Jamieson is a beautiful, humble and a sprawling rural village set in a scenic valley skirted by densely-wrapped mountainous terrain at the south-eastern corner of Lake Eildon. The town is approximately 37 km south of Mansfield and about 199 km north-east of Melbourne thru Eildon.
Jamieson transforms during holiday seasons when tourists come to enjoy waterskiing, bush walking, power-boating, camping, horseriding, and shooting in Eildon National Park. The closest information centre is in Eildon, tel. No. (03) 5774 2909. An information board is found at the service station which shows all the interesting actvities and places to visit in the town.
Here’s another list of exciting activities you can enjoy when you visit Jamieson:
4WD EXPLORATION – Jamieson is an awesome spot for four wheel drive enthusiasts, with a fine network of bush trails, fire-tracks and access tracks to fit all standards. The track from Jamieson in to Slate Mine is one of the best loops to explore.
FISHING – Jamieson is on the banks of Lake Eildon and is every fisherman’s heaven wherein freshwater species are plentiful. There’s a wide variety of fish found in Jamieson: Brown and Rainbow Trout, Perch, Redfin, Murray Cod, and Carp. They also have a local club group of anglers called Lakeside Fishing Club which gathers regularly at the Lakeside Hotel.
WATERSPORTS – Lake Eildon is Victoria’s largest inland waterway, and is perfect for water sports. Go water skiing and canoeing, the is also excellent fishing to enjoy in the lake and neighbouring rivers.
BIKE RIDING – Off road biking is a popular pastime around the Jamieson township with many bike rider clubs using the town as a base.
Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Jamieson offers you an all-year round experience that will keep you coming back for more.
Jamieson Jazz 2012- was a spectacular event and if you are a Jazz lover then this boutique event/festival is a real must see. So mark it in your diary and make a note to keep checking out this website for more information and for Jamieson Jazz 2012.