Travel to Mildura in Australia. Mildura is a large regional town in Sunraysia, Australia. Located in the north west corner of Victoria, Mildura is situated on the Murray River.With a population of just under 57,000 the regional population is growing at around 1.5% annually.Mildura and the surrounding area is a large fruit growing region. Local produce include most varieties of citrus, grapes, avocados and almonds. The quality of local produce and the growing wine industry have helped Mildura develop a reputation for great food and wine. In recent years Mildura has become popular with backpackers drawn by the availability of farm work.On the edge of the Australian outback and an oasis by the Murray River, Mildura offers pretty citrus groves and vineyards, endless sunshine, great food and wine, and abundant water-based activities. Cruise along the Murray River on a historic paddle steamer, swim, waterski, soak up the sun or spend a few days exploring the river on a houseboat.Renowned for fine food and wine, Mildura is the home of celebrity restaurateur Stefano de Pieri. Thanks to his Gondola on the Murray TV series and cookbooks, the town has developed a reputation for good food and the quality and diversity of its produce. Mildura airport is one of the busiest in regional Australia. The airport services regular flights from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Broken Hill.The Mildura train station is on the corner of Langtree Avenue and 7th St. Currently, no passenger trains arrive or depart from Mildura.The bus station is located next to the train station. Buses to Melbourne depart daily and run direct or to Swan Hill or Bendigo to connect with train services. Mildura is on the daily bus route from Adelaide to Sydney (via Canberra). Local buses connect Mildura with surrounding smaller towns.From Melbourne the journey time is approximately 5 – 7 hours along the Calder Highway. Journey time from Adelaide is approximately 4:30 – 5hrs. From Sydney you will be travelling via Wagga Wagga and Hay, and be prepared for a long straight drive through the Murray Outback for the best part of 12 hours (not allowing for breaks). Best to allow at least two days.Local buses connect Mildura with surrounding smaller towns. For most attractions a car is necessary – major rental companies operate from the airport. Mildura is largely flat, making it ideal for cycling – several trails run around the city and along the river. Bicycle Hire is available from a local bike shop.

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