Red Cliffs - FURTHER INFORMATION
Red Cliffs - Red Cliffs visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Red Cliffs' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Victoria.
Red Cliffs with a population of 2,700 people is located in the north-west of Victoria, 18 kilometres south of Mildura, and 544 km north-west of Melbourne. It is a little north east of Murray Sunset National Park.
Red Cliffs lies in an irrigated major citrus and grape growing district south of the Murray River in Victoria. The area was first settled by Europeans in 1919 when 700 soldiers started the grape plantations.
One of Red Cliffs attractions is Big Lizzie, a large tractor invented by Frank Bottrill and built in Richmond in 1914-1925. Bottrill intented to replace camel trains and cart wool from outback stations around Broken Hill.
Red Cliffs - Tourist Attractions
- Big Lizzie - 45 tonne steam tractor which started clearing the surrounding land for farming in 1920.
- Red Cliffs Scenic Reserve - with fine panoramic views over the surrounding area from Cliff Top Lookout.
- Carringbush Glass Gallery - unique, hand-made glass items blown and created by local artist.
- Red Cliffs Country Market - local market held on the 1st Sunday of each month.
- Red Cliffs Historical Steam Railway - runs the Kerr Stuart 0-4-2T steam locomotive named 'Lukee' on the first Sunday of each month except January or February.
- Hattah-Kulkyne National Park - park filled with Mallee country scrub and native pine, located between Red Cliffs and Ouyen.
- Kings Billabong Wildlife Reserve - wildlife reserve on the Murray River floodplain a few kilometres north-east of Red Cliffs, filled with majestic River Red Gums, a large variety of birdlife, the Psyche Pump Station, Bruces Bend Marina and Kings Billabong Lookout.
- Murray-Kulkyne Regional Park - found on the Murray River floodplains south of Mildura, this park is popular for camping, fishing, boating and walking.
- Murray Sunset National Park - second largest park in Victoria, found south of Red Cliffs and famous for the Lake Crosbie and the other Pink Lakes.
- Lindemans Karadoc Winery - with winery tours and a cellar selling a large range of reds, whites and fortified wines
- Deakin Estate (Wingara Wine Group) - Vineyard established in 1981 producing a range of red and white varietal wines and sparkling wines.
Red Cliffs Tourist Information Office
Red Cliffs Railway Station
Phone:(03) 5024 3455
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Road: Red Cliffs is on the Calder Highway and can be reached by car or coach.