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A place of contrast - from the Murray River to the outback.

Snapshot of Things To Do In Mildura

  1. Cruise the mighty Murray River on the historic Paddle Steamer Melbourne or Paddle Vessel Rothbury.
  2. Dine in style on ‘feast street’, taste the local beverages at Mildura Brewery, Fossey's Gin, or one of the region’s many wineries.
  3. Kayak on the Murray River or Kings Billabong, where wildlife abounds.
  4. Discover a range of locally grown, fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs, as well other delicious treats at the Sunraysia Farmers Market.
  5. Explore the Pink Lakes of Murray Sunset National Park.

Mildura is flowing with cultural, heritage, sporting and foodie indulgences all year round. And all centred on the legendary Murray River.

It's one of Australia’s biggest regional art hubs and boasts a full calendar of events from the renowned Hattah Desert Race, Mildura Country Music Festival, the winter Mildura Writers Festival and Easter Powersports. No culture-vulture is left wanting. And boasting Victoria’s busiest regional airport with multiple daily flights direct to Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, Mildura is so accessible.

If action and water sports are more your style, Mildura’s waterfront is the place to be. From the deck of your houseboat or riverside caravan, take the plunge waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, or trying to hook a huge Murray cod.

Renowned celebrity cook Stefano de Pieri is synonymous with Mildura and represents the high-quality food and wine offerings throughout the region. The Province by Matt De Angelo is a chef-hatted must-visit with an Italian menu full of regional produce. Be sure to meander along, as well as stopping to experience the many great restaurants of ‘Feast Street’ in the heart of Mildura.

Timing your visit to coincide with either the first or third Saturday of each month will provide an irresistible reason to discover the best of local produce and delicacies at the Sunraysia Farmers’ Market, again set adjacent to Mildura’s tranquil and scenic riverbanks.

Perhaps you would prefer to sample it all? And you can from the comfort of your luxury houseboat! Cruise a relaxing 5km per hour along the legendary river, stopping off for a round of golf followed by a wine tasting and then dinner further upstream. The Mediterranean calm conditions coupled with year-round sunshine make Mildura exceptional for your next adventure, with something for everyone.

A few minutes out of town and also with majestic river views, enjoy wine tasting and lunch at award-winners such as the Gol Gol Hotel or Trentham Estate Winery.

A short drive from Mildura, see the natural wonder of Perry Sandhills – 10 hectares of striking red sandhills – or further beyond delve into the World Heritage-listed Mungo National Park to see Aboriginal sites dating back 50,000 years preserved in this arid and spectacular lunar landscape.

Mildura Visitor Information Centre

Address: 180-190 Deakin Avenue (Cnr Deakin Avenue & Twelfth Street), Mildura
Phone: 1800 039 043
Opening Hours: Open 9am to 5.30pm every day. Closed Christmas Day.

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