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Best places to visit Eildon and Surrounds

Eildon is a small town in Victoria, Australia, situated about 130 kilometres (81 miles) northeast of Melbourne. The area is known for its beautiful natural scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities, making it a popular destination for holidays. Here are a few places you might consider visiting while you’re there:

Lake Eildon: The town of Eildon is located on the shores of this large man-made lake, which is popular for boating, fishing, and water sports. You can also take a leisurely cruise on the lake or rent a houseboat to explore the area.


Goughs Bay: Located on the western shore of the lake, Goughs Bay is a tranquil spot that is perfect for picnics, swimming, and fishing.


Eildon Pondage: A small lake that is also popular for fishing and boating. You can also take a stroll along the well-maintained walking track that circles the lake.


Jamieson: A small town located nearby Eildon, this place is famous for its trout fishing in the nearby Jamieson River. You can take a guided fishing trip, or rent a canoe or kayak to explore the river at your own pace.


High Country Rail Trail: This cycling and walking trail runs for nearly 160 kilometres between Tallarook and Mansfield, passing through Eildon. It is a scenic way to explore the local countryside and take in the natural beauty of the area.


Eildon Park: A large park with a playground, a skatepark and BBQ facilities, perfect for family outing or a picnic.


Eildon Conservation Reserve: This reserve is home to a variety of native plants and animals, including kangaroos and wallabies. There are also several walking trails that take you through the reserve and offer great views of the surrounding countryside.

These are just a few of the many things you can do while visiting Eildon. The region is also known for its wine production and local produce, which can be experienced through various wineries and farm gates. These are just a few ideas to help you plan your holiday, and there are many other activities and attractions to discover in the area as well.

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