there is one activity that is an absolute MUST while in Echuca, then it is to travel on a paddle steamer! Iconic and unforgettable, this was something that we wanted to tick off our bucket list as soon as possible, so we booked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TheVibeTribe
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely wonderful hour trip up the river.An informative historical commentary with yummy coffee and scones included. Loved seeing the workings of the old steamer.The winter special price was appreciated.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our short trip on the PS Canberra, there was lots of move around both inside and outside. My kids enjoyed seeing how the paddle steamer worked with the steam engine inside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank travellingMummy0
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Great customer service. When contacted about a query about taking a dog onboard, I got a fast and helpful response. And when I made a mistake on my booking, forgetting to double check the time, I rang and got a nice person on the phone...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Servane J
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Our 1 hour cruise on the PS Canberra was a delight. Our captain was as entertaining as she was knowledgable of steamboats and history of the local area. Our kids loved hearing about the poor old forgotten steam boats and those lucky enough to have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank The-vdKs
Reviewed 17 February 2018

While I don't find myself gushing over the Murray River, the PS Canberra's hour long jaunt up and back along the Murray is quite enjoyable. Plenty of room, reasonable seating for old timer, the Canberra is a most interesting vessel to ride upon. An engineer...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank NZvoyager53
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were given gift vouchers for the wharf to winery tour and it was great. Staff friendly and very knowledgeable. Trip informative and on time. Had a baby with pram, not a problem. Staff at Morissons winery just as good. Food great and service amazing....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jamesallisonshs1
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

After reading the results of the VTIC RACV Victorian Tourism Awards last year, it put Echuca on my must do list, and we decided on a Murray River Paddlesteamers cruise (they were finalists in the awards so you know they must be good) and visit...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 985emilyw
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We took the 10.15am trip on the PS Canberra. Lovely trip up and down the Murray. The commentary was just enough with a few comical moments. This allowed you to sit back and soak up the morning sun, breath in the fresh air, hear the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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1AceOfSpade
10 October 2016|
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Response from ayeaye2i | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Thank you for your question. All paddle steamers carry enough life jackets for the total authorised number of passengers, crew plus 25% more, All safety is administered by AMSA as the authority and NSW Roads & Marine... More
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patches2016
3 February 2016|
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Response from Nicole G | Reviewed this property |
Hi it cost us about $1800 but it depends on how long you want it for, if you want meals etc. Call or email them and they will send you a info pack. Hope this helps.
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