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Three hundred kilometres north-west of Melbourne, the rural town of Quambatook lies in the heart of Victoria's wheat belt.

Throughout the land, however, Quambatook has been recognised for the last quarter of a century as the tractor-pulling capital of the nation. Although tractor pulling made its Australian debut in nearby Elmore, Quambatook has kept its foot on the pedal since Apex organised the town's first competition in 1976.

Within a couple of years Apex handed responsibility over to the Quambatook Tractor Pulling Association which has built the annual Easter event into one of the showcases of rural Australia. And down through the years some of the standout machines such as the Quamby Quaker and the Aussie Battler have become part of the nation's tractor and rural folklore.

Nearby Lalbert Lake is dependent on high flows from the Avoca River to fill its 500ha basin, but when the water is up the carp and redfin are on the bite.

Quambatook: Events

Naturally Loddon - Father's Day Picnic at Piccoli's Star Spanner Sculpture Garden

Enjoy a relaxing Father's Day afternoon at Piccoli's, Star Spanner Sculpture Gardens in Boort.

Visitors can wander through two acres of manicured gardens awash with seasonal colours and admire the magnificent metal sculptures made out of old spanners.

Barbeque lunch, afternoon tea and refreshments available all day, as well as a jumping castle and face painting for the children.

This event is part of the Naturally Loddon 2017 Spring Calendar running from 3 September to 28 October.

The official launch of the Naturally Loddon Spring Calendar is at 2:00pm.

Bring along a chair or picnic rug and enjoy a fun filled day with your Dad.

Event Dates
      3rd Sep

1316 Boort-Quambatook Road
Barraport, VIC, 3537

Located 22.0K from Quambatook

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