Day Tours From Bendigo - Echuca
Echuca is a town set on the banks of the river Murray, just across the river from the New South Wales border town of Moama, it is less than 90km from Bendigo and is therefore a perfect day trip.
Echuca offers many exciting attractions and activities to visitors and tourists, and a perfect place to spend a fun-filled day. There are many museums and the historic port of Echuca. You can hire a canoe or take a carriage ride, go for a riding adventure or perhaps a water ski lesson, explore a maze or play a round of mini golf, ten pin bowling or go for a swim.
Visit the Fauna Park, take an eco tour through the wetlands, explore a food and wine trail that will re-ignite your taste buds.
Junction is a bar and restaurant located right on the stunning Murray River and the perfect place to enjoy some sensational food, wine, cocktails and craft beer that highlights everything the region has to offer.
Konosirs Restaurant Bar is to be found in the Best Western Madison Spa Resort and is one of the regionâs leading restaurants. Konosirs has taken fine dining to the next level with an exciting and innovative menu.
Located in the historic High Street OF Echuca, Shebaniâs taste of the exotic brings the feel of Morocco, Greece, Egypt, Spain, Italy and Turkey right to the banks of the Murray. The interior is also Mediterranean themed, with stunning colourful crockery and cosy cushioned seating. You can choose to dine outside on the garden terrace with the sound of Echucaâs paddle steamers whistling in the background.
Food and Wine Trail
Echuca Moama has gained an enviable reputation for its local foods and wines, you can experience its many diverse wonders along the Food and Wine Trail. The Trail leads to local wineries, producers, restaurants and businesses that offer intimate food and wine experiences.
The Echuca Moama district has more than 80 hectares of vines flourishing with new growth every year, the region is best known for its shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay.
Only 15km from Echuca is Cape Horn Vineyard, accessible by car or boat, and you will be rewarded with a delightful experience tasting their award winning wines at cellar door. The grounds are perfect for enjoying a picnic lunch and there are BBQâs available. A giant chess board, boule or croquet are also available for visitors. Cape Horn produces high quality boutique wines.
St Anneâs Vineyard is located in the Perricoota vineyards, the area is steeped in history and you can step back in time in the Echuca Post Precinct and delight your taste buds at the cellar door located right amongst the steam and horse carriages.
Echuca is a treat for visitors as there are so many things to do or see, one day may not be enough for your visit. Being based in Bendigo it is only a short day trip so perhaps you can go back the day after.