About The Area

About The Area


Boasting a 2km long avenue of elm trees and a medieval clocktower in the centre of town, Camperdown is awash with beauty.

Historic buildings bring a sense of yesteryear and add a calming nostalgic charm for the town’s 3500 residents. In the heart of ‘lakes and crater’ country, Camperdown is also an anglers’ paradise, with many travelling miles to try their skill at landing a meal of trout, salmon or redfin.

Currently experiencing an economic boom, a bustling retail centre offers everything from boutique fashions, to a relaxing latte and fresh pastries.

Trade services are also plentiful as are educational choices for young families and a range of established health systems.

The presence of its own saleyards indicates the level of dairying activity in the surrounding district and makes for a weekly injection of income into the town.

Camperdown is also located within easy reach of the neighbouring Otways to the east, the popular goldfields to the north and Warrnambool to the west, while Port Campbell and the Great Southern Ocean lie just 30 minutes to the south.

Located on the Princes Highway 2½ hours west of Melbourne, the town is easy to find and accessible by rail on a daily basis.


Pioneering foresight has made for a beautiful town in Terang which now boasts a shady elm lined avenue through the centre of town.

Stylish monuments pay tribute to the town’s forebears, while ornate buildings add to the charm along the town’s main shopping strip.

Though in the heart of dairying country, Terang also boasts an intensive horse industry with the renowned Dalvui harness racing course on its doorstep.

Located just 45km east of Warrnambool, Terang offers its 1900 locals the benefits of country living without having to give up those city indulgences, since Warrnambool is within easy reach 45km to the east.

With a number of churches, schools, service clubs and rapidly expanding industrial estate, the town is small enough to be friendly but big enough to offer the necessities.

Terang can be found about 215km south west of Melbourne on the Princes Highway and is within easy reach of nearby coastal beaches.


Nestled at the base of Mount Noorat, the town oozes country charm where old bluestones mingle with weatherboard miners cottages and rambling country homesteads.

With a corner store and country pub at its heart, Noorat is a quiet village passing time at a relaxed pace. Day to day needs are accessed just ?? minutes down the road in the Township of Terang where extensive shopping, medical and education needs are all met, including a daily rail services.

Walking tracks are plentiful and lead to breathtaking views from atop the mount, considered to be Australia’s largest dry volcanic crater.

Stonewalls are also an endearing feature of the country hamlet and blend well with the area’s picturesque agricultural surrounds.

With a population of a few hundred, Noorat can be found among lush dairy country about 2½ hours west of Melbourne.