Omeo Things to Do

  • Post Office   of Omeo
    Post Office of Omeo
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  • Old time bank
    Old time bank
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  • Bombs
    Bombs
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    Omeo Bank Building

    by rozehill Updated Feb 11, 2004

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    Old time bank

    These premises were used as a Bank Managers residence
    for the past 110 years. It was originally built by the Commercial Bank of Australia in 1889 and the front chambers were operational as a full time bank until
    June 2000. The building has now been restored to its former state with the outside facade signage displaying the original rendering of "Commercial Bank of Australia"
    Now used as an accommodation house..(to see more check Omeo Accommodations)

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    Post Office Building

    by rozehill Written Feb 11, 2004

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    Post Office   of Omeo

    Omeo is at the altitude 643 metres and the town is located between the Omeo Highway and the Alpine Road, linking it to Mount Hotham and the Ovens Valley. This old Post Office of 1891 stands at the top of a hill in Day Avenue, an impressive solid brick building with steps, arches and handrails. In 1981 it was sold to the Omeo Shire and now continues as a Post Office with agency status, sign of time in these wee towns!!!.
    I used to go to this wee tiny town often and like any small country town most the locals know each other and their business!!

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    Omeo Swimming Hole

    by Rosie-o Written Feb 16, 2004

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    Bombs

    Swimming in fresh water is a totally exhilirating experience - just like the surf, but without the salt! The Omeo swimming hole is the equivalent of the local swimming pool and many of the townspeople flock there on hot days.

    The deeper part of the 'hole' (2.7 metres) has a platform above it, from which you can dive or bomb. There is also a shallower part, where younger or less experienced swimmers can wade or laze about. It's a pretty casual set up - there is no life guard (but also no current), nor any rules. However, during the time I spent there everyone was well behaved and courteous.

    A great way to spend Summer afternoons!

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