The historic Port of Echuca literally means the ‘meeting of the waters’ sits on the junction of the Murray and Campaspe and just downstream from the Goulburn River. It is Australia’s Paddle Steamer capital with a rich and exciting colonial heritage. It’s also the perfect place for a relaxing holiday with plenty to see and do only 2.5 hours from Melbourne.
Discover a wonderful climate, beautiful riverside locations, splendid sightseeing, and a surprising array of shops, accommodation, Share the fun at a club or dine out at stylish restaurants or enjoy the many cafés and eateries, the choice is yours. Echuca has a myriad festivals and events. The Winter Blues Festival in July and the Riverboats Music Festival in February to name a couple. You can explore the old Port of Echuca and the amazing riverboat days. See the lively paddlewheelers and working steam engines. There’s fun for the whole family.