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PS Melbourne

Hugh King Drive | Mildura Wharf, Mildura, Victoria 3500, Australia
+61 3 5023 2200
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Very enjoyable

For $30 pp you get to spend about two hours on the water with an informative commentary. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff K
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Good way to spend a morning

And to learn the history of Mildura while enjoying the trip down the Murray and through Lock 11... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Our company offers a range of Paddlesteamer cruises, that range from: Twice daily, two-hour cruises through Lock 11 Winery cruise, Lunch cruises and Evening Dinner Cruise Dedicated Charter Cruises Specialised Wedding Experiences Convention Venues Slipway Services
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Hugh King Drive | Mildura Wharf, Mildura, Victoria 3500, Australia
+61 3 5023 2200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For $30 pp you get to spend about two hours on the water with an informative commentary. You travel downstream through Lick 11, and see the downside of the weir before travelling on to Apex Park. Then you travel back upstream, through Lock 11 and...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And to learn the history of Mildura while enjoying the trip down the Murray and through Lock 11. Of all the things to do in Mildura this one brings you closest to what the city is all about. The captain's commentary was excellent. Such a...More

Thank MreMargaretRiver
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Mildura for a winter break. Spent to morning on the PS Melbourne. What a lovely old paddle steamer. We went through the lock to travel down the river. Very cool. The captain was very informative with the history of the boat and the...More

Thank redscorpio17
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This paddlesteamer cruise exceeded our expectations with the range of experiences plus the chance to relax and watch the huge amount of birdlife along the river. The cruise also uses the lock on the Murray twice so you can see the lock operations from the...More

Thank AustralianHorizons
Reviewed 31 August 2017

this paddle steamer usually does a tourist run from Mildura for a short 2 hour run downstream through Lock 11. I ascertained that she was doing a special all day cruise from Mildura to Wentworth for a steam engine meet. Boarding commenced just after 7:00...More

Thank Ray F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Its a fantastic trip to experience DAY TRIP and EVENING TRIP...That's all...Something you don't do anymore times than that....2 or 3 hr trips in a paddle sreamer. Captain is full of knowledge...and going through lock 11 amazing

Thank sipain2016
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Went on the afternoon cruise tour yesterday and it was great. Our captain lance was lovely and such a wealth of knowledge about not only the boat but the local history. He was fantastic with all the kids letting them have a go steering the...More

1  Thank sophie b
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We really enjoyed our couple of hours on the paddle steamer "Melbourne". Easy to find the wharf. Great commentary from Captain. I loved it that he was actually talking rather than listening to a pre-recorded spiel. Going through the lock was very interesting as was...More

1  Thank Will M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A lovely way to spend a couple of hours cruising the river. Fascinating going through the lock, good commentary from the Captain. Wasn't overly crowded so our 1 year grand daughter had a ball , without us having to worry about annoying anyone. Coffee, tea...More

1  Thank Sharon G
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Step back in time with a trip on a steamship along the Murray river. We experienced navigating through a lock and informative commentary on the trip. Snacks and drinks available.

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18 June 2016|
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Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
$30 per adult, well worth it :-)
Geoff M
13 December 2015|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We had the same question when we were there, essentially though you just need to pick which cruise i.e. morning or afternoon and turn up a bit early as they do leave pretty much on time. There was plenty of parking and... More