Tourism Business Information

Tourism contributes $73 million to Indigo Shire's annual economy, supporting more than 4600 jobs (Source: Compelling Economics 2010). It is the fifth biggest industry in the shire behind manufacturing, agriculture, construction and general retail.

Indigo Shire sits within Victoria's High Country and is a key stop on several touring routes including Yarra Valley to High Country route, Great Alpine Road heritage loop, the Ned Kelly Touring Route and the Snowy Valleys Way. The Shire is part of Tourism Australia's National Landscapes program in the Australian Alps region. The Shire's tourist villages are promoted under the key product strengths of history and heritage, food and wine, natural attractions, Ned Kelly country, outdoor activities, festivals and events, and arts.

Indigo Shire has tourism and economic development staff to assist with the growth and support of our tourism industry. These officers can be contacted at the Beechworth office, or for regular updates sign up the our monthly tourism and business eNewsletter.

Last updated: 07 October 2011