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Murray Princess Proud Mary Cruise The Emmylou sailing on the Murray Friends take in views on Murray Princess balcony Group with tour guide on jetty

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  • View from the deck of Murray Princess
    MR4
    Departs & returns to Mannum
    Popular4 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 120

    Hop aboard the 4 Night Murray Princess Cruise for perfect scenery, delicious food, like-minded new friends, and a small luxury Paddle Steamer. Book now!

    Deposit From $250 From $1,486
  • Murray Princess docked at sunset
    MR7
    Departs & returns to Mannum
    7 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 120

    On this 7 Night Murray Princess Cruise on the Murray Princess, visit a significant Aboriginal archaeological site, Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Reserve.

    Deposit From $250 From $2,599
  • View of the sunset over the Murray River
    MR4KIADL2
    Departs from Mannum & returns to Adelaide
    7 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 120

    The 4 Night Murray Princess Cruise + Kangaroo Island and you have one of the best Murray River Cruise packages. Sealink Ferry transfers.

    Deposit From $250 From $2,593
  • Disembarking the MurrayPrincess for outing
    MR7UM
    Departs & returns to Mannum
    7 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 120

    7 Night Murray Princess Upper Murraylands Cruise onboard PS Murray Princess. Highlights include local cellar door tastings, vineyard and garden tours.

    Deposit From $250 From $2,849
  • Unforgettable Highlights of the 7-Night Upper Murraylands Cruise
    MR3KIADL2
    Departs from Mannum & returns to Adelaide
    6 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 120

    Enjoy one of the best Murray River Cruise packages combining the3 Night Murray Princess Cruise + Kangaroo Island Tour. This is a great Adelaide Cruise option.

    Deposit From $250 From $2,188
  • Proud Mary sailing by sandstone cliffs
    PM2
    Departs & returns to Murray Bridge
    2 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 36

    Proud Mary Cruise Murray River cruising, where you will enjoy a for a terrific 2-night discovery Murray River cruise on the Proud Mary Boat.

    Deposit From $250 From $980
  • Proud Mary docked on riverbank with gumtrees
    PM5
    Departs & returns to Murray Bridge
    5 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 36

    Embark upon a 5 Night Proud Mary Cruise, aboard the intimate Proud Mary. The Proud Mary is one of the best river cruises on the Murray River.

    Deposit From $250 From $2,460
  • All the Rivers Run Cruise Murray River Cruises
    EMLPCNOBB
    Departs & returns to Echuca
    7 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 16

    Experience the ‘All the Rivers Run’ 7 Night PS Emmylou Cruise along the Upper Murray River on a paddle steamer to Echuca.

    Deposit From $400 Total Price from $3,980
  • Echuca Paddle Steamer Emmylou
    EMLPTBHVV
    Departs & returns to Echuca
    4 NightsDifficulty: EasyGroup Size: 16

    Echuca Paddle Steamers are well known on the Murray River. Come and stay on the beautiful PS Emmylou and explore on 4 Night PS Emmylou Cruise.

    Deposit From $400 Total Price from $2,300

Book with the Murray River Cruises Specialists

Explore Australia’s largest river system and marvel at its untouched beauty with Murray River Cruises. Step into a world of serenity and calm aboard one of the beautiful boats on the Murray River. The experienced and knowledgeable staff will share with you the secrets of this undiscovered part of Australia while treating you to an unforgettable experience with delicious meals and your choice of 3 different and unique boats.

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Murray Princess sailing on the Murray River

Murray Princess Paddlewheeler

  • 3,4 & 7 night Murray River cruises
  • Departs Adelaide by coach – Mannum
  • Inside, Outside and Stateroom Cabins
  • Two departures weekly
  • Add on a Kangaroo Island Tour
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Proud Mary on the Murray River by cliffs

Proud Mary

  • 2, 5 & 7 night Murray River cruises
  • Departs Adelaide by coach – Murray Bridge
  • Riverview Double or Twin Cabins
  • Two departures weekly
  • Add on a Kangaroo Island Tour
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Echuca Paddle Steamer Emmylou

P.S. Emmylou – Echuca

  • 3, 4 or 7 night Upper Murray River cruises
  • Departs Echuca
  • Transfers from Melbourne available
  • Twin, Double, Queen or Suite cabins
  • Talo Retreat, Golf or Self-drive Mitchelton Package
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Proud Mary Cruises

Enjoy a Murray River Cruise and Kangaroo Island packages now available.

Cruise + Kangaroo Island Tours

Emmylou Cruises

PS Emmylou has a range of cruises which can be combine with golf, retreat and self drive packages.

PS Emmylou 4 Night Cruise

Murray Princess Cruises

The Murray Princess is cruising. Why not visit Kangaroo Island too?

Cruise + Kangaroo Island

About the Murray Region

Explore the untouched beauty of the Murray River and the historic towns located along it in this beautiful part of the world, located just an hour from Adelaide. At more than 2500 kilometres long, there is no shortage of places to explore on Australia’s outback river highway.

The world’s fourth longest river twists and turns from the Snowy Mountains in NSW, along the Victorian border and into South Australia, where it meets Lake Alexandria.

Group with tour guide on jetty on the Murray River

Travelling – Adelaide Departures

Passengers wishing to join one of our Murray River Cruises can either fly into Adelaide, and then take the prearranged coach transfer from Adelaide to the departure point of the cruise boats. There is also access to garaging a vehicle at the departure point.

Coach transfers for the Murray Princess pick-up from CBD locations in Adelaide. The coach transfers for the Proud Mary cruise departs from the central business district and is a short walk from most hotels in Adelaide.

If you would like to stay before or after your cruise we can book you in at the hotels where the coach transfers will pick you up and drop you off. Any accommodation needs can be booked at the same time you are booking your Murray River Cruise on the Murray Princess or Proud Mary.

For passengers who are travelling long distances to start their Murray River Cruises, they may want to consider adding on a 2-day and 1-night tour to the famous Kangaroo Island, either before or after their Murray River Cruise. This fully guided coach tour includes extra accommodation in Adelaide before or after your Murray River Cruise plus all ferry, accommodation, meals, and guiding whilst on Kangaroo Island.

This 2-day tour visits stunning places like Seal Bay, and Remarkable Rocks and visits Honey Farms, Eucalyptus Distilleries, and a Bird of Prey Park just to name just a few. You can see packages that include Murray River Cruises on both Murray Princess & Proud Mary, Kangaroo Island Touring & Accommodation plus Adelaide accommodation on our website.

Another option is to visit Flinder Ranges on smaller and off-the-beaten tracks.

Travelling – Echuca Departures

Travelling by paddle steamers is an amazing experience. If you are enjoying an Emmylou cruise then you may choose to self-drive and park at Echuca. Fly to Melbourne and arrange a shuttle bus to pick up or catch the train. Transfers from Melbourne and Bendigo can be booked. Pickups from the train station can also be arranged.

If you would like to stay before or after your cruise we can book you in at the hotels in Melbourne where the shuttle bus will pick you up or Echuca if you want a few extra days to explore this beautiful town.

There are lots of options with a cruise along the Upper Murray River – combine your PS Emmylou cruise with a few rounds of golf. There are beautiful courses in the area. This is a great trip from Melbourne, Canberra or Sydney, or anywhere.

This small boat cruising, with only 16 guests at any one time, lovely food and local produce, and lots of variety of things to do in the area – a perfect getaway!

Be one of the first to cruise on the all-new Australian Star, replacing the Emmylou in 2025.

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