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great places to enjoy a river cruise

fantastic to go on a river cruise. You get to sit and relax while taking a drive up and down the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
very interesting and relaxing

jump on the ps melbourne paddle steamer and cruise the great river murray seeing beautiful shacks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hugh King Drive, Mildura, Victoria 3500, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic to go on a river cruise. You get to sit and relax while taking a drive up and down the river seeing all the sights. Dinner cruise is great where a meal is included and entertainment included

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Reviewed 1 week ago

jump on the ps melbourne paddle steamer and cruise the great river murray seeing beautiful shacks houseboats and the great scenery and experiencing going through lock 11 is something that we all should do.the captain explains why we need locks at shows you some bute...More

Thank brenlar6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rothbury paddleboat 2hr Cruise on the Murray River through Lock 11 and back is well worth the trip. Lovely and relaxing time. Great photo experience.

Thank Dromanapark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another must do in mildura. Cruising down the Murray river on the PS Rothbury. Great day. Little pricey though......

Thank A W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you plan your visit here when the paddle boat goes through. It is worth watching the whole operation. Do that first then travel on the boat you get to here about it.

Thank kerbar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Information provided by the captain of the paddle steamer was very informative and great to see lock 11 in action. I spent most of my time up top in the open air, I found the smell funky inside and as I am a suffer of...More

Thank startinout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love going here with my family, so beautiful, great walking track around lock Island an kids love watching the boats go though the lock. Beautiful spot to have a picnic 😊

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love boat, paddle steamers and this one was amazing, you have a choice of sitting up stairs or down stairs, you travel the Murray for about 2 hours and go through a lock this was very interesting on how a lock works, the captain...More

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It’s been over 10yrs since we were at the lock we were in a houseboat then and that was a great experience so went and had a look just in time to see a houseboat entering it is amazing and to think that they did...More

Thank gailmiller62017
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Travelling through the lock on the Melbourne paddle boat was most interesting. The commentary was very interesting. people on shore watching . Went back in the car to go over the lock to island and watch another boat go through.

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20 May 2016|
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Response from fionawebster | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris, I am not a hundred per cent sure the times but I will make some enquiries and get back to you ASAP. From memory I think it is around 2.00 p.m as we did the afternoon cruise.