Experience

Applefest, Tour de Bress, Carols in the Park, Community Celebrations, Pool Party

Community Planting Day

17 June 2017

Community Planting Day

Saturday 17 June, 9am – 12pm. Help regenerate the former Silk Worm Farm on Mount Alexander. How to get there: Park at the Leanganook Picnic Area on Joseph Young Drive in the Mount Alexander Regional Park. A shuttle bus will take you to the planting site. Bring warm clothes, covered footwear, wet weather gear, gloves, your favourite digger and a picnic lunch and cup. Landcare, Connecting Country and Parks Vic will provide planting tools, hot drinks and morning tea. Register your interest: littlehabitatheroes@gmail.com For more info: www.littlehabitatheroes.com

Apple Harvest

February to May, annually
Keep an eye out for orchard vehicles on the local roads. Ask for new season fruit at your local fruiterer.

Cycling Events

Harcourt is a popular choice for cyclists in all categories of road and mountain bike rides and all levels of experience.
Racing and time trial events take place at various points throughout the year. Scheduled cycling events in Harcourt include:

  • May—Victorian Country/Metro Road Cycling Championships
  • June—Masters Individual Road Time Trial series, Harcourt Round
  • November—Tour de Bress Twilight Criteriums

For more details on those events, or results of previous ones, you will find what you seek on the website for Cycling Victoria.

Outdoor Adventures

Walking and camping is a great way to experience the delights of the wonderful countryside on and around Mount Alexander.

The folks over at Chockstone reckon it’s a top spot for rock climbing too. They’re the experts, so if you want info about seasonal conditions and appropriateness, head on over and check them out.

Cideries

If you like our apples, you’ll love our cider!

Henry of Harcourt

A family run orchard specialising in traditional cider apples and boutique varietal ...
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Harcourt Perry & Cider Makers

A collective drawn together by a love for Harcourt—a gem of a town ...
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Blue Elephant Beverage Company

Cider made from passionately grown estate produce. email: info@bebc.net.au Phone: 0427 041552 ...
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Blackwood Orchard

Cherries & apples. A large range, freshly picked. Sold from the farm ...
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Wineries

Visit the district’s unique and internationally famed wineries all year around.

Sanctuary Hill Vineyard

Producing a Shiraz and a Cab Sav. Cabernet Savage Dog ...
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Mount Alexander Winery

Operated by Bill and Sandra Blamires on the north-eastern slopes ...
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Harcourt Valley Vineyards

The oldest and most awarded winery in the region, with over ...
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Bress Wine, Cider & Produce

Good quality fruit, picked at flavor ripeness, fermented and gently ...
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BlackJack Wines

BlackJack Wines welcomes visitors to the cellar door to taste award-winning red wines ...
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Cafes & Refreshments

Whether your passing through or here for a stay, Harcourt has some stellar stuff to fill you up.

Skydancers Garden & Cafe

For coffee, cake and meals, eating indoors or out. Attached to the cafe is a giftware shop and a nursery. Seasonally, the butterfly ...
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Goldfields Track Cafe

In the heart of Harcourt, the Goldfields Track Cafe boasts hearty meals, tasty treats and cosmopolitan coffee style. Open Thursday, ...
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