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Mount Cole: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Mount Buangor State Park


Explore a variety of landscapes including eucalypt forest, creek flats, waterfalls and steep escarpments at Mount Buangor State Park. From the peak of Mount Buangor, the highest in the area, you can experience spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

There is a 15 kilometre network of walking tracks in the park; many extend into the adjoining Mount Cole State Forest.

The section of the Bukkertillible and Sugarloaf walks between The Cave and 2 Mile Circuit is a semi remote and steep walk suitable for experienced bushwalkers only. Please be aware that in wet conditions this section of track can become quite slippery.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters.

Before you go:
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Ferntree Gully Road
Middle Creek, VIC, 3375

Located 16.0K from Mount Cole

Langi Ghiran State Park


Rugged granite peaks and gentle sloping woodlands are the dominant features of this park. A pleasant walk to the mountain summit presents a view of ancient red gums on the surrounding plains skirted by Mount Buangor in the east and the Grampians in the distant west. Lar-ne-jeering (Langi Ghiran) is from the Djab Wurrung language meaning 'home of the black cockatoo'.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Western Highway
Dobie, VIC, 3377

Located 16.4K from Mount Cole

Bluewhippet Art


Fine art gallery, art supplies and art studio of Geoff Todd and Janette Lucas.

Bluewhippet Art showcases internationally acclaimed artists based in the Grampians.

Discover paintings, prints, etchings, ceramics, drawings, sculptural glass and homewares in the intimate Bluewhippet gallery.

Get creative on your holiday with artist quality sketch pads, pencils, colouring books and other art materials.

Internationally acclaimed artists showcased:

I n a l u x e
Geoff Todd
John Eagle
James McMurtrie
Rosemary Eagle
Janette Lucas
Zooblast Knits

Located in the historic Terminus hotel (1877) opposite KFC in Ararat, just off the Western Highway.

Custom framing also available.





65 Queen street
Ararat, VIC, 3377

Located 23.7K from Mount Cole

Ararat Regional Art Gallery


Located in the heart of Ararat in the landmark Town Hall, Ararat Regional Art Gallery offers a varied program encompassing national touring exhibitions, aspects of the permanent collection and exhibitions by visiting textile fibre and regional artists.

The Gallery was established in 1968 and has a unique place amongst Australia's public galleries through its longstanding commitment to supporting and promoting textile and fibre art - a curatorial and collection focus that began in the early 1970's.

While the permanent collection is not always on display, the Gallery maintains its dedication to highlighting excellence, innovation and diversity in contemporary textile fibre art practice through an annual exhibition program that features visiting artists and touring exhibitions.




Vincent Street
Ararat, VIC, 3377

Located 23.9K from Mount Cole

Mount Cole: Events

Boobling Art Competition


Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is dedicated to supporting Australians affected by breast cancer and making sure they receive the very best support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their individual needs. They are the peak national organisation for Australians affected by breast cancer and have at their heart the goals of supporting, informing, advocating and connecting those personally affected and all those around them.

To support BCNA and the work they do Mountainside Wines is holding an at competition with a portion of the funds raised through the sale of tickets going to BCNA.

The competition is being held on Saturday 18th February, 2017 at Mountainside Wines and entrants will be given a doodle in the shape of a breast and given one hour to create a piece of art. Artworks will be judged in three categories; landscape, portrait and fun. There will also be an overall winner whose artwork best represents the mission of BCNA; support, information, advocacy and connection.

Bring your paints, pastels, crayon, pencils, or use the materials provided and help support the wonderful work of Breast Cancer Network Australia.


Event Dates
2017
      18th Feb


197 Mount Cole Road,
197 Mount Cole
Warrak, VIC, 3377

Located 2.7K from Mount Cole

Cinema at Mountainside Wines


Mountainside Wines is launching its summer cinema program on Saturday, 29th October, 2016. What better location to relax and enjoy a movie than surrounded by vineyards, paddocks and Mt Cole. There is room for 30 cars and over 100 pedestrians who are encouraged to bring chairs, picnic rugs and cushions to enjoy the movie under the stars. The cellar door will be open with wine, beer and soft drinks for sale together with popcorn and cheese platters for sharing with family and friends. Spaces are limited and bookings are essential.

