Local Attractions and Places of Interest

If you’re driving from Melbourne to Mildura, an overnight stay at Mt. Wycheproof Motor Inn is just what you need. But while you’re here, you won’t want to miss out on taking in some of the local attractions and places of interest. Enjoy the relaxing pace while taking in the unique and appealing country community well known for the wheat trains that regularly amble through the centre of town. There are many features in this township to explore during your stay.

Tourists with a creative appetite will love the local Coin Art Gallery.

Mt Wycheproof’s claim to fame is that of the smallest registered mountain in the world. It is 148m above sea level and just 43m above the surrounding plains.

Willandra Museum

Willandra Museum is recommended viewing for a taste of Wycheproof history and includes an extensive collection of signage, farming equipment, homewares, devices, photos and other memorabilia from a bygone era.

Entertainment

If you’re seeking out additional entertainment, Wycheproof hosts a variety of events in and around town. Music on the Mount, held on the summit of Mount Wycheproof draws performances from a diverse range of talented local and national musicians. For a day of food, fun and education consider the Great Grain Festival; a celebration of local agriculture and community spirit that includes barbeque breakfasts, open days in notable buildings and businesses, tours and markets.

More information on events, shows and tournaments can be found at visitbuloke.com.au  

Meals & Dining

Lake Tyrrell Night Lights

Lake Tyrrell is one of those hidden gems that many overseas tourists are starting to discover.

It’s a perfect spot because the 208sq km salt lake is very flat and very dark and the lights shine over the calm lake creating a majestical show.

Mt Wycheproof

The smallest registered mountain in the world.

Midway between Melbourne and Mildura, Wycheproof is an ideal place to take a break from travelling.
While you are here check out Mount Wycheproof, the smallest registered mountain in the world.
It has a walking track to the summit where you can take in the spectacular views. There are picnic and BBQ facilities available.
The mountain is geologically known as a ‘metamorphic boss’ and a unique geological substance known as Wycheproofite is exclusive to the local area.

Racing

The Mount Wycheproof Cup (otherwise known as Derby Day in the Country) is held at the scenic Mount Wycheproof Racecourse. Dress up and get involved in race day’s Fashions on the Field, enjoy the excitement of each race, and even televised coverage of Flemington’s races. With live music, plenty of activities for the children and a short walk to local amenities this is a wonderful activity for both locals and visitors.

Wycheproof Racing club
Wycheproof Racing club

Email enquiries- wyche@countryracing.com.au or follow Mt. Wycheproof & District Racing Club on Facebook.