Natural Attractions

Parks & Gardens

The region is graced by the presence of significant historical gardens such as Castlemaine Botanical Gardens and Buda Historic Home and Garden. With its m ...

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Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park

In the 1850's forty thousand gold diggers teamed up the road from Melbourne to Castlemaine to claim their share from what they called the 'bank till free t ...

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Cairn Curran Reservoir

Cairn Curran reservoir is situated along the Loddon River near the townships of Baringhup, Newstead and Welshmans Reef. A great place to picnic with famil ...

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Getting to our Region


Easily located in Central Victoria, the region is less than 90 minutes north west of Melbourne and conveniently accessed by road and rail.

Stunning villages and towns are located close by, making the region an ideal base from which to explore Central Victoria.

For town maps, please click on the 'By Car' tab.