Area attractions

Galwiji Homestead is on the doorstep of a wide range of local attractions:

  • Buninyong WineryMt Buninyong Winery Restaurant & Wood Fired Pizza is a near neighbour (210 Platts Rd Scotsburn) and offers, as the name suggests, a winery and cellar door experience (they boast Australia’s finest range of fortified wines) and tasty wood-fired pizza. Refer www.mbwinery.com.au for more information
  • The local township of Buninyong (population 3000) is an 8 minute drive from Galwiji Homestead and offers:
    • a good range of the basic necessities (medium-sized supermarket, pharmacy, petrol station, bottle shop)
    • a range of eating and drinking options including a take away shop, bakery, several cafes and sit-down dining at the golf club and Crown Hotel
  • The city of Ballarat (population 100,000, refer www.visitballarat.com.au) is a 25 minute drive from Galiwji Homestead and has a wide range of activities and shopping possibilities:
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    • the most popular tourist attractions in Ballarat include Sovereign Hill, Kryal Castle and Ballarat Wildlife Park
    • shopping options are about as diverse as any other city this size with major department stores such as Target, Big W, K-Mart and Myer as well as an open air mall (Bridge Mall)
  • torquayGeelong (population c.200,000) is less than an hour’s drive from Galwiji Homestead. Only a further 15 minutes onward is the start of a group of excellent beaches (the first being Torquay).