Touring Mildura: The Best Places to Visit

Australia is well known for its beautiful sights, sunny beaches and sandy deserts. Mildura, a city in Australia is a spectacle of its own and is well known for producing some of the best citrus fruit, wine grapes and avocado. If you are a foodie and are looking for places to tour in Australia then Mildura might just be the best place for you.

Here are some of the places you must visit during your stay at Mildura:

Lock 11

In short, Lock 11 is a concrete chamber with 4 steel gates. However, while it may sound like nothing much, it is an engineering achievement that allows boats to navigate much easily despite the floods. You could visit Lock 11 and watch boats pass by after which you could visit the park land on Lock island to wind down after the tiring day of touring.

Mildura’s Vineyards and Wineries

The sunny climate and low rainfall of Mildura seems to be the ideal weather for growing some of the key ingredients of wineries. Most wineries across Australia purchase their grapes from the vineyards of Mildura. You are bound to find some good pubs Mildura has to offer as it is home to some of the best wines.

Feast Street

The main attraction for foodies and shopaholics that decide to visit Mildura is its well-known Feast Street. Feast Street is literally an entire street of shopping malls and dining spots that cater to Mildura’s balmy weather through outdoor seating options. You can also get the added benefit of viewing some interesting old architecture while you are there.

Mungo National Park

While Australia does boast several spectacular landscapes, the Mungo National Park is definitely a landscape at a higher tier. Mildura is the closest city to this spectacular sight. It is known to be a sacred meeting place for a number of Aboriginal nations. There are several archaeological discoveries made in this land and is definitely a sight to see for the nature lover.

Mildura Arts Centre

The Mildura Arts Centre is an all-encompassing art hub. It houses a theatre that hosts several live music concerts, plays and dances. The gallery is another breath-taking tour. The centre also has a café/bar to cater to its visitors of the theatre.

Mildura Holden Motor Museum

The Mildura Holden Motor Museum is a must visit for car enthusiasts. It is home to a sizeable collection of cars from the Holden motor company accompanied by a timeline and other facts. This venue also has its own café that you can use to purchase some refreshments and light snacks.

Old Wentworth Gaol

The old Wentworth Gaol is a well-preserved 19th century prison built up of locally fired bricks. It was built in 1879 and remained a prison till 1927 after which it was used as a school for a few years. It is worth to take a self-guided tour of the condition of life in colonial prisons.

Mildura is a rough gem of a city in the heart of Mildura boasting great produce and rich history. Add these spots in to your tour list and enjoy the beauty of spectacle of Mildura.

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