Macarthur is situated in South West Victoria midway between the three major population centres of Portland, Hamilton and Warrnambool. Macarthur is located 37 km south of Hamilton and is the Gateway to Mount Eccles National Park/Budj Bim.

Public transport coach from Warrnambool to Macarthur (from Warrnambool to Macarthur and then via Hamilton to Ararat) is on Tuesday and Friday mornings arriving in Macarthur at 8:49 am.

Public transport coach returns the same days from Ararat to Macarthur (from Ararat via Hamilton to Macarthur and then to Warrnambool) arriving in Macarthur at 5:36 pm.

Public transport timetables are subject to change. Please confirm timetables with PTV timetables (from Ararat) and PTV timetables (from Warrnambool) and call 1800 800 007