BOORT

Boort is a very small town out in the middle of Victoria. For most travelers, Boort will never be a destination visit. Boort is a very nice town with very nice people and a number of interesting offerings. Not the least the twin lakes. Lake Boort is central to the town and is used for water sports including skiing, sailing, fishing and swimming.

The town is known for its native birdlife. Boort is a local Aboriginal word meaning "Smoke from the hill".

Agriculture is a major industry and employer in the Boort region. Produce includes cereal crops, tomatoes, canola, olives and wool.

A visit to the Railway Hotel will prove an interest to those interested in the leadlight windows and creative indent ceilings from an earlier era. This pub has its own ‘Chloe’ on display in the bar.

The Commercial Hotel is your tradition Victorian Pub that has great profile.

The Boort Museum is next to the PO.

The War Memorial is acknowledged in two formats. Both really well done.

The Catholic Church is a grand century old building. The Anglican modern, the United likewise is modern.

You get the feeling when in Boort that the residents love their environment. They love the oasis, and so will any visitor. Allow a minimum of a day, or enjoy a few days, for this delightful small Victorian town.

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Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course