Pack the car, bring the kids and enjoy a night of family fun. Please note that licensing regulations prevent visitors from bringing their own alcohol. Car parking for pedestrians is available outside the paddock where the movie is being shown.


Event Dates
2016
      29th Oct


197 Mount Cole Road,
197 Mount Cole
Warrak, VIC, 3377

Located 2.7K from Mount Cole

Chocolate and Wine Pairing Masterclass


Join Deniz Karaca, Chocolatier and Executive Pastry Chef at Mountainside Wines where guests will be treated to a tasting of Cuvee Chocolates matched with fine wines grown and made right here on the property.

Deniz has made a name for himself in the Australian chocolate and dessert scene after being named the #1 chocolatier in Australia and Asia in 2012 and 2013, being ranked amongst the top three in the world after his participation in the World Chocolate Masters in 2013. Most recently he was named Australian Patissier of the Year 2016.

The masterclass will delight the senses and demonstrate the joys of chocolate made especially to pair with fine wine. Following the Masterclass a light lunch will be provided.


Event Dates
2016
      30th Oct


197 Mount Cole Road,
197 Mount Cole
Warrak, VIC, 3377

Located 2.7K from Mount Cole

MSO Performance for Epicureans | Seriously Shiraz


Mount Langi Ghiran invites the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to perform in the winery, Monday 31 October at 12:00pm.

The exciting partnership between MSO and Mount Langi Ghiran pairs two historic Victorian brands renowned for their passion, craftsmanship and excellence.

Come along for a 30 minutes performance by musicians of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in the impressive Barrel Hall of Langi followed by a long lunch held in the vineyard. Enjoy mouthwatering local produce: olives, cheeses, meats, terrines, salami, seasonal vegetables etc., matched to wines from the Cliff Edge range.

Guest can participate to an optional barrel tasting with the winemaking team at 11:00am sharp for $10.


Event Dates
2016
      31st Oct


80 Vine Road
Bayindeen, VIC, 3375

Located 7.5K from Mount Cole

Emirates Melbourne Cup visit to Buangor


The day will commence, for those interested in Melbourne Cup fashion, with an informal fashion morning tea featuring fashions suitable for races and a milliner and the opportunity to have a photo with the Emirates Melbourne Cup.

Buangor will the be hosting a free Community Carnival to allow the community and its visitors to view and have their photos taken with the Emirates Melbourne Cup. Come along and enjoy the carnival activities such as jumping castles, fairy floss, popcorn, games and various other stalls.

The final event for the day will be a Gala evening in the majestic Cobb and Co at Buangor, to celebrate the Emirates Melbourne Cup visit to Buangor. This is fully catered event with tickets sold prior to the event. Come along and enjoy a delightful evening, with the opportunity to hear guest speakers, view the Melbourne Cup and bid on quality auction items, with all proceeds raised going back to the community.


Event Dates
2016
      11th Oct


6660 Western Highway
Buangor, VIC, 3375

Located 12.5K from Mount Cole

Grampians Ride to Remember


Grampians Ride to Remember is expected to attract over 350 riders and pillions from right across Victoria in addition to a number from interstate.

The 195km Ride is a green corridor event and will be open to all licensed motorcycle enthusiasts and conducted under police escort to maximise safety and to minimise disruption to other road users.

The 2017 Ride will start from Ararat and travel through the rural countryside to the fringes of the magnificent Grampians National Park including the townships of Moyston, Pomonal to Halls Gap for morning tea. The ride then travels on through the Grampians National Park and back Ararat for a relaxing barbecue in the Alexandra Gardens.

The event is open to all registered, roadworthy motorcycles and licensed riders with Clubs, Group Bookings, Pillion Passengers most welcome to participate.


Event Dates
2017
      5th Feb


Barkly Street
Ararat, VIC, 3377

Located 23.4K from Mount Cole

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