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Address: Mildura, Victoria, Australia

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a long walk without much reward

We love exploring and walking around new towns but felt this walk whilst interesting, was quite long and not to scale according to the map. It was very pretty seeing the mighty... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Johanna W
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We love exploring and walking around new towns but felt this walk whilst interesting, was quite long and not to scale according to the map. It was very pretty seeing the mighty Murray River and the homestead is definitely worth a visit. We did a Paddlesteamer cruise which my husband loved but I felt a 2 hour cruise was 1... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good, well defined walking track, peaceful surroundings. Found this track by accident - we were holidaying on a houseboat, moored for the night and I decided to go for a walk. Straight away I found what looked like a bit of a path - an hour later I'd walked all the way to Apex park and back to the boat.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I found the trail a tad disappointing overall. Might need a PR work over as some things like the Mildura Homstead were locked and therefore overpromised and under delivered.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Maybe Summer is a better time to enjoy this facility, although the weather was good when we visited it was a bit flat.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The Chaffey brother were Canadians who were recruited to pioneer the Sunraysia irrigation area by Alfred Deakin, one of the great men of Victorian politics. After a good start, things went badly for a while and an official inquiry blamed the Chaffey brothers, which was quie unjust. Eventually, Sunraysia flourished. Our visionaries and pioneers deserve better..

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

found it hard to navigate as the map is not correct on where things are and the map is not to scale which make it hard to find things on the map

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The trail mainly follows the south bank of the Murray River in Mildura. It has a number of interpretive signs that explain the history of the area and clear stops to investigate (eg the old homestead, lock 11, wharf etc - see link http://www.murrayriver.com.au/the-chaffey-trail). It can be driven (best to go from west to east to keep the river to... More 

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Dehiwela, null, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Chaffey Trail information at the Visitors Infirmation Center at Mildura is comprehensive. Among the key features of the Trail, I would classify the Arts Gallery as the best, as they had a good collection of paintings, including a Gainsborough and a Degas. The classic home Chateau Mildura which houses the Arts Center is worth a visit too. Entrance is... More 

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Mildura, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Mildura is a beautiful place in lay out,weather,lifestyle and resturants(35 at last count) with some nice accom and relative safety to boot. It has been poorly promoted for a number of years now and the destination has suffered some setbacks but the chaffey trail is a worth while experiance .............gone begging for the tweeks to make it an absolute must.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

This is a lovely mix of walking/driving letting you take in river viewing, history and reflection. Its up to you how much and which parts you do but for us arriving by V-line coach/train and stiff after the 9+ hours, the chance to walk and stretch was welcome. Rio Vista Historic House is the must see. The Chaffey's rise and... More 

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Address: Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mildura

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