VIC Tourism welcomes Discovery Parks - Echuca in Echuca Village, find and discover wonderful places to visit in Echuca Village.The mighty Murray River is right on your doorstep at Discovery Parks ? Echuca. Whether you choose a cabin, caravan or if camping is more your style, you will be relaxing in no time in resort style accommodation. This charming riverside town is one of Australia's finest heritage icons and home to the largest paddle steamer fleet in the world. Explore the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre and take a river cruise, or rent your own houseboat. Delight in Murray Esplanade?s heritage buildings, housing shops and cafes. Sample delicious local produce on either the Echuca-Moama Food and Wine Trail or the Farm Gate Trail....
Discovery Parks - Echuca has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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