The small city of Mildura is located on the banks of the Murray River and is home to around 30,000 people. The area is famous for its wine production and a number of enchanting wineries surround the city. The city boasts a number of charming residential areas that are characterised by their detached homes on large allotments of land.
Mildura’s central business district faces the Murray River and boasts a large number of amenities. Langtree Avenue is the city’s main shopping street and comes complete with a thriving shopping centre and a pedestrian mall. Fifteenth Street is another great place to browse for bargains and it is home to the impressive Mildura Central Shopping Centre, as well as a wide range of other shops.
Mildura is often hailed as being the Mediterranean in the Australian outback. In addition to boasting a sultry Mediterranean climate complete with endless days of sunshine, Mildura features several lush golf courses, vineyards and pretty citrus groves. Sun worshippers will also find several sandy river beaches here that are just waiting to be enjoyed.
The city is also famous for its beautiful old buildings, which include the 19th century homes of the Chaffey Brothers. Paying a visit to the Art Centre Complex is a good way to get a feel for the history and architecture of Mildura, while wandering along the pretty the Chaffey Trail is the perfect way to unwind while getting a feel for this interesting city.
Mildura also offers a wide range of other attractions. Renting a houseboat and taking a cruise along the Coonawarra is the perfect way to unwind on a sunny day, while people who enjoy messing about on the river can also set sail on a two-hour paddleboat cruise on an enchanting steam-driven boat.