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

Grant St Grocer Alexandra

Grant St Grocer Alexandra is a cafe and produce store. Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch and are fully licensed. Serving Merchant Coffee Roasters Coffee to an exceptional standard.

Grant St Grocer are proud to make all dishes from scratch and aim to deliver honest, exceptional food with no shortcuts. The Take Home Meals feature curries and international dishes in easy-to-heat, reusable packaging. The cakes are made in-house by the pastry chef to ensure freshness and an ever changing variety.

Grant St Grocer showcase regional produce and wines in the store.

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Grant Street Monthly Market

7 Jul 2024 (+5 more)

The Grant Street Monthly Market welcomes you to the heart of Alexandra.

Held in the main street on the first Sunday of each month, the Grant Street Monthly Market offers a great range of craft stalls, pet supplies, plants, jewellery, and lots of local wares.

Whether you browse the market, or simply sit in a local cafe and watch the day unfold, the Grant Street Monthly Market is a great day out in country Victoria.

STAY

Molesworth Recreation Reserve and Caravan Park

Welcome to Molesworth Recreation Reserve Caravan and Camping Park, located in the township of Molesworth in the Shire of Murrindindi on the banks of the Goulburn River.

The reserve is on crown land under the control of the Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action and is managed by the Molesworth Reserve Committee of Management. Guests can access shower and toilet blocks, laundry room with coin-operated washing machines and drier. The laundry also has a book exchange library.

The reserve is dog friendly, however, some rules do apply. Campfires are also welcome but must be contained within a designated fire pit and not permitted on days of a total fire ban or when the caretakers deem it too dangerous to have fires within the reserve.

There are also free undercover electric barbecues, tables and seating located behind the pavilion. In the rear of the pavilion is a camp kitchen with a stove, microwave, refrigerator, kettle and dining table and chairs which is available for all campers to use free of charge. The pavilion also features an entertainment area including satellite television.