is a twin city on the border between the Riverina
region of New South Wales
. Echuca is the larger half of the town and is on the southern, Victorian, side of the Murray River, and Moama is the smaller and is on the New South Wales side.
Echuca-Moama is about 2 1/2 hours drive from Melbourne
CBD. Trains and buses arrive at Echuca Railway Station about 5 times a weekday and about the same on weekends. Most services come from Bendigo
Rail/Bus Station, but they also come from Shepparton
as well. Coaches only take 2 hour 45 minutes from Melbourne as opposed to the train which detours through Bendigo.
Apart from the occasional bus services, there is no other transportation around town. However, the town is relatively small and walking around is possible.
Paint ball, watersports, riverboat cruises, The Great Aussie Beer Shed, eco tours, The Holden Motors museum.
There is a blacksmith and a wood turner selling hand made items, both based near Oscar W's.
In addition to pub food, there are also a few restaurants:
Nik's Greek restaurant
Oscar W'sEchuca's only 1 hat restaurant (rated by The Age)
The Star Hotel
The Black Puddinga delicatessen serving brunch, lunch and selling much Australian produce
There are a few pubs in the area
There is also 1 nightclub in the area
DJs and/or live bands frequent
Shamrock Irish Pub
The Palace Hotel
The Star Bar
on weekends until the early hours of the morning.
Riverboat Lodge Motor Inn
phone: +61 3 5482 5777
address: 476-484 Hight St, Echuca, VIC, 3564Stay in the heart of Echuca! Riverboat boasts 19 comfortable suites with spas, queen size beds and r/c air conditioning. 2 bedroom family rooms and disabled suites are also available.