Wilsons Promontory, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Foster

Arrive in Foster and you've reached the gateway to Gippsland's spectacular natural attractions. The town is just 30 minutes from Wilsons Promontory National Park and a short drive from other popular destinations including Shallow Inlet, Corner Inlet, Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

Rich history
Originally a gold mining town settled in 1871, mining ceased in the 1930s and it has since acted as the major service centre for Wilsons Promontory. Visit Foster Museum and learn about Foster's gold, forestry, dairying and social history.

Lookouts
The town offers inspiring views over Corner Inlet to the peaks of the Prom. Visit local lookouts such as Foster North Lookout on the South Gippsland Highway or Mt Nicholl Lookout. Embark on Hayes Walk and view the site of Victory Mine, the town's largest gold mine. The walk starts in town and takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Outdoor activities
Head to Shallow Inlet for windsurfing or Corner Inlet for birdwatching and fishing. Swim at the local beaches of Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

Things to do

Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park is one of Victoria's most-loved places. At the southernmost tip of mainland Australia, it offers spectacular scenery...

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Great Southern Rail Trail, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Great Southern Rail Trail

Ride through lush dairy farmland, remnant bush, lowland scrub, foothills and forest to end with magnificent views of Wilsons Promontory.

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Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve

Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve

Hidden within the rolling green hills of the Strzelecki Ranges, the meandering Agnes River cascades over rocks into a deep picturesque gorge. At 59...

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Waratah Hills Vineyard

Waratah Hills Vineyard

Stop for single vineyard chardonnay and signature pinot noir and stay for lunch at one of the southernmost vineyards on the Australian mainland.

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Lunch of Gippsland Produce

Gippsland Food Adventures

Gippsland Food Adventures takes you off the beaten track to give you a true taste of Gippsland. Small group tours of four to ten people venturing...

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