• Tours in the Loddon Valley

Whether you are an adventure seeker, gold prospector or lover of art and culture, there are plenty of tours and experiences for families, small groups or those flying solo.

 

Eucalyptus Stew Pot Demonstrations– Hard Hill Tourist Reserve

  • In the heart of Hard Hill Tourist Reserve in Wedderburn,visitors can watch a full demonstration on how to make pure “Blue Mallee Eucalyptus Oil” in a working Eucalyptus Stew Pot. Booking are essential.
  • When: Upon request – Minimum of 3 weeks’ notice
  • Cost: $6.60 per person. Min 8 people

 

Eucy stew pot

 

Gold Nugget Hunter Tours

  • Gold Nugget Hunter Tours offer customised tours and practical skills essential for finding treasure and experiencing the thrill of gold detecting. Don’t be surprised if you become hooked after your first taste of gold!
  • When: Daily and upon request
  • Cost: $150 (2 people), $50 per additional person. Max 4 people

Gold Nugget Hunter

 

Dumawul Kooyoora Cultural Tours – Kooyoora State Park

  • Explore the rich history and culture through an immersive walking tour, joining knowledgeable Djaara guides, delving into Djandak (country),and discovering rich history and natural wonders of the ‘Mountain of Light.’
  • When: Last Friday and Saturday of each month,10am-12.30pm
  • Cost: $195 per adult (18+)

Cultural tours by Djaara

 

Canoe Tours (Boort Region) – Boort Lakes Holiday Park

  • Embark on an exciting adventure with a canoe tour or hire on Little Lake Boort or Serpentine Creek at Duram Ox. Canoe hire would suit water enthusiasts, nature lovers, schools or anyone interested in a unique outdoors experience.The Serpentine Creek trail features a beautiful creek which winds through stunning scenery, going past cultural sites with plenty of wildlife to see. Little Lake Boort is a tranquil lake in the heart of Boort,with plenty to explore at your own pace.
  • When: Daily and upon request
  • Cost: Prices vary

Canoe hire and tours

 

Spanner Man Sculpture Gardens – Tours

  • The Spanner Man Sculpture Gardens is a remarkable attraction that reflects the artistic ability of the late John Piccoli. The Spanner Sculpture Garden is set in 2ha of beautiful lawns and gardens with an abundance of natural bird life. There are over fifty impressive sculptures created from old farm spanners collected across Victoria.
  • When: Tuesday to Sunday,10.30am & 2.30pm
  • Cost: $15 per adult,under 18 $5

Star Spanner Sculpture Garden

 

Yung Balug Aboriginal Artefact Museum – Tours

  • Visit the Yung Balug Aboriginal Artefacts Museum and discover the fascinating Aboriginal history through the photographs, artworks and various kinds of handmade tools, weapons and other belongings. As part of the tour, you can interact with some of the items and even grind some wattle seed with the same rocks that have been used for this purpose for centuries.
  • When: Via appointment
  • Cost: No charge. Donations are welcome

Yung Balug Aboriginal Artefacts Museum

 

Coach House Gallery Museum – Tours

  • The Coach House Gallery/Museum is cultural enriching attraction in the heart of Wedderburn. The General Store and Museum is an incredible step back in time as you can view relics from the regions rich gold rush history. The venue also features a gallery space with exhibitions from local artists.
  • When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10am-3pm, or via appointment
  • Cost: $5 per adult, under 5 free, $15 for families

Wedderburn Coach House Gallery and Museum

 

Eucalyptus Distillery Museum – Group Tours

  • The Eucalyptus Distillery Museum houses a unique collection of artefacts relating to the rich Eucalyptus distilling history of the region, as well as the heritage listed ‘Old Jones’ Distillery. Group tours are also available which include a full guided tour, an informative talk and a live distillery demonstration.
  • When: Group bookings upon request, 7 daysNormal operating hours Thursday- Friday 11am-3pm and Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm
  • Cost: Group tour bookings, $10 per person Museum entry only $5 per person, kids free

Eucalyptus Distillery Museum Inglewood