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Campaspe River - a nature lover's delight


Visitors to Elmore are encouraged to engage in the natural environment by exploring the Campaspe River. Accessible on foot along the walking path (Margaret Street Bridge to Childers Street) or by kayak from the boat ramp (end of Burnewang Street) or take a road trip 16kms out of town to explore the spectacular Rocky Crossing (Rocky Crossing Road, Goornong). Be sure to take your camera!


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Campaspe River: Home of the Elusive Platypus

The Elmore Township is situated on the banks of the Campaspe River. A favourite spot for locals and visitors alike, the Campaspe River is home to stunning wildlife, none more unique than the elusive platypus.

The Campaspe River is a favourite spot for recreational fishing, nature and photography enthusiasts, and creates a spectacular backdrop for picnics and leisurely (or brisk) walks. 

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EPA Museum

The Elmore Progress Association (EPA) Museum is housed within 3 rooms of the former Railway Station buildings at Railway Square in the centre of town.

The collection is presented under three headings: the Agricultural Room features a locally manufactured wheat pickler, the Costume Room with clothing from the 1900s and the Museum Collection Room with an assortment of items.

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Explore Elmore

Explore Elmore and Explore Elmore – short version are self-guided walking tours highlighting natural, historical and architectural points of interest in the picturesque North Central Victorian town of Elmore.

Accessible via Walking Maps ( and launched in conjunction with the NEW Elmore website, these loops are a great way to explore Elmore on foot, whether you are a resident or visitor.

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