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Address: Mildura, Victoria, Australia
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Was very good filled in an afternoon was a tad disappointing that the homestead was no open. Rio Vista and old irrigation pumps were a couple of the highlights

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Victoria, Australia
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Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Was very good filled in an afternoon was a tad disappointing that the homestead was no open. Rio Vista and old irrigation pumps were a couple of the highlights

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Adelaide, Australia
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451 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

There was only 11 places to see, but all of them were different in their unique ways, and all showed the impact that Chaffey had on this river town. The Mildura Homestead and Rio Vista House were standouts, while Lock 11 and the grounds were perfect for our lunch stop. An informative tour.

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Thank Steve W
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you follow this trail you will see the highlights of Mildura in one simple walk. It was pleasant and easy to follow.

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Thank kathyk0l
Melbourne, Australia
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172 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great way to learn about the history of Mildura and the Chaffey brothers contribution, its easy to follow and suits all ages.

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Thank tripii
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Pick up the info sheet from the tourist information. Then drop into the bits that interest you. Leave the Wharf until last and then take a paddle steamer ride on the Murray.

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Thank Paul_n_Cris
Australia
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Most beautiful home, so old and so modern, sadly the glass house was not standing, and still renovations happening, but really is something to see, some very sad parts to the home

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Thank DOMI21
Tweed Heads, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We followed the Chaffey Trail after picking up the brochure from the Visitor Information Centre. Really enjoyed the history. Visited the first winery which is still operating. Did not look as if any improvements since first set up. Good experience.

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Thank pfn2015
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We were informed that the Chaffey steam engine would be running at the Psyche Bend pumping station for possibly the last time as expensive maintenance was required with a lack of required funds so we went to have a look. We were very glad we did as it was a great Sunday morning trip out! To see the old steam... More 

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Thank Robert C
Mandurah
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239 reviews
108 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

If you like history then following this journey is well worth it. You need your own car to see it all. It certainly gives you a good sense of what was going on in Mildura many years ago.

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Thank peterjr41Mandurah
Melbourne, Australia
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2,332 reviews
1,609 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Mildura only exists thanks to the vision of the Chaffey brothers, two Canadian entrepreneurs who established Sunraysia's irrigation system. You can follow in their footstepss, and see the Chaffey mansion. It's a trail worth following.

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