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Awesome things for Regional Victorians to do out of lockdown this weekend

Looking for something to do in Regional Victoria now that lockdown has been lifted? We've got so many great things to see and do in the Victorian Goldfields! Explore waterfalls, take the kids on an a...
Posted 04/06/2021 in Things to do
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Queen's Birthday Weekend getaway inspiration for the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for some fresh inspiration for your Queen's Birthday weekend getaway? We've got you covered! Whether you're looking for waterfalls to explore, wild landscapes to discover, breathtaking views o...
Posted 29/05/2021 in Things to do
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Waterfalls near Ballarat

Looking for waterfalls to explore near Ballarat? There are nine gorgeous waterfalls within an hours drive of town, and three of them are located just down the road in the beautiful hamlet of Lal Lal. ...
Posted 11/05/2021 in Things to do
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Things to do in Lal Lal

Lal Lal is a beautiful little hamlet which hosts three gorgeous waterfalls, a charming historical railway station, and scenic forests filled with fascinating remnants of the area's rich mining history...
Posted 04/05/2021 in Things to do
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Maryborough visitors guide

Situated in the heart of the Victorian Goldfields, Maryborough is filled with grand 19th century architecture and surrounded by box-ironbark forests, gold mining history and a variety of beautiful his...
Posted 02/03/2021 in Things to do
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Ultimate online guide for exploring the Victorian Goldfields

We have so many helpful resources for exploring the Victorian Goldfields across the Goldfields Guide website, sharing all the best local hidden gems, camping spots, swimming spots, waterfalls, bushwal...
Posted 24/02/2021 in Things to do
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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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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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Go for a drive in the Victorian Goldfields!

Looking for something to do on a hot summer day? Why not go for an air-conditioned drive in the Victorian Goldfields? Pack some snacks and a cold drink for the road, because we've got a huge collectio...
Posted 16/08/2020 in Things to do
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Outdoor recreation in Mount Alexander Shire

From 11:59 pm on Wednesday 5 August 2020, Regional Victorians are allowed to engage in outdoor sport and exercise, using locations and facilities as close to home as possible. If you are located withi...
Posted 14/08/2020 in Things to do
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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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Outdoor recreation in Hepburn Shire

From 11:59 pm on Wednesday 5 August 2020, Regional Victorians are allowed to engage in outdoor sport and exercise, using locations and facilities as close to home as possible. If you are located wit...
Posted 11/05/2020 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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50 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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