Port of Echuca

The authentic site and buildings of this inland port which feature an historic red gum wharf. The collection includes a fleet of barges, original river paddle-steamers, railway carriages, locomotives and a selection of allied steam machinery. A museum shed houses a variety of maritime artefacts. Cruises are available on three working steamers.

Address: 
45 Murray Esplanade, Echuca, VIC
Tel: 
0354824248
Hours: 
9am-5pm daily
Admission: 
Tours: Adults $7, students $4.50, families $16, pensioners $4.50, group concessions, additional charges for cruises
Facilities: 
wheelchair access, souvenir shop, guided tours, cruises
Collection: 
Approximately 3 working historic steamers plus a museum shed with artefacts
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Items

Paddle steamer

P.S. Adelaide

Description:
Oldest wooden hulled steamer in the world: Built 1866

Paddle steamer

P.S. Pevensey

Description:
Only steamer of its type remaining; built 1912.

Paddle steamer

P.S. Alexander Arbuthnot

Description:
Last authentic steamer built 1924

Barge

D26 Barge

Description:
Fully restores wool carrying barge built 1926

A2 Locomotive

Description:
Rare locomotive on display but waiting restoration