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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Stage is Set!

Stage is Set!

The stage is set this July, August and September for sensational acts, magnificent musicals, classical concerts and colourful kids' shows. The Hamilton Performing Arts Centre’s calendar is packed with a powerhouse of performances, ready and raring to entertain you!   The Wiggles Superhero...

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Sheepvention – It’s back

Sheepvention – It’s back

Sheepvention Rural Expo is Hamilton's Pastoral and Agricultural Society's prize show. Since 1952, Sheepvention has set the highest of standards when it comes to sheep expos. But Sheepvention isn't just a 'sheepish' event.  There is so much to be seen, experienced and tried at Sheepvention.  To...

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Last Minute Gift Ideas and Activities for Mum this Mother’s Day

Last Minute Gift Ideas and Activities for Mum this Mother’s Day

The clock is ticking for those of you who may have left the Mother’s Day shopping/planning a little last minute - but never fear because the businesses of Greater Hamilton are here!    In addition to our amazing retailers opening their doors for you to shop till you drop in the hunt for that...

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Skywhales in the Grampians

Skywhales in the Grampians

The launch of Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhales may have been postponed due to unfavourable weather conditions, but the Patricia Piccinini Artist Talk, Royal Mail Hotel In-Conversation Brunch and Art Steps workshops are still going ahead! The public launch event will now see these monumental...

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Little Vic Bike Ride – Welcome to Dunkeld!

Little Vic Bike Ride – Welcome to Dunkeld!

Great (Little) Vic Bike Riders... welcome to our little slice of heaven at the southern gateway to the Grampians National Park, also known as Gariwerd. If your legs aren't too tired from traversing our incredible landscapes, let us tempt you with some things to see and do in Dunkeld during your...

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Bunches of Love this Valentine’s Day

Bunches of Love this Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, Greater Hamilton will have the flowers for you… Delightful smelling and beautiful to look at, fresh florals are always a hit when it comes to Valentine’s Day gift giving. Whether you know exactly what you’re looking for or need some inspiration, our local and very...

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Inspiration For Your Next Visit

Packed with inspiration galore – our Greater Hamilton e-mag is worth the read. It’s never been easier to start planning your next getaway.  Be inspired.

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