About Echuca Moama

Australia’s paddle steamer capital and largest inland port

The historic port is now home to the largest collection of paddle steamers in Australia. Many of them have been fully restored and offer daily cruises along with insights into a trading river from over 100 years ago.

The historic Port of Echuca adjoining the wharf is a living museum. Historic buildings, horse-drawn carriages, gravel roads, blacksmith and woodturner all creating a wonderful atmosphere recreating the 1800s.

Shop at boutique stores along Echuca’s historic High Street, containing historic buildings with spectacular facades. Plus explore the range of accommodation choices and other stunning attractions including the popular clubs in the region. Echuca and Moama are the perfect base for a great holiday on the Murray River with their stunning Mediterranean climate.

Experience the mighty Murray River on a river cruise, rent a houseboat in Echuca, go fishing, swimming or simply paddle a canoe. It’s a delightful way to unwind. Wake up to clear country air and a chorus of birds. Explore nearby towns, magnificent red gum forests, wetlands and fauna parks. Soak up a lifetime of memories. Excellent dining in local restaurants including the renowned Oscar W’s Wharfside, overlooking the Murray or have a wonderful riverbank picnic. You can also enjoy a round at one of the Murray’s best golf courses, Rich River Golf Club.

You can also absorb the incredible beauty of nature with magnificent red gum forests at nearby Barmah State Forest. See amazing wetlands that are home to over 200 species of waterbirds and other fauna.

Echuca Moama has a myriad of festivals and events. There’s fun for everyone.