Avoca gold maps

Avoca gold map

Directory of historical gold maps for Avoca, free to view online.

“The Forest Creek Diggings was being deserted to a great extent, by reason of a strong attraction toward the new goldfield at Avoca, which seems to be all the rage at present, and is causing quite an exodus from some of the older diggings.” – The Argus, 29th June 1854

Avoca is a peaceful little town within the Pyrenees Shire, the gateway to the Pyrenees Wine Region! The beautiful historic streetscape is complemented by a backdrop of striking mountain ranges, and an assortment of nearby attractions including scenic lookouts, a seasonal waterfall, and an abundance of must-visit wineries.

The gold rush at Avoca began when the main lead was discovered in 1853, and thousands of diggers were soon drawn to the region.

Avoca gold maps