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Fossey’s Ginporium

By at June 27, 2017 | 10:05 am | 0 Comment

Fossey's Ginporium is set in one of Mildura’s oldest and most iconic venues, The Settlers Club, where the bar is open twice a week. It has become a super popular attraction in Mildura because the vaguely steampunk atmosphere and aesthetic is grand, the staff are friendly and the drinks and tales flow. Fossey's Gin Elixir has become a household name as creators of

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The tranquil Merbein Common

By at March 20, 2017 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

One of the best camping spots near Mildura is the popular Merbein Common. A beautiful spot on the banks of the Murray river for free camping. Just 20 minutes from Mildura city - this spot is a favourite with locals and visitors alike for it’s fantastic bush camping. Merbein Common encompasses diverse landscapes including riverine vegetation, billabongs and small

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Things to do in Swan Hill

By at December 12, 2016 | 11:10 am | 0 Comment

Swan Hill, in the heart of the Murray River region, is a versatile area that always offers something exciting and new to experience. Aside from its breathtaking aesthetic beauty, Swan Hill is all about discovery. As a region rich in culture and incredible local produce, and home to fantastic wining and dining experiences, a trip around Swan Hill is one that will

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Mildura’s incredible speciality and gift shops

By at November 28, 2016 | 9:40 am | 0 Comment

Mildura has a few stores which are an attraction unto themselves, a range of fascinating and unique speciality and gift shops to explore. These boutique stores are not only adorable but offer experiences and a range of items you won’t find anywhere else. Go gift shopping in Mildura at the ever-popular Woodsies Gem Shop. This store is a treasure trove, it’s like

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Our favourite Sunraysia campsites

By at August 15, 2016 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

Camping is one of the great Aussie pastimes and here in the Sunraysia area we really are spoiled.With the Murray and Darling and everything that comes with them there really is no shortage of spots.We can spend days listing off all of the great spots you can find to pitch a tent but we’ve decided to settle for three of our favourites.And here they are…Abbotsford

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See Mildura from the Air

By at June 23, 2016 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

As the majestic Murray River meanders below you, the vastness of the Mildura region will astound you as it unfolds and stretches over the horizon. The beautiful textures and vineyards and citrus orchards contrast harshly with the incredible Mallee Outback and the paths that humanity has forged through these fertile lands.The experience gives you a chance to appreciate a

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4WD Outback Adventures

By at June 10, 2016 | 9:24 am | 0 Comment

When in Mildura why not explore the stunning Australian outback on a fun 4WD Adventure Tour. Tours leave early in the morning and take you out on a guided experience to see the beautiful expanse of the outback and all of the quintessential Australian wildlife along the way.Enjoy a break and homemade scones for lunch while your experienced guide tells you stories of the

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Lock 11 on the Murray River

By at May 12, 2016 | 1:56 pm | 0 Comment

Typifying the calm, leisurely atmosphere of the region is this must see location in Mildura. Easy to access and with ample parking, Lock 11 is the perfect place to explore and relax in. Take a stroll around Lock Island, wander over to the weir on the other side or just set up a picnic on the grass and wait. Soon enough a paddle steamer or houseboat will meander

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Taste the Sun in the Local Wines

By at April 13, 2016 | 2:07 pm | 0 Comment

The Mildura wine region has a perfect climate for the growing of grapes and a long history in doing so.  It has flourished into an exciting wine region renowned for affordable and quality drops, and you can sample some today.There are plenty of Cellar Doors in the region of Mildura, with over 40 wineries ranging from boutique to large-scale, and they’re the best place

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Easter Powersports Weekend

By at March 21, 2016 | 10:52 am | 0 Comment

 Gear up for a weekend of roaring fun at the Mildura Speedway. Over the Easter Weekend there will be a range of fantastic events.Come and see 40 of Australia’s best modified drivers battle it out on the 440m clay track. Friday Events:Mxi Moves Murray Magic Modified Sedan FeatureQualifying Heats & Features V8 Late ModelsQualifying Heats Victorian Legend

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Adventure flights, scenic flights and skydiving in Sunraysia

By at November 18, 2015 | 10:04 am | 0 Comment

Rated as one of the best experiences in Mildura, you can take to the skies and experience unparalleled views on an adventure flight, scenic flight or adrenalin pumping sky dive.Launch yourself from a height of 10,000 feet or more and plummet to earth for around 45 seconds in an exhilarating tandem skydive with an experienced professional tandem master. Open the chute and

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The Australian Inland Botanic Gardens

By at November 5, 2015 | 10:37 am | 0 Comment

The Australian Inland Botanic Gardens are located just 15 minutes from Mildura in Buronga, NSW.First planted in 1991, the garden was set up to feature a range of rare, exotic, common and native flowers, trees and plants from around the world and from Australia.What makes the Inland Botanic Gardens interesting, apart from the natural beauty and relaxing atmosphere, is the

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Eco-tours on the Murray River

By at October 19, 2015 | 10:56 am | 0 Comment

Explore the Murray a different way. Take an eco-tour, canoeing and kayaking along the Murray River with a fantastic guide.It will surely become a highlight of your holiday. Launch from a quiet billabong adjacent to the Murray, spend 90 minutes exploring the fascinating wild life filled backwaters of the main channel. Bird life, monitor lizards sunning themselves and the

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Antiques in Sunraysia

By at August 13, 2015 | 1:18 pm | 0 Comment

Sunraysia is a treasure trove of Australian antiques. Perhaps because of it’s rich heritage or perhaps because of the fantastic community that love to keep history alive. At the end of the day, Sunraysia is a great place for antiquing treasure hunters, and here’s why.There’s a huge range of awesome antique shops. Buyers will delight in exploring the diverse and

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The Mildura Brewery

By at July 15, 2015 | 2:38 pm | 0 Comment

Want to enjoy some awesome, locally brewed craft beer? Then head to the Mildura Brewery in Central Victoria.First established in 1924 as the Astor Theatre. The refurbished space pays tribute to its art deco past with an impressive bar, original decorative panels from the Astor days plus the smell and taste of popcorn to set the scene.This sizeable brewery offers many

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The Land of the Long Lunch

By at June 17, 2015 | 1:49 pm | 0 Comment

Enter the land of the long lunch, an enchanted place where an afternoon lunch of exquisite food and wine transcends time and loses itself in good company and an extraordinary setting. Linger longer, there’s no rush. There are places to savour the moments as well as the flavours in Sunraysia. Some of Australia's best cool-climate wines, food and produce comes

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