See re-imagined historic spaces and be amazed at what is possible. Experience first-hand a region full of epicurean culture where delicious dishes from across the globe can be found in the many cafes, pubs and restaurants.

Wander through bushlands to witness the legacy of the gold rush, or meet locals to hear their stories — many leading the way in art, environmental sustainability, hot rod manufacturing, even musical instrument making — all looking to discover their own version of gold.

Discover the people ... it is through them that the attractions and experiences come alive – with passion, vitality and meaning. Set in what was once the richest alluvial goldfield in the world; Castlemaine is brim-full of stories and remarkable gold rush buildings that pave the way for a region with so much to offer.