Locality Guide

Locality Guide


Location Description


Nestled between numerous rivers and surrounded by the Black & Blue Ranges is picturesque town of Alexandra. Within a lazy 2 hours scenic drive from the CBD of Melbourne the lifestyle Alexandra offers is envied by many. Alexandra was once a bustling gold mining town where fortunes were made in surrounding countryside.

The gold has since gone but the town with friendly locals continues to thrive. Many locals enjoy the areas’ attractions including riding the rail trail on either bike or horse, water and snow skiing, fishing on the Eildon Weir all year around or perhaps a coffee and lunch at one of the scrumptious cafes or hotels.

Come and have look around you might just find it hard to leave!

Attractions


Renound as a tourist destination, Alexandra has many attractions including Lake Eildon for water skiing and fishing, Lake Mountain for its cross country skiing, The Great Victorian Rail Trail which will take you all the way to Mansfield & Seymour.  On the Queen's Birthday weekend Alexandras population increases to a massive 15,000 people for the annual Truck Ute & Rod Show.

Facilities


Within the main street of Alexandra you will find the local supermarket, fruit & veg shop, chemist, hair & beauty, eateries and so much more to cater for your every need.

Transport


McKenzies Bus Lines runs a bus daily right through to Southern Cross Station and Fallons Bus Service runs a bus around the local areas 5 days a week.  There is also Alexandra Taxi's.

Community

Alexandra District Hospital 
12 Cooper St, Alexandra Vic 3714

Ph: 03 5772 0900

Schools


Alexandra & District Kindergarten
15 Bayley St, Alexandra Vic 3714
Ph: 03 5772 1387

Alexandra Primary School
15 Webster St, Alexandra Vic 3714
Ph: 03 5772 1006

St Marys Primary School
Myrtle St, Alexandra Vic 3714
Ph: 03 5772 1500

Alexandra Secondary College
Downey St, Alexandra Vic 3714
Ph: 03 5770 2000 

Sporting Clubs


Alexandra is well serviced with many sporting facilities including Alexandra Football & Netball Club, Alexandra Cricket Club, Alexandra Bowls Club, Alexandra Golf Club.  There is also dance classes, pony club, little athletics, and the local gymnasium.

Visitor Information Centre


Alexandra Visitor Information Centre
36 Grant St, Alexandra Vic 3714
Ph: 03 5772 1100