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At the foot of the magnificent Tallarook Ranges, Tallarook is a picturesque country town and the starting point of the Great Victorian Rail Trail.

History and Heritage

The land was once central to the territories of the Goulburn Aboriginal tribes, in whose language, Tallarook means ‘call of the wattle birds’.

Today you can see the St Josephs' Catholic Church and St Stephen's Anglican church on Main Road, both of which are of historical significance to the town.

Explore the Area

Tallarook supports abundant wildlife and farming properties. The small town offers country hospitality with the friendly general store, local hotel and café. Tallarook is also the starting point of the Great Victorian Rail Trail, a shared walking, cyclist and horse riding track that extends 134km, meandering through picturesque Victorian countryside.

Be sure to visit the Tallarook Farmer's market, which is held on the first Sunday of every month (except January) and is a popular event for the township. The market provides delicious fresh local produce and food in a relaxed country setting.

More Information


  • Tallarook Farmers' Market
    Sunday 1 March at 9:00am - 1:00pm
    Families, Seniors
    It is time for the Tallarook Farmers' Market, so grab your basket and get down to the market on the first Sunday of each month between 9am and 1pm.

This page was last updated on 8 April 2019.