Check Out This Floating Bed & Breakfast On A Paddle Steamer!


The Riverland is one of South Australia’s prettiest backdrops for weekends away—you haven’t lived unless you’ve booked a houseboat on the Murray River with your mates for a weekend of sunshine, swimming and gorgeous scenery! Oh—and don’t forget the variety of local wine! Does it get any better?

Uh, yeah! Now you can spend a weekend on a paddle steamer! Nestled on the bank of the Murray, the vintage PS Julie Fay is a unique accommodation experience in a stunning natural setting.

Ruth and Jim Roberts of Canoe the Riverland, recently purchased and converted the vintage paddle steamer into a luxury bed and breakfast, floating on secluded South Australian section of the Murray River.

From the comfort of the fully serviced suite, you can experience river life on this charming paddle-wheel boat without the hassle of cruising the river to find a mooring. Birds and fish abound in these world-recognised wetlands, sunsets display full glory, the stars are bright in the night sky and sunrise brings a dawn chorus of birdlife.

Sounds almost too good to be true… lucky for us, it’s not! For more information, prices or to book contact Canoe the Riverland on 0475 754 222 or head to


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