Activities

Apart from visiting the diverse local vineyards for which this region is renowned, you may:

  • Go bike riding – Bring your bike & explore the interesting tracks throughout Pyrenees Ranges – free maps available from reception.
  • Play a round of golf – use our clubs or bring your own.
  • Go bushwalking – numerous beautiful walking tracks throughout the Pyrenees Ranges, State Forest & locally.
  • Try your hand at gold prospecting – renowned areas from St Arnaud to Lamplough, and locally … if you’re feelin’ lucky!
  • Take a scenic drive and visit the many early settlers’ townships.
  • Visit the local markets
    » Avoca Riverside Market – 4th. Sunday of the month.
    » Talbot Farmers Market – 3rd Sunday of the month.
    » Beaufort – 1st Saturday of the month
  • Visit the Talbot Observatory – see the stars and planets up close – guided tour includes a 1 hour Powerpoint presentation.
  • Play tennis at the recreation reserve.
  • Play Petanque in the main street median or on the club piste at the Rec. Reserve
  • Play a game of bowls on the Avoca greens
  • Research your family history at the Avoca Historical Society
  • Photograph old township buildings
  • Take your kids to the Riverside Children’s playground and BMX / skateboard park.
  • Browse at the Avoca antique shops, art galleries and specialty shops
  • Take a dive in the Avoca outdoor swimming pools, open throughout Summer
  • Try the fine dining, wining and coffee shops
  • Relax and enjoy the fresh air!
  • Take a walk through the magnificent Chinese Gardens