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Westmere is a small town located in the south-western region of Victoria and within the Rural City of Ararat council area.

The tight-knit community is mostly made up of families who enjoy living in this peaceful area.

Westmere Accommodation, General Store, Hall, Church & CFA, VIC

Community members can enjoy a great variety of sporting facilities, medical services, and schools. They are also closely located to several regional centres and tourist sites.

The best destinations and experiences await you in Ararat, so if you’re visiting Westmere, don’t forget to make time to check out these sights. Learn about the early history of Ararat, and the important role played by Chinese immigrants by visiting the Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre. They were significant in the discovery of gold at the time.

For something more unusual, why not head over to J-Ward, which is a former mental institution and gaol. If you’re feeling brave, take one of their Lantern Ghost Tours.

There are many other things to do when exploring the area around Westmere, such as visiting the Ararat Regional Gallery, the Langi Morgala Museum, and the Railway Heritage Museum.

Take in the views at the One Tree Hill Lookout, and go on a stroll along the main street. The numerous charming shops and cafes promise a delightful find every time.

Other attractions near Westmere include going to the Halls Gap Zoo, drive along the Silo Art Trail, take a Grampians Wine Tour, hop aboard a Grampians Helicopter Tour, among many others.

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