Unexpected Discoveries

There’s something about Greater Hamilton.
The space, the freshest of air, the people, the delightful surprises.

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So many possibilities in Greater Hamilton

Indulge in the delicacies of Dunkeld, meander through yesteryear in Byaduk, or immerse yourself in the charm of Balmoral. Or catch the feels of our other 7 charming townships – all vastly different – and share in their stories.  From volcanic plains to flowing falls, small batch wineries and vibrant acclaimed artworks our region is steeped in history, passion and full of unexpected discoveries.

Re-discover what is feels like to have space. And time.  Re-discover what it feels like to have fresh country air filter through your lungs.  Re-discover what it feels like to truly connect with the people in the places.  Re-discover rural hospitality, that feels warm, comfortable and just like home. 

There’s people to meet, places to see, and many many possibilities on your next visit to Greater Hamilton, when the time is right.

Inspired By Locals

Let your next visit to Greater Hamilton, be inspired by those who know it best.
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Our Destinations

Hamilton

Balmoral

Branxholme

Byaduk

Cavendish

Coleraine

Dunkeld

Glenthompson

Penshurst

Tarrington

What's Open?

It's business as un-usual here. We've curated a comprehensive guide on what's open, and changes to normal services, to make planning your next visit even easier.
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Through the Photographers Lens – Gill Fry

Through the Photographers Lens – Gill Fry

This blog features the photography of Greater Hamilton local, Gill Fry. Discover more of her photography on her website and on social media @gillfryphotography, and be sure to check out her YouTube channel for her photography tips and tricks.We’ve got a pretty special perspective of the stars down...

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Eat – Shop – Admire, A Day Well Spent In Hamilton

Eat – Shop – Admire, A Day Well Spent In Hamilton

Treat yourself with a day of indulgences in Hamilton.  There is something special around every corner and a superlative day to be had by simply following these three essential treat-yourself steps... Eat - Shop - Admire   Eat Always best to prepare yourself for a great day (in every sense of...

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Wildflowers Galore

Wildflowers Galore

Everlasting Button 📷 credit Russell Scott (via tumblr)   Spring has sprung, and now is the best time to see the region pop with colour. From our rugged and majestic Grampians ranges to our unique volcanic landscapes, an abundance of wildflowers dominate views throughout the Greater Hamilton...

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Calling all Bird Lovers

Calling all Bird Lovers

The Greater Hamilton region is an ideal place to base yourself for birdwatching. Finding birds here is easy; you can hear them wherever you are and see them everywhere. Photos: @kirisimagesbirds on Instagram.Australia is home to more than 800 different stunning bird species, with many of them...

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Through the Photographers Lens – Tracey Kruger

Through the Photographers Lens – Tracey Kruger

This blog features the photography of Greater Hamilton local, Tracey Kruger. You can discover more of her photography in her books and on social media @ShearinginVictoria'sWesternDistrict, and unearth more of her local secrets in this video.Throughout our region there are many photographers with a...

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Be An Explorer… Unearth World Class Experiences!

Be An Explorer… Unearth World Class Experiences!

At the moment we know we can’t travel across the globe to adventure through unknown landscapes and tick off the coveted experiences on your Bucket List. However, what if we told you that you can be an explorer right here in Victoria, and discover World Heritage Sites and unique features that only...

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