Local and Regional Attractions

Surrounded by rolling sand hills and grassy plains, Hopetoun is on the Henty Highway, 404 km northwest of Melbourne and 62 km north of Warracknabeal.

Further Statistics for Hopetoun can be found on the Australian Bureau of Statistics website.

For overseas visitors to our website:

Seasonal Weather

The average rainfall is about 13 inches.

  • Summer: Dec to Feb
  • Autumn: March to May
  • Winter: June to August
  • Spring: September to November

Further information on our climate can be obtained from the Bureau of Meteorology.


  • Celcius 45 degrees = 113 Fahrenheit
  • Metric conversion: I metre = 3 feet
  • 100kph = 60 mph

Farming seasons at Hopetoun

  • Harvest: Nov to Dec
  • Cropping: April to June

Phone home

Australia’s country code is 61, then each State or Territory has a number (i.e. 03 for Victoria, which is shortened to 3), then the telephone number, e.g. 61 3 50833001 or if using a mobile phone, miss the (0) off your mobile +61 (0)123 405 678.

This information is courtesy of the Yarriambiack Shire Council.

Local Attractions

To find out more information about our local and regional attractions, click the link of your choice below.

Regional Attractions

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