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Best free campgrounds near Maryborough

The Maryborough region hosts a great collection of free campgrounds! Whether you're looking to explore historical sites, head out gold prospecting, or settle in for a few days fishing and swimming, th...
Posted 23/02/2021 in Places
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Best places to kayak in the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for new rivers and reservoirs to explore with the kayak in the Victorian Goldfields? We've gathered this collection of over 15 ideal local spots to bring your kayak or canoe for an afternoon o...
Posted 22/02/2021 in Things to do
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Best swimming spots near Maryborough

Looking for some great new places to go swimming around Maryborough? We've got you covered! Check out this big collection of our favourite local swimming spots, you're sure to find inspiration for you...
Posted 19/02/2021 in Places
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Best campgrounds for gold prospecting in the Victorian Goldfields

One of the best ways to spend a weekend in the Victorian Goldfields is to set up camp and settle in for weekend of gold detecting, panning or sluicing. We've put together this handy list of campground...
Posted 16/02/2021 in Gold
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Gold prospecting guide for Castlemaine

Are you looking to try your luck gold prospecting around Castlemaine? During the gold rush, thousands upon thousands of people rushed to this area (then known as the Mount Alexander Diggings) seeking ...
Posted 09/02/2021 in Gold
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Gold prospecting guide for Inglewood and Wedderburn

The areas around Inglewood and Wedderburn are famous for their history of massive gold discoveries, including the unforgettable Hand of Faith, and the region remains a popular destination for gold pro...
Posted 06/02/2021 in Gold
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Gold prospecting guide for Ballarat Victoria

Are you looking to try your luck gold prospecting around Ballarat? The region is world famous for the huge alluvial gold nugget discoveries which continue to hit the news today! Ballarat and surrounds...
Posted 05/02/2021 in Gold
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Gold prospecting guide for Dunolly and Moliagul

World-famous for the 1869 discovery of the Welcome Stranger gold nugget, the areas around Dunolly and Moliagul are a renowned destination for gold prospecting. Filled with old diggings, historic sites...
Posted 05/02/2021 in Gold
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Gold prospecting guide for Maryborough Victoria

Maryborough is a popular destination for gold prospectors. Countless massive gold nuggets have been found throughout the region since the 1850s, with significant discoveries still being unearthed toda...
Posted 02/02/2021 in Gold
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Best Free Campgrounds near Castlemaine

The Castlemaine region hosts a great collection of fantastic free campgrounds! Whether you're looking to explore historical sites, set up camp for a weekend of gold prospecting, or settle in at a scen...
Posted 22/01/2021 in Places
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Top swimming spots near Ballarat

Looking for awesome new swimming spots near Ballarat? We've got you covered! Check out this big list of our favourite local places to swim, you're sure to find inspiration for your next summer day out!
Posted 21/01/2021 in Places
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Best free campgrounds near Ballarat

The Ballarat region hosts a huge collection of fantastic free campgrounds! Whether you're looking for a summer lake-side camp, a peaceful bushland setting, or a scenic spot by the river, you're sure t...
Posted 20/01/2021 in Places
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Day trips from Melbourne to the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for your next day trip from Melbourne? Explore the gorgeous waterfalls, remarkable landscapes, historical sites, and scenic views of the Victorian Goldfields. Take a look through the following...
Posted 15/01/2021 in Places
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Best free campgrounds near Bendigo

The Bendigo region hosts a huge collection of fantastic free campgrounds, with many of them located very close to town in the Greater Bendigo National Park and along the gorgeous Campaspe River. This ...
Posted 13/01/2021 in Places
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Best lake-side campgrounds in the Victorian Goldfields

Looking to escape the heat and discover your next summer camping destination? Check out the following list of great lake-side campgrounds in the Victorian Goldfields, where you can set up camp and set...
Posted 06/01/2021 in Places
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Best swimming spots near Bendigo

Looking for awesome new swimming spots around Bendigo? We've got you covered! Discover all the nearby places where you can relax in pretty rock pools, swim beneath waterfalls, jump into reservoirs, an...
Posted 03/01/2021 in Places
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Historical Gold Maps of the Western Australian Goldfields

This list of maps links to historical maps for various towns and regions throughout the Western Australian goldfields. These maps have been selected because they display useful information regarding t...
Posted 01/01/2021 in Gold
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Crevicing for gold in creeks and rivers

Crevicing is a method of extracting gold from any cracks or crevices in a river bed, and is an effective way of retrieving gold from a creek or river without having to process lots of gravel. The crac...
Posted 22/12/2020 in Gold
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Connect with others and learn how to find gold in Victoria

Looking to learn more about gold prospecting and how to find gold in Victoria? One of the best things you can do is connect with other gold prospectors, whether it's online or in person, and share gol...
Posted 21/12/2020 in Gold
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Ultimate school holiday guide for the Victorian Goldfields

The summer holidays are upon us again! We've collected so many great places for swimming, camping, fishing, day trips, scenic drives, family barbecues, self guided tours, gold prospecting, and more, s...
Posted 17/12/2020 in Things to do
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