An Irish settlement, Koroit is a quaint village in regional country Victoria & one not to be missed when travelling The Great Ocean Road southwest coastal region! Koroit Village is nestled on the northern slopes of Tower Hill Reserve, surrounded by rural pastures, this picturesque town of Koroit with essential shopping; chemist, bakery, supermarket, newsagency, butchers & great food options, Little Thai House, Izzy's Restaurant, Alex Pizza & two traditional country Pubs all are within walking distance from The Estate Koroit Boutique Hotel. TAKE A DRIVE.....Antique shopping can be found in town and in surrounding areas of Killarney & Mailors Flat. Explore all things Beaches at Warrnambool, Port Fairy & Killarney & for reserves & parks, start right here in Koroit at Koroit Botanical Gardens......all within minutes drive from The Estate Koroit Boutique Hote
From your accommodation, The Estate Koroit, hop into your car and head on up High Street......at the top you will find exquisite Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. A natural landmark, the reserve sits inside a dormant volcano and with plenty of wildlife, Tower Hill provides visitors with a rare opportunity to witness animals up close in their natural habitat. Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve main entrance is located off the Princes Highway; a one way scenic drive down into the heart of a natural habitat.
What to Expect: Walking Tracks. Picnic Areas. Undercover BBQ. Free Entry. Free Parking. Visitor Information. Cafe. Shop. Public Toilets.
TOWER HILL GUIDED TOURS
Personalized Bush & Nature Walk
A 60 minute interactive tour walk conducted by local guides providing a exclusive opportunity to explore wildlife at Tower Hill. Visitors will gain an understanding of traditional Aboriginal lifestyles as well as learning how to identify native plants for food and medicinal purposes and throw a boomerang!
Twilight Bush & Nature Walk
Beginning at dusk, a 2 hour duration, night walk provides visitors with a understanding and appreciation of the nocturnal activity of Australian wildlife, whilst admiring the stunning silhouetted crater and the landscape of Tower Hill at sunset and learning about Aboriginal lifestyles.
Tours can be booked directly by contacting Tower Hill or by clicking on the provided link below Tower Hill Guided Tours Calender & Bookings
Phone: 5565 9202 or 0448 509 522
Little garden development occurred before 1866, but in the following years beds were laid out and the first plantings occurred.
The Koroit Botanic Gardens are of scientific (botanical) significance for their extensive collection of contributing trees and shrubs.