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Ghost Tours and Paranormal Investigations

Aradale Lunatic Asylum, Ararat VIC. Image source: Eerie Tours ...
Posted 01/10/2018 in Things to do
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Things to do with the family in the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for something new and exciting to do with the family? Take a look through this ultimate list of family-friendly things to do in the Victorian Goldfields! Featuring a wide range of local activi...
Posted 01/10/2018 in Things to do
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Dangers of mine shafts in the Victorian Goldfields

Unexpected open mine shafts are a fairly common sight th...
Posted 29/08/2018 in Gold
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A virtual tour of the Victorian Goldfields

Interested in the historical treasures of the Victorian Goldfields? Check out these panoramic virtual views of various significant sites throughout the goldfields! Simply follow the 'view' links pro...
Posted 22/08/2018 in Places
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Goldfields Guide's Top 10

Goldfields Guide is the most comprehensive online resource for both locals and tourists looking to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Featuring over 300 (and counting) local attra...
Posted 21/08/2018 in Things to do
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YouTube Channels from the Victorian Goldfields

Image source: Vo-Gus Prospecting, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram ...
Posted 19/08/2018 in Gold
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The Murders at Mia Mia Flat

Mia Mia Flat, near Talbot VIC Mia Mia Flat, a historic goldfield between Talbot and Lillicur, harbours a dark ...
Posted 26/05/2018 in History
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Children of the Victorian Gold Rush

Life for children on the goldfields during the 1850's gold rush was rife with danger and illness - the Pennyweight Flat Children's Cemetery in Castlemaine is a heartbreaking testament to...
Posted 26/04/2018 in People
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Children of the Goldfields

Our boys gold panning at Dead Dog Gully. Image sourc...
Posted 18/04/2018 in People
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Spectacular lookouts of the Goldfields

There are many excellent lookouts throughout the Victorian Goldfields which offer spectacular views of the surrounding forests, farmlands, lakes and mountains. Gorgeous views over...
Posted 13/04/2018 in Things to do
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Best campgrounds in the Victorian Goldfields

With many fantastic campgrounds located close to historical sites, natural treasures and scenic w...
Posted 10/04/2018 in Places
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Fascinating cemeteries of the Victorian Goldfields

Along with the 19th century gold rush came the inevitable establishment of many cemeteries throughout the Victorian Goldfields. A wander through a historic cemetery within the goldfields can be qu...
Posted 10/04/2018 in Places
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Abandoned mines of the Victorian Goldfields

Tunnel Hill Mine, Talbot Victori...
Posted 10/04/2018 in Gold
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Beautiful buildings of the Goldfields

Grand 19th century architecture is a stunning feature of many towns throughout the Victorian Goldfields. Such gorgeous buildings are immediately admired upon arrival...
Posted 10/04/2018 in Places
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The treacherous Black Forest, Victoria

The Black Forest, Woodend VIC Treacherous roads, r...
Posted 09/04/2018 in Places
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Puddling machines of the Victorian Goldfields

Mining Model - Surfacing & Puddling, Shallow Alluvial Workings, Victoria, circa 1857. Image source: Museums Victoria. ...
Posted 04/04/2018 in Gold
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The Welcome Stranger gold nugget

Image source: Replica - Rodney Start (photographer) - Museums Victoria ...
Posted 03/04/2018 in Gold
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