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COVID 19 Travel Advice for Echuca Moama Update 14 (as at 22.10.2020)

Wide open spaces, outdoor adventure, and whiling away the hours by Australia’s most legendary river has never looked so good!

REGIONAL VICTORIA – WELCOME BACK!
Residents of regional Victoria can now travel to Echuca and other areas of regional Victoria operating under the THIRD STEP of the Victorian Government’s road map. Book now and start planning your next holiday to Echuca Moama.

Please note that the border closure between Victoria and NSW is still in place and only those with a Service NSW Permit can enter NSW from Victoria. See our FAQs below for more information.

METRO MELBOURNE
Residents of metro Melbourne under Stage 4 restrictions are unable to travel to Echuca Moama at this time. We can’t wait to welcome you back when it is safe to do so. Thank you, Melbourne, for everything you’re doing to keep all Victorians and Australians safe. 

NSW RESIDENTS
Residents of NSW can travel anywhere within NSW. If NSW residents enter Victoria they will not be permitted to return without a permit and quarantine may be required. Check the NSW Government Coronavirus page for up to date information. 

THE REST OF AUSTRALIA
While borders are currently closed, we are hopeful that they will open as soon as it is safe to do so. Please continue to monitor this page and the Victorian Government and NSW Government  pages for the latest updates.

Start planning your next holiday to Echuca Moama today!

Use our website to explore our region and everything it has to offer, from our range of accommodation options, exciting attractions, nature-based walks and cycling trails in our wide open spaces, wholesome food & wine experiences, and our road trips and itineraries to guide you through our legendary region!

Ready to book for a future date?

We are here to help! Book online or call us on 1800 804 446 to lock in your next holiday to Echuca Moama. Should your booking need to be cancelled or changed due to government advice, our friendly staff will be here to help you. 

What is open?

Many local attractions and businesses listed on our website are restricted in their ability to operate during this period and may not be able to offer their normal services at this time.

Please click here to find out which attractions are operating at present

Please click here for Where to Eat in Echuca Moama during this time

Our friendly staff are available to assist you via phone and email from 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 4pm Sundays. You can call our free number on 1800804446 or 03-5480 7555, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you require information or assistance regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) please contact the dedicated government hotline on 1800675398

 

FAQS

  1. Can I cross the border from Victoria to New South Wales?

No, New South Wales has temporarily closed its border with Victoria. If you are visiting Echuca from Victoria, you will not be able to cross into Moama or NSW. As of the 29th September, despite the Murray River is classified as being in New South Wales, regional Victorians are permitted to access the river be it to swim, ski, boat, fish or otherwise, provided they enter and exit the river from the Victorian bank and at no point moor/exit onto NSW land. 

Please see the NSW Government website for current information regarding border restrictions. 

  1. I live in New South Wales, can I holiday in Moama?

New South Wales residents are permitted to travel anywhere within NSW. If NSW residents enter Victoria they will not be permitted to return without a permit and quarantine may be required. Check the NSW Government Coronavirus page for up to date information. 

  1. I’m in Melbourne, can I visit Echuca?

If you live in metropolitan Melbourne you can only travel outside of this area for work or medical care and care giving. Stage 4 restrictions continue to apply to you while you are outside of metropolitan Melbourne. Visit the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services website for information about Victoria’s current restrictions.

  1. I’m in Regional Victoria, can I visit Echuca?

Yes – travel to Echuca and other parts of regional Victoria is now permitted for residents of regional Victoria operating under the THIRD STEP of the State Government’s COVID-19 roadmap. Visit the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services website for information about Victoria’s current restrictions.

  1. What is open in Echuca Moama?

Visit our dedicated page to find out what is open in Echuca Moama 

  1. Are the paddlesteamers operating?

As of the 29th September, Paddlesteamers are again permitted to operate. 

  1. Can I go bush camping?

Yes – bush camping is permitted in both regional Victoria (operating under the THIRD STEP of the COVID-19 roadmap) and NSW. Visit our Camping in Echuca Moama page to find out more about bush camping in our region.

  1. I’m in Victoria - can I swim/fish/boat/ski in the Murray River?

As of the 29th September, despite the Murray River is classified as being in New South Wales, regional Victorians are permitted to access the river be it to swim, ski, boat, fish or otherwise, provided they enter and exit the river from the Victorian bank and at no point moor/exit onto NSW land. 

  1. I’m in Echuca – where can I find more information about current restrictions?

Visit the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services website for information about Victoria’s current restrictions.

  1. I’m in Moama – where can I find more information about current restrictions?

Visit the New South Wales Government website for information about NSW’s current restrictions.