MilduraIt's home to the Southern Hemisphere's first semi-arid botanic gardens. You can discover the wondrous history and nature of citrus in Orange World. Spend a day discovering award winning olive oil varieties and the parts they play in cosmetic products and boutique foods. It's right there in Mildura-Buronga.

Once you set foot in Mildura-Buronga, you're nestled in the peaceful northwest corner of Victoria, off the Murray River. Expect lots of open spaces and beautiful greenery as the region is as much a fruit growing area as anything. Local, fresh produce has helped Mildura-Buronga build its reputation for exemplary dining and wining. Mildura-Buronga is also a brilliant place to get on the water or soak up the endless sun. You can paddle, swim, water ski, explore on a houseboat or laze on the beach. On land, you can visit wineries, hit the farmers market, go camping or take in the motorbike races.

For the night life, make sure you check out the Sunraysia Daily. That's the local newspaper. Every Thursday they provide a gig guide so you can find out what's happening in local entertainment. There will be bands and shows at the likes of the Sandbar Wine Bar, Evolution and O'Malleys.

But if you prefer a little more action in your entertainment, then hit the appropriately named Palace of Drinking and Gambling. You can also head over to nearby The Builders Club. Both venues promise you a great night of food and live entertainment, as well as the most popular card games, table games and pokies. The Crowne Casino Melbourne is also in the vicinity. There are also a large number of local places where you can play pokies, including the Sandbar, O'Malleys, Pinno's Pizza Pasta Bar and Verdict Bar & Tapas. So whether you prefer to play in a large room or a more intimate setting, Mildura-Buronga has you covered.