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Boasting evocative heritage and modern amenities in equal measure, Echuca offers the visitor a wonderful chance to tap into the spirit and history of the Murray River. And Echuca accommodation caters to any visitor, whether they're looking to stay in a boutique bed n' breakfast, a holiday resort or a houseboat. Cheap Echuca hotels and motels are also available for those wishing to keep things to a budget, with plenty of options if you're keen to camp out or find the perfect site to park your campervan.

Positioned at the closest point of Murray to Melbourne - just two and a half hours drive north of the Victorian capital - and close to the vibrant urban hubs of Bendigo and Shepparton, Echuca is ideally placed for a getaway. And offering a number of outstanding attractions, beautiful countryside, an eclectic array of events and festivals, superb local produce and - of course - the magnificent river, it's well worth a visit.

With the surrounding national parks and waterways that feed the Murray, this is an area of great natural beauty and ecological signifance as well as the base for many adventures, whether you're looking to take an a overnight cruise on a majestic paddlesteamer, hike or cycle to a secluded campsite, or begin your own voyage down the mighty river on a private houseboat. And of course, there's plenty of chance to take to the water, enjoying a swim, waterskiing or wakeboarding.

The heritage of a riverside town abounds, and a highlight is the Port Precinct, an iconic wharf home to the world's largest riverboat fleet. Meanwhile, the newly opened Echuca Discovery Centre is a state-of-the-art attraction detailing the area's rich and dynamic history.

A thriving community, it plays host to many events during the year, ranging from the vibrant Riverboats Music Festival (14th - 16th February) to the Echuca Farmer's Market, held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of every month, where you'll find the outstanding food and wine that the Echuca region produces.

With plenty to savour, Echuca is the perfect place for an extended stay, the grandeur of the Murray River by your side.