Omeo is part of Victoria’s Gippsland region, and situated on the Great Alpine Road, only 40 minutes away from the snowy peaks of Mount Hotham. The town is rich in gold mining history and the surrounding areas are shrouded in beauty, so there is plenty to do and see in the small town of Omeo.
The Alpine National Park lies on Omeo’s doorstep and there are plenty of opportunities for fun and adventure within the park’s stunning mountain landscape. In the warmer weather, go bushwalking through the spectacular Australian plains. If you are after more of a thrillseeker, soak in the breathtaking views on horse back or mountain bike. If you really consider yourself a daredevil, head to the Mitta Mitta Gorge and have a crack at some white water rafting. Experience the rush of grade 2 to grade 4 rapids and test yourself against some of the most ferocious waters Victoria has to offer.
If a more relaxing holiday is what you are after, Omeo can provide for you. There are numerous self contained apartments and holiday homes for comfortable and relaxing accommodation options. Enjoy the slow pace and take a relaxing stroll through the main street, where you will come across the Historical Park and Omeo Museum. Learn all about Omeo during the gold rush, where people came from all over to mine in one of the richest goldfields in the state.
Omeo is only a short drive from the best skiing mountains in Victoria, so if you are looking for a more affordable way to enjoy the ski runs of Mount Buller, Omeo also provides for the budget traveller. You will find numerous delightful and reasonably priced hotel and motel options, as well as some more upmarket hotel options. Stay in Omeo, then hit the best snow covered slopes Victoria has to offer.