Food and wine in Mildura
Mildura is set amid a diverse landscape on the Victorian side of the Murray River. The region is renowned for its long tradition of producing and serving fine food and wine at iconic restaurants, farmers markets, gourmet eateries and cellar doors.
Mildura is a vibrant Outback NSW border town that makes the most of its position on the Murray River. Known for its produce, the town has a thriving cultural scene, and visitors have long been attracted to the area's many festivals.
Plan a visit around one of the town's top events, or enjoy the laid-back delights of a leisurely houseboat holiday on the Murray. Play a round of golf on one of Mildura's challenging courses.
Visitors to Mildura shouldn't miss Orange World, a 10-minute drive from Mildura, open every day except Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Orange World is a working citrus property; the 70-seat covered tractor train tour takes you among the citrus groves while you enjoy informative, humorous commentary. Shop for citrus-related products at the cafe and gift shop.
Visit the World Heritage-listed Willandra Lakes Region on a full-day tour to Mungo National Park.
Gourmands and brew enthusiasts will enjoy the delicious meals prepared by celebrity cook, microbrewer and restaurateur Stefano de Pieri at his renowned Stefano's Restaurant.
Quality accommodation is available in Mildura, with options ranging from houseboats to hotels.
Thursday 4 June to Sunday 7 June 2015
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Fly into Mildura Airport
Mildura Airport is located 10 km from Mildura’s town centre. Use the taxi services to make the short trip southwest. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.
Mildura Airport is one the busiest regional airports in Country NSW. Regional Express operates direct flights to and from Sydney, Broken Hill, Adelaide and Melbourne. QantasLink and Virgin Australia operate direct flights to and from Melbourne.
Beer, from Mildura Brewery, Mildura, Victoria - one of the local exports from The Murray region. Image Amanda McLauchlan
Roadside fruit stand, The Murray. Image Rob Blackburn
Stefano's Cellar Door and Bar, Mildura, The Murray. Image Rob Blackburn