visiting & living in Clunes

Welcome to Clunes

An historic gold mining town, located in the heart of the Victorian Central Goldfields region. Located an hour and 20 minutes’ drive west of Melbourne CBD and 25 minutes from Ballarat, Clunes is blessed with history, culture, spectacular scenery and exciting event. Clunes is an idyllic destination to live and work, get away for the weekend, or even for a day trip.

Dotted with dusty antique and collectable stores, vineyards and wineries, rustic bed & breakfasts and scenic walks, the Victorian Goldfields is a hidden treasure for the adventurous and curious. All this makes Clunes a popular weekend destination for bushwalkers, gold prospectors, treasure hunters, collectors, vintage car clubs, history buffs and families seeking an escape to the country.