Benalla Visitor Information
Welcome to Benalla!
Located in North-Eastern Victoria, Benalla is a quaint township with a rich history and a vibrant present. With numerous attractions to see and activities to do, we invite you to discover what makes Benalla such a special destination.
Things to Do in Benalla
- Visit the Benalla Art Gallery and discover exquisite Australian and international art.
- Explore the gorgeous Lake Benalla and its surroundings, where you can go fishing, boating or hiking.
- Take a walk through the Botanical Gardens and appreciate the stunning collection of flora, including a rare collection of cycads.
- Relax at the many vineyards and wineries in and around Benalla and taste their exquisite wines.
- Be adventurous and try a gliding experience at the Benalla Gliding Club, where you can take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding region.
Where to Stay
You will find several accommodation options that cater to different budgets and preferences. From cozy bed and breakfasts to luxury apartments, you will surely find a place to stay that suits you.
Where to Eat
Benalla boasts an array of dining experiences. You can enjoy contemporary Australian cuisine and fine wine at opulent restaurants, or if you prefer, indulge in a crisp feed at a local pub or have some coffee with delicious cafe delights while taking in the scenery.
You can explore Benalla by walking, cycling or driving. There are car hire companies and taxis available for those who prefer not to drive. Public transport is also available, with buses connecting Benalla to neighbouring towns.
Benalla enjoys a temperate climate, with warm, sunny summers and chilly winters. Make sure to pack appropriately for the season but note however, that temperatures can vary, so be prepared.
Benalla is located about a 2-hour drive from Melbourne, Victoria's capital city. The closest major airport is Melbourne Airport, which has several car rental and shuttle bus services to get to Benalla. Rail services also provide connections from Melbourne to several nearby towns.
We hope you enjoy your time in Benalla, and we look forward to showing you what makes our town special. See you soon!