Walhalla, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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West Gippsland Hinterland Drive

Leg 1: Yarragon to Walhalla
67 km/41 miles, about 1 hour

There's no better place to start your West Gippsland explorations than in peaceful Yarragon, where an artistic community flourishes alongside a passion for regional produce.

Indulging in Yarragon
Known for its specialty shops, Yarragon also features one of Gippsland's leading antique stores and galleries. Shopping for linen and lace, soaps and candles, dolls and bears, fabrics and patterns, blown-glass vases and sculptures, cups and saucers, clothing and children's items can work up an appetite for the town's delicious Devonshire teas. Regional wines, sumptuous smoked meats and fresh local produce can be purchased at the Gippsland Food and Wine Store.

Set out for Walhalla
With the car groaning under the weight of your edible purchases, it's time to set out for Walhalla on an hour-long drive around the Moe regional centre and green dairy farming country.

Take the time to experience the beautiful gold rush town of Walhalla, nestled in a deep valley and home to only 20 residents. Tour the Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, ride on the Walhalla Goldfields Railway, or explore the cemetery overlooking the village. The self-guided Walhalla Historic Township Walk offers insights into the town's rich past, while a ghost tour will reveal another side all together.

Highlights

Great Walhalla Alpine Trail, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Great Walhalla Alpine Trail

Take a peek at the first 40 km of the 680 km Australian Alps Walking Track on a fully guided and catered walk from Mt Baw Baw to Walhalla.

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Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

Walhalla Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine as open for everyone to come and learn about their past history in Walhalla. Walhalla is an original living...

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Gippsland Gourmet Country Loop, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Gippsland Gourmet Country Loop

Ride through the peaceful West Gippsland countryside and enjoy cafes and galleries at Yarragon.

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Yarragon Hotel - public bar

Yarragon Hotel

Yarragon Hotel was built in 1926 and has provided travellers with friendly and efficient customer service for many years. The Hotel dining room has a...

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Crossing the Thomson River

Walhalla Goldfields Railway

Ride with Walhalla Goldfields Railway through the spectacular Stringers Creek Gorge. As you begin your journey and depart the Walhalla Heritage...

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