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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 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

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Reviewed 14 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.

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.

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

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

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

Thank NZvoyager53
Reviewed 28 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

Thank jamesallisonshs1
Reviewed 27 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
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

Thank Odyssey37040
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

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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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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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