Backpacker Hostels in Mildura, Australia

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Get to know Mildura (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Mildura. To help you make friends with Mildura before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Situated in the Sunraysia region of Northwestern Victoria, Mildura is a regional city of around thirty thousand people. Producing around eighty percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is a major agricultural centre where backpackers go to search for employment in seasonal jobs. Many wineries also source grapes from Mildura.

There are many hostels in Mildura. Most of them are working hostels hosting backpackers who need to be employed in farms to get some extra cash to continue their travels or to extend their working holiday visa.

Mildura, situated on the Murray River, is a hub for water sports. There is a small river beach located a few kilometers out of town or you can go for a cruise on the river on an authentic paddle steamer. The region's still weather (Mildura has a semi-arid climate with hot summers; winters can be cool, with frequent frost damaging the irrigated crops) also makes it ideal for hot-air ballooning and the annual Mildura International Balloon Fiesta attracts many visitors. For those who like nature, there are the Australian Inland Botanic Gardens in Mourquong, a short drive from Mildura, the Southern hemisphere's first semi-arid botanical gardens.

Mildura is around five hundred and fifty kilometers from Melbourne and four hundred kilometers from Adelaide. The city can be reached from both cities by buses departing several times a day. It is located on the intersection of the Sturt Highway from Adelaide to Sydney and the Calder Highway to Melbourne via Bendigo. There is also a small regional airport with flights to Melbourne and Adelaide.

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FAQ about Mildura Hostels

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A hostel in Mildura costs on average $43 for a dorm. A hostel in Mildura with private rooms costs on average $44. shows all 3 Hostels in Mildura. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 3 hostels in Mildura, Australia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Mildura such as
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Mildura Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Mildura, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$43 Average dorm price
$44 Average private room price
$44 Cheapest hostel in Mildura
Mildura Stopover Guesthouse is the cheapest
6 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Mildura - from the Community

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