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Yarrawonga Painted Silos Weekend

  • 08 May 2021
  • 08:30
  • 09 May 2021
  • 17:00
  • Calder Park Service Centre

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Yarrawonga Painted Silos Weekend 

Sat/Sun 8/9 May 2021.

After a successful tour of the artistically painted silos with Lynne & Bob Rosenthal in western Victoria nearly two years ago, it is now time to visit a group of silos in north eastern Victoria mostly between Rochester, Benalla and Yarrawonga.


Saturday, Starting at the Calder Park Service Centre 8.30 for 9.00 departure, we head past Sunbury and Lancefield to Heathcote for Morning Coffee at Gaffney's Bakery about 10.30.


We visit the silos at Colbinabbin and Rochester before we have lunch at the Rochy Rumours Cafe in Rochester about 12.30 pm.


We cruise the wheat lands through Kyabram, with afternoon coffee in Nathalia, or Katamatite to Yarrawonga.


We stay overnight at Burkes Hotel Motel, ph 5744 3033 located on C373 Benalla Yarrawonga Road or a selection of accommodations in the main (Belmore) street of Yarrawonga, I suggest Belmore Motor Inn ph 5744 3685. Book your own accommodation.


Fuel at Woolworths Caltex 167 Belmore Street.


Dinner at 6.00 at Burkes Hotel 96 Belmore Street (ph 4744 3033)

or Terminus Hotel 95 Belmore Street across the road. (ph 5744 3025).


Sunday, 

Breakfast 8.00 at Thyme for Coffee 86 Belmore Street (ph 5743 2893).

Starting at 9.00 fuelled and coffee'd up at Woolworths Caltex 167 Belmore Street,


We visit the silos at Tungamah, St James, Devenish, Gorambat and a tank near Winton Wetlands before having a late coffee in Glenrowan about 11.00 am.

Lunch at the Bonnie Doon Hotel about 1.30 pm.

Final coffee in Yea about 3.30 where we will end the ride.


Two days riding to visit eight Painted Silos for a total of about 660 km.

Ride leader Ian McKenna ph 9547 6864.



2021 Yarrawonga Painted Silos Weekend - Saturday.

North 0.0 Start at Calder Park Service Centre, north onto Freeway.

L&R 4.1 Bulla Diggers Rest Road.

L&L 11.6 to C743 Sunbury Road.

Right 17.0 C325 Melbourne Lancefield Road.

Lef-T 86.6 B75 Northern Highway near Tooborac.

STOP 105.6 Coffee at Gaffneys Bakery on the left in Heathcote.

Right 107.0 C347 Heathcote Rochester Road.

Right 134.7 C345 to Colbinabbin.

STOP 137.8 Visit Colbinabbin Silo on Left, then reverse.

Right 140.9 C347 to Rochester.

L&R 156.5 C347 to Rochester. near Corop.

Lef-T 170.5 C362 to Rochester.

Strait 172.1 Cross roundabout, then left onto Mackay Street.

R&R 172.6 Fraser Street to Northern Highway (Moore Street) near Station.

STOP 172.8 Lunch at Rochy Rumours 39 Moore Street ph 5484 1040.

Visit Rochester Silo near Railway Station.

Petrol in Rochester. then north.

East 173.0 to C362 Kyabram Rochester Road to Kyabram.

Right 207.5 C351 Echuca Kyabram Road to Kyabram.

Lef-T 209.0 C359 Kyabram Nathalia road in Kyabram.

Rig-T 220.8 B400 Murray Valley Highway to Nathalia.

Right 246.9 C361 Katamatite Nathalia Road to Yarrawonga, (R&L, L&R)

STOP ----- for Coffee in Nathalia or Numurkah.

Lef-T 329.3 C373 Benalla Yarrawonga Road.

STOP 331.2 Overnight at Burkes Hotel Motel, 96 Belmore Street Yarrawonga ph 5744 3033. Petrol and Dinner in Yarrawonga.

2021 Yarrawonga Painted Silos Weekend - Sunday.

South 0.0 C373 Benalla Yarrawonga Road.

Right 16.1 C372 to Tungamah..

STOP 24.5 Visit Tungamah Silo (on Right?)

Right 25.0 Barr Street, Devenish Road to St James.

STOP 38.5 Visit St James Silo (on right?)

STOP 45.1 Visit Devenish Silo (on right?)

Right 45.2 Devenish Dookie Road.

Lef-T 49.2 C371 Benalla Tocumwal Road.

Left 55.7 College road to Goorambat.

Right 60.0 Goorambat Chesney Road.

STOP 60.1 Visit Goorambat --- of Goorambat. then continue.

STOP 61.3 Visit Goorambat Silo (on Right?) then reverse.

Right 61.7 Goorambat Road going east.

Rig-T 66.2 C373 Benalla Yarrawonga Road.

Left 74.6 Lake Mokoan Road.

Rig-T 92.3 Glenrowan Boweya Road.

STOP 98.5 Visit Winton Wetlands Tank.

L&R 100.4 Old Hume Hwy to Beaconsfield Parade in Glenrowan.

Right 101.6 Gladstone Street in Glenrowan.

STOP 102.? Coffee at Glenrowan Bakehouse, 34 Gladstone Street.

West 102.? Winton Glenrowan Road.

Left 119.8 M31 Hume Freeway.

Left 134.3 B300 Midland Hwy.

STOP 199.2 Lunch at Bonnie Doon Hotel on Left.

STOP 200.3 Petrol in Bonnie Doon.

STOP 260.9 Coffee in Yea at Marmalades ?

FINISH RIDE HERE. about 66km to Lilydale, total 656km.