Leongatha, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Leongatha

Visit Leongatha in the foothills of South Gippsland's Strzelecki Ranges – a lovely country town with a population around 5000.

Dairy industry
Take a trip to this prime dairy district, home to the largest co-operative dairy in the southern hemisphere. Originally settled on cleared forests of the western Strzeleckis, Leongatha and the surrounding countryside were dotted with rich dairy farms from the 1870s onwards. The opening of the South Gippsland Railway in 1892 boosted development as more forests were cleared to make way for cattle grazing.

Attractions
Experience a wide range of cultural events and festivals at Leongatha throughout the year. The town also boasts numerous shops, galleries and museums devoted to the local arts and crafts of the region. Around Leongatha, discover numerous tracks and trails that offer relaxing walks through its undulating and captivating scenery.

Things to do

Cellar Door

Lyre Bird Hill Winery & Guest House

Lyre Bird Hill produces fine cool climate wines grown and vintaged on the property situated in the green rolling hills of South Gippsland.

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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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Coal Creek Community Park and Museum

Coal Creek Community Park and Museum

Come take a walk through time at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum. It is free entry and unlimited fun for the whole family and is always a great...

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