History & Heritage

A rich history to be told

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Female walking in front of the Camperdown Courthouse

Courthouse Camperdown

For tips on how to make the most of your visit, gifts and warm local hospitality be sure to call into Courthouse Camperdown,...

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Guy leaning against a dry stone wall

Dry Stone Walls

Western Victoria has up to 3,000km of the most dramatic and accomplished dry stone walls in Australia, historically and...

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Spend some time in Macarthur

Uncover a hidden gem. Settled on the banks of the Eumeralla River, Macarthur is the gateway to the spectacular Budj Bim National...

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Koroit Heritage Trail

Grab a brochure online or from the Koroit Bakery and treat yourself to a journey through the town’s fascinating...

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History of Macarthur

The land surrounding the township of Macarthur is rich and fertile. Evidence of volcanic activity is obvious as Mt Eccles. About...

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View of Simpson Lake with the rotunda in the background and a bench in the foreground

Heytesbury Settlement Historical Park

The Heytesbury Settlement Historic Park is located on the banks of Simpson Lake and commemorates the development of the...

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Explore the charm of historic towns on the Princes Highway

We think this beautiful patch of the Great Ocean Road region between Colac and Terang makes for a great autumn road...

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Dreaming of Scotland? Trek Victoria's Volcanic Lakes and Plains

With a winter carpet of emerald green, morning mist on sapphire lakes, hill walking and charming historic towns you could be forgiven for thinking...

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A Glimpse into one of Victoria's Best Kept Secrets

Everything tastes better when enjoyed in the stunning setting of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains. Immerse yourself in the cultural highlights of the...

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.