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Escape to Gippsland, occupying the vast eastern corner of Victoria, and be rewarded with natural landscapes of unparalleled beauty. Take your pick from distinct regional pockets and break up your journey with visits to quaint seaside villages, alpine towns and farming communities. Relax on unspoilt beaches, fill up on farm-fresh produce and get active on the region's lakes, rivers and mountain ranges.

Central Gippsland
Wilsons Promontory, just three hours from Melbourne, is known for its stunning bush and coastal scenery and acclaimed walking trails. Central Gippsland is gourmet country, dotted with wineries, cheesemakers, farmers' markets, and fruit and berry farms. Explore historic gold towns and maritime villages such as Walhalla and Port Albert, or take to the slopes and spend a day skiing at the Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort, the closest downhill ski area to Melbourne.

Gippsland's waterways
The Gippsland Lakes are fed by the waters of five major rivers and fringed by Ninety Mile Beach. They provide ample opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating and sailing. Dine al fresco at a lakeside restaurant or pub, have a family picnic by a river, or take a stroll through the waterfront villages of Paynesville, Metung or Lakes Entrance.

Victoria's far east
Continue east to Croajingolong National Park, a World Biosphere Reserve. With more than 100 kilometres of pristine coastline and hinterland, it is a great place to go bushwalking, surfing or spotting various species of bird and plant life. Mallacoota is a good base for exploring the park and also offers excellent fishing and boating.

Leongatha, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Leongatha

Leongatha is a Gippsland dairy town and cultural centre. It is home to a local arts and craft community, as well as a network of walking and cycling tracks.

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Bairnsdale, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Bairnsdale

Your ideal base for exploring the vast Gippsland Lakes and surrounding forests, Bairnsdale has fascinating cultural trails and scenic drives.

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Dargo, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Dargo

Discover one of Victoria's most remote communities at Dargo, nestled in the foothills of the legendary Dargo High Plains.

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Moe, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Moe

Moe plays host to a number of key events including the Moe Jazz Festival, Latrobe Rhythm and Blues Festival and for racing enthusiasts, the Moe Cup.

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Sale Swing Bridge, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Sale

Begin your boating journey in Sale to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and beyond. The Port of Sale provides access to the entire lakes region.

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Mt Baw Baw, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Mt Baw Baw

Get moving with a range of snow sports in winter or visit during the warmer months to enjoy bushwalking, hiking, cycling, rafting and abseiling.

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Noojee Trestle Bridge, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Noojee

First settled by prospectors, this picturesque town on the banks of Latrobe River is home to a wide range of heritage and natural attractions.

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Maffra, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Maffra

With a name that draws on Portuguese heritage, Maffra is an attractive town known for its nineteenth century homesteads and historic ambience.

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Orbost, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Orbost

Explore the heart of Snowy River country from Orbost, a small East Gippsland town surrounded by national parks, forests and beaches.

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Metung, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Metung

Metung is a small and stylish destination located near the Gippsland Lakes and sandy beaches - a great base for water sports enthusiasts.

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Wonthaggi, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Wonthaggi

Delve deep into Victoria's mining history, explore a range of above-ground heritage sites and embark on scenic walks at Wonthaggi.

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Whiskey Bay, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Venus Bay

Enjoy the seaside surroundings of Venus Bay with five surf beaches to choose from as well as sheltered beaches and the coastal park of Cape Liptrap.

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Warragul, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Warragul

Experience Warragul and enjoy gourmet Gippsland produce, the surrounding rolling green hills, and close proximity to Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort.

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Fishing at Churchill, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Villages

Venture beyond the highways and discover Gippsland's tiniest towns; small in size but larger than life when it comes to things to see and do.

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Lakes Entrance, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Lakes Entrance

A popular holiday spot, Lakes Entrance is located on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach where the Gippsland Lakes meets the Southern Ocean.

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Loch Sport, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Loch Sport

Nestled between beach and bushland, Loch Sport provides visitors with an ideal place to experience nature. Fish, swim or go for a relaxing bushwalk.

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Buchan Caves, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Buchan

Be enchanted by a honeycomb of spectacular limestone caves and rock formations at Buchan, nestled in a picturesque valley in East Gippsland.

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Wilsons Promontory, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Foster

Foster lies where South Gippsland's rolling hills meet the waters of the Corner Inlet Marine Park and the entry to Wilsons Promontory.

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Port Albert, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Port Albert

Retreat to the coastal Gippsland town of Port Albert, Victoria's first established port. The town is a renowned recreational and commercial fishing spot.

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Neerim South, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Neerim South

Visit this picturesque town set in the hills at the base of Mt Baw Baw and one of West Gippsland's popular destinations for food lovers.

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Omeo Post Office, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Omeo

Omeo, an historic Gippsland gold mining town on the Great Alpine Road, is a great base from which to explore the national parks and alpine surrounds.

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Mallacoota, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Mallacoota

Mallacoota is one of Gippsland's great escapes, surrounded by the wilderness of Croajingolong National Park and set on the beautiful Mallacoota Inlet.

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Captains Cove, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Paynesville

Set out for adventure on Gippsland's waterways from Paynesville, a charming village with canals and inlets providing plentiful sheltered moorings for boats.

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Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Mirboo North

Looking down from its high ridge, this traditional country town is surrounded by some of the most scenic views in central Gippsland.

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Wilsons Promontory, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Yanakie

Connecting the mainland to Wilsons Promontory, Yanakie is in a picturesque rural location overlooking rolling farmlands. Stop in before exploring The Prom.

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Yarragon, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Yarragon

Nestled in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges, Yarragon is a charming country town with an abundance of shops and accommodation options.

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Traralgon, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Traralgon

Latrobe Valley's largest city, Traralgon is the region's entertainment capital with alfresco dining at cafes and restaurants, and thriving pubs and clubs.

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Victoria Rose Tea Rooms, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Rosedale

While many towns lay the claim, Rosedale really does offer the best of both worlds, bringing sought-after inner-city features to a rural setting.

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Walhalla, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Walhalla

Discover Walhalla, once a busy gold mining centre and one of Australia's richest towns, and today an historic township in Gippsland's alpine wilderness.

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Inverloch, Gippsland. Victoria, Australia

Inverloch

A popular seaside town on the spectacular Gippsland coastline, Inverloch offers an array of accommodation and is perfect for water-based activities.

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