Visit Nillumbik

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Nillumbik is just 25 km north-east of metropolitan Melbourne and is renowned for its beautiful townships set among unspoilt bushland and picturesque hills.

Visit our tourism website Visit Nillumbik to find details about all our attractions including:

  • The iconic Montsalvat, the oldest artists' colony in Australia
  • Edendale Community Environment Farm
  • Annual events such as Open Cellars and Nillumbik Artists Open Studios
  • National and state parks and environmental reserves

School Holidays

With the sun shining and a little bit of time to relax, you are invited to visit our Shire, shop local and experience that warm hospitality and natural beauty that Nillumbik has on offer.

Have a picnic, wander our markets, walk our many trails, visit our galleries, getting up close to animal life and of course explore our unique retail offerings - there are lots of interesting ways to fill in the school holidays.  Our restaurants and wineries have amazing, unique experiences and our cellar door experiences now include world class gin.

With the Hurstbridge train line conveniently stopping at Eltham, Diamond Creek, Wattle Glen and Hurstbridge, the Shire is easily accessible from the city and inner Melbourne suburbs, allowing you the option to simply enjoy the ride.  

Hurstbridge Trails Map

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The Hurstbridge Heritage trail comprises 30 sites of historical significance spanning early settlement to the mid 1900’s. Each site has an information sign, many with great old photos.

We invite you to follow in the footsteps of those who have contributed to our history and imagine their lives. 

Download the Hurstbridge Trails flyer(PDF, 501KB)


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