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Camping season is back in full swing!

Did somebody say camping? There’s no better way to escape the hustle and bustle and relax. Especially when it’s by the Murray River, surrounded by an abundance of nature and the serene sounds of the river. 

Whether you're seeking a relaxing riverside retreat or an action-packed outdoor adventure, Echuca Moama & District has it all. So, pack your camping gear, gather your friends and family, and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime in our camping paradise.

Here are some of our best camping spots.

Christie's Beach

At Christie's Beach, the Murray River becomes your front yard. Nestled on the banks of the Murray River, Christie's Beach is a gem just 8.5km from the town centre. Offering free camping with pit toilets, picnic tables, and fireplaces. Christie's Beach is ideal for families looking to embark on a boating or fishing adventure. This site welcomes dogs and showcases the stunning Murray River landscape, inviting you to experience nature firsthand.


Betts Beach

Seeking solace by the river? Betts Beach is your answer. Located just 8km from town, this site offers no-frills and free camping amidst the iconic Murray bush. It's a tranquil haven for those who value simplicity and want to connect with nature without leaving a trace. Bring your furry companions along as you enjoy a serene riverside stay, surrounded by the iconic Murray bush.


Ulupna Island

Nestled along the picturesque banks of the Murray River, this hidden gem invites you to unplug, unwind and reconnect with nature. Sandy river beaches, swimming spots, walking trails, wildlife and elusive Murray cod fishing will be the highlights of your stay. Drop toilets and fireplaces cater to your needs while safeguarding the environment.

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Barmah Lakes

Barmah Lakes Campground, situated in the world's largest River Red Gum forest, offers a regenerative experience like no other. With toilets, picnic tables, and fireplaces, this free camping site prioritises convenience without neglecting conservation. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Murray River while respecting the park's "no dogs" policy.


Wills Bend

Murray River Reserve's Wills Bend Campground, 17.5km from Echuca, is a camping haven. Embrace sandy beaches, swimming, and river access while leaving minimal impact. Pet-friendly amenities, pit toilets and proximity to town ensure a relaxing experience for families seeking riverside serenity.


Gunbower Island

As Australia's largest inland island, Gunbower Island is an unforgettable spot to visit. With fireplaces and free camping, this unique site invites you to explore its wetland significance. By respecting the prohibition of dogs, you'll preserve indigenous history and rich ecological diversity.

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Swifts Creek

Swifts Creek Campground in Murray Valley National Park is a popular spot. With toilets, BBQ facilities, and a boat ramp, this site has it all. Fill your days with fishing, canoeing, picnics, birdwatching and riverside relaxation.


Edward River Bridge

Edward River Campground, located within Murray Valley Regional Park, offers picturesque camping. Toilets, BBQ facilities and sculptures will enhance your stay. As dogs are permitted in the Regional Park, you can explore with your whole family and indulge in the region's breathtaking landscapes.



In the Murray Valley Regional Park, Benarca Campgrounds set a new eco-friendly camping standard. Boasting river frontage and majestic River Red Gums, these sites require essential bookings, showcasing the commitment to preserving these lands for future generations. And yes, dogs are welcome here!

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Experience camping as it should be – an opportunity to reconnect with nature while leaving a positive impact. Embrace Echuca Moama's commitment to regenerative tourism and let the pristine landscapes flourish for generations to come. Plan your sustainable camping adventure today.

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