Tourist drives

A driving tour through Campaspe is a great ways to enjoy the many sights, sounds, tastes and activities of this beautiful and historic part of Victoria.

Simply pick up one of the many great touring  brochures and cycling maps from the Echuca Visitor Information Centre and set off to enjoy the region at your own pace.

Gold & Ironbark Trail

Step back in time to the 1800s to relive the Victorian gold rush along the Gold and Ironbark Trail. Learn about the fascinating history of this region through the personal stories of the people who lived and worked in what is now Campaspe Shire.

The discovery of gold and the rich natural resource provided by the Ironbark forests shaped the lives of people living here and across Victoria.

Learn about the changing face of the land, the spreading rail networks, massive irrigation works, and the boom and bust of local saw towns.

Enjoy the trail and the beautiful landscape that surrounds you as you travel through:

  • Toolleen
  • Colbinabbin Range
  • Half Way House
  • Goborup
  • Nine Mile Diggins
  • Whroo
  • Whistle Post
  • Box and Ironbark Forest
  • Rushworth

Tips for a safe and enjoyable trip

The road network in and around Echuca Moama ranges from major highways to gravel bush tracks. Generally, roads are in good condition and are suitable for most vehicles. Caravans are able to access most roads however, please take care when using river tracks.

Remember that native wildlife and rogue farm animals can venture onto roadways so please drive with caution.

Northern Victoria regional driving map

The map highlights our many towns, sites and attractions in Campaspe Shire. Go for a drive and discover some of the region's hidden gems.

Why not travel home the back way and stop at one of the Mt Camel wineries, or visit the Rochester silos, or visit Ciurleos in Lockington for an ice cream. There is something for everyone!    

The map highlights locations to experience:

  • History, heritage and areas of significance
  • Water action and attractions
  • Farm and vine to plate trails
  • Family fun
  • Tourist attractions
  • Plus plenty more

Download the Regional Touring Map(PDF, 3MB) here. Grab a hard copy by contacting our Customer Call Centre on 1300 666 535, or by visiting a tourist outlet across Campaspe Shire.