In the Murray Darling wine region, Mildura will entice you with a vibrant cultural scene and delicious food and wine experiences. On the southern side of the mighty Murray River, Mildura is a short drive from historic Wentworth, a gateway to the World Heritage-listed Mungo National Park.
In charming Mildura are wine bars and a delectable range of restaurants. Nearby are wineries and vineyards with cellar doors. For fresh seasonal produce and gourmet local delights, browse the Sunraysia Farmers Markets on the first and third Saturday of the month at riverside Jaycee Park.
The 10-day Mildura Country Music Festival is a wonderful spring event, attracting more than 80 performers and thousands of fans. You’ll find a range of accommodation options to suit various budgets, from riverside camping and caravanning to apartments, villas, motels and houseboats.
A river houseboat holiday is an unforgettable experience. Mildura Houseboats offers different types of houseboats and packages, from family getaways to romantic escapes to gourmet trips to golf adventures. Coomealla Golf Club’s picturesque 18-hole course is on the banks of the Murray.
Getting to Mildura is easy. You can fly from Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to Mildura Airport and rent a car to explore the wine region and Wentworth, which is at the great confluence of the Darling and Murray rivers. A scenic road trip from Sydney or Melbourne is best split into two or more days.
From Mildura, Harry Nanya Tours will take you on a day trip to spectacular Mungo, part of the Willandra Lakes Region World Heritage Area. Other tours closer to Mildura include cruising on paddle-steamer PS Ruby Wentworth and riding a tractor train through orchards at Orange World.