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Laharum: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Grampians Olive Co. (Toscana)


Established in 1943 and 100% family owned and operated, Toscana are one of Australia's oldest olive groves. Heritage trees, dryland organic farming, a Mediterranean growing climate and a passion for quality combine to create their olive oils.

Grampians Olive Co is home to the historic Toscana Olives - the perfect stop on your Grampians day trip. Enjoy free tastings of the estate-produced premium organic olive oils in the farm shop, including the distinctive range of infusions, table olives and artisan vinegars. A selection of dukkahs, honey and farmgate exclusive seasonal preserves made on the grove are also available.

Espresso, platters and sweet treats can also be enjoyed while taking in the tranquil surrounds. Or take a tour and learn about the process from olive tree to bottle: from sustainable organic growing to harvesting, cold-pressing and hand-bottling. During harvest season which is May to June , you can watch the team cold pressing their fresh organic olives into oil. The press is the only one in the region and reduces the time between picking the olives and pressing them, maximising flavour and retaining antioxidants.




376 Olive Plantation Road
Laharum, VIC, 3401

Located 4.1K from Laharum

Ngamadjidj Shelter - Wartook Valley


Ngamadjidj (pronounced NG as in sing, DJ as in jaw) is on the western edge of the ranges near a small secluded waterhole. Remains of campfires and stone tools used by the Jardwadjali have been found here, which suggests it was a favoured camping place. The paintings at this site are unusual because only white clay was used.

Elsewhere in Gariwerd the paintings were mostly done with red pigment. The remnants of sixteen painted figures are on this panel, but some are becoming very faint. Unfortunately nothing is known about the meaning of these paintings. The traditional lifestyle of the Jarwadjali was destroyed before it could be recorded.




Millar Road,
PO Box 81
Laharum, VIC, 3401

Located 6.3K from Laharum

Gulgurn Manja Shelter - Laharum


Gulgurn Manja (pronounced Gulkurn Manya)meaning hands of young people, is a rock shelter at the northern tip of Gariwerd. From here the small groups of Jardwadjali would have been ideally positioned to see the fires of other groups on the plains to the north.

They also used the local finegrained sandstone to make stone tools. Marks where stone has been broken from the walls can still be seen in this shelter.

The paintings at Gulgurn Manja include bars, emu tracks and handprints. Handprints such as these are only found in northern Gariwerd, and many here were done by children, hence the Aboriginal name for the site. These paintings were part of a unique local art style which was used to tell stories and pass on the law of the people.




Flat Rock Road,
PO Box 81
Laharum, VIC, 3401

Located 9.9K from Laharum

Laharum: Events

Grampians Challenge


The Grampians Challenge multisport and trail run is a weekend of adventure sports in the stunning Northern Grampians.

Multisport:
- Leg one - Run nine kilometre
- Leg two - Paddle 10 kilometres
- Leg three - MTB 35 kilometres

Trail run:
- 14 kilometres

Categories:
- Solo male. Open, Junior (under 18), Over 40, Over 50.
- Solo female. Open, Junior (under 18), Over 40, Over 50.
- Mixed, Female, Male relay teams.
- AR Duo teams (team stays together whole course, kayaks supplied)


Event Dates
2017
      17th Sep


2637 Northern Grampians Road
Wartook, VIC, 3401

Located 10.1K from Laharum

Grampians Challenge Multi-sport and Trail Run


The Grampians Challenge Multi-sport and Trail Run consists of nine kilometres of trail running, 10 kilometres of kayaking and 35 kilometres of mountain biking. The course is fully marked and no navigation is required. The Trail Running course is 14.7 kilometres.

2017 will mark the third edition of the event and the course which showcases some of the most spectacular parks of the Northern Grampians region.

Registration is available online.


Event Dates
2017
      17th Sep


Northern Grampians Road
Wartook, VIC, 3400

Located 13.7K from Laharum

Lakers Sunday Market


Lakers Sunday Market is located ten kilometres from Horsham at Dock Lake Reserve, across the road from Green Lake.

Lakers Sunday Market is open from 9:00am until 1:30pm on the second Sunday of each month.

The market has a gated play ground for children to play in, ample parking available and offer a variety of food and drinks.

For those wishing to have a stall at the market, please enquire via email or phone.


Event Dates
2017
      10th Sep
      8th Oct
      12th Nov
      10th Dec


8372 Western Highway
Drung, VIC, 3401

Located 18.1K from Laharum

Haven Market


All are welcome to the Haven Market held on the first Saturday of each month (with the exception of January).

Convened by the Haven Recreation Reserve committee, all funds raised are used to improve facilities for the benefit of the community, the local primary school and visitors.

Hundreds of people enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Market located in a picturesque bush setting only five minutes from the city centre of Horsham.

There is always a diverse range of stalls from delicious homemade sauces, relish, cakes and jams, locally grown honey, organic vegetables, bread and buns, through to locally made arts and crafts, baby produce, plants and many others.

Sit and enjoy a cappuccino or hot chocolate, or indulge in a hot jam doughnut while listening to the live music.

The Market is renowned for its Egg and Bacon Muffin Breakfast supplied by the local tennis club, followed by a barbecue supplied by the local primary school.

Please don't miss Haven's monthly market, it is a very popular event, not just for the produce it provides but also the welcoming community spirit of the bush.


Event Dates
2017
      2nd Sep
      7th Oct
      4th Nov
      2nd Dec


4378 Henty Highway
Haven, VIC, 3401

Located 24.1K from Laharum

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