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Highlands: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Gallery 34 Yea


Gallery 34 is located in the old Commercial Bank Building in Yea, just over 90 minutes drive from Melbourne.

It is dedicated to showcasing Australian art and artists, via a rotating monthly exhibition in the main gallery, miscellaneous framed work in our stock room and an ever growing selection of contemporary jewellery, furniture, ceramics, sculpture, woodwork, stationery and other gifts all proudly handmade in Australia.




34 High Street
Yea, VIC, 3717

Located 15.7K from Highlands

Highlands: Events

Ruffy Artfest 2016


The Ruffy Artfest is a community celebration and provides an opportunity for local and visiting artists, sculptors and photographers to showcase and sell, their high quality art works of various mediums.

As part of the Artfest, several beautiful, local gardens - are art forms in their own right - will also be open for inspection over the weekend and will most certainly inspire visitors to get creative in their own gardens.

A scarecrow competition is a highlight of the Artfest with many families joining in the fun of creating their own individual scary creature. Artists and visitors are warmly invited to exhibit or visit over the weekend of November 12 and 13, 2016.

Ruffy is situated in the Strathbogie Ranges, just 1.5 hours drive from Melbourne, accessible via either the Hume Freeway or the Maroondah Freeway.


Event Dates
2016
      12th Nov
      13th Nov


Nolans Road
Ruffy, VIC, 3666

Located 12.8K from Highlands

Steamfest


This Steamfest is also on over Easter every year. All our steam engines in the museum will be in action with a demonstration after each train journey.

Luncheon package is available, fun for all the family, disabled facilities, kiosk, friendly volunteers.

The view from summit station is spectacular with views of the whole Upper Goulburn Valley. Do not forget to check out the development of the steam locomotive in the workshop which has been designed and being totally built here.


Event Dates
2016
      30th Oct
2017
      15th Apr
      16th Apr
      17th Apr


7523 Goulburn Valley Highway,
Goulburn Valley
Kerrisdale, VIC, 3660

Located 13.4K from Highlands

Sunday Family Fun Day at Kerrisdale Mountain Railway


Kerrisdale Mountain Railway have featured as number 69 in the RACV 101 Tourism Awards and also on Postcards on three occasions, with visitors coming many times. The two foot gauge tourist railway in the foothills of the Tallarook Ranges offers spectacular views, fully operational steam museum.

Come and have a fun filled day for all the family. Trains run at 11:00am, 12-noon, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm on Sunday.

The Kerrisdale Mountain Railway pride themselves on making your visit a special time.


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2016
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7523 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kerrisdale, VIC, 3660

Located 13.6K from Highlands

Kerrisdale Mountain Railway Easter 'Steamfest'


Kerrisdale Mountain Railway is a narrow gauge tourist railway (two foot gauge) offering a 35 minute return train journey to ' Summit Station' with spectacular views of the entire Upper Goulburn Valley.

The train journey is followed by a full demonstration of all the steam engines in the Museum, tour of the workshop and loco sheds. Treats for the children, kiosk, disabled facilities, friendly volunteers, home made rock cakes, luncheon package available. Bookings essential.

Trains will run at 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00pm on Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday. (26 to 28 March).

Watch for the brown tourist signs half way between Seymour and Yea, approximately one hour North of Melbourne. Check the website or call for more information.


Event Dates
2017
      15th Apr
      16th Apr
      17th Apr


7523 Goulburn Valley Highway,
Goulburn Valley
Kerrisdale, VIC, 3660

Located 13.6K from Highlands

Water Fun at The Wetlands


Looking for something to do with the kids in the school holidays? Come along to the Y Water Discovery Centre at Yea Wetlands and join in on a program of fun, educational activities for primary school aged children.

Places are limited so bookings are essential. Gold coin donations appreciated.


Event Dates
2016
      28th Sep


2 Hood Street
Yea, VIC, 3717

Located 15.7K from Highlands

School Holiday Fun at the Yea Wetlands


Are your children feeling bored? Do you have grandchildren visiting for the holidays? Just passing through and want something to do? Come along to Yea and the Y Water Discovery Centre's environmental and fun water activities - and have a splashing good time.

Activities are suitable for for primary school age children. Numbers are limited with prior bookings by telephone essential.

Entry is by gold coin donation.


Event Dates
2017
      11th Jan
      18th Jan
      5th Apr
      12th Apr


2 Hood Street
Yea, VIC, 3717

Located 15.7K from Highlands

Rotary Club of Yea Open Garden Weekend


Open Garden Weekend is an annual event held on the first weekend in November, where both town and country gardens in the district are open for viewing thanks to the generosity of the owners.

Different gardens are open each year for the enjoyment of all garden lovers. This year the mix includes four gardens in the Yea township and seven in the surrounding district.


Event Dates
2016
      5th Nov
      6th Nov


2 Hood Street,
Tickets from Yea Visitor Information Centre
Yea, VIC, 3717

Located 15.7K from Highlands

Yea Show


In 2016 the Yea Show is celebrating its second century - showcasing country excellence to locals and visitors alike. This year's show is delighted to highlight a selection of traditional crafts as well as all the usual attractions of cattle, poultry, dairy goats and horses.

The pavilion sections will again display quality crafts, foods, photography and horticulture providing a visual feast for all. Rides and show bags for children and teenagers will be in full swing and sheep dog trials will also feature.

On Friday night the festivities for the 101st Yea Show will commence with a family night of music and a heifer show.

Come along and discover Yea Show's Country Excellence.


Event Dates
2016
      26th Nov


Snodgrass Street
Yea, VIC, 3717

Located 15.7K from Highlands

Highlands: Travel Tips

Y Water Discovery Centre


The Y Water Discovery Centre incorporates a fully accredited Visitor Information Centre and interactive environmental interpretive displays to inform visitors about the importance of water resource management and local wetland ecology.

Located adjacent to the Yea Wetlands the Centre is a striking, architecturally designed building incorporating sustainable design elements. A range of programs for primary and secondary school groups are offered as well as guided tours of the Wetlands which include a Devonshire tea.

The friendly team can provide information on a wide range of activities and points of interest, accommodation and dining options, and travel directions. The Centre also incorporates a gift shop stocking a wide range of products for sale including books, maps, games and toys, jewellery, skincare, local produce and clothing. Many of the items are hand-crafted by local artisans and producers who offer a unique and very special range of products.

Outside there is a picnic area with barbecue facilities, ample on-site parking and a recreational vehicle dump point.




2 Hood Street
Yea, VIC, 3717

Located 15.7K from Highlands

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