Regional Victoria is becoming a very popular destination with tourists flocking to the country to explore, not only the countryside, but also the amazing artwork on silos and water tanks. In March 2021 artist Jimmy DVate completed a brilliant piece of artwork on the Goulburn Valley Water tank in Kyabram.
One of the main tourist attractions in Kyabram is the Fauna Park which we are yet to explore. The Fauna Park wetlands has been the inspiration for Jimmy DVates artwork on the water tank.
As you stand on the once used train platform which will be turned into a viewing station you will witness some of the detailed artwork. Ensure you don’t miss either driving or walking around the block to capture the artwork from all sides of the water tank. I’m undecided what my favorite piece is, from the Cockatoo to the turtle or the Rosella, but then there’s the dragon fly and other wildlife…. Jimmy Dvate has captured all the wildlife extremely well and creatively used the existing landscape to enhance the artwork.
Things to do in Kyabram
Kyabram is quite a large country town of Victoria. With hotels and a free camping area why not stay the night and enjoy the countryside. Whilst in Kyabram you could visit the Fauna Park, catch a movie at the old cinema, go out for dinner or explore the nearby attractions.
Nearby places of interest
From Kyabram there are so many places of interest in all directions, from the Silo Art Trail to places to enjoy your jet ski or kayak, or simply explore the country towns and countryside. In Whroo, near Rushworth are the Balaclava Mines and then you have Echuca with the famous paddle boats and steam boats. Click on the below links to learn more about some of the nearby places to explore:
- Redesdale Water Tank Art, Victoria, Australia
- Picola Silo Art, Victoria, Australia
- Barmah National Park, Victoria, Australia
- Barmah Punt, Victoria, Australia
- Colbinabbin Silo Art, Colbinabbin, Victoria
- Silo Art Trail, North East Victoria
- Tongala Street Art, Victoria, Australia
- Echuca, Victoria
- Waranga Dam
- Whroo, Victoria
- Balaclava Mine, Whroo, Victoria
- Murchison, Victoria
- Kirwans Bridge, Victoria
- Rushworth, Victoria
Kyabram Water Tank Location
You will find the water tank off Edis Street, Kyabram. The best place to view the artwork is from the old railway platform, however do not miss viewing from a distance on Tulloh Street, Union Street and Drum Street.
- Approx. 213km, 2hrs 25 mins from Melbourne CBD
Whilst exploring country Victoria have you discovered artwork that you’d like to share with us? We’d love to hear about your experiences.