Discover Murrindindi Shire
Murrindindi Shire is located north east of Melbourne and offers a wide range of visitor experiences including nature based activities, food and wine, adventure, touring, culture and heritage, festivals and events. For information on the many great things to see and do in our Shire visit discoverdindi.com.au or follow us on Facebook or Instagram @discoverdindi
To keep up to date on our events, activities and latest news sign-up to receive our What's On Murrindindi and Discover Dindi eNews here.
Regional Tourism Brochures / Maps
- Discover Dindi - Official Visitor Guide(PDF, 6MB)
- Discover Dindi - Murrindindi Map(PDF, 280KB)
- Discover Dindi - Alexandra Map(PDF, 2MB)
- Discover Dindi - Eildon Map(PDF, 2MB)
- Discover Dindi - Kinglake Ranges Map(PDF, 3MB)
- Discover Dindi - Marysville Map(PDF, 3MB)
- Discover Dindi - Yea Map(PDF, 3MB)
- Ride Dindi(PDF, 7MB)
- Great Victorian Rail Trail Pocket Guide(PDF, 1019KB)
- Great Victorian Rail Trail Brochure(PDF, 736KB)
Regional Tourism Information
For visitor information about our region visit the following websites
For information on upcoming events in Murrindindi Shire click here.
Click here(PDF, 4MB) to download information on Markets in the Murrindindi Shire.
Great Victorian Rail Trail
The Great Victorian Rail Trail (GVRT) is a 134km multi-use trail that can be experienced on foot, bike or horse. The trail follows the old railway line from Tallarook to Mansfield with a spur line to Alexandra, crossing the three municipalities of Mitchell, Murrindindi and Mansfield. This easily accessible, varied and unique trail offers close proximity to the regions natural attractions including beautiful rivers, majestic valleys, lakes and mountains.
Download the Great Victorian Rail Trail Pocket Guide, or view Great Victorian Rail Trail map, distances and gradients.
In 2021, the Victorian Government’s Regional Tourism Investment Fund awarded $1.2 million to Mitchell, Murrindindi and Mansfield Shire Councils for the GVRT Art Installation Project. The Project will improve the GVRT experience by creating innovative and impactful art installations along the trail. The Project is currently underway and is expected to be completed by April 2023. For more information about the project, click here.
There are four Visitor Information Centres across the Shire, located in Alexandra, Eildon, Marysville and Yea. The Y Water Discovery Centre in Yea and the Marysville Information and Regional Artspace (MiRA) are both accredited centres. The websites listed above also provide a valuable source of information about certain localities within the region.
The Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) is a central distribution website for the Australian tourism industry, listing product and destination information from all Australian States and Territories. All events listed on the ATDW website will appear on various tourism and travel websites around Australia including Tourism Victoria's official consumer website visitvictoria.com and regional tourism organisation's websites. They will also appear on Council’s Calendar of Events web page and in the What’s On Murrindindi e-newsletter.
There are many benefits to listing your event on ATDW
- details are entered only once
- updates can be made any time by Event Organisers
- up to 10 images are allowed and you will gain free maximum exposure for your event
Listing on ATDW eliminates the need for Event Organisers to submit an application form to Council to be included in the Calendar of Events brochure - all details for events held in Murrindindi will be exported from the ATDW website and included in the brochure.
To list your event now, go to the ATDW website.
For a quick, easy guide to uploading your events on ATDW, download our 'how to' fact sheet(PDF, 176KB) or check out the ATDW Introduction video.
Council produces a weekly e-newsletter showcasing the upcoming month's events. Subscribers can choose to receive the e-newsletter on a weekly or monthly basis and there is a monthly printable poster produced for display. The e-newsletter is sent each Thursday and any events for inclusion need to be live on the ATDW website by close of business on Monday of that week. All event information is sourced from the ATDW website.
To sign up to receive What's On Murrindindi click here(PDF, 4MB) .
The Murrindindi Shire Tourism and Events Strategy 2019-2025(PDF, 4MB) provides stakeholders with a sound basis from which to make decisions relating to tourism and events and seeks to grow visitation and length of stay. The Strategy also provides guidance and recommendations on how to get the best value from limited resources in efforts to grow tourism and to encourage the development of events.
Our Shire is a film-friendly location. For further information on commercial filming in Murrindindi Shire including television, feature films, advertising and television commercials, documentaries and music videos click here(PDF, 453KB).
To enquire about filming in Murrindindi Shire, please complete a Filming Application form.
If your application requires the inclusion of a Local Law Permit, please complete this application form(DOCX, 185KB).
For further information on any of the above contact the Tourism & Events team on (03) 5772 0333.