Laanecoorie

Like many goldfield towns Laanecoorie was once a thriving rural centre, supporting a large population of people who came to the region seeking their fortune during Victorian the gold rush.

Clunes

138 km north-west of Melbourne and 33 km north of Ballarat lies the tiny, bookish village of Clunes, a former gold mining town, nestled in the idyllic valley and rolling…

Talbot

The quiet hamlet of Talbot comes alive every third Sunday of the month when visitors flock to the farmer’s market to pick up fresh produce, look for unique collectables and…

St Arnaud

With its picturesque heritage street scape and Silo Art right on the doorstep of the Pyrenees wine region, St Arnaud is fast establishing itself as a notable destination for lovers…

Adelaide Lead

Situated about 10km south of Maryborough, on the headwaters of the Timor Creek, Adelaide Lead is found between Alma and Possum Gully, Amherst and Talbot.   Signs of the first inhabitants, the…

Avoca

Nestled along the Avoca River, at the foothills of the Pyrenees mountain range, is the pretty little town of Avoca. Avoca has an active arts community and is home to…

Bealiba

Approximately 25 kilometres from Dunolly and 47 Kilometres from Maryborough, on the outer edges of the Central Goldfields shire, is the tiny town of Bealiba. Bealiba is home to an…

Maryborough

Although technically not a tiny town, Maryborough serves as a central hub to a number of tiny satellite towns across the Central Goldfields Shire and is home to the Central…

Tarnagulla

At the southern end of Loddon Shire is the township of Tarnagulla, once known for having the highest concentration of large gold nuggets in the world. Over the years the…

Dunolly

Located in the Central Goldfields Shire, approximately 20 minutes by car from the regional centre of Maryborough, is the former Gold Rush town of Dunolly. Known as Lea Kuribur by…