Silo Benalla

Benalla Escape

If you're keen for an uber-relaxing, low-key getaway, this journey is just the ticket!

You'll be staying at the foot of the beautiful Strathbogie Ranges, a short walk from picturesque Lake Nillahcootie for swimming, fishing and the like. You'll take time to enjoy the quintessentially Australian bushland and fauna, explore unique local wines with the makers themselves and admire the spectacular art adorning the town and its surrounds.

With not a second left to boredom but the freedom to indulge where you're most drawn to, Benalla is just the summer escape you need.

Happy travels!

Midland Holiday park

Day 1 - Stay

Set up camp at the Midland Holiday Park. With many handy and fun facilities, the park is located on 50 acres at the base of the stunning Strathbogie Ranges. 

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Midland Holiday park
Mt Samaria walk

Day 1 - Do

If you're feeling ambitious, try the 4.2 km Mount Samaria Summit Loop walk.

 

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Mt Samaria walk
Tatong tavern

Day 1 - Eat

The Tatong Tavern exudes charm with its English Style Country Inn design and High Country hospitality. The perfect place to enjoy a hearty dinner.

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Tatong tavern
zeus coffee co

Day 2 - Eat

Get your morning caffeine injection at Zeus Coffee Co, in the heart of Benalla.

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zeus coffee co
Broken River Behind the Wine tour experience vines grapes

Day 2 - Do

Meet the vibrant, talented group of vignerons hidden within the granite foothills surrounding Victoria’s Broken River on the Broken River Behind the Wine Tour.

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Broken River Behind the Wine tour experience vines grapes
Ellagoose cafe benalla

Day 2 - Eat

A relaxed and contemporary dining space, EllaGoose Restaurant sources the freshest of local ingredients, serving a variety of local and international wines.

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Ellagoose cafe benalla
Mokoan Hub and Cafe

Day 3 - Eat

Drink your morning coffee and indulge in house-made meals and treats to the sounds of Australian birds at Mokoan Hub & Cafe.

 

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Mokoan Hub and Cafe
Cyclists riding on the gravel roads in Winton Wetlands

Day 3 - Do

Your ride begins just outside. A collection of 32 wetlands, the Winton Wetlands is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna, including over 180 species of birds. 

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Cyclists riding on the gravel roads in Winton Wetlands
Goorambat Railway Hotel

Day 3 - Eat

The historic Goorambat Railway Hotel was built in 1884, conveniently located along the silo trail, is the perfect stop for lunch.

 

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Goorambat Railway Hotel

Day 3 - Do

As part of the 2018 Wall to Wall festival, Goorambat Silos were painted by famed iconic Melbourne Street artist Dvate. A must see!

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Booths Taminick cellars black dog brewery

Day 3 - Do

Taminick Cellars has a winemaking history spanning over four generations. Enjoy tastings in the century old cellar and visit the onsite micro-brewery, Black Dog Brewery.

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Booths Taminick cellars black dog brewery
North Eastern Hotel Benalla

Day 3 - Dinner

There's nothing quite like a traditional Australian pub dinner in the beer garden to finish off a busy day - head to the North Eastern Hotel.

 

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North Eastern Hotel Benalla
Yarrowood Nursery, Cafe and Farmshop

Day 4 - Eat

The Yarrowood Nursery, Cafe and Farmshop stocks a variety of plants, herbs, natives and a variety of locally made products. Enjoy a quick cuppa before breakfast.

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Yarrowood Nursery, Cafe and Farmshop

Day 4 - Eat

The family owned Bouwmeesters Bakery is conveniently located on the main street of Benalla and offers a tasty bakery breakfast.

 

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Wall to Wall Street Art

Day 4 - Do

Benalla has played host to over 70 world-class artists and international guests, each making their mark on its walls and creating the Benalla Wall to Wall Art Experience.

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Wall to Wall Street Art
Situated on the bank of Lake Benalla

Day 4 - Do

The Benalla Art Gallery is a widely respected Australian gallery, with a permanent collection of works by Arthur Streeton, Frederick McCubbin, Sidney Nolan and more.

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Situated on the bank of Lake Benalla
Baileys of Glenrowan wine

Day 4 - Eat

Established in 1870, the certified organic Baileys of Glenrowan have established a reputation for powerful red wines and globally acclaimed fortifieds. Eat lunch here!

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Baileys of Glenrowan wine

Oh, the places you'll go...

  Where toDistanceActivityHighlight
Day 1Midland Holiday Park-StayEnjoy the park’s many facilities, including a café, swimming pool, motorbike track, playground and fully equipped camp kitchen/rec room.
Mount Samaria State Park24 min/ 13 kmDoIf you're feeling ambitious, try the 4.2 km Mount Samaria Summit Loop walk: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/australia/victoria/mount-samaria-summit-loop
Tatong Tavern27 min/ 24 kmEatThe Tatong Tavern exudes charm with its English Style Country Inn design - the perfect place to enjoy a hearty dinner.
Day 2Zeus Coffee Co.22 min/ 30 kmEatGet your morning caffeine injection at Zeus Coffee Co, in the heart of Benalla.
Broken River Behind the Wine Tour-DoHidden within the granite foothills surrounding Victoria’s Broken River is a vibrant group of vignerons. Meet them and discover their unique wines.
EllaGoose Restaurant & Functions22 min/ 30 kmEatFor a relaxed and contemporary dining space with fresh local ingredients and a variety of local and international wines.
Day 3 Mokoan Hub & Cafe36 min/ 50 kmEatDrink your morning coffee and indulge in house-made meals and treats to the sounds of Australian birds at Mokoan Hub & Cafe.
Winton Wetlands Ride/ walk-DoWith 32 wetlands and over 4,900 hectares of red gum and grassy woodland, the Winton Wetlands and is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna.
Goorambat Railway Hotel32 min/ 28 kmEatThe historic Goorambat Railway Hotel was built in 1884, conveniently located along the silo trail, is the perfect stop for lunch.
Goorambat Silos-DoAs part of the 2018 Wall to Wall festival, Goorambat silos were painted by famed iconic Melbourne Street artist Dvate. A must see!
Booths Taminick Cellars30 min/ 33 km DoIndulge in some tastings at this generational winery and onsite micro-brewery.
North Eastern Hotel31 min/ 36 kmEatThere's nothing quite like a traditional Australin pub dinner in the beer garden to finish off a busy day.
Day 4Yarrowood Nursery, Cafe and Farmshop6 min/ 6 kmDoShop a variety of cottage plants, herbs, natives and a variety of locally made products before enjoying a cuppa on the way to breakfast.
Bouwmeesters Bakery28 min/ 37 kmEatThe family owned Bouwmeesters Bakery is conveniently located on the main street of Benalla and offers a tasty bakery breakfast.
Wall to Wall Art Experience-DoBenalla has played host to over 70 world-class artists and international guests, each making their mark on its walls...
Benalla Art Gallery-DoThe Benalla Art Gallery is a widely respected gallery, with a permanent collection of works by Frederick McCubbin, Sidney Nolan and more.
Baileys of Glenrowan28 min/ 37 km EatThis certified organic vineyard contains some of the oldest plantings in the North East, upon which Baileys have established a reputation for powerful reds and fortifieds.

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