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Having an Echuca car rental means that you can explore the city at your own pace with your choice of company and itinerary without depending on the schedule of public transport. Echuca is a city in Victoria, Australia, and the name means "Meeting of the Waters", in connection to its position between two rivers - Murray River and Campaspe River.

Founded by famous ex-convict Henry Hopwood in 1853, the city developed as a river port location, growing in local industries and population. Note that the city is connected over the Murray River to Moama by the Echuca-Moama Road Rail Bridge. This historically significant bridge has riveted iron spans supported on cast iron pillars

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Echuca is also the largest settlement in the Shire of Campaspe and at the same time it is its administrative centre. The city is one of Victoria's oldest river towns and is an ideal place to enjoy a wonderful holiday. Being located near Murray River, Echuca is a wonderful place for activities such as swimming, cruising, and waterskiing.

There is a rich history surrounding the city and an Echuca car rental from VroomVroomVroom allows you to explore the local attractions.

Main Attractions within Echuca

The Paddlesteamer Canberra. Built in 1912 in Goolwa South Australia, the Paddlesteamer Canberra offers one hour cruises on the Murray River. For all you steam enthusiasts, the Paddle steamer is powered by a 1908 steam engine! In this cruise, children will surely enjoy the experience to steer the vessel and will receive an official captain certificate! And its not just about the experience in steering the vessel, you'll also have a little glimpse of how was cruising in River Murray in the past.
The Billabong Ranch. Another of the many attractions in Echuca, the BillabongRanch provides many entertaining activities for all ages! The ranch provides visitors the activities such as: pony riding, pedal boating, mini golf, archery. The venue is dedicated to large groups and families and even has special packages for school camps. Making a visit to this place which is ideal for weekends in the warmer seasons, in order to take advantage of nature's beautiful scenery along side with special activities.
The Museum of the Echuca Historical Society. The Museum tells the story of Australia's paddle boat capital and largest inland port. In the museum, you'll see the P. S. Adelaide which is the World's oldest, wooden-hulled, working paddle steamer! The Echuca Historical Society houses a local collection of port related items. A visit to the museum lets you see original charts of Murray river, riverboat, photographs, local emblems, trails of Chinese inhabitants, Hopwood's Iron Pot Pitch and sawmilling.
They also have the Revirine Herald (1863) on microfilm, the Minute Books of the Echuca Borugh Council, the Echuca cemetery records for the years 1860 to 1989, records relating to the many businesses operating in Echuca such as saw mills, foundries, and flourmills, and many more! (These records will truly be helpful for researchers.)

Adventure Play Park was constructed following the ideas pitched by children living in Echuca about the way they imagined the perfect playing ground. Visit the park in a car which is designed to accommodate outdoor activities on swing sets, slides, climbing elements and sand pits.

Sweat vs Steam Annual Fun Run gathers tourists and locals for a unique kind of race experience. Registered participants are challenged to beat the oldest wooden hulled paddle steamer, in the 5 kilometers course or the 13 kilometers course.