Attractions

Tennis courts – synthetic surface

Macarthur has two Tiger Turf 19mm Tournament 1000 synthetic surface courts. Tennis can be played at the Macarthur tennis courts all year round. Court hire – keys available from the Milk Bar in Macarthur When: All year round Where: Macarthur tennis courts, Market Square, Hamilton-Port Fairy Road, Macarthur. (opposite Macarthur Post Office) All welcome. For further details please contact Macarthur Tennis Club Secretary Jill Millard Phone: (03) 55761224

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Golf course – 9 hole

Macarthur has a 9 hole golf course with well established, tree-lined fairways. Golf is played at the Macarthur Golf Club course from the beginning of April until the end of October each year. When: From the beginning of April until the end of October Where: Macarthur golf course, off Hamilton-Port Fairy Road, Macarthur. (Just north of Macarthur) All welcome. For further details please contact Macarthur Golf Club President Hughie McFarlane (Mobile): 0429838810

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Campdraft

The Western District Campdraft Club holds a campdraft annually during February at the Macarthur Recreation Reserve. A campdraft is often also held in November of each year. When: February (and often November) of each year Where: Macarthur Recreation Reserve, Hamilton-Port Fairy Road, Macarthur. (Just south of the bridge over the Eumeralla River) All welcome to come along and watch the events. Free admission.

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Macarthur Historical Society

Macarthur Historical Society Court House High Street Macarthur 3286 President: Andrew Duyvestyn Secretary: Bernie Warren Phone (03) 5576 1221 Open by appointment Available for viewing: records and photos. To view the history of Macarthur please visit the website: Macarthur Historical Society

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Budj Bim National Park (formerly Mount Eccles National Park)

Budj Bim National Park (formerly Mount Eccles National Park) – (9 km West of Macarthur). There are many features to see in the 10,000 hectare Budj Bim National Park. One of the features is the lake within the crater of Budj Bim, named Lake Surprise, and another is the nearby lava tube/lava canal (bring a torch). There are also various walking trails and if you keep your eyes on the Manna gums you may see koalas. Picnicing and camping are…

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