Nestled on the northern slopes of the dormant volcano Tower Hill, the unique and character filled Koroit has been hailed as one of Australia`s most complete examples of an early Irish settlement. Situated in south-west Victoria, between Warrnambool and Port Fairy (see map), the Moyne Shire town is a short drive off the Princes Highway - Great Ocean Road. Koroit has a population of around1800 and the quaint village boasts a rich history and heritage and a vibrant and closeknit community.
No matter what season you visit, Koroit and Tower Hill will provide you with an experience to remember and cherish. Your experience can commence by popping into the Koroit Visitor Information Centre then visiting our unique attractions. Koroit is also home to a small number of very popular events that are gaining a national reputation.
Koroit Sheepdog Trials Mid February each year: The Koroit Sheepdog Trials attract over 200 competitors and between 2000 and 3000 spectators making this event a significant one on the Victorian events calender.