Visit Mildura's best attractions in your car rental
Today, our travel destination is in Mildura
. But before anything else, let's book and pick up a car rental from Mildura
Airport to visit the best tourist attractions in the city of Mildura!
is a regional city located in the far northwestern corner of Victoria
—400 kilometers from Adelaide and about 550 kilometers from Melbourne
. Its name is taken from the Mildura
homestead which is an early sheep station which covered most of the area. It is also the seat of the Rural City
Mildura is an agricultural centre known for its grape production thus, supplying 80% of Victoria's grapes. Mildura is also a popular tourist destination and a bustling regional city in an area well noted for its warm and stable weather. It has wide, tree-lined streets plus the vast numbers of wineries and fruit growing farms.
Mildura has many attractions you can visit with your car hire. The Murray River in one of these attractions which offers many activities, such as paddle steamer cruises, swimming, fishing, and hiring a house boat and cruise along the river for a few days!
Top Attractions in Mildura
The Mildura Country Music Festival is Australia's biggest event that features independent country music entertainers!
Much of the Festival is free and a live concert and radio presentation of the Australian Independent Country Music Awards recognize the achievements of independent recording artists.
The Mildura Jazz, Food and Wine Festival
Another of Midura's festivals is the Jazz, Food and Wine Festival. If you're into music, food, and wine, strap on those seat belts and drive to Mildura and experience what people call “major fun”! It is a well established event that attracts many locals and visitors to Mildura for more than 30 years! The Festival takes place as an annual Spring-time event that presents four days of round the clock jazz entertainment in popular clubs, bars, cafes, restaurants, churches, as well as street side and riverside venues!
The Hattah-Kulkyne Naational Park protects an area of 49, 975 hectares of extensive low scrub and open native pine woodland. Hattah-Kulkyne is particular because of the permanent flow of water in the nearby Murray River.
The Hattah Lakes are seasonally filled by creeks connected to the Murray Riverthat provides food and shelter for many types of birds and fishes. The lakes can remain full for up to 10 years and flooding only occurs once every two years!
The Park is ideal for bird watching because it is a haven for over 200 bird species! Visitors will also see that Australia has some of the most colorful and raucous birds in the world!
Mildura, Mildura, Mildura, a wonderful place to be. Grab those traveling bags and cameras and be ready to have a great time in Mildura!