SKIPTON is in the heart of south-west Victoria. Roughly 2 hours from Warrnambool (to the south), Horsham (to the west), Bendigo (to the north) and Melbourne (to the east).

How to get here by car.

From Melbourne - travel west along the West Gate Bridge, exiting at the Western Ring Road junction, then taking the Deer Park By-pass road where it connects to the Western Highway just outside of Caroline Springs.  Stay on this road, bypassing Ballarat, and then make a left-hand turn at the traffic lights in the township of Beaufort.  Skipton is just 30 kilometres down this road passing Lake Goldsmith.

From Adelaide/Horsham - follow the Western Highway to Beaufort and make a right-hand turn at the traffic lights onto Skipton Road.  The town is only 30 kilometres away.

From Sydney/Bendigo -travel south along the Midland Highway, then turn right onto Bendigo-Maryborough Road.  At the town of Maryborough look for the signs to Pyrenees Highway, then left onto the Talbot exist.  Traveling through Talbot, continue onto Lexton-Talbot Road.  Continue on through Lexton to the Lexton-Beaufort Road.  At the town of Beaufort, continue on through the traffic lights to Skipton Road.

From Geelong - travel west along the Hamilton Highway.   Turn right onto Fyansford-Gheringham Road.  Continue onto the Midland Highway.  At the rounabout take the 1st exit to the Shelford-Bancockburn Road.  Turn left onto Kelly Road, then continue onto Shelford-Bancockburn Road.  This then turns into Rokewood-Shelford Road after traveling through the town of Shelford.  After the township of Rokewood, this road continues onto Rokewood-Skipton Road.

From Warrnambool - travel east along the Princess Highway.  Look for the signs displaying Camperdown-Lismore Road in the Camperdown township.  Turn left onto the Camperdown-Lismore Road.  Continue onto to the Lismore-Skipton Road.  Skipton is just 30 kilometres from here.




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