3 days in Mildura, Barossa Valley & Echuca Itinerary

3 days in Mildura, Barossa Valley & Echuca Itinerary

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3 days in Mildura, Barossa Valley & Echuca Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3​h
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Mildura
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nuriootpa
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
3
Echuca
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
End: Melbourne

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Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Woodsies Gem Shop, then relax in the rural setting at Orange World, and then don't miss a visit to Lock 11.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mildura vacation planner .

Melbourne to Mildura is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Mildura, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nuriootpa.

Things to do in Mildura

Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Orange World
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Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop
Orange World ©
Orange World

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Nuriootpa

Nuriootpa ©
Nuriootpa is the major commercial centre in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, about an hour's drive north of the capital, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres by rail. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, and then learn about winemaking at Chateau Tanunda.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nuriootpa trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Mildura to Nuriootpa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Echuca.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries

Side Trips

Murray Street Vineyards, Seppeltsfield, Chateau Tanunda
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Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

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Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, go for a stroll along the water at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then stop by Glenda's Candle Scents, and finally see the interesting displays at The Great Aussie Beer Shed.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Echuca trip planner .

Drive from Nuriootpa to Echuca in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©

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