Melbourne & Victoria - Goldfields & Grampians (Chapter)
This is the Goldfields & Grampians chapter from Lonely Planet’s Melbourne & Victoria guidebook.
History, nature and culture combine spectacularly in Victoria’s regional heart, once home to the small but fabulously rich central Victorian goldfields. Further west, there’s a different type of history to experience at the Grampians National Park, one of Victoria’s great natural wonders.
- discover the traditional stories of Gariwerd at Brambuk Cultural Centre in Halls Gap
- descend deep into a gold mine then ride the talking tram in Bendigo
- restaurants & accommodation
- ride the restored steam train from Maldon to Castlemaine
Coverage includes: Ballarat, Bendigo, Goldfields Towns, Kyneton, Castlemaine & around, Maldon, Maryborough, Grampians National Park (Gariwerd), Halls Gap, Dunkeld & the Southern Grampians, Wartook Valley & the Northern Grampians, Horsham, Mt Arapiles State Park and Little Desert National Park.
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