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Local Mildura

Sunraysia Stays is a short walk to the Murray River, Art Galleries, town centre, Explore local museums and galleries. Mildura is home to outstanding cafes &  restaurants plus wineries to go visit. There is often a music festival, car rally or football game happening in town. Something for everyone.

Lake Boat House

Steaming Ahead

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Take off on a nineteenth century paddle steamer cruise or captain your own houseboat, making the occasional stop on sandy river beaches to experience the bliss of river life.

The Mildura 100 is an exciting pro waterskiing event that draws thousands to the region each year. Watch the pros, and then try it yourself at one of the local outlets.

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Culinary Treasures

Head down to Langtree Avenue, nicknamed 'Feast Street', one of Victoria's renowned dining strips. Sample a brew at the famous Mildura Brewery or fill up on Thai, Italian, Spanish or Modern Australian.

Visit the Chateau Mildura winery, taste varietals from across the region at the Sunraysia Cellar Door, or pop into nearby Trentham Estate for a relaxing lunch by the water.

Mildura is also the home of chef Stefano de Pieri, whose cookbooks and television programs made Mildura's culinary reputation. With a chef's hat from the Good Food Guide 2018, a visit to de the iconic Stefano's is a must.

Outback Sunsets

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Hit the local walking trails to explore this unique part of the world.

 

Witness the lush countryside stretch into the vast Australian outback and explore the sand hills of Mungo National Park, an ancient environment boasting some of Australia's most significant Indigenous sites.

 

Watch the evening sky change colour over the Perry Sandhills or cut across to the Hattah-Kulkyne and Murray-Sunset national parks where striking sunsets await.

Sunset Portrait

Contemporary Art

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NAP is regional Victoria's new contemporary art space. Hosting exhibitions by some of Australasia's newest and most exciting artists, NAP is a gallery for tourists, collectors, and art enthusiasts. Located on Deakin Avenue, Mildura's main thoroughfare, nestled between local bars, cafes and opposite the local cinema, it is a must visit location for travellers in Victoria's north-west.

 

The gallery has partnerships with some of Australia's most exceptional Indigenous art centres and holds a permanent, but regularly curated exhibition of Indigenous Artists from the desert and top end

Art Museum
Vineyard

Chaffey Trail

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How did two Canadian brothers end up turning Mildura into the lush agricultural oasis it is today? Find out by following the Chaffey Trail in Mildura.

 

Visit the Rio Vista museum, a mansion originally built by William Chaffey surrounded by river views and parkland. Take a detour later on to Chateau Mildura, a winery established in 1888 by the entrepreneurial brothers.

Music Festival

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What's On

Travel up to Mildura early in the year for the Murray River International Music Festival and the Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival and catch some of the creative energy buzzing around this art-loving town.

 

For the literary types, the Mildura Writers Festival in July is a must. September brings the Mildura Country Music Festival, Australia's biggest showcase of independent country music artists.

 

Lastly, the Mildura Jazz Food and Wine Festival in November combines the best of Australian modern and traditional jazz with the opportunity to sample the region's fine wines.

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