Hamilton Lakeside Motel

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Things to do

Outside our front door:

Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum: Hamilton is the birthplace of Ansett Airlines. Visit the fantastic museum and take in the story of the Ansett Empire. Enjoy the displays and aviation memorabilia.

Find out more: Ansett Transport Museum


Lake Hamilton: Walk out of the motel and across the road to the Lake. Swim, sail, yacht, ski, row, and then enjoy the 4.2km scenic walk around it. On your way, let the children play in the recreation area, the Adventure Playground or the newly refurbished skate park

Find out more: Lake Hamilton Info


Golf: Just around the corner is the Hamilton Golf Club. Par 73, ACR 71, Length (m) 6123 – Perfect relaxation! Visit their website here: Hamilton Golf Club


Go a few minutes further:

Bochara Wines

Established in 1998 at the small settlement of Bochara near Hamilton, Bochara Wines is a premium producer of hand crafted wines in the Henty Wine Region in south-west Victoria.

It is known best for its Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Gewurztraminer, all grown on the buckshot gravel soils at Bochara

Find out more: Bochara Wines (bocharawines.com.au)


PierrePoint Wines

Taste the delicious wines & scrumptious local produce in a warm & cosy atmosphere with charming & peaceful views. 11am – 6pm 7 days

View the selection of wines here: Pierrepoint Wines


Western Speedway – Hamilton

Hamilton’s Western Speedway is owned and operated by the Hamilton Speedway Drivers Inc, a ‘not for profit organisation’, whose aim is to provide a controlled environment for motorsport fans and competitors to enjoy the thrills and excitement of speedway racing.

Find out more: Western Speedway (visitgreaterhamilton.com.au)


Dunkeld Races

The Dunkeld Racing Club hosts the ever popular Dunkeld Cup in November annually. The event has become a must attend race meeting for many people right throughout Australia. The success of the event has resulted in the club being awarded numerous local and statewide awards.

Visit the website: Country Racing (countryracing.com.au)


Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Aquatic Centre: Any day of the year enjoy the fabulous facilities of this venue including an 8 lane heated indoor pool, the kiddies indoor pool, fully equipped gymnasium, squash and table tennis arenas.

Visit the website: Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Acquatic Centre


Hamilton Art Gallery: Known as one of the finest provincial galleries in Australia. Enjoy the historic and contemporary collections of fine art.

Visit their website: Hamilton Art Gallery


Hamilton Botanic Gardens: Heritage Listed the Hamilton Botanic Gardens are an outstanding regional civic garden with picnic facilities and children’s play area. Great photo opportunities abound.

Visit their website: Hamilton Botanic Gardens


Hamilton History Centre: Enjoy the fascinating and extensive array of local history.

Find out more: Hamilton History Centre


Hamilton Pastoral Museum: Reflect on early farm machinery that includes horse drawn vehicles, steam and oil engines and many other relics from the past.

Find out more: Hamilton Pastoral Museum


Nigretta and Wannon Falls: Beautiful waterfalls, both less than 30 minutes from town with easy access for people of all abilities to the observation deck at Nigretta and an easy walk to the viewing platform at Wannon.


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