Discover Yesteryear Today and experience the magic of the mighty Murray River with Echuca Paddlesteamers.

Once the main transport of cargo and passengers during the 1800's, our fully restored Paddlesteamers now offer daily one hour cruises and are a "must do" experience when visiting Australia's paddlesteamer capital. 

Explore the cabins, chat with the engineer or join the skipper for a steer in the wheelhouse!

Whether you are a history buff, steam buff, or simply looking for a fun day out, step back in time with us and discover what riverboat life was all about.

Pets welcome!

Please note our NEW cruising times! 10.00am, 11.15am, 1.15pm and 2.30pm!

From Friday 27th December until Saturday 28th December we will extending the daily cruises to include 10am, 11.15am, 1.15pm, 2.30pm, 3.45pm and an extra special 1.5 hour 'Sunset cheese & biscuits' cruise with BYO drinks available on all our daily cruises.  See our Facebook/Instagram pages for more details and bookings can be made online or at 30 Murray Esplanade, 5481 2832

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We have three exciting packages on offer at Echuca Paddlesteamers:

Port, Pub and Paddlesteamer - make a day of it in the historic Port of Echuca. Explore the history of Australia's largest inland port with its working steam displays and twice daily guided tours, take a break and enjoy a pub meal at one of Echuca oldest pubs -the Star Hotel or Bridge Hotel, and take a 1 hour paddlesteamer cruise aboard an authentic working paddlesteamer PS Pevensey, built 1911 or PS Alexander Arbuthnot built 1923.


Port53 & PS Pevensey -if 'steam & cuisine' is your thing then we have the perfect package for you. This unique value package gives you the fine dinning experience at Port53 sampling their renowned signature dishes combined with the authenticity of a genuine steam driven paddlesteamer 1 hour cruise- PS Pevensey or PS Alexander Arbuthnot.


The historical nature of our paddlesteamers may present some accessibility challenges to those in wheelchairs or people with mobility constraints.  Please ask our friendly staff for further assistance if required.

If you are experiencing difficulties booking tickets online please call our office on: 03 5481 2832 and we can book for you while the online booking system is being upgraded.  Thank you for your patience.


You can have it all with 'Our Best of Both Worlds' package! Enjoy a luxurious modern cruise, meal & drink onboard the MV Mary Ann and then step back in time with a relaxing 1 hour cruise onboard the historic paddlesteamer PS Alexander Arbuthnot.


For bookings and enquiries, please contact Echuca Paddlesteamers phone 5481 2832 or visit us at Kotta Station, 30 Murray Esplanade, Echuca.