This stunning pocket of the Loddon Valley is becoming one of the region’s worst-kept secrets, although it’s still a place of peace and quiet compared to similar sites of granite outcrops. Climb, camp and explore at Mount Kooyoora. Legend has it the bushranger Captain Melville took refuge here. As did the Indigenous people – find evidence of Aboriginal culture in the rock wells and scar trees.
Enjoy spectacular views over the Loddon Valley a variety of flora and fauna, Kooyoora State Park is an ideal place for a picnic, hiking or a weekend camping trip only two hours from Melbourne.
Kooyoora State Park offers a rich variety of plants and wildlife, and is home to some of north-central Victoria's outstanding natural features. The park is ideal for many outdoor recreation activities from picnics to sightseeing, rock climbing, orienteering and bird watching.
Visit the Melville Caves, huge granite boulders thought to have been once used as a hideout for the bushranger ‘Captain Melville’.
Commercial Hotel Boort113 Godfrey Street, Boort Victoria 3537, Australia
Neil and Charlene have a warm welcome and friendly smile for anyone visiting the Commercial Hotel Boort. With views of the lake from both the bar and beer garden, the Commercial Hotel is a guaranteed...
Wedderburn Coach House Gallery and Museum51 High Street Wedderburn Victoria 3518, Australia
The General Store Museum dating back to the 1850's contains an early record of Wedderburn and the local district. The General Store closed in the late 60's and has been preserved, it contains products...
Boort Lakes Holiday Park186-196 Godfrey Street, Boort Victoria 3537, Australia
Water sports enthusiasts are spoilt with grass to the water’s edge and boat parking directly in front of the camping sites. The park offers a range of accommodation starting at the top with a Two ...
Star Spanner Sculpture Garden1314 Boort Quambatook Road Boort 3537
Horses, bulls, fish, mermaids and men, all larger than life, inhabit the rambling garden - their spectacular forms crafted from rusty brown and gleaming silver spanners. Despite their odd-shaped co...