The very best Echuca caravan parks to stay in

Finding towns in Victoria that have something for everyone can be a difficult task but when you plan a trip to Echuca you will be blessed with an abundance of brilliant activities that will keep everyone in your travelling party very happy.

The only problem you may face is where you should stay in Echuca. In this post, we are looking at all the very best Echuca caravan parks and what they have for anyone visiting the Murray River region.

The historic port of Echuca
The historic Port of Echuca

Where is Echuca?

Echuca is a historical town located in the state of Victoria, Australia. The town is situated on the Murray River and has a population of approximately 10,000 people. Echuca is a popular tourist destination, due to its proximity to the Murray River and its many attractions. The town is home to a number of historical buildings and museums, as well as a variety of shops and restaurants close to holiday parks in Echuca.

Echuca caravan parks

There are three caravan parks in Echuca, it can be hard to decide which one to stay at. To help you decide, we have created a short review of each of the caravan parks in Echuca to help make your decision easier.

Whether you are looking for Echuca holiday accommodation at a park with plenty of activities for the kids or a park close to the town centre, we are sure you will find one of the best Echuca caravan parks for your stay.

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Caravan parks in Echuca – Discovery Park Echuca

Located 5 kilometres from the Port of Echuca is Discovery Park Echuca. If you are looking for Echuca caravan parks on the river, Discovery Parks tick all the boxes with its location a stone’s throw away.

To make your stay easy, the park has a huge range of facilities such as a kiosk/shop selling the essentials, communal cooking areas including a camp kitchen and BBQs, plus laundry for clothes washing.

jumping pillow at Discovery Parks Echuca
Fun for kids at Echuca holiday parks

Discovery Parks Echuca accommodation hosts activities in the park for guests on a regular basis such as having pizza vans, music in the main BBQ area, colouring competitions and mechanical bull rides.

For those who do not have a boat, you can hire a luxurious pontoon boat from Discovery Parks Echuca to explore the river and its surrounds.

For kids, this Echuca caravan park has a water park, and the swimming pool is a world of fun for them. Besides this fantastic facility, you will find a playground, bouncing pillow, activity room, tennis court, basketball court and a BMX track to occupy kids of all ages.

Types of accommodation at Echuca Discovery Parks: You can book a range of accommodation from 1 to 3-room cabins. For people looking for sites for caravans, this Echuca caravan park with ensuites ensures privacy for your stay.

What you need to know:

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Echuca caravan parks – NRMA Echuca

The NRMA Echuca Holiday Park is located on the banks of the Murray River, making it an ideal place to stay when you visit Echuca. This centrally located Echuca caravan park not only has great Murray River access but is also close to the town centre.

Of all the Echuca holiday parks, NRMA is located just 600 meters walking distance from the historical Port of Echuca, shops and restaurants of the town, making it one of the best Echuca caravan parks.

There is a communal camp kitchen and BBQs for cooking and a laundry for washing and drying your clothes. Wi-Fi is convenient throughout the park, while those who have a boat can launch directly into the Murray River from the park. When the sun goes down, the park has a free courtesy bus to local clubs so you enjoy dinner and drinks.

The park allows dogs during off-peak times for people with dogs on holiday in Echuca.

2 kids having fun at Echuca caravan parks
Kids will have fun at Echuca holiday parks

For families wanting to stay at Echuca Holiday Parks, NRMA has a wide range of facilities for kids, including a children’s playground, tennis and basketball courts, a swimming pool and organized activities during the school holidays.

The organized activities are a breath of fresh air for parents who can be sure their kids are being supervised and participate with other kids in a friendly environment run by the park. It’s a bit like a resort kids club staying in Echuca, Victoria.

Types of accommodation: There are some cabin options, including 1 and 2-bedroom units you can book and sites for caravans, including synthetic spots.

What you need to know:

  • Address: 8 Crofton Street, Echuca Vic 3564
  • Phone: 1800 555 640
  • Email:

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Pet-friendly caravan parks Echuca – Rich River Tourist Park

The Rich River Tourist Park in Echuca is the perfect place for a caravan or cabin holiday. With so many things to do, you’ll never be bored.

The park is off the main highway but still close to the Murray River so you can easily explore all that Echuca has to offer. This dog-friendly Echuca caravan park welcomes pets all year round.

You will find communal cooking areas at the camp kitchen or park BBQs and at night, relax around the campfire with friends and family. The Rich River Tourist Park is the perfect place to enjoy a fun and relaxing holiday when you are looking for a stay in Echuca.

Plenty of activities keep you entertained at the Rich River Tourist Park. Dip in the pool, enjoy the games room, or the kids can hang out on the playground. Couples and families can walk along the river, cast a line and try to catch a Murray Cod, or grab a canoe and explore the Murray River.

Types of accommodation: You can book standard & deluxe cabins (all linen provided), ensuite powered sites and powered sites 

What you need to know:

  • Address: 40 Crescent Street, Echuca Victoria 3564
  • Phone:  (03) 5480 0999
  • website:

There are so many amazing things to do in Echuca and its surroundings that will have you returning to this amazing holiday destination in Northern Victoria year-round. If caravaning is not your thing, there are plenty of Echuca hotels for you.

We hope this article from us here at Explore Victoria has inspired you to embark on your adventure in Victoria, Australia, from popular caravan parks and pristine beaches to drives along the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy weekends away on the Mornington Peninsula and discover the cosmopolitan charm of Melbourne, Victoria, with a range of experiences for every traveller who wants to visit Victoria.

Whether you’re drawn to the rugged beauty of the Grampians, the cultural richness of Ballarat, or the autumn colours of Bright and Northern Victoria, there’s no shortage of hidden gems waiting to be discovered in Victoria.

Even if you love exploring Gippsland or driving the Great Alpine Road, Victoria has something special for you, and there is so much more for you to discover. If you are looking for more incredible and best places to visit in Melbourne or more travel in Victoria destinations, Explore Victoria has some more articles below for you to check out. Expand your horizons and get out and about in Victoria, Australia, for an unforgettable experience. 

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