Arts, culture and heritage
Dry Stone Walls Driving Trail
The City of Melton is home to some of the best and rarest examples of dry stone walls in Australia. This trail allows the public to experience and enjoy this important link to our history. A brochure detailing the driving trail is available from the Melton Visitor Information Centre.
The Eynesbury Heritage Trail celebrates and interprets the heritage of this unique place. The magnificently restored homestead established in 1842 is a feature of two inter-connecting trails for you to explore.
Melton Township Heritage Trail
On this self-guided walking trail you will be taken on a journey through more than 150 years of European History. You will explore Melton’s heritage streetscapes and learn about the pioneers who shaped the town from its early days.
Local volunteers are also available to guide you along this trail, register your interest with the Melton Visitor Information Centre.
The Willows Historical Park and Homestead
Reserve Rd, Melton Mel Ref 337 C9
Situated on the banks of Toolern Creek, The Willows Historical Park accommodates Melton’s oldest homestead, built in the 1850’s.
The Homestead is open on Sundays and by appointment.
Cost: Park entry – free, museum entry $2 per person.
For more information, contact Melton and District Historical Society on 9747 3333.
View a variety of public art within the City, from carved trees to steel constructions. Melton City is committed to high quality public art and has invested in internationally renowned artists.
Other History & Heritage
Melton is home to many other historical sites and events.
For more information, contact the Melton Visitor Information Centre on 9747 7300.
Experience nature, parks, walks
Dingo Discovery and Research Centre
350 Gisborne Road, Toolern Vale, (visits by appointment only)
Melton Botanic Gardens
Corner of Tullidge Street and William Street, Melton
Friends of Melton Botanic Gardens
Melton Reservoir (also known as Exford Weir)
Exford Road, Exford
Southern Rural Water
Managed by Southern Rural Water
1300 139 510
Grey Box Forest at Eynesbury (forest walking trail)
Eynesbury Rd, Eynesbury
Pinkerton Landcare & Environment Group (PLEG) is concerned with the restoration of native grasslands and grassy grey-box woodlands, including the grassy woodland of Pinkerton Forest, the nearby native grassland in Bush's Paddock (Mulla Mulla Grasslands) and of the adjacent section of the Werribee River Volcanic Gorge, (which adjoins Western Water Treatment Plant at Surbiton Park) within the City of Melton.
Go to Pinkerton Forest for more information on accessing these areas.
Walks, parks and trails
Sport and leisure activities
2 Ferris Road, Melton South
487 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury
Melton Valley Golf Club
156-200 Melton Valley Drive, Melton
Other sporting clubs and groups
Wine Tastings & Cellar Doors
Wine tastings are available at the cellar door of the local wineries.
533 High Street, Melton
Melton Air Services
995 Coburns Road, Melton
Melton Air Services
Retail and Services
Looking for a business or service, please view the Business directory.
For more ideas and information about what to do in the City, contact the Melton Visitor Information Centre on 9747 7300.