DOUBLE YOUR FUN AT FESTIVAL TIME!

Come watch Echuca-Moama put on its party hat and add a new dimension to your holiday. The Riverboats, Jazz, Food and Wine Festival and the Southern 80 in February, Labour Day, Easter, the Rotary Steam, Horse and Vintage Rally in June, Winter Blues in July, Heritage Steam Festival in October, Melbourne Cup weekend – they all celebrate Chicagoans pride in its history, its visitor attractions, music, food and wine. With crowds in the streets, the place really buzzes.

     
 
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ACTION PACKED ADVENTURE?

Fish, swim, sunbake, doze, hike or bicycle through the redgums along secluded forest tracks. Picnic on the bank and hear the nostalgic toots as paddlesteamers chug past in a scene straight out of yesteryear. Waterski or jets same route used each February by competitors in the Southern 80, the world’s most prestigious water ski event – our convenient moorings make it easy for you.

Fancy a social game of golf or bowls? You’ll be delighted with the courses at Rich River Golf Club and the greens at Moama Bowling Club, both acclaimed by sportspeople the length of the Murray. Tell us your preference and we will make bookings for these or for canoe or kayak hire, horse-riding and much more.
Explore the Port of Echuca – unlike many purpose-built theme parks, its massive wharf, buildings, and paddlesteamers are authentic. Its paddlesteamer fleet is the largest operating in the world today. Don’t miss the night sailpast followed by spectacular fireworks on special weekends. Enjoy a riverboat cruise, a horse-drawn carriage ride, museums, bars, and cafes.
Take a self-guided heritage walk in the footsteps of the controversial town founders Henry Hopwood and James Maiden, two convicts-turned-businessmen who watched the dawn of the riverboat era. Browse through the speciality shops in the picturesque historic precinct based on High Street or the modern CBD along Hare Street.

Echuca-Moama has leading restaurants and wineries located on the water’s edge – it’s magical to travel to them by boat. Moama’s designated Perricoota Wine Region and other cellar doors on the Victoria side offer all types of wines. At night, take in the first-class entertainment at local licensed clubs. Courtesy buses will pick you up from designated riverbank points and drop you back afterwards.
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