Tower Hill Visitor Centre


Tower Hill Visitor Centre

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve (hunting)

The reserve offers both guided and self-guided tours to admire the volcano, old lava flow, wetlands, birdlife and Aboriginal heritage of the area. You may also spot koalas, emus, kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, turtles and possums.
Located in the picnic area, the Visitor Centre, which is managed by Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Cooperative, has environmental and cultural displays and offers aboriginal arts and crafts for sale, as well as light refreshments. Opening hours of the visitor centre are 10am to 4pm daily, including public holidays, except Christmas Day.

How to get there

Tower Hill Visitor Centre

Tower Hill Reserve is located 18 km west of Warrnambool and can be accessed from the Princes Highway.

Need to know

Tower Hill Visitor Centre

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Tower Hill Visitor Centre Closed for Renovations

    The Visitor Centre located in Tower Hill Reserve is closed for building renovations and is not open to the public. Some car parking capacity has been temporarily reduced for the building works. Parks Victoria apologises for any inconvenience.  The Picnic Ground, amenities block, and walking tracks are open as normal.

  • Tower Hill Picnic Ground (Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve (hunting))

    Temporarily Reduced Barbecue Facilities in Tower Hill - South Barbecue Closed for Repairs

    • Parks Victoria is carrying out inspections in all of our barbecues in our parks. Following these inspections at Tower Hill Reserve, the south barbecue (one of the two barbecues in the Picnic Ground) has been temporarily closed until it can be repaired. We apologise for the inconvenience this has caused.
    • The north barbecue (closest to the amenities block) is operational and safe to use.
    • Visitor Safety is our top priority and we advise people to please not try to use any barbecue facilities that have been closed. 

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