Rochester

20 MINUTES FROM ECHUCA MOAMA

Rochester, gateway to the mighty Murray River region

Located at the Rochester Railway Station, the Rochester Sports Museum is a must see during your visit to Rochester.

The museum’s intriguing collection includes over 4,000 exhibits! Open Thursday to Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Nestled on the banks of the meandering Campaspe River, the birthplace to one of Australia’s finest cyclists, Sir Hubert Opperman.

Associated with sports brand marketing legend John Forbes, Rochester boasts a wide range of sport and leisure activities and facilities. Learn more about the town’s history by visiting the Oppy Statue & Museum.

Stroll around and admire the charming older buildings that are being meticulously restored.

If you’re into arts, look no further. Rochester forms part of the Silo Art Trail, with a huge nature-based artwork by Jimmy D’Vate in the centre of town. Download Echuca Moama & Districts Silo Art Trail here.

It’s complimented by Tim Bowtell’s alleyway mural, featuring well known Victorian Detective Ron Iddles. Don’t miss the annually updated Northern Highway Rochester Mural Festival artworks.

Destination Highlights

  • Silo art trail and multiple murals across the township
  • Get around on two wheels – free bike hire at multiple locations across town through the Tiger Bike program
  • History & heritage aplenty – three museums in town spanning local history, sports and heritage

Local Services

  • Hospitality – pubs, bakery, cafes, takeaway
  • Hospital
  • Fuel/service stations
  • Accommodation
  • Attractions – three museums, murals

Rochester is a town that is just big enough to have everything you need, while being small enough for people to really value a warm “g’day.” It’s the perfect place to stop and live like a local. Visit Rochester.org for more