Port Albert, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Photo: Peter Glenane
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Port Albert

Visit the charming port town of Port Albert for first-class fishing and stay for a fascinating history lesson. The original gateway to Gippsland, Port Albert is Victoria's first established port.

A pioneer story
From the mid-1800s, Port Albert was the supply port for Gippsland's pioneers until the completion of the Melbourne-Sale railway in 1878. It has berthed ships from Europe and America and welcomed thousands of Chinese on their way to the goldfields. More than 40 Georgian and Victorian-style buildings still exist in the town.

Calling all anglers
Port Albert remains a commercial port and its reputation for recreational fishing sees its population swell considerably during summer. Visit the Port Albert Maritime Museum, follow the Old Port Walking Trail, or enjoy scenic boat tours, fishing trips and bird watching.

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Old Port Trail, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Old Port Walking Trail

Wander through quiet coastal vegetation to the site of the region's first settlement and enjoy views across Corner Inlet from McMillan Bay.

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Museum Front Entrance.

Gippsland Regional Maritime Museum Port Albert

The Gippsland Regional Maritime Museum Port Albert is located in Gippsland's first port, Port Albert, discovered in 1841 by the survivors of the...

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Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park

Nooramunga Marine & Coastal Parks

Protected from the pounding surf of Bass Strait by barrier islands, the quiet waters of Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park create an intricate...

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