At a glance
Nearby regional city
Melbourne 3 hours
Winter: 5.1°c - 13.4°c
The art of regional living
Living in the Greater Hamilton region allows you the opportunity to leave behind city stresses and embrace a vibrant but relaxed country life. Enjoy limitless potential to experience nature, arts & culture, fine food, wine (and coffee, career opportunities and an incredibly welcoming community.
Here you can enjoy an idyllic lifestyle, at the foot of the Grampians National Park and only an hour to the Great Ocean Road.
Our region is internationally renowned for our paddock to plate experiences and award-winning food and wine experiences, including being home to the Royal Mail Hotel and its 2-chef hatted Wickens Restaurant.
Our regional hub; Hamilton, was Victoria’s first area of pastoral settlement 160 years ago, and remains the heart of a thriving farming district, with signature events such as the Sheepvention Rural Expo showing how innovative our region is today. Other events like Dunkeld Races and the family-friendly Three Peaks Festival are highlights from our packed calendar of over 180 events annually, including farmers markets, national sporting fixtures and authentic country shows.
There are quirky secrets to be uncovered in each of our 10 unique towns and villages, and a myriad of natural attractions from ancient volcanoes to waterfalls and tranquil lakes.
Whether you’re seeking a tree change to spend more time outdoors with your family, or want to take advantage of the opportunities available in an affordable region with excellent facilities and a bright future ahead, the Greater Hamilton region is one place where you’ll find many possibilities.