Hard Hill Tourist Reserve

Hard Hill Tourist Reserve CampingHard Hill Tourist Reserve is located close to town in a natural bush setting and has adequate facilities for “On Off Road Camping”. BBQ, toilets and shower facilities are available.

This precinct is “Home to the Minelab Wedderburn Detector Jamboree” & the “Inglewood & District Community Bendigo Bank Junior Gold Panning Competition” held Saturday & Sunday of the Victorian Labour Day Long Weekend.

Visitors can view the working eucalyptus stew pot at all times but days of operation are Monday to Thursday or prior group booking. Walk around the base of Hard Hill enjoying the flora & fauna, stroll to the top of Hard Hill and see the old gold mine from the diggings days. View the gold puddler and by appointment visit the gold stamper battery.

stew pot 08Blue Mallee Eucalyptus Oil that has been produced from the working eucalyptus stew pot can be purchased by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or telephone contacts listed below.

Educational Tours – Students will be educated on traditional Australian Gold Rush History. The Gold Rush commenced in Wedderburn from 1852. Activities that can be organised for a day.

Gold Detecting Demonstrations
Gold Panning
Tour the original Stamper Battery
View an original gold mine
Visit the working Eucalyptus Stew Pot
Stroll the base of Hard Hill exploring the flora & fauna
Fabulous picnic facilities


For further information
Contact: The Loddon Visitor Information Centre (03) 54943489 or Robbie (03) 54943571.
Postal Address – PO Box 78 Wedderburn Victoria 3518.

Hard Hill Tourist Reserve is RV Friendly.