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Ginger Adams Eucalyptus Distillery

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Off Ballarat-Maryborough Road, Clunes VIC 3370

Turn off Ballarat-Maryborough Road opposite Fells Track onto an unnamed dirt road. There's a fork in the road, take the track on the right and follow it for a few moments. This will take you directly to the Ginger Adams Eucalyptus Distillery.

Features

The Ginger Adams Eucalpytus Distillery lies within the Dunach Nature Conservation Reserve between Clunes and Maryborough. 

This distillery is a well preserved example of its kind, with the boiler still intact and its brick surrounds and chimney still standing. Three vats with lids still remain in the ground along with the steel crane, cables still present. The boiler has been covered by a shelter, which will help further preserve the site for years to come. 

The distillery lies alongside a pretty dam surrounded by seasonal blossoms and wattle trees. A solid wooden picnic table sits in a clear grassy area alongside a basic fire pit.

The Ginger Adams Eucalyptus Distillery makes an interesting, educational place for a picnic lunch, followed by bushwalking or birdwatching through the Dunach Nature Conservation Reserve.

Another impressive distillery site can be found at the Bull Gully Battery Dam and Distillery near Maryborough. Be sure to also pay a visit to the Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery Museum!
 



DID YOU KNOW...

  • Gold prospecting is the recreational act of searching for natural gold deposits in the ground using tools such as gold detectors, gold pans and gold sluices. The Goldfields region of Victoria is a popular destination for gold prospectors, with many of the world's largest alluvial gold nuggets found in the area!
 

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