Visit Warburton - Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre

Travel Info
The Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre in the township of Warburton provides tourist information, hosts an art gallery and an indoor forest at the Environment Discovery Centre. There is also a must-see retail outlet called Warburton Valley Handmade that showcases locally handmade goods from artists and craft-workers in the region.

Open seven days, visitors can drop in and speak to a volunteer about where to stay and what to do in the Warburton Valley. There are plenty of brochures and maps for the region's stunning array of forests walks and attractions. The Centre also provides up to date information about local events such as music and film festivals, markets, bike and running events such as Giro Della Donna, Warburton Trail Fest and Up and Running.

Find out all you need to know to ride the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail or enjoy snow play on Mt Donna Buang during winter. The Waterwheel also stocks local wines and food products for purchase and is the site of the community mosaic project, The Great Steps of Warburton.

Situated on the main street, The Waterwheel is just a few steps from the pristine Yarra River. Warburton is where it all begins.


  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area


  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Nature & Wildlife


  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
3400 Warburton Highway, Warburton, 3799, Australia