Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, Echuca

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Get a glimpse of what life was like in the late 1800s at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre. Wander about this authentic working steam port and explore its steam-driven paddle steamers and riverboats. As you take a ride on the boat down the river, you will learn why the wharf was crucial to the town’s development. The port offers guided tours of the wharf, its hotel with a secret underground bar, and a historic sawmill site. Using our online itinerary creator, Echuca attractions like Port of Echuca Discovery Centre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Found all the info we were after with regards to local events and attractions. Staff were very informative and obliging.  more »
  • Friendly staff willing to help & offer great advice. Discover the MV Maryanne cruise which was fantastic.  more »
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  • Great experience learning about the history of Echuca. Our tour guide Joel was incredibly informative and interactive! One of the best guided tours we've had - highly recommend!
  • Interesting place to visit. Port of Echuca maintained the way it was before Federation. There are an increasing number of restored Paddle Steamers moored along the Murray River near the restored wharf. Echuca has a collection of the most working Paddle Steamers in the world. Highly recommended
  • An awesome place to visit. Credit to the people who designed the centre. Lots of wonderful souvenirs to buy
  • A must do whilst visiting Echuca. A most enjoyable experience taking a trip up the Murray river on the Canberra (1913) . So much history here and the discovery center was most informative and helpful. Something here to satisfy everyone's tastes.
  • One of Victoria's most iconic places and a must go to for weekend travelers. Rich heritage local with plenty of local arts and crafts to buy. Over waster there is fireworks display and paddle steamer show.
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