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Archerton: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Stringybark Creek and the Kelly Tree


Stringybark Creek and the Kelly Tree is located 50 kilometres south from Benalla, and is where the infamous shoot out between police and the Kelly Gang took place on 26 October, 1878.

The Gang surprised the police at their camp and, in the ensuing gun battle, three policeman were killed. A police memorial has been erected here and is known as the 'Kelly Tree'.

The natural bush setting at Stringybark Creek is largely undisturbed and can be reached by a well-graded dirt from Mansfield or Benalla. Caution: logging trucks frequently use this road.

The road becomes gravel as you enter the State Forest. The day visitor area is down Stringybark Creek Road and provides picnic and wood barbecue facilities. There is comprehensive interpretive signage located throughout the area. All ability access is possible to the Kelly Tree viewing area from the carpark.




Kelly Tree Walk
Archerton, VIC, 3723

Located 5.5K from Archerton

Mount Samaria State Park


Set in tall, shady eucalypt forest, Mount Samaria State Park offers a cool and quiet retreat for beautiful walks, camping and picnicking. The Mount Samaria range incorporates a variety of scenery with spectacular vistas over the Victorian Alps, granite outcrops, high waterfalls and historic remains. Explore the park by foot, mountain bike or scenic drive and discover its tranquillity and beauty.

A range of camping and picnic areas, walking tracks and lookouts provide the visitor with many opportunities to experience this semi-remote park.

During the spring and early summer the forest is alive with brilliant displays of wildflowers. Year-round, it provides a haven for an array of birds and wildlife and is ideal for nature observation and photography.

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.




Mt Samaria Rd
Bridge Creek, VIC, 3722

Located 15.9K from Archerton

Brookfield Maze


Brookfield Maze, Licensed Cafe and Garden is located at Myrrhee, North East Victoria, nestled in the foothills of the King Valley gourmet food and wine region, uniquely situated alongside the picturesque Fifteen Mile creek.

A traditional hedge maze with extensive tranquil gardens, Brookfield Maze offers fun for whole family. Solve the puzzle of the maze to find the viewing platform in the centre. Hunt for hidden koalas and add up the number clues.

Play Bocce, giant chess and checkers in the garden, follow the brick labyrinth path to the rock centre or simply stroll around the garden, enjoying each season.

Choose from the extensive lunch menu in the air-conditioned licensed Cafe. Lunches are prepared with seasonal local produce, with scrumptious house made cakes and desserts. Brookfield's own barista will make you perfect espresso coffee while you relax and enjoy the garden views.

Brookfield Maze offers a unique setting for weddings and functions. Stay longer at Brookfield Maze
in the Maze House, boutique style self-catering accommodation.




1121 Benalla-Whitfield Road,
Benalla-Whitfield
Myrrhee, VIC, 3732

Located 21.1K from Archerton

Lake Nillahcootie


Bordering the edge of the Mount Samaria State Park, Lake Nillahcootie is a beautiful location with plenty to offer.

Lake Nillahcootie is a popular place for fishing, swimming and boating. It also has excellent picnic facilities and an attractive lawn area near the dam.

Access to the Lake foreshore is restricted as most of the land is privately leased. Camping is not permitted around the foreshore of the lake. Picnic and boating areas are open to the public from 8:00am to sunset daily.

Boats can be launched from the main boat ramp. Visitors are advised to be aware of the dangers associated with low water levels and exercise caution.




Midland Highway
Barjarg, VIC, 3723

Located 22.8K from Archerton

Archerton: Events

King Valley Challenge 2017


The King Valley Challenge involves a 15 kilometre run, 12 kilometre kayak, 39 kilometre cycle and 3.6 kilometre run to finish. There is also a six kilometre run/walk that starts at the same time, this is perfect for those not ready for the full 15 kilometre run and it is a major fundraiser for the King Valley Kitchen Garden Program.

The event starts at 10:30 am at Lake William Hovell, this will give time to travel from Melbourne or enjoy a leisurely start to the day. The run starts near the boat ramp and follows the rugged 4WD track alongside the lake and then the King River into the Alpine National Park, returning via the same route. You then paddle three laps of the lake, surrounded by the mountains with only your fellow kayakers on the lake. The ride takes you along the King River down from the lake, you turn left at Cheshunt, left at Whitfield and then climb up towards Powers Lookout. To finish you have a short run on the gravel track for a magical view of the mighty King Valley and the spoils of conquering the Valley.


