Follow meandering roads north from the coast to explore sublime volcanic landscapes and charming inland towns
Enjoy the contrast of conical peaks and deep crater lakes that punctuate the even carpet of rolling farmland

Camperdown Botanic Gardens

The Camperdown Gardens land was put aside in 1869 with work being carried out by Daniel Bunce from 1870, in 1888 inprovements were made under the guidance of William Guilfoyle.

Camperdown Timboon Rail Trail

The completed 34km Camperdown to Timboon trail is a wonderful family adventure, dotted with statuesque trestle bridges and spellbinding scenery.

Lake Bookar

Lake Bookar offers good bird watching opportunity over spring and summer presided over by the bulk of nearby Mt Elephant. Look for hoary headed grebe and freckled duck.

Lake Bullen Merri

Lake Bullen Merri South Beach - find your own space on this crystal clear volcanic lake on the southern outskirts of Camperdown

Gnotuk Lookout

Lake Bullen Merri - A fantastic lookout and interpretive sign describing the dynamics of the lakes and the reasons for their differing salinity.

Lake Tooliorook

Picturesque sand bottomed Lake Tooliorook is located 5km from Lismore. The lake offers good fishing and boating amenity and superb views across to Mt Elephant near Derrinallum

Mt Leura & Sugarloaf

The car park and lookout offer commanding views of Lake Corangamite and views across Lake Colongulac towards Mt Elephant.

Mount Elephant

Walks to the summit every Sunday from 1 - 4pm, other times by arrangement (dogs on leads welcome)

Mt Noorat Walk

Alan Marshall Discovery Trail. One of Australia’s best preserved dry craters offering commanding views of surrounding peaks on the volcanic plain.

Ballarat Skipton Rail Trail

Enjoy this wonderful 53km trail in parts or plan a wonderful meandering through historic goldfield sites, traversing a majestic trestle bridge and taking in the wonderful rolling hills and a pocket of forest between Ballarat and Skipton

Lake Purrumbete

Renowned for it trout fishing, Lake Purrumbete near Camperdown is famous for its Rainbow, Brown Trout, Chinook Salmon and Brook Trout. This is where to go if you're looking for that BIG CATCH photo to show your friends!

Red Rock Lookout

Views over Victoria’s largest permanent inland lake and west to the scattered volcanic peaks of the western regions lakes and volcanic craters.

Terang & Noorat Bike Trail

This is a great trail with views north towards Mount Noorat and south towards the rise of Terang and its distinctive crown of deciduous trees.

Terang Dry Lake Walk

An interesting trail that chronicles the science and history of the dry lake bed situated on the pretty lowland of the town’s southern edge.

Tower Hill

Nestled in the crater of a dormant volcano this reserve between Warrnambool and Port Fairy is a haven for wildlife, a fascinating ecological site and a showcase for local indigenous culture.

Spectacular regional villages and towns and warm country hospitality