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Mildura, Victoria what to do in 48 hours
Mildura is a rich tapestry of colours, textures, tastes and experiences...beautiful.
Mildura will overwhelm your senses. Its expanse of exciting landscapes is a many layered tapestry of colours, textures, tastes and experiences. From meandering rivers and lush farmland to vast tracts of red desert cratered with shimmering salt lakes, Mildura is a place of such diversity it’s difficult to believe you can have it all in one holiday.
Accommodation : The iconic Hotel Mildura, a beautiful and charming 4½ star tropical oasis located in the heart of Victoria’s picturesque, sun drenched town of Mildura. A short stroll away from the banks of the famous Murray River and the cosmopolitan city centre, Hotel Mildura is the perfect destination for those wishing to relax and explore local culture, attractions and delicacies.
Attractions : The best way to see Mildura is through the eyes of the past. Within a short drive you can visit the Mildura Lock and weir 11. The Old Homestead and the Mildura Arts Centre. If you time things right you can see a Paddlesteamer entering and exiting the lock. If you visit the Tourist Information centre check out the Chaffey Trial map and trace the whole region.
Paddlesteamers : From Mildura, take the family and climb aboard the PS Melbourne. Built in 1912, it is one of the few remaining steam vessels still carrying passengers on the Murray.The gourmet traveller is well catered for with the 1881 PB Rothbury cruising to Trentham Estate Winery.
Restaurants : The multi-award winning Stefano's Restaurant is situated in the old cellars of the Quality Hotel Mildura Grand. Diners experience a five or six course Northern Italian style banquet at a fixed price. The menu changes daily, and is subject to the whim of the chef and the seasonal produce available. Demand for places in Stefano's is high and early bookings are strongly advised.
Adventure : As the majestic Murray River meanders below you, Mildura Ballooning show you the vastness of the Mildura region as it unfolds and stretches over the horizon. The beautiful textures from the vineyards and citrus orchards contrast with the incredible Mallee Outback and Mildura City giving you the chance to appreciate a unique and peaceful view from above.
Shopping : The great thing about Mildura is it offers all the shopping wonders of any city. You can shop till you drop with the main shopping district around Langtree Avenue with a Mall or out on Fifteenth Street you can visit the Centro Mall where all the leading brands are featured.
Wines & Wineries : Rich in wine history there's great cellar door wineries to explore in the Mildura region. Trentham Estate on the banks of the Murray River is a sensational opportunity to explore the region in the restaurant or alfresco on the balcony, enjoy a culinary experience that is fresh, simple, and modern with a touch of class.
Nightlife : Mildura Brewery is unlike anything you've seen before, and its beer is equally as memorable. Producing four permanent naturally brewed beers, along with unique specialty brews, from inside the former Astor Theatre in Mildura's restaurant precinct, the Mildura Brewery creates beers that are inspired by and named after local produce, landmarks and themes.
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