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Visitor Information on Cobden in Victoria, Australia

Cobden is a small town situated in the Western District of Victoria, approximately 200 km southwest of Melbourne. It is located along the Princes Highway and offers a range of attractions for visitors.

Things to do

  • Visit the Heytesbury House, a National Trust classified property that dates back to the 1850s.
  • Take a stroll around Lake Cobden, a picturesque spot that offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and bird-watching.
  • Explore the Cobden Miniature Railway, a popular attraction for both children and adults.
  • Go on a trek along the Great South West Walk, a 250 km walking trail that takes you through various landscapes and sights.
  • Watch a horse racing event at the Cobden Racecourse, which hosts regular meets throughout the year.

Eating and Drinking

Cobden has several options for dining, ranging from cafes to pubs and restaurants. Some popular choices include:

  • The Naked Farmer Cafe, which serves fresh local produce and has a rustic country feel.
  • The Cobden Hotel, a historic building that offers traditional pub food, wines and beers.
  • The White Hart Inn, a charming restaurant with a menu featuring seasonal and regional ingredients.


There are a few options for accommodation in Cobden, including:

  • The Heytesbury House Bed and Breakfast, located in a restored Victorian mansion.
  • The Cobden Caravan Park, which offers camping and self-contained cabins.
  • The Western Hotel, a budget-friendly option with pub-style rooms and shared facilities.

Getting there

Driving is the most convenient way to reach Cobden, as it is located along the Princes Highway. The town is approximately a 2.5-hour drive from Melbourne, and there are also bus services available from various locations. The closest airport is in Warrnambool, which is approximately a 25-minute drive away.

Final thoughts

Cobden is a charming town that offers plenty of attractions for visitors. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or simply relaxing, there's something for everyone. Make sure to put Cobden on your list of places to visit in Victoria!

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