Towns in Australia

Exploring Australia, town by town

Omeo VIC


Postcode: 3898

Omeo is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on the Great Alpine Road, east of Mount Hotham, in the East Gippsland Shire. The town has an approximate population of 300. The name is derived from the Aboriginal word for ‘mountains’. It serves as the commercial hub for the Tambo and Omeo Valleys.

The town hosts the Omeo Plains Mountain Festival in December and January each year, a market and rodeo and polo match at Cobungra around Easter, and an agricultural show in November.

Attractions include the Oriental Claims, the Cuckoo Clock shop, White Water rafting on the Mitta Mitta. If you enjoy fishing then the Combungra, Tambo and Mitta Mita all provide good trout fishing.