EXPLORE THE MURRAY RIVER
NESTLED ALONG THE MAJESTIC MURRAY RIVER, MILDURA IS RENOWNED FOR ITS BIG SKIES, RICH EARTH, AND WELCOMING LOCALS. Discover breath-taking natural beauty and fascinating local histories.
Welcome to mildura
The area is often referred to as the Mediterranean in the outback, with its lush green golf courses, citrus groves and vineyards, endless sunshine and sandy river beaches.
This enticing city combines the best of a cosmopolitan holiday destination with the easy-going personality of the bush.
Only a 6 hour drive or 40 minute flight from Melbourne, the Mildura region is just at your fingertips. It is a romantic oasis and every bit as comfortable as home.
For the ultimate guide to all that Mildura and the Murray River have to offer check out Visit Mildura. In the meantime find some of our personal favourites below!
MURRAY OFF-ROAD ADVENTURES
Discover the Mighty Murray like a local and come away with a new found love of the land with local expert Peter Kelly at Murray River Off-Road Adventures. Check out beautiful landscapes like Wentworth’s Perry Sandhills!
MUNGO NATIONAL PARK
Explore the historical Mungo National Park. There are many local tours to choose from, depending on what you are after! Check out Discover Mildura to find a tour that suits you.
KAYAK ADVENTURE TOURS
Keep your holiday at a slow and steady pace with the team at Moontongue Eco-Adventures. Take a guided sunset kayak tour and get up close and personal with the Murray River.
LAKE TYRELL TOURS
Find out why tourists are flocking to the stunning Lake Tyrell with a tour for both groups and individuals. Visit Sea Lake Tyrell Tours and find a tour to suit you.
MORE ABOUT THE MURRAY RIVER
Explore Australia’s largest and diverse river, the iconic Murray River, 65 million years in the making… Over time it has witnessed many changes such as earthquakes, huge lakes, warm shallow seas, varying coastlines, climate change and the alteration of the river course.
The Murray River is 2,520 kilometres long and cuts its way from the Australian Alps in Victoria across the flat, vast, old Riverina Plain – through mountains, steep banks, and river red gums, Mallee and the outback, golden limestone cliffs, to the lakes and the mouth near Goolwa South Australia.
The majestic Murray River offers a natural environment of red gum forests, extensive wetlands and National Parks such as Kosciuszko, Hattay-Kulkyne, Mallee Cliffs, Murray Sunset Chowilla Game Reserve are all close by and the Coorong borders it’s entrance to the sea.
THE MURRAY RIVER PLAYGROUND
The Murray River provides an oasis of activities and a multitude of experiences that can be enjoyed by all both young and old.
The River Country is a golfers paradise amid beautiful scenery and wildlife.
The Murray River is jammed pack with numerous activities to enjoy. Bushwalking, birdwatching, kayaking, campfires, fishing, water skiing, swimming, jet skiing, paddleboarding, hot air ballooning, scenic flights, and onshore tours. Photographers will delight in the gorgeous vivid colours of sunsets, rich red earth, and big blue skies.
Cruise the Murray in style and moor you 5-Star Boatel Luxury Houseboat at stunning wineries, sandbars, golf courses, and private bush settings. Moor your own floating resort at Ornamental Lakes on the Mildura Riverfront. Flanked by green parklands and coffee caravans, it’s a leisurely stroll to the Mildura town centre – filled with restaurants, bars, a brewery, hotels, cafes, and cellar doors that love to celebrate the best of a cosmopolitan destination.
View our sample 7 & 3-day houseboat itineraries and make sure you see the best of Sunraysia on your Boatel Luxury Houseboat.
• Lindemans Winery
• Chateu Mildura
• Psyche Pumps
• Trentham Estate Winery & Resturant
• Gol Gol Hotel
• Mildura Ski Club
• Riverside Golf Club
• Coomealla Golf Club
• Orange World
• Apex Park
• Old Mildura Homestead
• Rio Vista
• Ornamental Lakes
• The Avoca Paddleboat
• Lock 11 and Mildura Weir