The Steampacket Inn was originally built in the early 1870’s but back then it was known as The Steampacket Hotel, a very popular watering hole with rivermen and stevedores due to its close proximity to the wharf.  Step back in time with the best Echuca accommodation Steampacket Inn. Today it is a National Trust Classified unique boutique Bed & Breakfast which can accommodate up to 24 guests including children, yes we are child friendly.

Our paddlesteamer the P.S. Hero was built in Echuca in 1874 and has had a long and chequered life working on the Murray River. The P.S. Hero has worked as a tow boat and hawking steamer towing laden barges of wheat, flour, wool, copper ore and building materials servicing outback stations and towns along the Murray river as far up as Tocumwal, down to Goolwa, to Naranderra on the Murrimbidgee and Bourke on the Darling carrying firewood for Melbourne during the war years. She was salvaged in 1998 and underwent a complete and meticulous restoration for operation in the thriving tourist industry in Echuca. The P.S. Hero is avaliable for wedding charters & private functions and can carry up to 75 passengers.

If you’re planning a conference, client meeting, product launch, training workshop or the ultimate wedding experience the PS Hero is your venue to impress. The PS Hero can cater for all requirements including catering, state-of-the-art sound system, fully licensed reception capabilities and guest rooms. Call us today to discuss you special requirements on 03 5482 3411.