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Murray River Paddlesteamers - PS Canberra

57 Murray Esp | Port of Echuca, Echuca, Victoria 3564, Australia
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Echuca Murray River Cruise by Emmylou Paddle Steamer with Optional Lunch
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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 100 years of working life under her hull and having carried hundreds of thousands of people the PS Canberra is one of the most travelled boats on the Murray River.
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“paddle steamer” (32 reviews)
“winery tour” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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57 Murray Esp | Port of Echuca, Echuca, Victoria 3564, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Servane J
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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

Thank The-vdKs
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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

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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

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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

Thank Emily W
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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

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

What a great day out. Went on the wharf to winery and our mode of transport was this wonderful Paddlesteamer!! Very pleasant looking at the scenery whilst sailing up the Murray to Moama where we were dropped off at the winery wharf. After lunch picked...More

Thank Julianne C
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We enjoyed a very good 2 hour lunch cruise along the River Murray. There were 4 of us & we sat on the deck on the side of the Paddle steamer. We had a very nice 2 course meal served by lovely staff. Hubby &...More

Thank pies1990
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Loved the PS Canberra. Was a relaxing cruise with a well informed & entertaining commentary during the cruise.

Thank Narelle M
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great ride to Morrisons winery for lunch. Even though only 30 minutes each way was well worth it to ride on a piece of history. The crew was great, especially Beth the skipper who provided great commentary along the way. Both my wife...More

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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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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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