03 5593 1144 - Camperdown Cascade Motel, 311 Manifold Street, Camperdown VIC 3260 info@cascademotel.com.au

About Camperdown

Situated 200 km west of Melbourne, in a rural setting Camperdown has a Population of 3,500 people.

The surrounding country is called: “Lakes and Crater Country” and is well known by Geologists all over the world.

Its main industry is dairy farming and wool growing.

Attractions Nearby

Leisure Activities

  • 18 hole golf course
  • Fresh water fishing in Lake Bullen Merri and Purrumbete
  • Boating, yachting & water sking
  • Lawn bowling and tennis
  • Excellent facilities for radio controlled model aeroplanes, both for gliders and motorised.

Fisherman’s Paradise

Fishing Lakes & Crater Country Cascade Motel is located just 2.5 km from Lake Bullen Merri, one of the best fresh water fishing locations in Australia with a growth rate is second to none. The lake is stocked with Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Atlantic Salmon, Chinook Salmon & Bass.

There are a number of other lakes in the area that provide excellent fishing including, Cobden Lake, Deep Lake, Lake Elingamite, Lake Mumblin, Lake Purrumbete, Lake Tooliorook & Mount Emu Creek.

Bullen Merri is also very popular skiing location that boast deep, clear, open water, Boat ramps and excellent picnic & BBQ areas.

Other Attractions Nearby

Other attractions in the immediate surroundings:

  • Buggy & Historical Museum
  • Miniature railway park operating 3rd Sunday of the month
  • Camperdown Craft Market 1st Sunday of the month
  • Climb the 100 steps of the Clock Tower for a fantastic view of the town and close surroundings
  • Drive up Mount Leura for a grand view of the Lakes and Crater district
  • Historical Buildings and Homesteads


  • Fullers Car Show in August
  • One Act play Festival during October
  • Heritage Weekend during November
  • Agricultural Show during November
  • Bookar family fun day during March
  • Dog show in March
  • Equestrian trials


Camperdown to:

Melbourne – 192 km 2 hrs
Ballarat – 120 km 1:20 hrs
Warnambool – 68 km 45 mins
Geelong – 120 km 1:20 hr
Colac – 45 kms 35 mins
Port Campbell – 46 km 40 m

Contact Us

Camperdown Cascade Motel

311 Manifold Street
Camperdown VIC 3260
Phone: 03 5593 1144