Things to See and Do
Near Mildura, Victoria, Australia
With something on offer for everyone and all ages, there is never a dull moment in Mildura. Whether you are a nature lover, shopper, adventure seeker, history nut or art aficionado - there is lots to do in and around Mildura if you get tired of relaxing at the park :)
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
Food and Wine
Eating and drinking are an important part of your visit to Mildura. As you move around Mildura and the region you will see the orchards, vineyards and market gardens that supply the many restaurants, cafés, cellar doors, gourmet food outlets and market stalls that serve up great fresh food every day of the week.
Mildura Formula K Grand Prix Go Kart Centre
Great fun for the Kids and Kids at Heart!
Sun City Rollerama
Skating lessons, roller disco, inline hockey and much more
Woodsies Gem Shop and Maze
For a fun and educational time Woodsies is the place to visit. You can see jewellery being manufacture before going into the exquisite showroom. The Woods families own private collection is housed in Aladdins Cave or for the more adventurous The Gordon Crazy Maze is guaranteed fun. The Cave-inn cafeteria is set in a tranquil setting where you can enjoy snacks and refreshments.Woodsies is one of Australia's largest Gem and Giftware complexes.
Orange World is a tourist park with educational and informative citrus tours. A tour that takes you through the pictures property of avocado trees, numerous citrus varieties and the tree grafting areas. During the picking season visitors can see pickers at work. In the Orange blossom times the trees are laden with the blossom and the beautiful sweet scent drifts throughout the orchard. Travel under cover on the 70 seat tractor train, passengers receive a fruit tasting and an informative commentary on a wealth of good Orange information with a juicy sense of humour
Board an historic paddleboat for an on-board dining experience, a river cruise, or as transport to the many attractions along the Murray and Darling rivers.
Mungo National Park
Mungo is the focal point of the Willandra Lakes World Heritage area and is the traditional country of the Paakantyi, Mutthi Mutthi and Ngiyampaa. Aboriginal people with traditional links to the World Heritage Area are actively involved in park management.
Hattah-Kulkyne National Park
Hattah-Kulkyne National Park lies in typical mallee country with extensive low scrub and open native pine woodland. Superbly adapted birds, animals and vegetation thrive in the poor, sandy soils and searing summers.
Murray Sunset National Park
Murray Sunset National Park is Victoria's second largest national park and contains four designated wilderness zones. Discover the park's vast open spaces, isolation, abundant wildlife and colourful spring wildflowers.
Australian Inland Botanic Gardens
The Australian Inland Botanic Gardens showcases a range of Australian natives from both arid & higher rainfall areas as well as exotic plantings grounded in country of origin.
Mildura Easter Power Sports
from 25 March, 2016 to 27 March, 2016
Easter Power Sports comprises of four sporting clubs who run major sporting competitions over the long weekend. These clubs include: Mildura Ski Club, Sunraysia Drag Racing Association, Timmis Speedway and Mildura Motorcycle Club. The Good Friday show & shine and the Mildura 100 ski event attract thousands every year.
Mildura Pacing Cup
from 05 April, 2016 to 09 April, 2016
Victoria's most popular racing carnival and no doubt one of the best harness racing carnivals in Australia, this event is recognised nationwide.
Mildura Field Days
from 20 May, 2016 to 21 May, 2016
Where agriculture and community unite - the Mildura Field Days is an opportunity to promote all of our regions agricultural industries, and assists our farmers through exposure to new information, technology, advances, improved farming systems, and a national stage where excellence can be awarded.
Mildura Writers' Festival
from 14 July, 2016 to 17 July, 2016
The Mildura Writers' Festival brings together some of Australia's best writers in an intimate, winter program of workshops, lectures and discussion forums.
Hattah Desert Race
from 01 July, 2016 to 03 July, 2016
It is the largest national junior and senior motorbike desert race in Australia, arguably tougher than the Finke Desert Race. Hattah has the reputation as being the most challenging off road race in the country.
Mildura Golf Week
from 24 July, 2016 to 01 August, 2016
The popular golfing event hosts players and clubs from all over Australia and New Zealand with competitions for both men and ladies.
from 27 August, 2016 to 28 August, 2016
The Wentworth Show is one of the nation's few remaining authentic country shows and as such, the organisers pride themselves on an event that manages to retain its rustic, rural flavour while catering to an increasingly wide variety of tastes.
Mildura Country Music Festival
from 23 September, 2016 to 02 October, 2016
Mildura Country Music Festival rates a mention alongside Tamworth Country Music Festival and the Gympie Music Muster as one of the big three. The major point of difference being that the Mildura Country Music Festival is Australia's biggest showcase of Independent entertainers.
from 02 October, 2016 to 05 October, 2016
Mildura Palimpsest is a biennial visual arts event that invites artists to engage with the cultural and natural environment of the Mildura and Murray Darling region.
from 21 October, 2016 to 23 October, 2016
The annual "Goanna Run" is held in late October, one of the best times to visit Mildura. The Goanna Run attracts Hot Rodders and their cars from all over Australia and even as far as New Zealand and the USA.
Australian Print Triennial
from 29 October, 2016 to 01 November, 2016
The Australian Print Triennial is an major international art event spearheaded by The Art Vault together with significant community arts representatives who have formed a not for profit body to manage the event. It will bring together artists, academics, national arts identities and practising printmakers from Australia and overseas to engage in a celebration of the art of printmaking and will bring to the wider public a deeper understanding of the print as a work of art.