Hard Hill Tourist Reserve

Gold ProspectorHard Hill Tourist Reserve is located close to town in a natural bush setting and has adequate facilities for “On Off Road Camping”. BBQ, toilets and shower facilities are available.

This precinct is “Home to the Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree” & the “Inglewood & District Community Bendigo Bank Junior Gold Panning Competition” held Saturday & Sunday of the Victorian Labour Day Long Weekend.

Visitors can view the working eucalyptus stew pot at all times but days of operation are Monday to Thursday or prior group booking. Walk around the base of Hard Hill enjoying the flora & fauna, stroll to the top of Hard Hill and see the old gold mine from the diggings days. View the gold puddler and by appointment visit the gold stamper battery.

Cars at Hard Hill Tourist ReserveBlue Mallee Eucalyptus Oil that has been produced from the working eucalyptus stew pot  can be purchased by emailing [email protected]

or telephone contacts listed below.

Educational Tours – Students will be educated on traditional Australian Gold Rush History. The Gold Rush commenced in Wedderburn from 1852. Activities that can be organised for a day.

  • Gold Detecting Demonstrations
  • Gold Panning
  • Tour the original Stamper Battery
  • View an original gold mine
  • Visit the working Eucalyptus Stew Pot
  • Stroll the base of Hard Hill exploring the flora & fauna
  • Fabulous picnic facilities

For further information
Contact: The Loddon Visitor Information Centre (03) 54943489 or Robbie (03) 54943571. You can click on the link on the right hand column of this page.
Postal Address – PO Box 78 Wedderburn Victoria 3518.

Hard Hill Tourist Reserve is RV Friendly.

Junior Gold Panning competition

Eucalyptus Stew Pot at Hard Hill Tourist Reserve