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Norong Central: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Mt Piper Nature Conservation Reserve

Mt Piper is a haven for local fauna, take the challenging climb to the peak. It is worth the effort for the breath-taking views.

On the way, look for the endangered Blue Ant butterfly and Golden Sun moth, majestic wedge tail eagles and smaller birds such as fairy martins and spotted pardalotes.

Access from Piper Lane, Broadford.

Piper Lane
Broadford, VIC, 3658

Located 14.4K from Norong Central

Trawool Valley

Trawool, originally named 'Traawool', the indigenous word for 'wild water', is a district dominated by agriculture, dairy and unforgettable scenery. The area was first explored by Hume and Hovell in 1824, and later settled as a large sheep station.

The district is bounded in the East by the Bald Hills and to the West by the Warrigul Rocks. In 1983, the National Trust awarded the Trawool Valley a Scenic Classification, recognising its importance as a scenic, geological and cultural site, and for its great diversity of flora and fauna. For this reason it is the perfect destination to enjoy outdoor pursuits.

With cafes, a gallery, resort and boutique self contained accommodation, the Trawool Valley is perfect for your next getaway.

Goulburn Valley Highway
Trawool, VIC, 3660

Located 16.9K from Norong Central

Horseshoe Lagoon Flora and Fauna Reserve

Horseshoe Lagoon is nestled in the bend of the Goulburn River between Kerrisdale and Trawool. The stunning surroundings and peaceful atmosphere make it the perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities such as camping and fishing.

Walk in camping is allowed, no bookings or fees are required. Access to the camping area is approximately eight kilometers in from the Goulburn Valley Highway on Greenslopes Road. Please be mindful that the road travels through private farmland, drive carefully and respect grazing stock.

Greenslopes Road
Trawool, VIC, 3660

Located 17.5K from Norong Central

Monument Hill Reserve

Located an hour north of Melbourne in Kilmore, Monument Hill Reserve is a fantastic recreational area perfect for activities such as bush-walking and horse riding.

Situated at the top of the Hill is the Hume and Hovell monument. This was erected to honour the explorers whose expedition played a significant role in establishing the colony of Victoria. The monument is a watchtower from the former Kilmore Gaol. From the top of the monument visitors can look out over Kilmore and the surrounding countryside.

From the monument, follow one of the walking tracks that leads down the ridge to the golf course, cricket club or Kilmore Hospital Reservoir. Local wildlife is abundant. Lizards, birds, echidnas, kangaroos and wallabies can be spotted around the reserve.

Monument Road
Kilmore, VIC, 3764

Located 19.6K from Norong Central

Norong Central: Events

Cast Off Craft

Cast Off Craft is a weekly gathering of creatives, coming together to learn, laugh, and connect with craft.

Just bring yourself, a project or idea and join in.

Cast Off Craft is also exhibiting members work throughout the year at Chambers Gallery Space Broadford, so check out what others are getting up to.

Find Cast Off Craft on Facebook or send an email for more info.

Event Dates
      8th Dec
      15th Dec
      22nd Dec
      29th Dec
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      26th Jan
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      9th Feb
      16th Feb
      23rd Feb
      2nd Mar
      9th Mar
      16th Mar

113 High Street
Broadford, VIC, 3658

Located 14.0K from Norong Central

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
      15th Apr
      16th Apr
      17th Apr

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

Located 15.9K from Norong Central

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.

Event Dates
      11th Dec
      18th Dec
      25th Dec
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      29th Jan
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      30th Apr
      7th May
      14th May
      21st May
      28th May

7523 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kerrisdale, VIC, 3660

Located 15.9K from Norong Central

Christmas / New Year Timetable at the Kerrisdale Mountain Railway

Kerrisdale Mountain Railway will be running extra trains over the Christmas / New Year period to allow additional opportunities for family, visitors or friends to visit.

Spectacular views of the whole Upper Goulburn Valley and beyond (35 minute return journey), museum demonstration, loco shed and workshop tours all included in your ticket price. Friendly volunteers, kiosk, disabled facilities and fun for all the family.

Trains will run at 11:00am and 1:00pm on 26, 27, 29 and 30 December, as well as 2 January. The usual trains will run on Sunday at 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00pm.

Watch for the brown tourist signs halfway between Seymour and Yea at 7523 Goulburn Valley Highway, Kerrisdale. Phone Jennifer to make a booking. Have a look at the website for more information.

Event Dates
      26th Dec
      27th Dec
      28th Dec
      29th Dec
      30th Dec
      2nd Jan

7523 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kerrisdale, VIC, 3660

Located 16.0K from Norong Central


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
      15th Apr
      16th Apr
      17th Apr

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

Located 16.0K from Norong Central

Kilmore Country Music Festival and Ute Competition

Saturday March 4th evening is a ticketed event at Trackside racing venue betting shed, featuring The Tim Farren Band and guests.

Sunday March 5th will commence at 11.00am at Trackside outdoor area and will be headlined by Amber Lawrence , The Tim Farren band, Danny Stain, Kaitlyn Thomas, The Prairie Oysters, Rattlincane, Sandie Dodd and Wild Honey, Rodger Delfos Beatriders.

Incorporating a ute comp and market stalls. Food vendors and bar available. Strictly no BYO.
Visit the website for up to date information and to book early bird weekend pass .

Event Dates
      4th Mar
      5th Mar

East Street
Kilmore, VIC, 3764

Located 19.8K from Norong Central

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