Echuca Attractions | Merool Holiday Park

Echuca Moama Attractions

There are a variety of fantastic attractions in the Echuca Moama area and Merool Holiday Park offers you the ideal location to stay while you experience it all. We have a bucket list on display at our reception. See some of the local attractions below. Our friendly front of house staff can assist you with booking and finding these attractions.

 

Murray River Paddlesteamers

A trip to Echuca Moama would not be complete without experiencing the tradition of river cruising. Choose from a one-hour family cruise or relax with a lunch or dinner cruise. More information here.

Twisted Science

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

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

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.

National Holden Motor Museum

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.

Echuca Farmers Market

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.

M.V. Mary Ann – Cruising Restaurant

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.

Morrisons Riverview Winery

Morrisons Riverview Winery are just a short 4 minute walk from our park (how good is that!) and a must-visit here in Moama. Delicious food, wine, craft beer and ciders are all on offer at this family friendly location. The kids can run free on the playground and large grassed area while the parents sit back and relax. More information here.

Heartland Racing

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.

Echuca Paintball

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

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 Adventure Park & Trail Rides

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.

The Black Pudding

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

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.

Cactus Country

This incredible spot has the largest collection of cactus plants in Australia and even offers cactus cake and ice cream! Make your way through the trails of this gorgeous desert landscape and make sure to bring your camera for the photo opportunities. You’ll find it located just over an hours drive from the park. More information here.

Brett Sands Watersports

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.