Mildura Travel Guide

Located approximately 6 and a half hours northwest of Melbourne, Mildura is a welcoming region known for its rich earth and big skies. Situated on the banks of the Murray River, Mildura enjoys a beautiful Mediterranean climate and produces a bounty of fresh local fruit and veg as well as a respected range of wines. Home to fascinating history and breathtaking natural attractions, Mildura offers easy access to Mungo National Park and some of the most significant Indigenous sites in the country as well as the rugged outback, striking national parks and abundant wildlife of the Mallee.


Mildura accommodation offers a range of options to suit all budgets and travellers, with overnight stays available in everything from comfortable hotels and motels to apartments, resorts, historic hotels, beachside accommodation, rural experiences and even houseboats on the Murray River. Offering some totally unique experiences, Mildura accommodation is as welcoming as the locals and the town itself and offers something for everyone. From backpackers to couples on romantic escapes and even the whole family, Mildura accommodation is designed to suit everyone.

Mildura Holiday Packages

Mildura holiday packages are a wonderful way to experience the beauty and charm of this welcoming region on the Murray River. Offering excellent value for money, these Mildura holiday packages save you both time and money and are an easy and affordable way to arrange and book your holiday. Make the most of your time in Mildura with these holiday packages that allow you to combine all your travel needs including everything from accommodation to flights or car hire, transfers, tours, travel insurance, meals and more. Offering significant savings, these Mildura holiday packages also offer access to a range of benefits including free nights, complimentary room upgrades, breakfast daily and more.


Situated on the banks of the Murray River, the life force that flows through the town of Mildura is an attraction in itself. However, Mildura has much more to offer than just the river. Positioned on the edge of the Australian outback, Mildura is an oasis of endless sunshine, picturesque citrus groves, vineyards and great food. It’s no surprise that the river means water based activities are one of the most popular Mildura attractions, as are staying on a houseboat, swimming, canoeing, waterskiing and cruising the river on an historic paddle steamer. The region is also renowned for its fantastic food and wine and is home to celebrity restaurateur, Stefano de Pieri. Exploring the gourmet produce and respected vineyards and cellar doors are always high on the list of visitors. Of course a visit to Mildura wouldn’t be complete without exploring the ancient Mungo National Park’s sand hills and significant Indigenous sites of the national parks, abundant wildlife and rugged outback of the Mallee.

Getting to Mildura

Located just over 6 and a half hours northwest of Melbourne, getting to Mildura is easy thanks to a great range of major highway networks, bus and rail services as well as regular flights. Regional flights from Melbourne are available with QantasLink and Virgin Blue, arriving just 11km from the centre of town. From Melbourne, visitors can drive along the Sunraysia Highway via Ballarat or the Calder Highway via Bendigo to reach Mildura. There are also regular train and bus services operating to Mildura from Melbourne that travel via Swan Hill or Bendigo with connections into Mildura.