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Echuca, Victoria what to do in 48 hours
Historic river towns Echuca-Moama
Echuca Moama the historic river town is rich in history and jam packed with things to experience.
Many roads lead to Echuca Moama. Only 2.5 hours north of Melbourne makes it a great place for a quick weekend visit. You can also catch a bus or fly in. The main street is High Street and the main shopping strip is Hare Street. The local tourist information centre is in Heygarth Street near the river.
Echuca Moama Accommodation : If you're looking for a sensational Echuca Moama relaxation stay you can't go past the Madison Spa Resort in Moama. Not only does this offer accommodation but you can also relax and pamper yourself, soothing away the stress of modern day life in a wonderful day spa. If you're looking for a motel that suits the family budget then consider the Paddlewheel Motel in the heart of Echuca. TOP
Echuca Moama Attractions : One of Echuca Moama's main tourist attractions is the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre. Experience living history on a guided Port tour. Tread on the boards of the historic redgum wharf build in 1865. See the cargo shed museum. Visitor the historic Star Hotel with it's underground bar and escape tunnel and once a "sly" grog shop. There are many displays or soak up the atmosphere from the Bridge Hotel. TOP
Echuca Moama Paddlesteamers : The P.S. Emmylou is a completely restored 1906 steam engine, and built to the highest world classification standards. She was built locally during 1980-82 in the style of the 19th century paddleboats. The Emmy Lou is a great way to experience the Murray with cruise. It can also offer accommodation and dining if you're looking the well rounded Echuca Moama experience. TOP
Echuca Moama Restaurants : Eateries and food are plentiful in Echuca Moama from the casual bistro meals to trendy cafes and fine dining. Ceres, The Black Pudding and Nik’s Sunago are just a few of the amazing eateries in town, situated in the “Fine Dining” port precinct end of town. Or if you're looking for the club scene the Rich River Golf Club Resort, Moama RSL and the Moama Bowling Club offer a la carte menus and dining. TOP
Echuca Moama Golfing : Enjoy a round at the Rich River Golf Club Resort which offers some of the best golf in the country! They're two award winning 18 hole champion golf courses are one of regional Australia's premier golfing venues. TOP
Wondering up and down Echuca's main streets you feel a sense of history all capture in the lovely charm and historical architecture. A short stroll in the area reveals wonderful galleries, shopping, cafe's and rich sense of culture. For tours of the Echuca Moama area contact Echuca Limousine Tours where you can also experience the local wineries and see more of what the region has to offer. TOP
Echuca Moama Wines & Wineries : Echuca Moama has a diverse and rich wine region. Pack a picnic and take the short trip to the award winning Cape Horn Winery, on the Murray River Just 15kms by road East of Echuca or 30min by speedboat. Tastings and cellar doors are available but you'll need to go out of town a little to experience the great wines of Echuca Moama. TOP
For the adventurous amongst you connect with Echuca Boat and Canoe Hire, just a short walk down stream along the walking track or along a Scenic Drive thru Victoria Park to Echuca Boat Ramp you can start your river adventure by kayak, canoe, motor boat or BBQ party boat. Dare to explore the Murray River in a canoe from 2 hours to 2 weeks at your leisure camping as you go. TOP
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