Cruises & Experiences

Port of Echuca Discovery Centre

2 Full Days Entry, Daily Guided Tours at 11.30am & 1:30 PM and 10% discount on Gift Shop products*

Ticket Cost
Discovery Centre - Adult Admission $14.00
Discovery Centre - Child Admission $8.00
Discovery Centre - Concession Admission $11.00
Discovery Centre - Family 1 Adult + 4 Children Admission $37.00
Discovery Centre - Family 2 Adult + 3 Children Admission $45.00
Discovery Centre - Family 2 Adult + 4 Children Admission $45.00
Discovery Centre - Family 1 Adult + 3 Children Admission $37.00

Please note that children 4 years and under will receive free entry. To secure these bookings, please call us on 1300 942 737 between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Alternatively, these tickets can be booked in person on the day.

 

*Exclusions apply.

Journey back in time and discover dark secrets of the past on a 1 hour guided lantern tour. The Port of Echuca wharf and surrounding areas have long been associated with stories of ghosts and unexplained happenings.

Special private night tours available to groups of 10 or more

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WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS* 

8pm - 9pm (May - Sept) 
9pm - 10pm (Oct - Apr) daylight savings

$19.50 per person
(includes all day entry into the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre the day of, before and after your tour)

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BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

*minimum numbers (usually 4 people) must be reached before tour proceeds

This tour is recommended for customers 16+ years old and is restricted for 12+ year old...

 

Ticket Cost
Port After Dark - 12+ years $19.50
Star Hotel Dinner Package (Adult Menu) - 12+ years $49.50

Heritage Package

Offers admission into the following attractions:

  • Port of Echuca Discovery Centre 2 day pass & 1 hour guided tour
  • Echuca Paddlesteamers - 1 hour cruise
  • National Holden Museum
  • Great Aussie Beer Shed (bookings recommended - 03 5480 6904)
  • Echuca Historical Society Museum

Your souvenir ticket is a passport booklet providing valid entry into each attraction. Heritage Package passports as well as attraction information can be collected from the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre upon presentation of printed receipt.

Paddlesteamer cruises must be booked in person at the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre.

 

 

Ticket Cost
Heritage Package - Adult $55.00
Heritage Package Concession $49.00
Heritage Package Child (4-14) $26.00

 

Port, Pub & Paddlesteamer

Looking for something to do with friends & family?

The Port, Pub & Paddlesteamer package is the perfect way to have the full experience in the Port of Echuca. Great for a day trip or afternoon outing, the package includes:

  • A scenic river cruise, including commentary
  • All day entry into the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, Echuca Wharf and a complimentary guided tour at either 11:30am or 1:30pm
  • Lunch at either The Star Hotel or Henry's Bridge Hotel (fixed menus)

 

Combining the majestic Murray River, great food and a touch of history - there is no better way to spend a day in Echuca.

TICKET COST
Adult $50.50
Child $25.00

PS Canberra Cruises

Cruise onboard the PS Canberra

TICKET COST
Adult $26.00
Concession $23.00
Child (4-14) $12.00
Family (1A + up to 4C) $48.00
Family (2A + up to 4C) $68.00

Pride of the Murray Cruises

Cruise onboard the Pride of the Murray

 

TICKET 1 HOUR CRUISE* 1.5 HOUR CRUISE 1.5 HOUR LUNCH  
Adult $25.00 $32.50 $65.00  
Child (1-14) $12.00 $20.00 $30.00  
Family (1A & up to 4C) $52.00 - -  
Family (2A & up to 4C) $62.00 - -  

*Devonshire Tea Cruise: includes cup of tea or coffee, with scones, jam & cream.

PS Emmylou Cruises

Cruise onboard the PS Emmylou

TICKET 1 HOUR CRUISE 2 HOUR LUNCH CRUISE 2 HOUR CRUISE ONLY
Adult $30.00 $80.00 $40.00
Child (1-14) $20.00 $40.00 $29.00
Family (1A + up to 4C) $63.00 -  -
Family (2A + up to 4C) $91.00 -  -

 

To make a booking or enquire about cruise times, please contact us on 1300 942 737

VIP Membership

VIP MEMBR CARD

VIP MEMBERS of the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre enjoy:

  • 12 months unlimited entry to the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre (including the Echuca Wharf and daily guided tours)
  • 25% discount on all purchases at the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre gift shop (excluding items on consignment)
  • 10% discount on booked corporate or special event functions at the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
  • Quarterly Members e-newsletters, designed to inform members of new exhibts, updates on the area, special events etc. 
  • One-off admission to the Port After Dark guided lantern tour (adults only)
  • Family Memberships allow free access to 1 children's school holidays activity per holiday season
Ticket Cost
ADULT $55.00
CONCESSION $45.00
FAMILY (1 ADULT + UP TO 4 CHILDREN) $85.00
FAMILY (2 ADULTS + UP TO 4 CHILDREN) $130.00
EXTRA CHILD (4-16) $15.00

Local Ambassadors Pass

 Local Ambassador Card

The Local Ambassadors pass entitles the card holder to unlimited free entry into The Port of Echuca Discovery Centre and has no initial sign-up cost.

Free sign-up. Free membership. Free entry.

As it is a “Locals” pass, only permanent residents of the Shire of Campaspe and postcode 2731 qualify for this special offer. Upon your application, we will need some form of proof of your residency (we would prefer a rates payment and drivers licence).

Please note that after each 12 month interval, we will need to renew your ambassador card - so will again need some form of proof of residency.

When using your card, please ensure you have a proof of identity with you (drivers licence).

Ticket Cost
Local Ambassador Pass $0.00

Echuca Paddlesteamers - One Hour Cruise

Cruise onboard either the PS Pevensey or the PS Alexander Arbuthnot (determined by cruise schedule) 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Children under 4 will receive free cruise tickets, but still need a ticket to board the boat. To secure these bookings, please call us on 1300 942 737 between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Please arrange these free tickets as soon as possible, as cruises often reach full capacity. 

 

Ticket Cost
Alexander Arbuthnot Adult $27.00
Alexander Arbuthnot Concession $24.00
Alexander Arbuthnot Child 4-14 $12.00
Port, Pub & Paddlesteamer Child (4-14) $25.00
Port, Pub & Paddlesteamer Adult $50.50

Family Discount Tickets are currently not available online. Please call us on 1300 942 737 to arrange these. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

We ask customers to not make online bookings within 30 minutes of cruise times. Any bookings made within this time limit may need to be swapped to a different cruise. 

Pubs of the Port

Live like a local from the 1860's and visit the historical pubs in the Port of Echuca. Join a knowledgeable host and learn the fascinating history of Echuca's Pubs, their patrons and the beverages they served. Coupled with a tasting paddle of beverages, the relaxed tour is perfect for everyone over the age of 18.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

This tour is restricted to customers who are 18+ years old...

Please note that this tour is currently only running on special dates. Private tours available to groups of 10 or more year-round.

Gift Voucher

gift voucherA gift voucher at the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre is the perfect way to say 'Happy Birthday' 'Thank you' or 'Merry Christmas'. Vouchers can be purchased to the value of any one or more of our products.

To purchase a gift voucher, please call the Discovery Centre on (03) 5481 0500 during business hours or send an email to enquiries@portofechuca.org.au

Where the Long Paddock Meets the Murray

A story rich in heritage with droving tales from the Long Paddock & Murray River. Tributes to Cobb & Co and the light horsemen. Aussie humour & plenty of animal action. Afterwards enjoy Billy Tea & Damper with your host & meet some of the animals that helped build this region. Carriage rides will be available after the show.