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Mungo National Park in Mildura contains the remains of the earliest known humans to inhabit the Australian continent have been found in Mungo National Park, dating back to nearly 40,000 years ago.

Until 15,000 years ago the region was often a vast lake, its waters rising and ebbing according to climatic change, making Mungo a preferred habitat for a dazzling diversity of wildlife. Giant kangaroos, wombats and other mega fauna as well as Tasmanian tigers and devils roamed the land. A treasure trove of fossils is a legacy of this extraordinary heritage.

The abundance of the lake also made Mungo an ideal location for Aboriginal settlement. Tribes camped and fished along the shores, hunted for food and quarried stone from rock outcrops on the lake floor. Mungo is thus the site of one of earth’s longest continuous human habitations.

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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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