Kerang

Kerang has everything for everyone!

Small towns really have so much to offer to so many different people. Whether you like history, bird watching, kayaking, sport or a good old bakery, you’ll find it here at Kerang.

The town centre of Kerang is beautiful, with old buildings and wonderful gardens
The town centre of Kerang is beautiful, with old buildings and wonderful gardens

In 1836, Major Thomas Mitchell crossed the Loddon River which runs through the town, but it wasn’t until 1848 that a settlement was established. Like so many other towns, it boomed during the gold rush, and today nearly 4,000 people live in this beautiful town.

Be sure to visit the Ibis Rookery in the Spring to see more than 100,000 birds!
Be sure to visit the Ibis Rookery in the Spring to see more than 100,000 birds!

The Loddon River, as well as the surrounding lakes, makes Kerang a sanctuary for all sorts of birdlife. The Ibis Rookery on the outskirts of town is the largest breeding ground for ibis in the world, with more than 100,000 birds nesting there in the spring.

Grays pasties and one of their most popular products - and after tasting it, we can see why!
Grays pasties and one of their most popular products - and after tasting it, we can see why!

Another iconic part of the town is Grays Bakery, which is a multi-generation family owned bakery, selling a wide range of pies, pasties, donuts, slices, cakes and more. If you're travelling through, be sure to stop by for a coffee break!

Whether you like history, bird watching, kayaking, sport or a good old bakery, you’ll find it here at Kerang.

Keep an eye our for the segment in the June 2015 series of Sightsee TV!