Lined with historic architecture including the beautiful Court House and old convent buildings, the main street of Tatura is steeped in history.
Surrounding farmland offers an enticing glimpse of the season’s freshest produce, from cherries, tomatoes and pink lady apples. Mosaic murals in Stuart Mock Place vibrantly display the pictorial history of the township, and the town’s museum further highlights the regions industrious past, as well as its significant war time history.
An RV friendly town, Tatura provides convenient respite and stopover for van and RV travellers. The rest stop connects directly through to the picturesque main street lined with ornamental pears. Host to butchers, bakers and small shopfronts turning a lively trade, there’s a myriad of treasures to be uncovered, including the butteriest pastries and pies.
Water tower artworks commemorate the town’s significant wartime history, with images depicting Sir John Monash and striking poppy designs.
To the west, cemeteries and memorials to the German wartime camps German wartime camps commemorate interns housed in the region during the war.
The attractive Lake Bartlett is located centrally in town. North of town, find Cussen Park where gentle pathways provide access to bird hides, and boardwalks. The park is home to a significant grey headed flying fox population.
From food to flying foxes, wartime to water, there’s much to experience in this small town.
Each year Tatura welcomes International Dairy Week and a range of events at Tatura Park throughout the year.