Event Dates
2017
      7th Oct


Upper King River Road
Cheshunt, VIC, 3678

Located 12.5K from Archerton

Three Italians in King Valley


Celebrate the best of Italian food, wine and opera at this four-course long lunch prepared by Adam Pizzini of Rinaldo's Casa Cucina. The Italian inspired menu of local, seasonal produce matched with Italian varietal wines, kicks off with a glass of glass of Prosecco and canapes on the lawn and includes sublime live music from soprano Catherine Pendelich and singer/musician, C?d Le M?l?do

This Italian style alfresco long lunch is part of the High Country Harvest Festival.


Event Dates
2018
      5th May


175 King Valley Road
Whitfield, VIC, 3733

Located 18.8K from Archerton

Pizzini Wines Gnocchi Carnevale


If only life was as sweet as Nonna's gnocchi.

The Gnocchi Carnevale is held on the third weekend in November each year and is part of the Wines of the King Valley's La Dolce Vita Wine and Food Festival.

Enjoy Katrina's homemade gnocchi and the latest release crisp, aromatic white wines. Laze in the shade with friends and enjoy a Brachetto cocktail while the kids will love the huge range of activities just for them.

This is a fun weekend for the whole family. Children's activities include the giant undercover sandpit, roving circus entertainers and magician, face painting, craft, giant jenga and giant connect four. You can also make your own kite and learn how to fly it with the crew from Kites4kids.

The lunch menu includes gnocchi served three ways (including with Katrina's bolognaise sauce) as well as a selection of other delicious dishes. Desserts, ice creams and coffee all available. Live entertainment is by Maurice Milani and roving gypsy jazz band Bric a Brac.

Bookings are not required to enjoy the Gnocchi Carnevale. However, bus bookings required. Please do not bring your own alcohol, food or pets.


Event Dates
2017
      18th Nov
      19th Nov


175 King Valley Road
Whitfield, VIC, 3733

Located 19.0K from Archerton

Pizzini Easter Sunday Family Day


Join Pizzini Wines at cellar door with family and friends to celebrate Easter and the autumn harvest.

Pack your family and friends into the car and head to the King Valley over the Easter break. The team at Pizzini have planned a day of food, fun, wines and live music that all of the family will enjoy.

There will be a selection of delicious dishes on offer, including children's meal, ranging from $12 to $25 plus entertainment and plenty of activities and fun for the kids.

The King Valley's autumn landscape is beautiful with the rust and golden coloured leaves on the vines and the greening paddocks running down to the King River. Vintage will be nearing its end, it really is the perfect time of year to visit the region.

Cellar door is open over the whole Easter break including Good Friday, with the above activities only on Sunday.


Event Dates
2018
      1st Apr


175 King Valley Road
Whitfield, VIC, 3733

Located 19.0K from Archerton

The Little Foodies Group


Keep your Little Foodie busy these school holidays with delicious and fun cooking classes.

The Little Foodies Group cooking classes are generally a twoand a half hour session aimed at five to 12 year olds and combine cooking, eating and friendship as children learn a skill and have lots of fun.

Each class involves:

-Cooking two courses
-As little or as much help for your Little Foodie as they need
-Working together to set a table fit for a group of hungry kids
-Time to begin individual recipe books
-Sharing a meal with others

Each child will take home:

-A recipe book ready for more recipes to be added
-One utensil
-An apron
-A taste of each course
-Something to be proud of with a great feeling of achievement

Visit the website or Facebook page to find out more.


Event Dates
2017
      3rd Jul
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      14th Jul


43 Highett Street
Mansfield, VIC, 3722

Located 20.0K from Archerton

Mansfield Agricultural Show


Mansfield's Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show is a day for the entire family to enjoy.

A great day out with, a fantastic variety of events and competitions include rides, wood chopping, farmers challenge, animals of all shapes and sizes, pavilion exhibitions, trade stalls, sheep shearing, working dogs display and much more.

Feast on gourmet food stalls offering some of our best local produce.


Event Dates
2017
      18th Nov
      18th Nov


51 Mount Battery Road
Mansfield, VIC, 3722

Located 22.5K from Archerton

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