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Places to Explore Near Rockbank

Although we can’t get out and about at the moment enjoying the freedom a weekend brings, here are some local gems to put on your list close to Rockbank when you can.

Whether you are a nature lover, foodie or just like to get out and experience new things, there is plenty on offer.

Organ Pipes National Park

The Organ Pipes National Park is just under a 30 minute drive from Rockbank and is steeped in Aboriginal culture.  The Organ Pipes are one the world’s largest ancient volcanic lava flows and a visit to the park will allow you to see an old volcano site with a spectacular cliff face with stone columns towering above Jackson Creek.  There are plenty of walks on offer and it’s the perfect place to have a leisurely picnic and spot some native wildlife.

Lerderderg Gorge

The stunning surrounds of this rugged gorge will take your breath away, you’ll feel a sense of remoteness, but you are only 45 minutes from Rockbank. If you are an avid hiker there are plenty of walks with amazing views. If you truly want to experience the park stay the night at the Lerderderg Campground.

Eynesbury Farmers Market

Mark it in your calendar for every fourth Sunday. Eynesbury Famers’ Market is the place to be. With local farmers and producers selling their wares direct to the public, it doesn’t get much fresher. Start with a coffee and wander and fill your bag with local goodies.

Melton Botanic Gardens

If you are a plant lover, this one is for you. Melton Botanic Garden combines beauty and education on a visit.  The Botanic Trail allows visitors to explore the surrounds, so take your bike or scooter.  Take a guided tour with one of the dedicated volunteers and learn what species is from where, and if you spot a plant that would look good in your garden, head to the onsite nursery to make your purchase.

If you are looking for a place to live in Rockbank, Accolade Estate has land available  starting from $215,000.  It is a new urban neighbourhood combining modern convenience with a connected village lifestyle.  Located within minutes of Rockbank station and major road arterials it offers local living at its best.  Contact our Sales Office on 1300 268 629 or visit