twistED is an award winning family tourist destination in the heart of Echuca. Get in touch with your inner scientist and play science! Test your reaction speed, discover the future of food, challenge your friends and family to build a virtual river, make fantastic flying machines and experience a new way to play. Beware, having fun is a must! Escape the summer sun or the wintery winds and play in comfort year round. More information here.
Gravity Shack has bouncing covered with interconnected trampolines, performance area, giant air bag, dodgeball area and basketball lanes for the kids (and big kids) to explore. Trampolining is a low impact health activity, rewarding for both the mind and the body! But the kids don’t need to know that – they can just enjoy exploring a playground where they can bounce and laugh the day away. That’s not all… Gravity shack has added a multi-level playground with belly tickling slides and obstacles for many ages to enjoy. More information here.
The Great Aussie Beer Shed is a unique tourist attraction featuring over 16,000 beer cans from Australia and around the world. Other brewery related items available including beer tap tops and tap handles, trays, old wooden beer barrels, bottles, signs both old and modern, brewery manufacturing equipment and machinery and plenty more. More information here.
Discover an institution begun by James Holden in 1856 at Echuca’s National Holden Motor Museum just metres from the historic Port of Echuca. There is an ever-changing display of over 40 beautifully restored Holdens, rare prototypes, historical film footage and a unique range of souvenirs. More information here.
Support our regional businesses and head down to the Echuca Farmers Market! These great local markets are held at the Aquatic Reserve in Echuca on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of every month. Browse fresh local produce, market stalls with flowers and preserves, enjoy a cooked breakfast with barista made coffee and to top it all off, live music too! More information here.
The new M.V. Mary Ann is a sophisticated luxury cruiser, moored at Riverboat Dock in Echuca, Victoria. With majestic views, this beautiful fully licensed vessel can cater for 120 guests. She has been completely refurbished and is the ideal venue for a luxury cocktail style function or seated dining event. The menus on the M.V. Mary Ann offer a rich, modern culinary dining experience, featuring the freshness of local ingredients, complemented by wines, locally produced from our region and beyond. More information here.
Heartland Raceway is situated 6kms from Moama on the Cobb Highway, however, is closed until late October 2021. Once open you’ll find friendly staff, friendly spectators, good food, cold drinks plus a licensed bar, terraced concrete seating, and for added comfort and viewing, a Grandstand at the reasonable cost of $5 per person. More information here.
The Echuca Paintball field is quite simply Australia’s biggest and best paintball venue! Situated on 300 acres with 20 themed paintball playing fields just two hours from Melbourne and one hour from Bendigo. Playing fields are named “Wild West”, “Junkyard”, “The Alamo”, “Celtic Ruins”, “Braveheart” and “The Fort” to name just a few. Outdoor laser tag and mobile laser tag game sessions are suitable for all ages and available seven days a week. Up to 42 players can be catered for at one time during daylight, outdoors, at night under lights with play as late as 11pm. More information here.
Echuca Boat & Canoe Hire offers you a chance to experience the mighty Murray River up close and personal. Located just up river from the Victoria Park Boat Ramp at the northern end of town. You can hire an aluminium motor boat, canoe or kayak by the hour to explore the Murray River around Echuca Moama. If you have a current boat license you can hire a fishing boat or a pontoon BBQ boat. More information here.
Billabong Ranch is a great place for people to visit, situated on 310 acres, 12 kms east of Echuca and is open daily for visitors and families. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family including camel rides, bungy trampolines, horse rides, mini golf, bouldering wall, archery, pedal boats, pony rides, beach volleyball, playground, outdoor 10 pin bowling and an animal nursery. There’s also a cafe serving breakfast, lunch and snacks. More information here.
Undoubtedly Echuca/Moama’s finest cafe for a satisfying breakfast, with two locations within the port area you will not be disappointed! It’s a great spot to soak up the history of the town and open from 8am-3pm for breakfast and lunch, seven days a week. Indoor and outdoor dining options are available with a secluded and enclosed courtyard right on the Campaspe River. More information here.
HorseHand in Echuca offers an educational and fun school holiday programs for kids which includes feeding, grooming, riding and learning how to communicate with horses. They also offer a fun country day out where the kids can gets hands on and learn how to care for and ride a horse. Kids Club runs for 3 hours every second Sunday, individual riding lessons and coaching available too. More information here.
Brett Sands Watersports is located on 26 acres of beautiful waterfront property on the Murray River in Echuca/Moama. Renowned for it’s high quality coaching, superb customer service and sublime water conditions, Brett Sands Watersports is adjacent to us here at Merool on the Murray. More information here.
Echuca Attractions in Victoria
Echuca in Victoria has a plethora of attractions and you will find something to occupy everyone while staying at Merool Holiday Park.
Echuca attractions have so much variety that both young and old will long to come back and experience it all again.
Merool Holiday Park offers you the ideal location to stay while you enjoy all that Echuca has to offer. In Echuca, you do not have to worry about being bored as there is always plenty to do and experience.
What to do during your holiday
While there is plenty on offer right at the holiday park in Merool, including swimming pools, games rooms and jumping pillows, if you want to step out a little further, nearby Echuca can provide entertainment for those seeking to relax or get an adrenaline rush.
For those who prefer to relax, you could book a cruise on one of Murray River’s paddle steamers. Sit back and enjoy this river cruise, where you can even enjoy lunch or dinner. Take in more of the history of New South Wales during your visit and return to Merool feeling culturally enriched.
You could also visit the National Holden Motor Museum and learn more about Holden cars, and there are over 40 vehicles to see.
No holiday is complete without tasting some of the finest cuisines the local area has to offer. Try The Black Pudding for an unforgettable breakfast experience.
For those who are looking for more of a thrill-seeking holiday, why not try paintballing in Echuca? This huge paintballing field will see you working in teams to beat the opposition. Why not challenge a friend or family member to this fun activity?
There’s more to do outdoors as well
Brett Sands Waterpark is fantastic for those who want to get wet and wild. Try wakeboarding, waterskiing and barefooting, along with others, at this fun park. By the end of this experience, you will get a good night’s sleep back at Merool Holiday Park.
Families will love attractions such as Horseland, which caters well for children. They can learn to ride and discover the secrets of how to take care of horses.
For those who like their beer, The Great Aussie Beer Shed is not to be missed. You can see over 16,000 beer cans from across Australia and the world. Alongside this, you can see brewery equipment and historic beer barrels and signs.
At the end of an exciting day of sightseeing, you can rest easy knowing that you can come back to Merool Holiday Park and relax on one of the best beaches along the Murray or even take a dip in the lake.
Discover Echuca’s activities while at Merool Holiday Park
With so much on offer in Echuca Moama, the only difficulty you will have is deciding what to do and seeing how much you can fit into your holiday.
For the best place to stay when enjoying attractions in Echuca, Vic, book your stay at Merool Holiday Park for a comfortable and pleasant stay.
Contact us today to book your holiday.