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Ten fascinating self-guided tours in the Victorian Goldfields

Self-guided tours are a fantastic way to explore the history and features of Victoria's significant Goldfields region! Explore the discovery site of the world-famous Welcome Stranger, the world's larg...
Posted 06/07/2020 in Things to do
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Goldfields Guide's Six Waterfall Challenge

Looking for an epic adventure in Victoria? Why not have a go at visiting six beautiful waterfalls in one day with Goldfields Guide's Six Waterfall Challenge! There is a big triangle of waterfalls acro...
Posted 26/05/2020 in Things to do
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$100 treasure hunt, Maryborough VIC

Got a metal detector handy around Maryborough VIC this weekend? Try your luck at digging up a hundred bucks! We have buried a dominoes tin containing $100 in a small bushland reserve just outside Mary...
Posted 02/08/2019 in Things to do
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Best bushwalks in the Victorian Goldfields

The beautiful, varied landscape of the Victorian Goldfields provides countless fantastic settings for bushwalkers to enjoy. Along with the epic 210 km Goldfields Track, you can take many scenic walks ...
Posted 27/05/2019 in Things to do
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20 top spots for family barbecues in the Victorian Goldfields

Picnics and playgrounds are a great way to spend the afternoon with the family! There are many places throughout the Victorian Goldfields which feature excellent play spaces and barbecue facilities. T...
Posted 19/05/2019 in Things to do
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30 amazing places for kids to explore in the Victorian Goldfields

There are so many amazing places for kids to explore throughout the Victorian Goldfields! My own kids have had so much fun on their adventures through this amazing region that it was hard to choose ju...
Posted 18/05/2019 in Things to do
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10 things you've got to experience in the Victorian Goldfields

There is so much to experience in the Victorian Goldfields region! You can try your luck at gold prospecting, take a guided tour of an underground gold mine, learn about the rich local history, explor...
Posted 22/04/2019 in Things to do
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Heritage train rides in Victoria

Enjoy a journey on a heritage train and travel between historic gold rush villages, across stunning gullies and gorges, through beautiful forests and along impressive old bridges. There are many organ...
Posted 12/03/2019 in Things to do
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Aussie River Gems - A Prospectors Guide

Hahnrock, Tooheys Agate, Crownite, Carltonine, Cooperstone and Smoky Fostersite are just a few of the pretty Australian creek-worn gems which can often turn up in your classifier while prospecting.
Posted 10/03/2019 in Things to do
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Top swimming spots in the Victorian Goldfields

There are heaps of great swimming spots throughout the Victorian Goldfields! We have plenty of creeks, rivers and reservoirs which are great for swimming, fishing, picnics and more. Check out some of ...
Posted 08/01/2019 in Things to do
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Victoria's Underground Mine Tours

Guided underground mine tours offer a unique, unforgettable experience where you can immerse yourself in Victoria's mining history in an exciting and engaging environment.
Posted 02/10/2018 in Things to do
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Ghost Tours and Paranormal Investigations

The following list of ghost tours in Victoria will give you a night you'll never forget, so grab a friend and head out for an evening of gruesome history, tales and terrors!
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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Goldfields Guide's Top 10

Goldfields Guide is the most comprehensive online resource for both locals and tourists looking to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Some of the places listed on the website have been so popular that ...
Posted 21/08/2018 in Things to do
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Gold prospecting in the Victorian Goldfields

Guide to prospecting in the Victorian Goldfields - a popular destination for gold prospectors, with many of the world's largest alluvial gold nuggets found in the area (including the famous Welcome St...
Posted 16/04/2018 in Things to do
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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 waterfalls, mine sit...
Posted 13/04/2018 in Things to do
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The Victorian Goldfields

The impact of the Victorian gold rush is strongly evident in the towns of the Goldfields as well as scattered throughout the surrounding bushland.
Posted 02/04/2018 in Things to do
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