Heathcote - VIC RVFT
The picturesque region of Heathcote lies nestled beneath the McHarg and the McIvor Ranges in the centre of central Victoria. Established during the gold rush days of the 1850s remains of its mining past can be seen in the heritage architecture the mining relics and the spectacular landscape of the Pink Cliffs produced by sluicing in the goldfields. Today the area has a burgeoning wine industry cottage crafts and high quality regional foods. The Heathcote Wine and Food Festival is held on the first weekend in October and theres a comprehensive Lions Club Bush Market on the first Saturday of each month.
Those visiting Heathcote can find short term stays at the long vehicle parking area located in Camp Street & Barrack Street. There are no fees to stay and no time limit applies. Both a dump point and potable water can be found outside the Queens Meadow Caravan Park 3 Barrack Street.
Heathcote is a wonderful place to visit especially for RV travellers. To get around town why not try one of the bikes from the free bike hire program being introduced in mid 2009 or if youre a golfer enjoy a round at one of the countrys top rural courses in a bush setting where birds and kangaroos abound. There are many walks lovely picnic spots and easily accessible lookouts in the state forests and nature reserves of the area and in the Heathcote Graytown National Park. The abundance of native flora and fauna delights all visitors with over 160 species of birds that can be observed locally. With dark skies away from city lights Heathcote is also an ideal locality for astronomers and stargazers and star parties are organised by the Astronomical Society of Victoria.
Heathcote VIC cnr High St & Barrack St Heathcote VIC
Ph 03 5433 3121
Camp St (adj to Main St) & High St Parking also avail in Barrack St at rear of VIC
Short Term Parking
Long vehicle parking in Camp St & Barrack St (no limit)
Long Term Parking
Dargile Reserve Graytown National Park
Outside Queens Meadow Caravan Park 3 Barrack St Ph 03 5433 2304
Queens Meadow Caravan Park 3 Barrack St Ph 03 5433 2304
39 Hospital St Ph 03 5431 0900
150 High St Ph 03 5433 3122 39 Hospital St Ph 03 5431 0888
79 High St Ph 03 5433 2020
175 High St Ph 03 5433 2010