Get ready to enjoy a day of exploring walks, nature, art and treasures in and around Beaufort.
Located in the township of Beaufort, along the Skipton Road, Beaufort Lake is a relatively small man-made catchment with lovely leisurely walks around its shoreline. . As you stroll the banks of the lake, you will find the Koori Art Trail with 12 art installations strategically placed around the lake.
If you love digging through a crazy selection of secondhand furniture, pre-loved homewares and weird bits and pieces, then Beaufort Big Garage Sale is for you. Expect to find a large and varied range of Collectables, Antiques including lighting and furniture, China, Books, Vinyl Records, Bric-A-Brac, Tools, Farming Equipment, Building Materials, old motors, fine china, art, glass and much more!
Beaufort Park Cafe is a place to enjoy food and drink (coffee especially) in a relaxed environment with a welcoming vibe. With stunning views that overlook Beaufort’s gardens the focus of Beaufort Park Cafe is high quality modern dishes, with an emphasis on fresh and healthy ingredients. The cafe offer an all day breakfast menu, lunch and an extensive range of homemade cakes and slices.
The refurbished historical Railway Station at Beaufort is now the home of the Pyrenees Arts Council’s Art Trax Gallery. This historic building, which was first opened on 11th August, 1874, houses three Gallery rooms, a Gallery shop and an Artist’s workroom. This wonderful gallery is run by volunteers, most of whom are also artists, and houses a mix of painting styles from local and regional artists with revolving exhibitions.
A short 10 minute drive from Beaufort, you will find the stunning Fern Tree Waterfalls nestled among the huge ferns and moss covered rocks within the spectacular Mount Buangor State Park. A short and easy 250 metre walk takes you to the falls where you can clamber over the rocks and among the gorgeous ferns right beneath the waterfall. By crossing a bridge over Middle Creek from beneath the falls, you can continue on the Waterfalls Nature Walk and access several other walks including the walk to nearby Cascade Falls.