Casterton is situated 352km west of Melbourne on the Glenelg Highway. It is 63km to the next major town of Hamilton. Casterton has a sporting feel to it with a racecourse, golf course and various other sporting facilities which are located in Island Park off Murray Street.
Casterton has a Historical Society Museum which is located at the corner of Clarke Street and Jackson Street in the old railway station.
There is a fine arts gallery in Henty Street and if you leave town northwards along Robertson Street and Moodie Street then you will reach Mickle Lookout. The lookout offers great views of the town.
The Fleur-de-lis which is the emblem of the scouts is carved into a hill that overlooks the town and is lit up at night.
Bilston's Tree is north along Chetwynd Road and is considered to be the world's largest mill-able river red gum. It is estimated at over 800 years old and is seven meters wide standing over 40m.