Situated behind the Noojee Hotel which was first built in 1925 you will find the Noojee Waterwheel. It is said that the owner of the original hotel tried to generate his own power for the hotel They say the original Waterwheel was used to power an illegal gaming room, however this was never confirmed.
Today the waterwheel which you see is not the original. The original was said to have been quite a large structure which had wooden paddles. The one you will see today is of a metal structure.
How to get to Noojee Waterwheel
You can park at the Noojee Town Centre and take a very easy short walk which takes you along the river to the Waterwheel which is situated in the river at the back of the Noojee Hotel. The stroll itself is pleasant as you walk alongside the Latrobe River.
- Noojee Trestle Bridge
- Ralph Cornwall Loch Valley Tramway Walk
- Noojee Heritage Centre
- Toorongo Falls Walk
- Amphitheatre Falls Walk via Toorongo Falls
Nearby Free Campgrounds
Before you head to the campgrounds check their websites to ensure they are open. Sometimes the campgrounds are temporarily closed. When we explored this absolutely beautiful area the Toorongo Falls Campground was temporarily closed.
Noojee Waterwheel Location
It’s located in the Latrobe River behind the Noojee Hotel
Have you explored Noojee? Have you got any stories you’d love to share with us? We’d really like to hear about your adventures and any tips you can share.