Murray River Queen
Murray River Queen is an Australian paddle steamer built at Hindmarsh Island in 1974 as a luxury passenger cruise boat. She is a tourist boat carrying passengers on the Murray River in South Australia. For many years, her home port was Goolwa where she offered week-long cruises operated by her builders, the Veenstra family. She was the first of several large boats built by the Veenstras for the Murray River, they later also built the M.V. Murray Explorer and PS Murray Princess. Her home port is now Waikerie, South Australia, where she operates as a working hostel for backpackers.
- Registration Opened: 1979
- Registration Closed: Current
- Registered Number: 385271
- Owner (at time of registration): Murray River Queen Pty Ltd.
- Engine: 205 Hp (Diesel)
- Dimensions: Length 156.36, Breadth 26, Depth 7.7 (feet)
- Tonnage: 878.97
- Construction: Steel
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- Marshal, Brian (1988). Paddle boats of the Murray-Darling River System. Mercury Publishing.
- "Murray River Queen: In the Riverland region of South Australia". Postcards from South Australia: Channel Nine television show. World Wide Web Architects Pty Ltd. Retrieved 2007-07-17.
- "Waikerie Murray River Queen". Retrieved 2007-07-17.