Yackandandah is on a spur from the Great Alpine Highway. This is another of those towns that is possible should be visited in autumn. Yackandandah is an historic town, and is now ensuring nothing is going to change much into the future.

The town is affectionately known as 'Yack', though in more recent times it has increasingly been referred to as "the 'dandah" by its younger residents.

Yackandandah is a small tourist town in northeast Victoria, Australia. It is near the industrial towns of Wodonga and Albury, and is close to the tourist town of Beechworth. Yackandandah is now a commute town to the larger centres.

Yackandandah was once a former gold mining centre known for its alluvial wet mining techniques. Yackandandah Post Office opened on 13 June 1856. Another office nearby, Yackandandah Junction, opened in 1872 but closed in 1885.

The two remaining Hotel are in the main street.

The United and the Anglican Churches in Yackandandah are all century plus buildings. The Catholic being surviving cement brick and original.

The Yackandandah War Memorial is located in the Memorial Gardens.

The Museum is in the heart of the town.

The Yack is a nice town a great spot for a coffee or refreshment.

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