Majestic Murray River Walk, Mildura

Hugh King Drive, Mildura VIC 3500, Australia

Majestic Murray River Walk, Mildura

Hugh King Drive, Mildura VIC 3500, Australia
52 m
4.2 km
Intermediate

Summary

Easy to a moderate walk along the majestic Murray River. Walk through lovely bush land setting you may have the opportunity of sighting the local flora and fauna the area has to offer.

Majestic Murray River Walk, Mildura

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Chaffey Bridge to the Mildura Wharf: five minute easy walk.
Historical and Points of interests:
Car parking
Wheel chair friendly
Houseboats
Chaffey Trail Commemorative plaque (to your right) up the hill.
Viewing area Old bridge
Public toilets available
Picnic area
Nowingi Place Sound shell
Ornamental lakes

Mildura Wharf Port of Mildura to Lock 11: 20 minute easy walk, experience 19th Century travel daily cruises on Paddle Steamers Melbourne and the Rothbury.
Historical and Points of Interests:
Car parking
Wheel chair friendly
Mildura Wharf was built in 1892.
Rowing club:
Historical monument commemorating, Charles Stuart's passage through the area in 1830 on the discovery tour of the Murray River.
Bill Hyder Scented Garden: (on the opposite side of the road) designed in 1988 to provide the visually impaired, with a wonderful garden experience.
Pumping station: of lower Murray water which is one of the main pumps providing irrigation waters for the district.
Old power house: now home to our local theatre companies Art Studio
Jaycee Park : a popular/family picnic area, complimentary hot water, toilets, free gas barbecues ?old K class locomotive?, play area, and public toilets.
Mooring of interesting paddle steamers and houseboats.
Mildura Lawn tennis club: where the 1998 Davis cup tie between Australia Zimbabwe was played.
Lock 11: Enjoy a 15 minute walk around the Lock Island and view the Mildura Weir, you may be lucky enough to have the opportunity to see the Lock master operating the lock to let river craft up or down the river. Historical information of the workings of the weir is available at the Lock 11.

Lock 11 to Homestead: 10 minute easy walk
Historical and Points of Interests:
Car parking
Wheel chair friendly
Old Mildura homestead Rose Garden
Old Mildura Homestead 10am-4pm 7 days.
Wool shed
Accurate reconstruction of the first home built in 1847 pastoral lease.
Public toilets
This complex stands on the site of the original Mildura pastoral lease station. Present buildings are replicas, constructed in the 1980s.
Homestead to Apex Park: 25-30 minute easy walk
Historical and Points of Interests:
Car parking
Wheel chair friendly
50 metres further you will come to Mildura Homestead Cemetery.
Check out the names of the two cemeteries a little further on down the track.
Name of old cemetery
Pleasant bushlands filled with Flora and fauna along to the relaxing atmosphere of Apex Park
Stay awhile and access refreshments at the Apex Park kiosk.
Sand bar
Car parking
Public toilets

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Local Treasures Local Treasures
Art and Culture Art and Culture
Natural Trail Natural Trail
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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