The Port of Echuca is a living monument to the 1870s when it was the third largest port in Australia, outside Sydney and Melbourne. Authentic paddlesteamers depart daily from the Echuca Wharf, which originally extended 332 metres in length in the 1880s.
Home of the TV series “All the Rivers Run”, the Port of Echuca will provide you with a glimpse of what life was really like in the late 1800s. With the Discovery Centre, steam-powered exhibits and daily guided tours, it is an attraction not to be missed.
Explore the story of Australia’s pioneering spirit and learn how Australia’s inland river system connected a fledgling colony to its growing cities and outside world. The rhythm-sound challenge game and 1.5m touch screen will engage young visitors as they marvel at the sounds and moods of the mighty Murray River. The story of the power of steam and the working saw mill will have visitors of all ages enthralled.
Explore the meticulously restored Echuca Wharf and the magnificent red gum walkways along the riverbank giving the visitor many new opportunities to view the mighty Murray River. Discover Echuca Moama’s unique paddle steamer history through the living breathing vessels that still capture the imagination of visitors today.