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Croxton East: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Volcanoes Discovery Centre

Visit the Volcanoes Discovery Centre in Penshurst at the foot of the dormant Mt Rouse volcano, and be transported back thousands of years to when volcanoes were erupting right across the Western District and into South Australia.

At the Volcanoes Discovery Centre you will see how the surrounding volcanoes formed and shaped the landscape. See where the bluestone used in the building of the Victorian Houses of Parliament came from. Hold a volcanic bomb in your hands. The heritage listed ceiling of the original bluestone section of the Volcanoes Discovery Centre is of particular interest.

A modern conference room is available for hire.

Mt Rouse - Aboriginal name 'Collorrer' rising 120 metres above the surrounding plains - is within walking distance. From its peak there are magnificent panoramic views in all directions. A walking track takes you to the southern end of Mt Rouse and its deep, circular crater lake.

Visit at sunset to see hundreds of wallabies and kangaroos bounding across the far side of the crater.

23 Martin Street,
Penshurst, VIC, 3289

Located 9.6K from Croxton East

Croxton East: Events

500th Anniversary of The Reformation - Launch at Tabor

Part of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation celebrations being held by the local Lutheran churches from 27 to 29 October 2017.

Drinks, nibbles and finger food from 6:00pm before an official launch of the weekend celebrations featuring guest speaker Reverend Dr Michael P Semmler.

Event Dates
      27th Oct

Located 6.8K from Croxton East

500th Anniversary of The Reformation - Local History Tour

Part of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation celebrations being held by the local Lutheran churches from 27 to 29 October 2017.

Meet at the South Hamilton Cemetary at 10:30am, and in the afternoon join the bus from the Hamilton Lutheran Church for an afternoon of touring. Booking essential.

Event Dates
      28th Oct

Located 12.4K from Croxton East

500th Anniversary of The Reformation - Celebration Service

Part of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation celebrations being held by the local Lutheran churches from 27 to 29 October 2017.

Celebration Service at St. Michael's Tarrington from 10:00am with Guest Preacher: Rev Dr Michael Semmler. The service will feature a mass choir, Handbells, Living Sounds Band, pipe organ and trumpet accompaniment.

Purchase your lunch from food stalls following the service and enjoy history displays and fellowship.

Event Dates
      29th Oct

Located 15.0K from Croxton East

Hamilton Harness Race Day

Harness racing has been part of the Australian sporting calendar for 150 years now, and it becomes a bigger industry year on year.

In Australia, there are 91 harness racing tracks holding nearly two thousand meetings per year. Around 5,000 standard bred horses are foaled and registered each year, and the sport features nearly 3,000 drivers across the country, with 4,000 registered trainers.

Join for a day of Harness Racing, fun for the whole family with meals, bar and TAB facilities.

Event Dates
      26th Feb
      13th Apr
      21st May
      11th Jun

Caldows Road
Hamilton, VIC, 3300

Located 16.6K from Croxton East

Music at Pierrepoint Cellar Door

Good food, fine wine and great music is right on your doorstep.

Held on the second last weekend in October and March each year, Pierrepoint Wines will host live music on the lawns at the cellar door, including George John who is back to entertain you and local artists.

Event Dates
      20th May

Located 16.9K from Croxton East

2017 Nestles and Hamilton Rowing Regatta

2017 Nestles and Hamilton Regatta will highlight their local rowing athletes against some of the biggest clubs in Victoria on home water.

Single scullers, doubles, fours and eights will all highlight action from the start at the spillway end of the lake to the mill road railway crossing.

Catering will be available from the club rooms.

Event Dates
      4th Nov

Located 19.0K from Croxton East

Dodge Brothers Club of Australia - Hamilton Rally

A gathering of members and historic vehicles of the Dodge Brothers Club of Australasia, visiting places of interest inlcuding Tabor, Penshurst, Byaduk, Coleraine and Hamilton.

Event Dates
      3rd Nov
      4th Nov
      5th Nov

Located 19.3K from Croxton East

Hamilton On Track Market

Come along and enjoy the family atmosphere of the 'On Track Market' with a range of outside stalls set in the idyllic location of the Hamilton Pastoral Museum with plenty of parking available.

With a variety of handmade crafts, soaps, condiments, honey, clothing, candles, bric-a-brac, home baking, food and wines and fresh fruit and vegetables.

Train rides, pony rides and a jumping castle provide entertainment for the kids.

Event Dates
      14th Jan
      11th Feb
      11th Mar
      8th Apr
      13th May
      10th Jun
      8th Jul
      12th Aug

Hiller Lane
Hamilton, VIC, 3300

Located 19.4K from Croxton East

Croxton East: Travel Tips

Dunkeld and Grampians Visitor Information Centre

At the foot of Mount Sturgeon, the southern tip of the Grampians and the Great Dividing Range you will find the booming little town of Dunkeld and the Dunkeld and Grampians Visitor Information Centre.

Dunkeld was named after a town in the Scottish Grampians and has enjoyed a stellar revival in the last 15 years.

You will find an Arboretum at the end of a pleasant walk along the small creek through town or for the more vigorous visitor, a hike up Mount Sturgeon, Mount Abrupt or the Piccaninny will provide great views of the entire Southern Grampians Range.

Dunkeld has a fascinating history documented at the Dunkeld Museum, a must visit to anyone coming to Dunkeld.

Dunkeld is quite simply spoilt with accommodation options. From the community Caravan Park to the ultra-modern eco-Lodges, traditional Bed and Breakfast to log cabins. It is no wonder more people are choosing to stay in Dunkeld as a base for a Grampians adventure.

Activities nearby include arts and crafts, birdwatching, bush walking, dining, historic sites, museums, native animal spotting, open gardens, photography, scenic drives, wine tasting, events and festivals.

Parker Street
Dunkeld, VIC, 3294

Located 17.5K from Croxton East

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