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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  • We decided to take part in the guided tour and we were completely surprised! Joel our tour guide was so theatrical and entertaining, the hour was over before we knew it! He really took us back in time...  more »
  • This a must see at Echuca to learn how much depended on the Murray River for trade in the early days. Pay the extra and go on the guided tour and discover even more about the port  more »
  • Do visit the Discovery Centre. You can observe so much memorabilia from days gone by and a close up of the fabulous motors that drove the old paddle steamers. The Discovery Centre is located at the be...  more »
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  • Port of Echuca is a boat ride for everyone and the children get a activity pad with crayons. There are house boats along the ride and you can learn lots of things about the boat. It is a nice ride for the family.
  • Very good part of Aussie history a must see when visiting Echuca. If you like old machinery this is your place. And Trains also.
  • Great experience and very interesting old steam engines. Very attractive town.
  • If you're interested in Australia in the 18th century then this place is a must see. We did the $40 paddle steamer, lunch and Port of Echuca guided tour. All were fantastic.
  • Yeh good do the $40 paddle steamer, port and pub deal. Good time.

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