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Day Trips
Explore Bacchus Marsh
Strawberries & Cherries Weekend
21 - 22 November 2015
Harvest Festival
Sunday 13 March 2016
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Bacchus Marsh is a beautiful town filled with country charm - only a short drive from Melbourne.

Bacchus Marsh offers a wealth of experiences. In particular, visitors are drawn towards the magnificent Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour and ANZAC history, along with the freshly grown local produce between November and April each year - strawberries, cherries and apples.

Many local farms offer fruit picking or 'pick your own', enabling residents of Melbourne, and other visitors to the region, the ability to take just a short drive to Bacchus Marsh where a taste of country lifestyle awaits right on Melbourne's doorstep. 

Bacchus Marsh is located almost at the centrepoint between the City of Melbourne, Ballarat to the west, and Geelong to the south. It's an easy 40 minute drive from either of Melbourne’s Airports, Tullamarine close to the CBD and Avalon Airport near Geelong and the Great Ocean Road. Click here to get directions.

There's no shortage of things to See & Do in Bacchus Marsh... Visit several nearby National and State Parks for a picnic, bushwalking, rock climbing or camping. We recommend you check which activities are permitted by contacting the Visitor Information Centre on 5367 7488.


Why not head out to the aerodrome and take a Joy Flight to see the beautiful fertile valley of Bacchus Marsh from the Air? Geelong Gliding Club also offer trial flights from the local airfield.


Bacchus Marsh is also serviced by V/Line trains as part of the Ballarat train line with the journey to Bacchus Marsh being only 45-55 minutes from Southern Cross railway station in Melbourne.


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