Birchip

Birchip is the perfect place to stop for lunch on if you are travelling on the Sunraysia Highway.  Birchip has a family friendly park in the centre of town near local eating houses and the famous Mallee Bull.

Birchip is a small rural town with a strong sense of community.  It is home to the world renowned Birchip Cropping Group – a farmer-driven agricultural organisation conducting farmer driven applied research and extension on agricultural crops.

Birchip holds many annual events including the Birchip B & S ball, a Quarterhorse Race Meeting, Field days and expos along with many sporting events.

Explore

On the Birchip Wycheproof Road 8 kilometres east of Birchip lies the Tchum Lake system.  The main lake holds approximately 900 megalitres of water and is a popular holiday spot for campers and water skiers.  Enjoy swimming, boating, windsurfing, fishing, water skiing, walking tracks, bbq’s and camping.

Experience

Birchip is a the perfect place to stop for lunch on your way through to larger regional cities such as Mildura and Swan Hill. Birchip has a family friendly park right in the centre of town opposite the lunch spots. The park is fenced and children love playing on the green lawn. Best of all, in the warmer months, the local swimming pool is right next door!

The Birchip History Museum is located at the corner of the five way intersection in the old court house, built in 1914. It provides local history research, a large selection of catalogued photos, displays and collections.

Accommodation

Food

Services

Birchip Motel and Caravan Park
44-48 Campbell Street, Birchip
Telephone (03) 5492 2566

Tchum Lake Camping
8km east of Birchip
Birchip Wycheproof Road, Birchip
Telephone (03) 5492 2767
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Birchip Hotel
1 Watchem Road, Birchip
Telephone (03) 5492 2612

Sharp’s Bakery
47 Cumming Avenue, Birchip
Telephone: (03) 5492 2616
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Commercial Hotel
109 Cumming Avenue, Birchip
Telephone: (03) 5492 2413

O’Donnells Tea Rooms
Cumming Avenue, Birchip
Telephone: (03) 5492 2462

The Chip
65 – 67 Cumming Avenue, Birchip
Telphone: (03) 5492 2258Services

Noonan’s Fuel & Tire
Campbell Street, Birchip
Telephone (03) 5492 2530

Noonan’s Fuel & Tire
Campbell Street, Birchip
Telephone (03) 5492 2530

Doyles IGA Supermarket
35 Cumming Avenue, Birchip
Telephone (03) 5492 2688

Sharp’s Bakery
Make sure you stop in for an award winning Vanilla Slice
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Birchip Newsagancy
Cumming Avenue, Birchip
Telephone (03) 5492 2578

Mad Mallee Crafts & Gifts
Telephone 0437 844 908


Play

There are facilities and clubs for bowls, golf, aero sports, harness racing, water sports at Tchum Lake, swimming, archery and hang gliding.

Events

Local community groups, sporting clubs, school and the BCG host an interesting selection of events and functions throughout the year. They range from a B & S ball and a Quarterhorse Race Meeting to Field days and expos. These events attract visitors from all over Australia as does Tchum Lake, located 8 km east of Birchip.


Quarterhorse Races– March
Flatter than the Flatlands Hang-gliding Competition – March
Birchip Cropping Group Expo – July
Annual Golf Tournament – July
Annual Flower Show – October
Mallee Root Roundup B&S Ball – October
Tchum Lake New Years Eve Party and Fireworks – December

More Information

For information about Birchip go to https://www.birchip.vic.au/ or visit the Buloke Shire Council Website.

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