ALEXANDRA & SURROUNDS

Alexandra and the surrounding villages and hamlets of Acheron, Molesworth and Yarck.

Alexandra and the villages of Acheron, Molesworth and Yarck have a proud and rich history of gold and agriculture - still evident today in the many National Trust classified buildings, homesteads and grand hotels.

The Great Victorian Rail Trail winds through much of this area making these townships a great stopping off point for cyclists. Food, wine, art and music are the heart and soul of this area and the region hosts a fantastic program of events throughout the year. A stone's throw from Lake Eildon and the Lake Eildon National Park, Alexandra and surrounds is a great location for outdoor enthusiasts, foodies and history buffs.

Alexandra Tramway Museum (11)

HIGHLIGHTS

Eglinton Cutting
RAIL TRAIL

The Great Victorian Rail Trail winds through much of this area making these townships a great stopping off point for cyclists wishing to explore the fabulous range of welcoming country pubs, great eateries, local art galleries and quirky stores.

TIMBER TRAMWAY

Drop into the Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum for a ride on one of the historic locomotives and learn more about the early history of rail in the area.

Alexandra Timber Tramway Museum
Murrindindi - Acheron Cutting Lookout Sunrise _MS89149
PACK A PICNIC

Pack a picnic and snap a photo of the stunning landscape and surrounding mountains at one of our lookouts including Acheron or Eglinton Cutting Lookouts and Lucky Mine Lookout 

EAT & DRINK

local produce chefs menu degustation menu

Alexandra Hotel

local produce chefs menu degustation menu

The Alexandra Hotel is an old-world charm infused with fresh style and grace. The award-winning venue recently won gold at the Victorian Tourism awards in two categories – Tourism Restaurant and Standard Accommodation.

Taste the region’s best dining experience at Alexandra Hotel. Enjoy beautiful local and imported wines and craft beers in this historic old hotel’s restaurant, dining room or courtyard.

Open for dinner Thursday to Saturday, with Lunches on weekends, the table d’hote menu is always changing with the availability and seasonality of the beautiful local produce.
Alexandra Hotel is also open for breakfast on weekends from 9:00am-11.30am.

Situated in the centre of town, close to the Great Victorian Rail Trail, an easy drive from Lake Eildon, Mount Cathedral and Lake Mountain, even Mount Buller. The Alexandra Hotel is a cycle-friendly accredited business with Tourism North East, having a workshop, ebike charging area and lock up bike area.

Pop Alexandra Hotel on your list of places to visit, dine or stay. Come and unwind, it really is the perfect escape!

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Alexandra and District Open Gardens Weekend

22 to 23 Oct 2022

Treat yourself and take the spectacular drive to Alexandra and surrounds to enjoy nine beautiful gardens, stunning views of mountain ranges, rolling green hills and river valleys.

Enjoy the contrast between expansive country gardens and clever town gardens.

Go home with lots of new ideas and plants, sculptures, tools or produce from the added attractions we have for you at each of the gardens.

Indulge yourself with delicious country catering. Relax and be surrounded by the peace and beauty of our country gardens.

Each garden is easy to reach and less than two hours from Melbourne. Plan ahead and allow a couple of days to enjoy the gardens and numerous attractions.

A downloadable map and brochure will be available from the website prior to the event.

STAY

Alexandra Hotel

Alexandra Hotel Boutique Accommodation

Alexandra Hotel

Alexandra Hotel Boutique Accommodation offers old-world charm infused with fresh style – it is the perfect escape!

The joy of a heritage building – what they lack in floor space they make up for in character. All rooms are beautifully decorated, comfortable beds, all with their own ensuites and locally made toiletries.

Upstairs you will find two queen rooms and three doubles, a little communal lounge and minibar and access to the balcony to sit, relax and watch the world go by. We also have an ensuited Queen room downstairs available that is more access friendly (there is a small step to navigate).

Alexandra Hotel is an accredited cycle-friendly business with lock-up storage and workshop area and plenty of onsite car parking. The hotel is open seven days for accommodation, Dining and Bar is open for dinner Thursday to Saturday. Breakfast and Lunch from 9:00am on weekends.

The town of Alexandra has the Great Victorian Rail Trail here in town, is close to Lake Eildon, Lake Mountain, and a beautiful drive via Healesville on ‘The Black Spur’ iconic road.

Alexandra Hotel won the Gold Award at the State Tourism Awards in 2019 for Standard Accommodation Category (3 Star Properties) and is a finalist for this years upcoming awards.