Table of Contents Table of Contents
Previous Page  100 / 108 Next Page
Basic version Information
Show Menu
Previous Page 100 / 108 Next Page
Page Background

100

2014 Regional Overview

Mildura-Wentworth

milduraregion.com.au

Mildura Region Visitor Domestic Overnight Travel - Visitors

Mildura Region Visitor Domestic Overnight Travel - Nights

South Australia

22.2%

9.5%

21.7%

4.9%

14.2%

27.3%

Melbourne

Regional Victoria

Regional NSW

Other Interstate

Sydney

South Australia

Melbourne

Regional Victoria

Regional NSW

Other Interstate

Sydney

25.1%

9.0%

23.8%

4.6%

10.7%

27.0%

Source: Mildura Tourism (2013)

LIFESTYLE IN THE MILDURA REGION

Residents of the Mildura region make the most of the temperate,

and year-round Mediterranean climate by enjoying an active,

relaxed outdoors lifestyle that centres around the Murray and

Darling Rivers. Residents and tourists alike enjoy navigating

the river by houseboat, paddleboat, canoe or kayak or joining in

activities such as fishing, swimming and water sports.

The dining and winery experience is an important aspect of the

lifestyle enjoyed in the region. Residents enjoy a range of dining

options from alfresco restaurants and sidewalk cafes to the

award-winning Stefano’s restaurant. Meals enjoyed are

complemented by a number of affordable quality wines

produced in the Mildura wine region.

A multitude of attractions, festivals and events on offer in the

region ensure extensive community engagement and provide

entertainment for locals of all ages. Residents and tourists have

a variety of activities to choose from, whether it be exploring the

national parks, having fun at a local farmers market, festival or

event, touring the wine region or cruising down the Murray River.

Residents of the Mildura Region enjoy a unique lifestyle for a

number of reasons, including:

Climate

The region has a ‘Mediterranean’ climate that allows

residents to enjoy outdoor markets, events and activities

year-round.

Environment

A combination of the Murray and Darling Rivers,

national parks and the wine region provide a variety of activities

for residents to enjoy.

Culture

A range of historical sites, arts festivals and events

provide ongoing entertainment for the community and a

unique environment to live in.

Services

The Mildura region has excellent health, allied

health, retail, business and professional services.

Infrastructure

An ever expanding airport, road, rail and air

transport, and well maintained utility services.

Source: Mildura Tourism (2013)

© Darren Seilier

Tourism and Lifestyle