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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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Mildura’s Local Produce

By at January 16, 2017 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

Renowned as being a major ‘food bowl’ Mildura is the home of local fresh produce. There’s nothing better than fresh local produce and there are many ways to sample these goods. From local farmers markets to a dish served at a local eatery - Mildura is definitely a foodie’s delight. From the paddock to the plate - Murray cod and Mallee lamb are on the menu and

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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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Sunraysia Farmers Markets

By at November 11, 2016 | 2:47 pm | 0 Comment

The Sunraysia Farmers Market is a fantastic local attraction held in the picturesque Mildura Riverfront precinct of Jaycee Park, Hugh King Drive Mildura. At night you can also check out the popular Twilight Markets and enjoy some warm food or beverages in the cool night air of the riverfront. The markets showcase the authenticity of the grown produce and creations that

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Feast Street – Mildura’s Langtree Avenue

By at September 27, 2016 | 12:21 pm | 0 Comment

Mildura’s Langtree Avenue is known locally as Feast Street, and it’s become a fantastic attraction in the centre of Mildura. Home to numerous cafes, restaurants and bars, the sunny Mediterranean climate of Mildura has encouraged these restaurants to spill out onto the pavements in the afternoons and evenings. This means the street becomes a cool and brilliant

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The beauty of Mungo National Park

By at September 14, 2016 | 1:15 pm | 0 Comment

Mungo National Park, located just over 100 kms north-east of Mildura, is a bewildering landscape with prehistoric origins. Astoundingly beautiful, Mungo National Park is a place of tranquility and incredible history. Thousands of years ago, the entire region was a huge lake, creating varying ecosystems depending on the climate and making for spectacular

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The RAAF Museum at Mildura Airport

By at August 30, 2016 | 4:43 pm | 0 Comment

The RAAF Museum at Mildura is a fantastic attraction commemorating Mildura’s Historic Link to the Royal Australian Air Force. The museum has a great collection of aviation equipment and a host of stories to discover. From 1942 until 1946 the Mildura Airfield itself was actually an RAAF Base, providing operational fighter conversion and training for pilots before

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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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Mildura Arts Centre and Rio Vista House

By at April 27, 2016 | 2:33 pm | 0 Comment

The Mildura Arts Centre is a modern facility that features live art presentations and a fantastic museum that attracts rave reviews and visitors from all over the country. The museum itself, Rio Vista house, is a window into the past, like visiting the home from a bygone era. The house has been restored and further restoration is being planned. It features all

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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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Murray River International Music Festival

By at January 13, 2016 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

The 2016 Murray River International Music Festival is set to be one of the most exciting yet. You'll find some of the best musicians from Australia and Italy, presenting a range of genres from baroque to folk to jazz. It's a spectacle alike for locals and visitors of Mildura and surrounding towns.The festival is set to run 18 January - 31 January 2016Enjoy beautiful music

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The Art Vault in Mildura

By at December 1, 2015 | 12:15 pm | 0 Comment

When in Sunraysia, you might want to drop into The Art Vault, it’s a unique contemporary arts facility located in Mildura with three distinct gallery spaces to explore.These spaces, converted from a transformed bank vault (hence the name), exhibit an ever-changing program of work that spans diverse mediums by local, national and international and indigenous artists,

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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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Activities for Kids in Sunraysia

By at September 10, 2015 | 11:30 am | 0 Comment

There’s plenty of things to do for kids in Sunraysia with some great amusement parks and activities just for them (that can secretly be quite fun for adults too!).While kids love to explore the outdoors and Sunraysia historical locations too, and going on a boat or cruise may be exciting, they probably won’t stop talking about the Putt Putt Family Fun Centre.Located

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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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