Unexpected Discoveries

There’s something about Greater Hamilton.
The space, the freshest of air, the people, the delightful surprises.

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So many possibilities in Greater Hamilton

Indulge in the delicacies of Dunkeld, meander through yesteryear in Byaduk, or immerse yourself in the charm of Balmoral. Or catch the feels of our other 7 charming townships – all vastly different – and share in their stories.  From volcanic plains to rivers and waterways, small batch wineries and vibrant acclaimed artworks our region is steeped in history, passion and full of unexpected discoveries.

Re-discover what is feels like to have space. And time. Re-discover what it feels like to have fresh country air filter through your lungs.  Re-discover what it feels like to truly connect with the people in the places.  Re-discover rural hospitality, that feels warm, comfortable and just like home. 

There’s people to meet, places to see, and many many possibilities on your next visit to Greater Hamilton.

Inspired By Locals

Let your next visit to Greater Hamilton, be inspired by those who know it best.
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Our Destinations

Hamilton

Balmoral

Branxholme

Byaduk

Cavendish

Coleraine

Dunkeld

Glenthompson

Penshurst

Tarrington

What’s On

Creedence Clearwater Collective

Thursday, 30 May 2024,  Hamilton

Ivan Durrant: Marmalade Skies Through Opal Eyes

Thursday, 30 May 2024,  Hamilton

New Exuberance: Contemporary Australian Textile Design

Thursday, 30 May 2024,  Hamilton

Wickens at Royal Mail Hotel - Winter Lunch Series

Saturday, 01 June 2024,  Dunkeld

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A Wintery Weekend in Greater Hamilton

A Wintery Weekend in Greater Hamilton

Day 1: With a hearty breakfast from local café Little Koi, a serving of their classic eggs and bacon or jampacked waffles will have you ready and roaring to go – kickstarting your 48-hour exploration of Greater Hamilton. Give breakfast time to...

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Local Knowledge – Cecily’s Favourite Greater Hamilton Walks

Local Knowledge – Cecily’s Favourite Greater Hamilton Walks

Having lived in Hamilton for 40 years, former teacher and now visitor information volunteer, Cecily has incredible insight into our great region, especially when it comes to walks.  With a passion for exploring our remarkable natural environment on foot, Cecily shares with us her favourite Greater Hamilton walks…

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Uncover the Cosmos at the ASV Messier Star Party

Uncover the Cosmos at the ASV Messier Star Party

The Astronomical Society of Victoria (ASV) is bringing its highly anticipated Messier Star Party to Greater Hamilton this March long weekend. As the largest astronomy club in Australia, the ASV has a rich history stretching back over 100 years dedicated to connecting communities with the night sky.

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Emerging From Darkness – Don’t Miss Your Chance…

Emerging From Darkness – Don’t Miss Your Chance…

The highly anticipated Emerging From Darkness: Faith, Emotion & The Baroque exhibition has opened to immense support at Hamilton Gallery, but there’s not long left to experience this once-in-a-lifetime collection of baroque masterpieces! Featuring important works seldom seen outside of major institutions, Emerging From Darkness offers a rare opportunity for audiences right here in Greater Hamilton.

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Inspo for your Next Visit

Infused with every inspiring aspect of our region - the Greater Hamilton e-mag is a real page-turner. It’s never been easier to embark upon your next getaway.  Be inspired.

Acknowledgment of Traditional Owners

We acknowledge Greater Hamilton is in Gunditjmara, Djab Wurrung and Bunganditj Country.  We acknowledge this land that has been cared for by the traditional owners, past and present. Traditional Owners sharing the beauty and joy of these lands and waterways is a privilege, one we repay with respect for their country, Elders and people.

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