Discover Outdoors

Traipse the trails, spot the wildlife and behold the views, there's so much to discover in our great outdoors

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...

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Red Gum Walk

Red Gum Walk

Red Gum Walk Located along the Rocklands Road on the eastern side of town is the Glenelg River Wetlands and River Walk also known as the Balmoral Red Gum Walk. A short walk from the town centre, head out Rocklands Road and take the dirt track just before the 80km sign...

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Budj Bim (Mt Eccles) National Park

Budj Bim (Mt Eccles) National Park

Budj Bim (Mt Eccles) National Park The Budj Bim National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed park covering the majority of the lava flow from the Budj Bim volcano (Mount Eccles) as well as multiple significant Indigenous heritage sites. Just a 30-minute drive from...

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Mount Rouse

Mount Rouse

Mount Rouse Penshurst’s own resident volcano, Mount Rouse is responsible for the rocky landscape surrounding Penshurst and which dominates much of the landscape from Penshurst to Port Fairy. A part of Kanawinka alongside Mt Napier and Budj Bim (Mt Eccles), Mount Rouse...

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Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld Arboretum A sanctuary of walking tracks, giant red gums, lakes and even a labyrinth.  The picturesque Dunkeld Arboretum allows you to take in the beauty, peace and imagery of nature at its finest. Enjoy a walk around the Arboretum tracks and view the ducks and...

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Wakefield Park Garden

Wakefield Park Garden

Wakefield Park Garden The Wakefield Park garden covers 2½ acres (1 Hectare). Massed shrubberies and rose gardens are set among sweeping green lawns and sheltered by mature English trees. It is a very peaceful and romantic garden with many interesting features to be...

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