Rural Road Tours
Date: Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 November
Time: Anytime.
Cost: Free.
Age Restrictions: None.

Venue & Location

Benalla Visitor Information Centre, 14 Mair Street, Benalla
Take in Benalla and our rural villages by taking a day trip with one of our self guided tours. These tours are a great opportunity to see the rural areas and support various businesses.
Starting from Benalla take yourself on a back roads journey to one of three self-guided tours that will take you through picturesque landscapes and delightful rural townships located throughout Benalla Rural City.

Silos, Pubs and Country Trail

Total distance: 150km

Start: Benalla (around 2.5 hours from Melbourne)

Goorambat Silos and Art Halls Rd, Goorambat

See artworks by Jimmy Dvate and Simon White. Not only will you see the silos, keep a look for the Nankeen Kestrel on the big shed as you enter town and also check out the toilets

Diggers Wife Cafe Halls Rd, Goorambat

The Diggers Wife Cafe is a social enterprise business operated by the Goorambat Veterans Retreat Inc. to support Veterans & families in need. They provide fabulous food and beverage options

Tallis Wines 195 Major Plains Rd, Dookie

A visit to Tallis Cellar door and its ever changing landscape will leave you revived and inspired. You'll enjoy distinctive wine, seasonal grazing platters and warm hospitality every time you visit.

Open Wednesday & Thursday 11am - 4pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 5pm


Dookie is located within the rolling hills of Mount Major and Mount Saddleback. Spend as little or as long as you like in Dookie.

Points of Interest - Nomadic Silos, Red Flowering Gum Tree, The Gladstone Hotel, Dookie Artist Tree, Emporium, Dookie General Store and the Rail Trail.

Businesses will have independent opening hours. Contact operators directly.

This trail will continue along the North East Victoria Silo Art Trail

Enjoy lunch at Devenish Railway Hotel open everyday except Wednesday from 11am or Goorambat Railway Hotel open Wednesday - Sunday from 12pm.

Cheese Wine and Wetlands

Total distance: 110kms

Start: Benalla (around 2.5 hours from Melbourne)

This tour takes in approx 15km of unsealed road through the Winton Wetlands and access to Taminick Cellars/Black Dog Brewery.

Depart Benalla and head to the Hume Highway. Follow the Highway and turn left at the Winton North turn off, Bowers Road. Little Cedar Goats Cheese is on the left hand side.

Amazing Roses and Wine

Total distance: 137kms

Start: Benalla (around 2.5 hours from Melbourne)

Samaria Farm 2520 Samaria Rd, Moorngag

Samaria Farm is essential for your body, mind and soul. The farm is spread over 22 acres of rolling hills in Northeast Victoria, with 3000 Damask roses as well as olives, lemon myrtle and citrus groves.

For tour details visit or call into the Visitor Centre, 14 Mair Street, Benalla.


For more information contact the Council’s Events Coordinator
on (03) 5760 2600 or email