Nestled in the Cathedral Valley, the tiny township of Taggerty is a paradise for lovers of nature. Gaze at the skyline dominated by the distinctive Cathedral Ranges. The Cathedral Range State Park offers an easy stroll through the river valley, the challenge of a steep climb up to, and along, the ridge or simply the tranquillity of some time out beside the Little River. Throw a line in where the cool waters of the Acheron and Goulburn Rivers meet. You might even catch a trout or two to enjoy.
Cathedral State Park – For those keen bushwalkers The Cathedral Ranges offer magnificent views across the whole of Taggerty and beyond, walks vary from Grade 2 to Grade 5:
The Friends Nature Trail – 2km, 1 hour circuit Little River Track – 2.7km, 45 minutes one way
Neds Gully Track – 2.2km, 1 hour one way Neds Peak Track – 250m, 15 minutes one way
Cathedral Peak Track – 650m, 45 minutes one way Little Cathedral Track – 1.2km, 1 hour one way
Ridge Track – 3.8km, 2 hours one way Saint Bernards Track – 1.5km, 45 minutes one way
Jawbone Creek Track – 1.4km, 1 hour one way North Jawbone Track – 700m, 20 minutes one way
South Jawbone Track – 300m, 15 minutes one way Razorback Track – 2.4km, 2 hours one way
Wells Cave Track – 550m, 45 minutes one way Canyon Track – 650m, 45 minutes one way
Messmate Track – 4.4km, 1.5 hours one way Cathedral Range Northern Circuit – 12.5km, 6 hours
Cathedral Range Southern Circuit – 10.5km, 5 hours
Little River Wines – 20 Sharrock Court, Taggerty – Visitors welcome by appointment – Producers of premium sparking and table wines.
Approximately 25 minutes from Taggerty
The Eildon Dam or Eildon Weir - Is a rock and earth-fill embankment dam with a controlled spillway across the Goulburn River.
Eildon Pondage – A very easy circuit walk of approximately 4klms. Drop in a fishing line or feed the ducks.
Sugarloaf Road – Take a drive to the Intake Tower and picnic area, from here you will catch a glimpse of beautiful Lake Eildon. Just a couple of hundred metres up the road from here is Eildon Spillway Lookout, the lookout provides an amazing view of the Eildon township and beyond.
Skyline Road - Drive to Skyline Lookout which is one of the highest viewing points for Lake Eildon, the views on the way up are pretty good too. Continue on Skyline Road to UT Creek Road which will bring you back into the township of Alexandra.
Lakeview Boat Hire @ Lake Eildon – Phone 0488 051 721 - Luxury Pontoon Boats and Fishing Pontoon Boats are available for hire, no license is required. Grab a boat frolic or fish and see for yourself just how BIG Lake Eildon really is.
Stockman’s Reward Horse Riding – 578 Goulburn Valley Highway, Thornton Ph: 5774 2322 – Offer’s riding for groups, one and two hour rides and pony rides for tiny tots.
Walking Tracks surround Lake Eildon, from easy to challenging:
Candlebark (2km) and Perfect Cure Creek (1.5km) 1 hour each Coller Bay Walking and Cycling Track – 3.5km, 45mins one way
Wallaby Bay Walk Track Cook Point – 2.5km, 40 mins one way School Point – 7km, 2 hrs one way
Track to Blowhard Summit – 1km, 30 minutes one way Devil River Track to Skyline Road – 2.8km, 1hr one way
Cook Point and School Points via Keg Spur and High Camp Cook Point – 5km, 1.5 hours one way School Point – 4.6km, 2 hours one way
Blowhard Spur Track Perfect Cure Creek car park to High Camp – 1.5km, 30 minutes one way Blowhard Summit – 3km, 1hr one way Merlo’s Lookout
Estate Spur Track Point Mibus or Lakeside – 3 km, 1 hour one way Bedrock Creek – 2.2 km, 45 minutes one way