Located on the banks of the mighty Murray River, the twin towns of Echuca Moama are the closest point of the Murray to Melbourne.
Boasting more sunny days than Queensland’s Gold Coast and an average annual temperature of 22 degrees, Echuca Moama is a great destination to visit in all seasons.
Echuca Moama represents not only a bygone era with horse-drawn carriages and paddlesteamers but it also showcases all the conveniences of the modern era.
The historic Port of Echuca is recognised as one of Australia’s finest heritage icons and is home to the largest paddlesteamer fleet in the world.
The calendar of events and festivals in Echuca Moama is the envy of most regional destinations in the country. To name a couple, Echuca Moama hosts the world’s biggest water ski event being the Southern 80 and the highly successful Riverboats Music Festival – the largest of its type on the Murray.
The Echuca Moama Region has a great variety of local produce that is available across a range of iconic restaurants, cafes, hotels and clubs and accommodation is aplenty with an endless selection of options.
The national parks and wetlands in the Echuca Moama region are also of great environmental and cultural importance. They are the base for many recreational activities including fishing, bushwalking and camping.
Must Do List:
- Take a paddlesteamer cruise
- Wander the Historic Port of Echuca Precinct
- Experience a Murray River Sunset
- Immerse yourself in Nature
- Indulge in amazing food and wine
The twin towns of Echuca Moama are only an hour from Bendigo. Visit their website for more information.