Carapooee is a small town in central Victoria; best known for its mining activity. The town is straddled by the Strathfillian and Carapooee creeks.
The first pastoral run occurred in 1844 in the Strathfillian area, and in 1857 it was managed by David Peters.
Carapooee Accommodation, History, Camping, Music Festival & Map, VIC
Near Carapooee, there are a few worthy attractions that may interest visitors. The most popular is the St Arnaud Range National Park, which features forested, steep terrain. If you’ve always been curious what it’s like to visit the forests before the gold rush in Australia, this place is highly recommended. Bushwalkers will appreciate the terrific views found on the rocky ridges, and there are lots of opportunities for trekking in the rugged yet beautiful terrain.
For camping and picnics, head over to the Upper Teddington Reservoir. The reservoir banks are peaceful areas and it’s equipped with flushing toilets, picnic tables, and wood barbecues. However, you’ll have to bring your own firewood and drinking water.