Wollert, located 25 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, sandwiched between Craigieburn and Epping Wollert has plenty to offer. We’ve put together a list of the top 6 things to do around Wollert.
Get the pick of the bunch at local farmers markets.
Spend your Saturday mornings finding the freshest seasonal produce with regional diversity. Chat to stallholders and pick up some delicious Jam, chutneys or bread! The Wallan Olde Time Market is on every 2nd Saturday of the month and the South Morang Farmers and Makers every 3rd Saturday of the month.
I said hey Jo.. let’s take a walk on the wild side! Visit an Adventure Park!
Funfields Theme Park is a perfect day out with the grandkids! Or for just the young at heart. Between the Dragon revenge swing and Epic Water slide, it’s sure to give you the grandparents of the year award. If you’re looking for less wet and wild rides and more park benches, swings and slides. Mernda Adventure Park is a gorgeous place to take the grandkids and fur babies.
Get out and about… dine out!
If you’re on the seafood diet (you see food and you eat it) you will have no trouble in Wollert. Pick up some local woodfired pizzas from Bluestone Café, or stop in at the RSL each Friday night for an easy feed and special events. Visit Marnang Estate and Winery, indulge in food and wine.
Did someone say hole in one! (Or 7?)
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better combo than retirement and Golf. The Growling frog is just a stone throw away and suits all golfers to a tee.
Leaf your worries behind on nature walks!
Walk around the vast Yan Yean reservoir, walk around and enjoy the shady trees along with barbeques for a picnic. Spend the afternoon walking around Plenty Gorge, with extensive grasslands and forest wetlands, you may even spot a kangaroo! Finish off the Afternoon and visit Farm Vigano, have a bite to eat overlooking the gorge. We have saved the best until last, just a short drive from Wollert, Kinglake National Park. On the slopes of the Great Dividing Range explore scenic walks, thrilling mountain bike trails and picnics amounts panoramic views.
Feed your mind
If you have a green thumb or a love of history, a trip to Ziebell’s Farmhouse & Garden will be just up your alley. Within the historic ‘Westgarthtown Pioneer Precinct’ in the City of Whittlesea, Ziebell’s Farmhouse Garden was first established in 1850 by the pioneering German immigrant family. The large informal gardens of about 1,200 square metres combine flowers, roses, shrubs, fruit trees and a vegetable patch. If popcorn and the big screen tickles your fancy, head down to the Epping Plaza Shopping Centre and sit back at Reading Cinemas Epping!
But don’t just take our word for it, take a drive around Wollert and stop in for a chat on your way! Visit the Lifestyle Wollert sales suite 65 Brighton Ave, Wollert VIC 3750