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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 Murray Princess sail on the Murray River

Experience an iconic Australian destination with Murray River Cruises.

Welcome to Murray River Cruises

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 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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sunset on river

P.S. Emmylou – Echuca

  • 2, 3, 4 or 6 night Upper Murray River cruises
  • Departs Echuca
  • Twin, double, queen or suite cabins
  • Talo Retreat, Golf or Self-drive Mitchelton Package
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Proud Mary Cruises

2022 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

Our guests love these cruises

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, 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 4 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, 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.

There are also options to visit Flinder Ranges in smaller and off the beaten track.

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 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 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 Emmylou cruise with a few rounds of golf. There are beautiful courses in the area. Enjoy a Talo Retreat & Cruise Package or self drive 2 Night Mitchelton Winery & Cruise Package. Stay in safari tents at Balgownie Winery Estate & Emmylou Package. So many options to choose from. 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, lots of variety of things to do inthe area – a perfect getaway!

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