TATURA

Tatura is the next town visited in the Dairy/ Fruit cluster of towns. Tatura is a nice town that has an air of activity about it. When visiting be sure to allow an overnight to get the best out this nice town.

Attractions include the Cussen Park wetlands and the Wartime Camps and Irrigation Museum. It is home to Tatura Milk Industries, Goulburn-Murray Water's head office and the Tatura Research and Extension Centre of the Victorian Department of Primary Industry located at Tatura East. In addition, Unilever has one of its food processing plants situated in the Northern half of the town. The town is associated with the water wheel or Dethridge Wheel, a device used to measure the amount of irrigation water released from a channel to a farmer's property.

The name of the town is an Aboriginal word meaning "small lagoon".

Tatura is another of those Victorian towns that has a long main street. There are three hotels. The upper, mid and lower pubs.

The Tatura War Memorial is located opposite the upper pub.

The churches in Tatura are a mix of the old and the Anglican mistake.

The Catholic Church is a grand structure.

The Tatura Museum has an emphasis on Agricultural products.

Any visitor will delight in what Tatura has to offer. Allow plenty of time.

Heritage diary

 

 

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