Wycheproof is renowned for the long wheat trains that travel down the middle of the main street, towing up to 60 carriages behind them. There are many historic buildings in town, as well as rare, old peppercorn trees. Mount Wycheproof, at a mere 43 metres, has been named the smallest mountain in the world.
Wycheproof Community Resource Centre, 280 Broadway; (03) 5493 7455
Nearby national parks
Mt Wycheproof A walking track leads up and around the mountain. Emus and kangaroos can be seen up close in a fauna park at the mountain's base.
Willandra Museum:farm machinery, old buildings and historical memorabilia; open by appt; Calder Hwy.
Centenary Park: aviaries, 2 log cabins and barbecue facilities; Calder Hwy.
Tchum Lakes: artificially created lakes, great for fishing and watersports dependent on water levels; 23 km W.
Birchip: visitors to town are greeted by the town's beloved 'Big Red' mallee bull in the main street. Also in town is the Soldiers Memorial Park with large, shady Moreton Bay fig trees, a great spot for a picnic; 31 km W.
Fishing spots near town
Swan Hill 85 kmFrom Mulwala to Swan Hill there are excellent fishing opportunities. Some of the top spots along this stretch include Barmah, Echuca and the famous Torrumbarry Weir. The huge Murray cod mounted near the park in Swan... Find out more
Golf courses around town
Campsites around town
Lake Meran camping area 56 kmThe only camping area in Leaghur State Park is at the southern end of Lake Meran, at the northern edge of the park. You get here by following the Chamberlain and Lake Meran tracks from the park entrance, and then turning... Find out more
Green Lake camping area 64 kmThe campsites at Green Lake are surrounded by gum trees. There are also some BBQs here, which are coin-operated. Nearby is a patch of mallee woodland that makes for a nice walk. Follow the sign off the Birchip–Sea... Find out more
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Lake Boga Caravan Park 78 kmLake Boga is part of a patchwork of lakes on either side of the Murray Valley Hwy to the north-west and south of Kerang. When water is plentiful, the Kerang Lakes, as they’re known, form a significant wetlands area... Find out more
Teddington camping area 85 kmYou can camp beside the Upper Teddington Reservoir as long as you set up your tent no closer than 40 m to the water. Fishing and canoeing are popular pursuits here, but note that swimming is not allowed in the reservoir.... Find out more
Caravan parks around town
Ibis Caravan Park 72 kmThis park is 3 km south of Kerang, with nice shady spots and a tennis court. It is an excellent overnight stop at a budget price. Bookings are required in peak periods and a minimum-length stay applies in all holidays.... Find out more
Lake Boga Caravan Park 78 kmSqueezed between the Murray Valley Highway and the shores of Lake Boga, this is ideal for an overnight stop or a restful few days; sailing, water-skiing and swimming are popular activities. The park has good basic... Find out more
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BIG4 Swan Hill 89 kmOn the northern edge of town, this is a very good quality park that will satisfy the most fastidious traveller. The owner-operated establishment has a range of accommodation and good facilities including a six-hole golf... Find out more
Rest areas around town
Just off the highway. In the middle of town.
Teddywaddy rest area 19 km
23km SE of Wycheproof (L) or 9km N of Charlton (R)
Just off the highway among a few shady trees.
T/O at Charlton
On the shores of the lake 14km west of Charlton via Borung Hwy.
Birchip park area 30 km
Adjacent to the highway. On the south side of town.
T/O 20km S of Birchip (R) or 34km N of Donald (L)
On the edge of the lake 1km west of Watchem.
Donald park area 39 km
Adjacent to the highway on the banks of the Richardson River.
Skinners Flat rest area 45 km
T/O 26km SE of Charlton (L) or 4km NW of Wedderburn (R)
Secluded area 1km (unsealed) north of the highway. Located in the scrub on the shores of the reservoir 200m past the picnic area.
Wedderburn park area 51 km
Opposite the bowling club.
Berriwillock park area 53 km
Opposite the hotel on the service road through town.
Ryans Creek Rest Area 63 km
12 km SE Wedderburn (R) or 24 km NW of Bridgewater (L)
Small area just off the highway among a few large trees. Good shade.
Green Lake camping area 63 km
T/O at Sea Lake (R) or Berriwillock (L)
On the shores of the lake 10km south of Sea Lake or north-west of Berriwillock. Some powered sites available.
Melville Caves camping area 72 km
T/O at Logan
Surrounded by scrub 18km west of the highway via Wehla Rd in Kooyoora State Park.
Kerang park area 73 km
Adjacent to the highway. On the west side of town.
Lake Charm rest area 74 km
22km SE of Lake Boga (R) or 20km NW of Kerang (L)
Just off the highway, on the shores of the lake.
Brim camping area 74 km
On the shores of a lake 1km off the highway via the main street of Brim.
Apex park area 74 km
36km SE of Lake Boga (L) or 8km NW of Kerang (R)
Well off the highway, among a few trees on the shores of a lake.
Ibis Rookery park area 74 km
32km SE of Lake Boga (L) or 10km NW of Kerang (R)
Well off the highway, near the bird observatory.
Lake Tyrell rest area 78 km
82km SE of Ouyen (L) or 83km N of Wycheproof (R)
Just off the highway among a couple of trees.
Lake Boga park area 78 km
At Lake Boga
On the shores of the lake via Jacaranda Cres.
28km S of St Arnaud (R) or 34km N of Avoca (L)
Adjacent to the highway among a few trees.
T/O at Stuart Mill
Secluded in the forest 6km (partly unsealed) south-west of Stuart Mill via Teddington Rd.
Bridgewater Park Area 86 km
North west side of town via Dunolly Road and Brewery Lane
Large area on the banks of the Loddon River. Good shade.
Hopetoun camping area 87 km
On the shores of Lake Lascelles. Donations accepted.
What's on around town
Music on the Mount: Oct.
Racing Carnival: Oct/Nov.