Trawool is located 100km from Melbourne on the Goulburn Valley Highway. The district is dominated by agriculture and magnificent scenery. Trawool is a popular destination for bushwalking, sight-seeing, fishing and all out door activities.
History and Heritage
First explored by Hume and Hovell in 1824, Trawool was later settled as a large sheep station. Development of the area improved with the building of the Trawool railway line to Yea in 1883. The site was originally named ‘Traawool’, the indigenous word for ‘wild water’.
In 1983, the National Trust awarded the area a Scenic Classification recognising its importance as a scenic, geological and cultural site, including its diverse range of flora and fauna.
Explore the Area
Since the early 1900s, Trawool has been a destination for holiday makers enjoying its country charm and magnificent scenery. Trawool is a popular destination for bushwalking, sight-seeing, fishing and all out door activities
Explore the Great Victoria Rail Trail which is a multi-purpose trail that runs from Tallarook to Mansfield. The trail runs through the Trawool Valley and allows you to experience the amazing surrounding landscape. Alternatively, relax and fish on the banks of the Goulburn River at either the Trawool Wildlife Reserve or Horseshoe Lagoon.
This page was last updated on 8 April 2019.