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Aboriginal Dancers - Echuca - Photo William Quilliam

Aboriginal Dancers - Echuca - Photo William Quilliam

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Echuca Victoria and Moama NSW

Australia paddle-steamer capital with a rich colonial and riverboat heritage at the old Port of Echuca.

The attraction is that the original buildings in the old port area have been restored. Echuca visitors are able to experience a working steam port.

Echuca and Moama

There is so much to see on the Murray. Watching the lively paddle-steamers and working steam engines, then take a river cruise, or even hiring a houseboat to go fishing, swimming or tour for yourself.

Discover the magnificent red gum forests, wetlands and fauna parks, or visit places such as the National Holden Museum, Sharps Magic Movie House and Penny Arcade, the Great Aussie Beer Shed, Billabong Carriage Rides, the Echuca Heritage Sweet Company, and the Echuca Historical Society Museum.

Take a joy flight and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Murray or discover Echuca-Moama’s emerging wine region. Learn to waterski with a world-champion skier at Brett Sands Watersports and Wakeboard Centre.

Sample Local Fare

Central Murray Produce Farmers Markets, Echuca-Moama on the first, third and fifth Saturday of every month.

Darriwill Farm - wine merchant who also has a large selection of gourmet goodies such as cheese, antipasto, pasta, coffee and chocolates.

BiteMe Deli, Echuca - Specialising in homemade sausages, delicious breads and antipasto.

Echuca Restaurants and Fine Dining

Try the award-winning Oscar W’s Wharfside, overlooking the mighty Murray, focusing on regional, seasonal and contemporary cuisine.

Morrisons Riverview Estate located on the river offers fine food and wine in a captivating environment.

Antonio’s on the Port is an authentic Italian restaurant specialising in gourmet woodfired pizzas.

Dine onboard the Emmylou paddle-steamer while cruising the Murray.

Places of Interest

Morrisons Riverview Estate - Morrisons is perfectly located on the mighty Murray Riverjust 2 km downstream from the historic Port of Echuca wharf. You can arrive by traditional means or jump on a paddle-steamer or a speed boat to arrive at the jetty.

View traditional Aboriginal pieces at the Murray River Gallery in Echuca-Moama.

Learn to waterski at the Mulwala Waterski School or Brett Sands Watersports and Wakeboard Centre in Echuca-Moama.

Fly from Essendon Airport in Melbourne to Echuca-Moama and experience the Murray River from an Air Nostalgia 1940s DC3 airliner.

Echuca-Moama Tours, Cruises and Flights

Fly from Essendon Airport in Melbourne to Echuca-Moama and experience the Murray River from an Air Nostalgia 1940s DC3 airliner.

Kevin Hutchinson is a shipwright and captain of the PS Pevensey at the Port of Echuca Wharf and has been working on paddle-steamers all his life.

Experience the Murray River system with a guided tour or private charter on board the River Explorer. Relax while the skipper demystifies the magic of the river’s features, history and ecology. Tours: Barmah to Echuca; Deniliquin and the Edward River; Echuca to Torrumbarry; Echuca to Deep Creek Marina; The Meetings of the River; Cape Horn Winery.

Do it in luxury: Travel in a chauffeur-driven stretch limousine and visit the cellar doors in Echuca and the Perricoota wine region.

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