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Luxury Glamping & Cruise Retreat

Enjoy 2 nights staying in a luxurious Safari Tent set amongst the vines at Balgownie Estate Winery sipping fabulous wine from your deck. Take a morning stroll through the working vineyard before enjoying breakfast and the attractions of Bendigo. Transfer to Echuca to connect with an overnight cruise aboard the iconic PS Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddle steamer exploring the Murray River. Enjoy a 5-course dinner as the sun sets over the river followed by a riverside campfire under starlit skies as you relax to river time. Options available are self-drive or relax with return transfers to/from Bendigo or Melbourne.

Glamping in Bendigo

Luxury Glamping & Cruise Package

Safari Tent at Balgownie Estate

Self Driving

  • 2-night Glamping with 1-night cruise – From $640 pp
  • 2-night Glamping stay with 2-night cruise – From $980 pp


Bendigo Return

Qantas now flies daily from Sydney to Bendigo which is just over 1 hour from Echuca so why not explore Bendigo staying at Balgownie Winery before your transfer to Echuca for your cruise.

  • 2-night Glamping with 1-night cruise – From $990 pp
  • 2-night Glamping stay with 2-night cruise – From $1355 pp


Melbourne Return

Leave the car behind and enjoy a transfer tour to and from Bendigo and Echuca.

  • 2-night Glamping with 1-night cruise – From $1090 pp
  • 2-night Glamping stay with 2-night cruise – From $1455 pp


Terms & Conditions

  • Subject to availability
  • 30% deposit at the time of booking with the balance due within 60 days of cruise date
  • Parking
    • Free onsite parking available at Balgownie Estate winery.
    • Secure undercover warehouse parking for cars, caravans and campervans is available for all passenger whilst cruising at $20 per day