Peer into the shadow of the legendary Mount Arapiles and discover a postcard-perfect nineteenth-century heritage town.
Rock climbing mecca
Organise an expedition to world-famous rock climbing and abseiling crag, Mount Arapiles. Take the lead from a group of experienced rock climbing instructors or demonstrate your own exceptional rock climbing experience. Pick up specialist equipment in town.
Rest your weary head in simple cabin accommodation or camp at the base of Mount Arapiles and swap tall tales of climbs past with adventurers from around the world.
Allow yourself a little extra time to get to know Natimuk through its restored heritage buildings, antiques and craft shops. Enjoy the community's creative side as it nurtures resident artists, and time your trip with the biennial Nati Frinj festival.
Follow Natimuk's Heritage Trail for a more detailed view of the town's impressive list of amazingly preserved nineteenth-century architecture and historic sites. Learn the stories of the settlers for a taste of 1850s pastoral life.
Up the adrenaline with a hike or ride along the scenic Natimuk – Mt Arapiles rail trail, a 10-kilometre off-road recreational trail linking Natimuk to Mount Arapiles.