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
Dry Stone Walls
Western Victoria has up to 3,000km of the most dramatic and accomplished dry stone walls in Australia, historically and culturally significant, diverse in form and style. Many are visible along our roads and highways.
Camperdown & District Historical Society
Visit the Camperdown & District Heritage Centre in Manifold Street. You will find family and local history information and guided tours of Camperdown and district.
Artist & writer, living and painting in Camperdown where she has her studio, Skye Studio.
Visible from 60 kilometres in every direction, Mount Elephant dominates the landscape and now you have the chance to put yourself on the top of it.
For tips on how to make the most of your visit, gifts and warm local hospitality be sure to call into Courthouse Camperdown, located in Manifold Street.
Lismore Water Tower
A water tower in the heart of Lismore has been revitalised by celebrated Warrnambool artist Jimmy Buscombe.
Terang Motor Inn
The Terang Motor Inn is a 3.5 star rated motel. Offering 12 ground floor clean, comfortable refurbished rooms in Terang.
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.
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...
Keayang Farm Stay
Keayang is located adjacent to the Terang dry lake and golf course on the Princes Highway in south-west Victoria.
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...
Manifold Motor Inn
Offering 15 spacious ground floor suites, all tastefully furnished with comfort and cleanliness guaranteed.
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.
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.
Terang Country Bakery
Terang Country Bakery is an award-winning bakery featuring a wide variety of pies, cakes, bread, coffees, snacks and daily specials.
Lake Edge Cafe
Fully Licensed Café open Wednesday to Sunday, situated on the edge of picturesque Lake Purrumbete.
Greavesys Fruit n Veg
Greavesys Fruit n Veg is a small, family owned and run business in the heart of Terang.
Loaf and Lounge
Visit Loaf and Lounge for hand-moulded bread, traditional sourdoughs, cakes, pastries and a cafe, trading seven days a week.
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.