PS Melbourne Centenary River Festival

Event Details

PS Melbourne Centenary River Festival

Time: September 9, 2012 all day
Location: Mildura
Street: Mildura Riverfront
City/Town: Mildura
Website or Map: http://www.psmelbournecentena…
Phone: 1800 039 043
Event Type: festival
Latest Activity: Aug 22, 2012

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Event Description

Heritage paddle steamers and river boats travel the length of the Murray to celebrate the Paddle Steamer Melbourne’s 100th Birthday. Don’t miss this unique event showcasing river steam and the romance of paddlewheels on the Murray and over 500 years of River History! ENTRY IS FREE!

Visitors can purchase a special heritage ticket where you can enjoy two cruises for only $25.

Short cruises available from 12.30 -3.15pm

ONLY $15 Adults, $10 children & kids under 4 are free!

Cruises on sale now and on the day

Mildura Visitor Information Centre:

1800 039 043 -


9.00 - 11.00am

Sunraysia Farmers Market & Breakfast

Boats arrive through Lock 11

10.30 - 11.30am

Mildura District Brass Band

11.00 - 11.30am

The magnificent flotilla will arrive at the Mildura wharf

Upper Murray Boats meet & greet Lower Murray Boats

11.45 - 12 noon

Boats moor at Houseboat Mooring, Mildura Wharf &

Rowing Club Lawns.

12.00 - 12.30pm

All boats moored for official welcome

Official birthday ceremony

PS Melbourne history & cake cutting

12.30 - 1.15pm

Cruises Commence - 1st Cruise - PS Melbourne & PS Marion

Mildura District Brass Band

1.00 - 1.45pm

2nd Cruise - PS Ruby, PS Oscar W & PS Industry

1.45 - 2.30pm

3rd Cruise - PS Melbourne & PS Marion

2.15 - 3.00pm

4th Cruise - PS Ruby, PS Oscar W & PS Industry

Mildura District Brass Band

3.15 - 4.30pm

Heritage Paddlesteamer Grand Flotilla Cruise

led by the PS Melbourne

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