I am a chorus of wind on a grassy plain. Dry stone walls, windmills and a picnic rug for two.
Tales of shipwreck and marine misadventure are woven into the very fabric of the region and a vibrant pastoral history, rich volcanic soils and philanthropic benefactors have left a legacy of cultured street scapes and magnificent historic buildings just north of the coast.
Picturesque sand bottomed Lake Tooliorook is located 5km from Lismore. The lake offers good fishing and boating amenity and superb views across to Mount Elephant (near Derrinallum).
Lake Bookaar offers good bird watching opportunity over spring and summer presided over by the bulk of nearby Mount Elephant.
Deep Lake Recreation Reserve
Deep Lake is just 4.5km from the beautiful township of Derrinallum in South West Victoria and is located just off the Hamilton Highway. The Lake offers spectacular views of Mount Elephant and has toilets, boat launching facilities and a state of the art floating jetty.
Mount Noorat Walk
Alan Marshall Discovery Trail. One of Australia’s best preserved dry craters offering commanding views of surrounding peaks on the volcanic plain.
What to see & do
Merrian Dennis Art
Merrian Dennis works from her 'Gnarlbine Studio' nestled within the crater of Lake Gnotuk, Victoria.
Lake Bullen Merri - South Beach
Find your own space on this crystal clear volcanic lake on the southern outskirts of Camperdown.
Kanawinka Geo Trail
Follow meandering roads north from the coast to explore sublime volcanic landscapes and charming inland towns. Enjoy the contrast of conical peaks and deep crater lakes that punctuate the even carpet of rolling farmland.
Lake Bullen Merri and Gnotuk lookout
A fantastic lookout. An interpretive sign describes the dynamics of the lakes and the reasons for their differing salinity.
Lismore Water Tower
A water tower in the heart of Lismore has been revitalised by celebrated Warrnambool artist Jimmy Buscombe.
I produce paintings with drama, atmosphere and a slight sense of the melancholy. My paintings are done in the surrealist style with birds and statues often as the main feature.
Elephant Bridge Hotel
Elephant Bridge Hotel is one of Victoria's oldest inns (circa 1842). An historic bluestone establishment nestled in a rural landscape alongside Mount Emu Creek, is where bullock wagons once crossed...
Lakes and Craters Holiday Park
The Lakes and Craters Holiday Park features cabins, powered and unpowered camping sites at very affordable prices.
Terang Motor Inn
The Terang Motor Inn is a 3.5 star rated motel. Offering 12 ground floor clean, comfortable refurbished rooms in Terang.
Manifold Motor Inn
Enjoy old fashioned country hospitality and service at the Manifold Motor Inn, Camperdown's premier motel. The motor inn offers 15 spacious ground floor suites, all tastefully furnished with comfort and...
Timboon House & Stables
Come and enjoy The Stables accommodation and famous gardens at Timboon House. The beautiful property, listed by the National Trust and Heritage Victoria, is located just outside historic Camperdown.
Located in the township of Terang about 212 kilometres South West of Melbourne the Dalvue Motel features 11 standard and executive suites, full off street parking, Wi-Fi, Digital television, clean...
Rise and Grind
Rise and Grind is a coffee and juice bar located inside Nick Hose Fitness. It uses Kazbah Coffee beans and offers an express service via the Skip app.
Visit Sweet Giftz for all your sugary needs and little sweet treats for all occasions. They stock a large range of gifts that are ideal for every age and every occasion.
The Little Acorn Cafe
The Little Acorn Café in the former Maternal and Child Health Centre in Terang, next door to the library and playground.
Greavesys Fruit n Veg
Greavesys Fruit n Veg is a small, family owned and run business in the heart of Terang.
Camperdown WellNest integrates holistic health services, organic products, gluten-free food, an organic cafe with coffee, teas and chai and a range of gluten-free slices and cakes.
Lake Edge Cafe
Fully Licensed Café open Wednesday to Sunday, situated on the edge of picturesque Lake Purrumbete.
Camperdown Rotary Market
Held on the historic avenue of Camperdown's Manifold Street, the Camperdown Rotary Market is held on the first Sunday of each month.
07 Feb 202109:00 - 13:00
OZACT’s Feast of Shakespeare at Camperdown Botanic Gardens
A Feast of Shakespeare brings together four abridged classics from OZACT’s repertoire - MACBETH, PERICLES, KING LEAR and THE TEMPEST; a showcase of...
23 Jan 202114:00 - 15:30
Elephant Bridge Hotel is one of Victoria's oldest inns (circa 1842).
An historic bluestone establishment nestled in a rural landscape alongside Mount Emu Creek, is where bullock wagons once crossed and coaches rested between Geelong, and the south-west coastal ports of Port Fairy and Portland, and the gold diggings at Ballarat.
This charming hotel fuses its quintessential colonial past with boutique-style accommodation and sublime modern comforts.