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Enjoy the majesty and spectacular scenery of Australia's longest river, The Murray, aboard the world's only wood-fired paddlesteamer and Australia's most luxurious boutique river cruise.
Whether you are a nature lover, a budding historian or culture enthusiast, this leisurely journey delves into the beauty and pioneering history of the Murray River.
Transport back in time to an era of romantic travel as you leisurely cruise 180km of the Upper Murray River and connect with the pioneering history aboard a historical paddlesteamer.
During your journey, step off the vessel to experience tours highlighting places of geographical, historical and Aboriginal cultural significance as well as some quaint riverside wineries and breweries.
Visit the Toorumbarry Weir to learn about the basin and lock system and tour the historic Perricoota Station property built in 1843 and Arbuthnot Red Gum Sawmill for an insight into the history of the area.
Tour Restdown Winery, an organic wine producer and enjoy a local lunch overlooking the river at the beautiful Morrisons Riverview Winery.
Stretch your legs on a wetlands walk to learn of the Aboriginal heritage of this land and embark on a small boat eco cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage listed Barmah Forest in search of local flora and birdlife in the world's longest strand of red river gum.
With evenings spent on the river bank around a campfire and under a beautiful night sky, this journey is sure to be a highlight of any Australian holiday
Enjoy the warm and inviting atmosphere of a mid-1800's riverboat charm, on the Paddlesteamer Emmylou; featuring modern conveniences and a choice of queen, double and twin contemporary deluxe cabins, all fitted with a private en suite.
The Emmylou Queen Suite is located at the front of the boat with French doors that open out onto the deck and a seating area to relax with a drink as you watch the riverbanks drift by.
Dining is an Australian epicurean affair as the on-board chef creates dishes with a diverse range of fresh, local ingredients which are all inclusive throughout your journey.
Perhaps the highlight of your Murray River experience is the opportunity to dine under the stars on the river bank with a toasty campfire - a memorable bush experience.