Welcome to Woods Point

Woods Point is a tourist and gold mining township in the Great Dividing Range. It lies 120 kilometres east-north-east of Melbourne and is a three hour drive by road. It is situated at the extreme headwaters of the Goulburn River on the northern side of the range.

  • History

    The township was named Woods Point in April 1863 after storekeeper Mabille Wood, who went prospecting one day and never returned.

  • Activities

    IF YOU'RE TOURING THE AREA VISIT OUR decommissioned ramshackle timber and tin hut that may just have been Australia’s smallest petrol station.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation is available at the Commercial Hotel, at several holiday houses in the area and up the road at Brian and Heather’s 'Gap Getaway'.