Dining Pods

Pack a picnic or grab some take away from one of the local cafes and dine out in an outdoor dining pod in the town of Benalla. Pods are located near the Ceramic Mural and Splash Park, near the library and Thomas Street. Perfect for a social get together or connect with family.

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Lake Benalla

Along Lake Benalla’s tranquil 4.25 kilometre track you will find inspiration in diverse and picturesque landscapes from the serene lake to meandering rivers, the exquisitely manicured botanical gardens to remnant river red gum forest, the indigenous community garden to Jaycee Island with its magnificent towering Moreton bay figs and exotic Bunya Bunya pines. Explore the…

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Stringybark Historical Reserve

Stringybark Historical Reserve is located 50 kilometres south from Benalla, and is where the infamous shoot out between police and the Kelly Gang took place on 26 October, 1878. The Gang surprised the police at their camp and, in the ensuing gun battle, three policeman were killed. A police memorial has been erected here also…

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Benalla Ceramic Mural

The Benalla Ceramic Mural was created by some of Australia’s leading ceramic artists and many people from Benalla. It emerges from the rolling green lawns on the shore of Lake Benalla, next door to the Benalla Museum and opposite the Benalla Art Gallery. Contributors to this open air gallery include nationally significant artists, 1500 regional…

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Benalla Botanical Gardens

In the heart of Benalla, in North East Victoria, lies a sanctuary that has stood the test of time, shaping civic life in this town. Since its establishment in the 1880s, the Benalla Botanical Gardens has been more than just a collection of plants and trees; it’s been a hub of community life, a drawcard…

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The Lunette Walk

A lunette is a rare geological feature – a sand dune found on the edge of wetlands, formed by millennia of sand and soil movement across the swamps, creating a crescent moon shape. The Lunette walk is found at the Winton Wetlands and showcases spectacular views over the Winton Swamp. The track is well marked,…

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The Spit – Winton Wetlands

The Spit walking trail sees you walking along the sand dune which follows the edge of Winton Swamp. Here you will have the opportunity to spot a vast array of wildlife especially birdlife. Keep a look out for White-bellied Sea Eagles. This track isn’t clearly marked and is recommended for more experienced walkers. Grade medium…

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Humphries Hill

Enjoy a stroll around Humphries Hill, follow the path and explore the history of the area. Keep your eyes peeled as you may spot the signs of Aboriginal occupation in this area. Wildlife can often be found relaxing in this area so take it slow and see what you can spot. The walking track is…

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Greens Hill

Greens Hill walking track at Winton Wetlands is well marked and offers the opportunity to explore the historic phases of the wetlands through its evidence of Aboriginal in-habitation, early European infrastructure remnants and signs of ecological restoration. Keep your eyes peeled and you will hopefully see an array of wildlife from Yellow-footed Antechinus to a…

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Lima Falls Walk

Lima Falls is a small and pretty waterfall on White Gum Gully Creek. The falls are approximately 42 kilometres south of Benalla and just off Police Track, and through pine plantations. The road is unsealed and is accessible by 2WD, however, this is weather permitting. To get to the falls follow the road signs (small…

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