ECHUCA: Paddlesteamers on the Murray!

When visiting ECHUCA in Victoria, a cruise down the Murray River on a Paddlesteamer is a must!!

The Murray River fleet has three Paddlesteamers:  PS Emmylou, PS Canberra and PS Pride of the Murray. 

We boarded the PS Canberra which happens to be the oldest Paddlesteamer in the fleet – she’s been on the water for over a century!

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The cruise we went on lasted for approximately one hour and the skipper provided an informative historic commentary along the way.  

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The Murray is alive with boats of all shapes and sizes – paddlesteamers, house boats, ski boats, jet skis.  We were blown away with how busy it was!

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“I HAD A STEER OF A PADDLESTEAMER ON THE MURRAY RIVER!!!

All kids on board get the opportunity to have a steer and receive a Skippers Certificate for their efforts!  We had one very excited little boy (not quite as exciting for Caitlin).

WANT MORE INFORMATION?

Murray River Paddlesteamers offer a variety of cruises – head over to their website for further information.

This was really enjoyable, definitely something to do if you are in the area.

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