Located 2 ½ hours south-west of Melbourne on the Princes Highway and surrounded by Mounts Leura and Sugarloaf and Lakes Bullen Merri and Purrumbete. Camperdown is the ‘capital' of Corangamite Shire. It has the largest residential population and is home to many of the areas services, including the municipal offices, saleyards, hospital, schools and train station.
Mount Leura, Mount Sugarloaf, Botanic Gardens, Historic Clocktower, Lake Purrumbete, Lake Bullen Merri, Lake Gnotuk, Camperdown-Timboon Rail Trail, Theatre Royal, Heritage Centre, Benedictine Abbey, Wombeech Puyuun Reconciliation Park, Camperdown outdoor swimming pool, Golf Course, Historic Courthouse, Finlay Avenue.
Fishing, recreational boating, cycling, golf, tennis, cricket, football, netball, basketball, karate, dancing, equestrian, swimming, movies at the Theatre Royal.
Camperdown P-12 College, Mercy Regional College, South West Healthcare (Camperdown Campus), Camperdown Saleyards, regular rail and bus service, Information Centre.
- Monthly Craft Market
- Camperdown Races - January
- Camperdown Horse Trials - April and December
- Camperdown Show - October
- Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Festival - October