Destination guide

Experience Echuca with holiday homes to rent

Located on the banks of the mighty Murray River, Echuca is a lively area with ancient sites, vibrant neighbourhoods and a mild climate that make it ideal for a relaxing holiday. Whether you want to explore nature and wildlife with the kids, sightsee with a loved one or experience new things on your own, Echuca holiday homes to rent put you in the heart of this exciting area.


Heritage sites near Echuca holiday homes

With its rich history, Echuca has numerous heritage sites near holiday homes that are of interest to history buffs. The Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, an open-air museum that chronicles the history of 19th-century shipbuilding and sawmills, and the Great Aussie Beer Shed & Heritage Farm Museum, a collection of farming machinery, Aussie memorabilia, antique cars and beer cans, are two of the top sites. The National Holden Motor Museum, which displays a collection of antique and iconic vintage automobiles, and the Echuca Historical Society, a museum showcasing local artefacts like costumes, photographs and documents of early settler life, are also must-see attractions.


Activities and attractions in and around Echuca

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Echuca has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ozmaze and Mini Golf (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Echuca Back Nine Golf Course (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Adventure Play Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Great Aussie Beer Shed (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • St Anne's Vineyard (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Rich River Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities in Echuca holiday homes

The relaxing environment and beautiful scenery in Echuca make it a great place to get out into nature and explore. The river, wetlands, forests and waterways are the perfect landscape to try out sports like golfing and fishing or enjoy the view with canoeing or bush walking. Water skiing, kayaking, stargazing, cycling, hiking, horseback riding and nature walks are also popular. No matter how you choose to explore, Echuca holiday homes are only minutes away from nature reserves, parks and other natural spaces for outdoor adventure and fun.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Echuca

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Echuca is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Apex Park Echuca (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Banyule Park State Forest (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Edis Park (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Murray Valley National Park (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)
How to get around

Transport to Echuca holiday homes

Echuca is serviced by the Melbourne, Avalon and Bendigo airports, which offer international and regional flights. Airport shuttles, buses, taxis, coaches and trains are available to get you into Echuca and the local holiday rentals. Once there, you can use hire cars, taxis, local buses and coaches to explore the region. For nearby destinations, you can also walk or bike from your holiday accommodation.

Food & drink 

Cuisine in Echuca

Echuca is a foodie paradise, blending fine wine and craft brews with locally sourced food and top-notch service. Chinese, Italian, Greek, Indian, Thai and Western cuisine are all available, but many restaurants use authentic flavours and ingredients to create a unique culinary experience. From organic lamb and pork to locally grown oranges, tomatoes and mandarins, Echuca’s cafes, takeaways, pubs, restaurants and eateries offer a little something for every taste. No matter your craving, Echuca holiday home rentals put you in the centre of foodie culture and the abundance of fine restaurants and eateries in the area.

Where to stay near Echuca?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 100 holiday rentals near Echuca. From 67 Houses to 3 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Echuca for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Echuca?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Echuca. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Echuca Moama Tourist Centre: 102 holiday rentals
  • Ozmaze and Mini Golf: 102 holiday rentals
  • Port of Echuca: 101 holiday rentals
  • Great Aussie Beer Shed: 103 holiday rentals
  • Banyule Park State Forest: 102 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Echuca listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Echuca?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 67 Houses in Echuca. Our other popular types of Echuca holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Echuca?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 37 holiday homes with pool available in Echuca. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.