We’ve found the best ways to make the most of your stay!
Start your day at the Heathcote Visitor Centre; learn about the region and all that’s on offer. Be sure to stock up on some great local produce and gifts as a memento of your stay.
Explore Heathcote’s best natural attractions. Discover the colourful Pink Cliffs, a landscape legacy of the old gold days. Walk across the swing bridge and through to the Valley of Liquidambers. Take a hike up McIvor Range Reserve walking track passing by the historic Powder Magazine, Devil’s Cave and Viewing Rock.
You can’t go past a real working farm and the ultimate paddock to plate experience, showcasing local produce and wine on the menu. Try the tasting plate, yum!
Wine lovers you’re in paradise! Heathcote is home to some of Australia’s finest Shiraz, boasting 30+ cellar doors to meet the makers and sample from the best. Don’t forget to say hello to local winery dogs as you go!
Head to the Heathcote Wine Hub where pizza is a must. Sample some of the region finest wines and if you there early enough, go and say hi to the guinea pigs and chooks.
Enjoy astronomer’s favourite Victorian night sky for stargazing! Heathcote’s clear and dark night skies make for the best uninterrupted views of the stars.
Start your morning with a caffeine hit and hearty breakfast at a local café. Keep an eye out for beautiful street art painted by local artists.
Wander Australia’s longest country town main street, High Street. Stroll by historic buildings and fine Victorian architecture with the Old Gaol, Courthouse and Council Chamber.
Did someone say wine? Yes! Sample a great selection of wines right in the heart of Heathcote, with a great selection of cellar doors open within walking distance.
Pack a picnic and feed your appetite with lunch at the Lake Eppalock. There’s an endless supply of activities from swimming and water sports to fishing and bird watching to keep everyone entertained.
A local favourite! Walk, run or ride the O’Keefe Rail Trail. Enjoy the amazing changing countryside and be sure to stop by wineries and waterways as you make your way along the picturesque trail.
Now the itinerary of your trip is done, book your accommodation now!