The city of Mildura is bursting with natural attractions, history and culture. The Murray River is an icon of the region, so be sure to visit the new Riverfront precinct. Take a picnic and stretch your legs on the walking trails or jump aboard a paddle steamer for a relaxing cruise.
Get your culture fix with an afternoon at The Art Vault contemporary art museum and the Mildura Arts Centre. If you prefer the outdoors, take a trip to the Australian Inland Botanic Gardens, situated just over the river in Muorquong. A short drive west of Mildura you’ll find the World Heritage-listed Mungo National ParkOpens in a new tab or window, home to a huge array of historically and geographically important sites — the ancient dried up Mungo River, the Walls of China and the Lunettes formed from the sand and wind.
Mildura’s cafes, restaurants, wineries and bars are as impressive as you’ll find in any capital city. Sip the perfect coffee or stop for lunch at the buzzing Langtree Avenue, known locally as ‘Feast Street’. Sample the best wine of the region at Sunraysia Cellar DoorOpens in a new tab or window located within the CBD or stop off for a gin, whiskey, vodka or rum at the unique Fossey’s Distillery. You can also join the ranks of many Victorian foodies and book a table at either two of the region’s chef hatted restaurants — the renowned Stefano’s RestaurantOpens in a new tab or window located in the cellar of the Grand Hotel or for an authentic Italian cuisine, head to The Province by Matt de Angelo. There’s something for everyone in Mildura.