www.jindivick.org.au/ is the town’s website
10 Things to do around Jindivick
The Jindivick Cricket Ground has the best view ever. Watch a cricket game if it’s on or just have a bbq and wander through the community garden looking at the plants, sculptures and trying out the fitness equipment.
Try a meal at the Jindi Caf. The Caf is run by Sue and has the best Burgers and roasts for miles around www.facebook.com/TheJindiCaf
Browse the plants and garden-wares at the Jindivick Country Gardener. David has accumulated a wonderful variety of rare and unusual plants and garden decorations.David is moving the business to his home at Broughton Hall in July. www.jindivickcountrygardener.com.au/
Down the Main Jindivick Rd about a couple of Km’s is Laurie Collins’ Sculpture Garden where you can wander through the acre of sculpture and gardens. This is always changing and you might even find Laurie somewhere behind one of the big piles of steel waiting to be made into Art. www.lauriecollins.com.au
Next to Laurie on the corner of Quarry rd is Jeff and Jeanette Hyde’s studio and is open by appointment to show a range plasma cut garden panels and other creations. www.jeffandjeanette.com.au/
Further down Main Jindivick road is the Drouin Speedway and if it is the second Saturday of the month races are often run here…never been? Give it a try as its colourful, noisy and friendly http://drouinspeedway.com/
If you want a camp ground or a lovely picnic spot beside the Tarago then Glen Cromie is the place to go. Lots of facilities, km’s of walking tracks and lots of beauty. A small $2 fee for day visitors www.glencromie.com.au
More art awaits if it is the weekend and you venture down Main Jindivick Rd to the end, turn left then take the first rd on the right. This is Bradley Hall, the gallery of artist Gary Miles. Gary has an international following. www.garymilesart.com.au/
Further along Old Telegraph Rd West is Rokeby Flora and Fauna reserve which is an old rail trail, shortish and lovely walk down to the Tarago for fishing, picnic or just walking the dog. Across the road and behind Rokeby common is an extended bike/horse/walk rail trail www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au/files/a4b7d44b-c888-4950-8a4f-9ffd00b4d687/Neerim_District_p37-38.pdf.
On the first Saturday of the month is Jindi Market and this is in and around Jindi Hall. ( closed during winter). On the second Saturday of the month Rokeby Market is on and this is at Rokeby reserve from Sept to May inclusive)
In a different direction heading west from the town along Jacksons track about 2km is Nangara Reserve which is a Nature and art reserve made from a revegetated disused quarry. Gentle walks (although there are some steep bits if you want) and wombat seats and fine ceramic sculptures by local artist Graham Duell. www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au/files/2879b46c-cbd8-43ab-b2ad-9ffd00b4d3b1/Jindivick_p25-26.pdf