Mildura is situated in the far north-western corner of Victoria, an endearing city by the Murray River on the fringes of the extraordinary Australian outback. In the heart of town, the Mid City Plantation Motel offers visitors to the region an affordable and convenient way to explore the areas popular waterways, national parks and quality regional food and wine.
The motel offers various accommodation configurations suitable for holidaying couples, families and groups, or business travellers, with your choice of Double Rooms with one bed or Twin Rooms with two beds (sleeping up to 2 guests), Spa Rooms (a great option for couples) with one queen size bed sleeping up to 2 guests, Family Rooms with bed configurations to suit up to 4 guests or for larger groups the Large Family Room for 4+ guests.
A range of pleasing extra facilities are available to enhance your visit, including a neat contemporary BBQ area and large swimming pool for guests, with delicious breakfast delivered to rooms or the opportunity to enjoy dinner in the motel dining room.
Workingmans Club, Hogs Breath Café and a short stroll to Mildura’s ‘feast street’ including the award winning Stepheno’s, Seasons and The Spanish Bar & Grill.
The Mid City Plantation Motel has a lush tropical feel and presents an idyllic getaway for a diverse array of travellers to the Mildura region. Enjoy the motel’s exceptional hospitality and bright, neat, comfortable accommodation in the heart of Mildura’s vibrant township.
Explore the neighbouring towns of Irymple, Gol Gol, Merbein, Red Cliffs and Buronga with beautiful old pubs, exceptional fresh produce, street markets, wineries and a rich arts scene, often inspired by the regions multicultural influences. The outlying area is home to many water and land-based activities and adventure tours, suitable for all ages and levels of experience. These are but a few of the regions greatest attributes, presenting a variety of ways to fill in your leisure time!
Mildura, a thriving town and oasis on the far edges of the outback, has an exciting array of attractions to enjoy during your stay.
If you are interested in pursuing Mildura’s history and heritage you will be pleased with its limitless appeal. Not only is there plenty of well-preserved examples of European Settlement to explore but the nearby national parks are often referred to as ‘open air museums’ with evidence of Aboriginal history that will enchant and excite you. Some artefacts dating back almost 40,000 years have been identified in the region.
Meander downstream on a historic paddleboat with your choice of short or long cruises and on-board dining. Take up the Chaffey Trail and explore places of historical significance in and around Mildura. Visit the historical museums and homesteads in the region such as the beautiful Rio Vista House overlooking the Murray River and immerse yourself in the era by riding the Red Cliffs Historical Steam Railway.
The Mildura Golf Resort is a remarkable club with a course designed in the early 1900’s with native and deciduous trees lining the fairways, tranquil lakes and pretty weeping willows. The course holds various tournaments such as the Rivertowns Classic, Tri-State Masters and the Jayco Mildura Golf Resort Open. A number of pleasant facilities are available on-site, including quality Pro Shop, the popular Fairways Bistro, overlooking the 18 hole course and gardens and a vast array of attractive golfing packages to choose from.
Many and various opportunities exist to indulge in the delicious food and wine experiences of Mildura. From the high end restaurant dining of Feast Street to the many pub offering and cellar doors there is ample choice to pique the interest of an experienced foodie.
Stefano de Pieri is the region’s tourism ambassador for food and wine, so a visit to his cellar is well worth the effort, with intimate restaurant, brewery, sumptuous preserves and a selection of incredible wines to enjoy.
The well-loved Spanish Bar & Grill is an award winning dining experience at the Mildura Grand Hotel. The establishment has an extensive range of menus from the standard dinner menu to children’s and desserts menus. The restaurant has attractive and warm décor with comfortable seating and ample space for larger groups.
Mildura and surrounds boast many fine parks and reserves to get amongst during your visit to the region. The Australian Inland Botanic Gardens is the first semi-arid garden in the Southern Hemisphere with visually stunning examples of exotic plants from around the world. Take one of the many self-guided waking tracks through the premises and its many features, such as the rose gardens and large rock gardens.
The parks of Hattah-Kulkyne and Murray-Kulkyne sprawl across the Mallee Country with freshwater lakes and creeks connected to the Murray, incredible pine woodlands, red river gums and ancient Buloke trees amongst scrub with abundant wildlife to discover. The area has a number of walks and trails, and is renowned for its camping, caravanning, fishing, boating and swimming opportunities.
Acquaint yourself with the beauty of the Murray through fitness or adventure activities hosted by Wild Side Outdoors. The adventure tourism company is based in Red Hills and offers a range of different programs, adventure activities and equipment hire with the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, Murray River or Grampians National Park as the stunning backdrop to your fun-filled day. Hire a canoe, kayak or mountain bike and join in on a group Ecotour to discover Mildura’s outdoor wonders.
Make some wonderful memories by hiring a houseboat or taking a river cruise along the iconic Murray River. A range of options exist to hire incredible house boats to suit different budgets, and offer a unique way to sight-see along the Murray’s breathtaking Mallee and outback regions.
Unwind and take in the superb countryside and rustic Australian bushland with a cruise on one of the Murray’s historical paddlesteamers. Departing from Mildura or the township of Wentworth, enjoy the vintage charm of paddlesteamers Melbourne, Rothbury or Ruby Wentworth as they weave you through the areas natural attractions. Opportunities also exist to extend your stay, dine aboard or partake in winery tours and tastings.