Things To Do In Echuca: The Small Town with a Big Heart

It might not be a big town, but that doesn’t mean you should be at a loss of what to do. There’s no shortage of things to do in Echuca.

Fans of good food, good wine, and  fresh air will feel right at home here: take a look at what’s on offer. Here’s our list of things to do in Echuca.

The Mighty Murray River

Early risers can enjoy a morning wander along the mighty Murray River. The Campaspe River Walk is a great way to ease into the day: it’s flat, fully sealed, and perfect for a gentle stroll.

But that’s not the only way to explore the river: get on board one of Echuca’s famous paddlesteamers. We’ve got the largest fleet in the whole world (yes, you read right!). It’s a great way to see the river at its best. Kids might even get the chance to get behind the wheel – supervised by the skipper, of course!

Get Into the Great Outdoors

For a change of pace, there are plenty of bushwalking tracks in the area, too. You’ll need to stay for more than a few days, you won’t conquer every trail in the region. Echuca is also a hotspot for off-road cycling; it’s a fantastic way to get amongst the bushland.

Delights of High Street

For a pick-me-up after the ride, head to High Street. It’s hard to choose between coffee and chocolate, and Echuca isn’t going to make you. Both the Echuca Chocolate Company and Echuca Coffee Roasters  are within a stone’s throw of each other. You’ll find in-house roasted coffee beans: the freshest you’ll find anywhere. Yep, it’s a big call, but we think that’s why it’s even better than Melbourne coffee.

Sweeter still, the Echuca Chocolate Company offers free tastings. Handmade, all-natural chocolate…. You’ll be sorely tempted.

And you probably knew it was coming, but if you’re in Echuca, we’d love to see you. Keep wandering down High Street and you’ll find our cellar door. Take a complimentary tour amongst our heritage barrels and hear the story behind our wines. Of course, tastings are included! We offer a full range of wines, award-winners across the board. Reds, whites, sparklings, fortifieds, liqueurs, too! Our premium vineyards yield Pinot Gris, Merlots, Moscatos, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz… And more! 

There’s every chance you’ll find your new favourite wine. There’s always something new going on here– a new range, a new vintage…  We hope you come back again and again! It is our pleasure to share our passion with you. If you’re looking for even more things to do in Echuca, be sure to ask one of our friendly wine experts at the cellar door! We’re locals, after all. 

From pedals to paddlesteamers, to pinot, Echuca is a little town with a big heart. We’re proud to be a part of it.

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