In far northwestern Victoria on the banks of the Murray River sits the city of Mildura. While the city is located some 550 km from Melbourne, it is marginally closer to the South Australian capital of Adelaide which is only 400km away. The Sunraysia region; of which Mildura is a part of, is reknowned for it’s grape production. The district grows and supplies much of Victoria’s grapes as well as being sourced by many wineries. The region is a beautiful place to visit and whether you’re planning on spending your time on the land or on the water, if you’re looking for car hire there are several options from major rental car companies available in Mildura.
Things to see and do
For visitors keen to take a drive out of the city and bask in the natural beauty of the Australian bush, there are a few national parks in area including the Murray Sunset National Park which is 40kms south and the Mungo National Park which is 110kms north east of the town. Another major drawcard to Mildura is the plethora of water based activities you can do in and around the Murray River and surrounding lakes. Anglers might want to try their luck landing the elusive Murray Cod from the shore or by boat. Those keen to see the river in style and comfort can do so via houseboat or aboard one of the historic paddleboats that cruise the water. No matter what your plans are for your stay in Mildura, Skedaddle can help expand on your experience by offering the best deals on car hire.