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Mildura

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Perched on the edge of the wild Australian outback, Mildura is an oasis on the Murray River boasting Mediterranean-style sunshine and a laid-back outdoor lifestyle. Hit the water on a paddleboat or sample the region’s famous food and wine. Explore the vibrant local culture or venture out into the ancient landscapes of Mungo National Park.

Visit the Chateau Mildura winery, taste varietals from across the region at the Sunraysia Cellar Door, or pop into nearby Trentham Estate for a relaxing lunch by the water.

Mildura is also the home of chef Stefano de Pieri, whose cookbooks and television programs made Mildura’s culinary reputation. With a chef’s hat from the Good Food Guide 2018, a visit to de the iconic Stefano’s is a must.

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Moama-Echuca

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Moama-Echuca are twin towns nestled on the mighty Murray River. Here you can indulge all your senses from great eateries, live music festivals set against a natural backdrop of moving rivers, ancient river gums and wonderful Mediterranean style climate.

Moama-Echuca and district offers the very best for those who appreciate good wine and food. Moama-Echuca’s wine bars will allow you to sit back and enjoy the ambience and service while in great company. You will be spoilt for choice with more than fifty eateries gracing the twin towns.

The largest one make car museum in Australia. Discover an institution begun by James Holden in 1856. An ever-changing display of over 40 beautifully restored Holdens, rare prototypes, historical film footage and a unique range of souvenirs. Just metres from the historic Port of Echuca.

Soak up the serenity and history of the river on a paddle-steamer cruise. Echuca Paddlesteamers and Murray River Paddlesteamers both offer memorable river experiences. Join a paddle-steamer lunch cruise to Morrisons winery. St Anne’s is another winery located on the banks of the Murray.

Enjoy an action-packed events calendar of wonderful music and food festivals, including Flavours of Echuca Moama Festival in April, Riverboats Music Festival in February and Perricoota Pop and Pour Festival in November. At the Echuca Moama Markets, you’ll find everything from arts and crafts to food and wine.

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Pooraka, Salisbury

Pooraka in the city of Salisbury has much to offer including 50 wetlands, walking and cycling trails, a Mangrove Trail and Interpretive Centre and key entry point to the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary. The Bird Sanctuary encompasses over 60km of coastline north of Adelaide, adjacent to Gulf St Vincent, Adelaide’s northern suburbs and spans across four local council areas. Within the bird sanctuary sits the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park – Winaityinaityi Pangkara. Winaityinaityi Pangkara means ‘a country for all birds and the country that surrounds these birds’ in the language of the Kaurna people.

The Bird Sanctuary sits right at the southern end of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) and is one of the key feeding and roosting sites for migratory birds who use the flyway each year. Birds fly from as far as Siberia and Alaska, passing through 22 countries. The area acts as a crucial habitat on this migratory route which is used by more than 5 million birds a year, 27,000 of which call Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary home. There are hundreds of cafés, restaurants, pubs and clubs in the Pooraka region, catering for every taste and covering almost every type of cuisine imaginable. A range of galleries, art installations, museums and rich history being one of the earliest settlements in South Australia. So, come and discover what Pooraka has to offer!

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Swan Hill, NSW

Swan Hill is a relaxed and friendly riverside town at the heart of a bountiful region of stone-fruit orchards, wineries, top-notch fishing – for Murray cod, of course!

And the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery features a comprehensive collection of Australian Native art. Swan Hill was a staging port for riverboat traffic in the 19th century, a bygone time you can relive at the nearby Pioneer Settlement.

Allow at least a few hours to explore the Pioneer Settlement, where the streets, shops, homesteads and community buildings of a 19th-century port town come to life. The huge paddlesteamer Gem is parked here, but for a river cruise you’ll need to board the PS Pyap, an 1896 steamer that departs daily from the Pioneer Settlement wharf.

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Central Queensland

Central Queensland

The Central West is the heart of Outback Queensland, a place built by pioneers and stockmen. Visit Longreach, the birthplace of an Australian icon at the Qantas Founders Museum and learn about the region’s fascinating history at the Stockman’s Hall of Fame.

Learn about Waltzing Matilda in Winton where the song was original performed. Longreach Airport is on the edge of town, with flights arriving from Brisbane and Townsville. You can also catch the Spirit of the Outback train from Rockhampton.

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The Wimmera

The Wimmera

Whether you’re after adventure or relaxing weekend away the Wimmera has a variety of activities and accommodation to suit every personality.

The Wimmera has everything to offer from shopping, outdoor activities, family activities, food and wine, history, art and culture, fishing and camping to walking and hiking tour.

Soon to become the country’s biggest art gallery, The Silo Art Trail celebrates regional Australia in a modern and accessible artistic way. The silos have been strategically selected for maximum visual impact and to ensure visitors have the opportunity to engage with multiple communities and outback tourism destinations in the Wimmera and Mallee region.

The Silo Art Trail has provided an opportunity to reinvigorate decommissioned sites and celebrate local communities and farming history. For more information on The Silo Art trail visit www.wimmeramalleetourism.com.au/silo-art-trail.