Town Category: Victoria
Tyers, VictoriaTown in Victoria, Australia
Tyers is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is 158 kilometres (98 mi) east of Melbourne, 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Traralgon and located in the City of Latrobe. It was known until 1852 as “Boola Boola”, after which it was named after the surveyor and explorer Charles Tyers. At the 2016 census, Tyers had a population of 824.
The Tyers Arts Festival is an annual event, held since 1979.
- Tyers Lookout is on the Walhalla-Tyers Road (C481), two kilometres from the township on the left. It overlooks the Latrobe Valley.
- Peterson’s Lookout is a short walk to the lookout overlooking the Tyers River Gorge, 6 km north of the Tyers township on Walhalla-Tyers Road (C481). This walk can also be started at the W2 track where there’s signage and a trail. This is an extra 2 km (or 4 km return) walk, and is certified as a Heart Foundation Walk.
- The Wirilda Walking Track’s are a series of track’s along the Walhalla-Tyers Road (C481), starting from Wirilda Track 2 (W2) and finishes at W18.
ReferencesLocalities in the City of LatrobeTowns in the Latrobe Valley
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