Murray River Cruises

The Murray River experience - An iconic Australian destination.
One river – 2 different experiences – 3 unique boat options
We can give you that “Once In A Lifetime” experience – Murray River Cruises

P.S. Murray Princess
  • 3,4 & 7 night Murray River cruises
  • Departs Adeliade by coach – Mannum
  • Inside, outside and stateroom cabins
  • Two departures weekly
  • Add on a Kangaroo Island Tour
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Proud Mary
  • 2 & 5 night Murray River cruises
  • Departs Adeliade by coach – Murray Bridge
  • Riverview cabins
  • Two departures weekly
  • Add on a Kangaroo Island Tour

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P.S. Emmylou - Echuca
  • 1, 2, 3 or 4 night Upper Murray River cruises
  • Departs Echuca
  • Twin, double, queen cabins or Emmylou Suite
  • Regular departures
  • Add on a Talo Retreat, Golf or Self-drive Mitchelton Package
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Cruises are Suspended

If you do not wish to travel please send an email with your preference to postpone or cancel.

We will do the best we can to manage this within the terms and conditions of each cruise.

Welcome to Murray River Cruises

At Murray River Cruises we offer you a choice of 3 different cruise boats all along the Murray River. With regular departures all year round. Here you can deal with the experts to help you select the best cruise option to suit your needs.

There are 3 different boats to expereince, 2 out of Adelaide and 1 from Echuca.

Book early for your preferred cruise departure date to save money with Early Booking Sale fares.

Murray River Cruises from Adeliade: Cruises depart either Mannum or Murray Bridge several days a week all year round.

Two different Murray River Cruise boats offer 2, 3, 4 & 7 night cruises along the Murray River.

The Murray Princess is a "Traditional Paddle Boat" offering three different styles of cabins - Inside, Outside or Staterooms. The Murray Princess accommodates up to 120 passengers and offers 3, 4 or 7 Night cruises along the Murray River.

The Proud Mary is a smaller "Boutique" Murray River Cruise Boat offering 18 Riverview cabins that sleep a total of 36 passengers. The Proud Mary cruises along the Murray River for 2 or 5 nights.

Passengers wishing to join one of these Murray River Cruises can either fly into Adelaide and take the prearranged shuttle bus to the departure point of the cruise boats or have access to garaging a vehicle at the departure point. The shuttle bus 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 shuttle bus 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.

Upper Murray River Cruises from Echuca: Cruises depart from the Port of Echuca all year round.

The PS Emmylou is the only wood fired paddle steamer in the world offering overnight cruises. You can enjoy a 1 ,2, 3 and 4 night cruises along the beautiful Upper Murray River. On the Emmylou there are 9 cabins and a maximum of 18 passengers.

There is a transfer from the train station or car parking available. Cruise along the Upper Murray River and enjoy great food and atmosphere.

If you want to add something extra to your cruise along the Upper Murry River, there are 37 golf courses along the Murray River banks and the PS Emmylou provides a great way enjoy these specialty golf cruise. There is also a Talo retreat package providing a special gourmet experience. Or try the self-drive package from Melbourne, stay at Mitchelton and then spend a night on the Emmylou – a special weekend away.