The Home of the Historic Paddle Steamer

The history rich Port of Echuca is river town which has played a huge role during Australia’s colonial times, being a large trade and transport hub, due to it proximity to Melbourne.

These days in Echuca you can discover the majestic Murray River on a paddle steamer river cruise, hiring a houseboat, camping, paddling a canoe, going for a swim or even wetting a line while fishing.

Echuca Paddle Steamer

Echuca’s temperate weather climate ensures you can enjoy the many breathtaking riverside locations, majestic golf courses and bowling clubs, as well as a surprising array of shops. You can dine out at the impressive range of restaurants, cafe’s and eateries, wineries, or share in the fun at one of the clubs.

Echuca hosts a range of Accommodation options, from a holiday park on the banks of the Murray River to a quaint Bed & Breakfast, or self contained apartments and motel rooms. If you are a keen golfer then Echuca if your town, with some of  Victoria’s best golf resorts on offer.

Echuca is located only 2.5 hours north of Melbourne, on the southern side of the Murray and Campaspe River junction and nearby Goulburn River. As such the town was named Echuca, which means Aboriginal word meaning “Meeting of Waters”.

Echuca Moama Visitor Information Centre

2 Heygarth St, Echuca

Freecall: 1800 804 446

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