• Walking tours

Seven Day Croajingolong National Park Tour

Macleod Street, Bairnsdale Railway Station, Bairnsdale, Victoria, 3875

Relax and enjoy great walks with Gippsland High Country Tours along Victoria's far east coast during spring, the peak time for wildflowers.

Wildlife encounters are always part of the experience and whether you are a bird watcher or not, imagine the thrill of a majestic Sea Eagle gliding over your head and out to sea.

If you are curious about nature, your guide will share with you a wealth of information about the environment, plants, animals and natural features.

Choose from two different tours, one with a walking focus has moderate grade walks every day for those who like to stretch their legs exploring Croajingolong. The other is a slower more relaxed pace eco-tour with time for bird watching in a variety of habitats plus short wildflower walks.

Imagine three nights in historic lighthouse keeper's cottages at Point Hicks Lighthouse boasting superb ocean views and a fascinating history. The next three nights are in guesthouse accommodation at Gipsy Point near Mallacoota with Wingan Inlet on the way.

Enjoy the delights of nature and at the end of each day, good conversation, delightful accommodation and a meal that appears before you like magic, now that is a relaxing holiday.

Days of operation:
  • Next departure September 17-23, 2018. Please contact Gippsland High Country Tours for full day by day itinerary or to discuss other dates available. Minimum group numbers apply.

Tour highlights:
  • Point Hicks
    You will spend three nights is the historic lighthouse keepers cottages. From the verandah, you have a great box seat to watch the changing colours of the ocean, sea birds and maybe seals or whales passing by. Enjoy a guided tour of the lighthouse, hearing tales of days when the beam of light out to sea was critical for shipping. Great walks, great atmosphere and your guide looks after all the meals - now that's a holiday.
  • Gipsy Point
    Your last three nights are spent at a very peaceful setting at Gipsy Point Lodge. Gorgeous gardens full of birds and sometimes a visiting Kangaroo plus the serene river just a short walk down the road. Peace and tranquillity, wildflowers and your local guide to share their love of the coastal environment on walks of your choice.
  • Mallacoota
    Mallacoota is perfect for walkers and nature lovers. It is spoilt for lovely walking tracks, birdlife is varied and prolific and wildflowers are stunning. From the ocean beach with long sandy beaches and rugged headland at Bastian Point to the beautiful Mallacoota inlet and its estuaries, you will be surprised at how much is on offer. You will spend a whole day taking in a variety of the highlights.

Discover nature on a small group, guided eco-tour or walk with Gippsland High Country Tours. Escape from the pressures of everyday life and experience the serenity of East Gippsland and the beyond on a fully packaged tour with cosy accommodation every night.

Gaze over a sea of mountains, breathe in the clear mountain air and touch the smooth trunks of snow-gums. Experience deserted beaches or ancient forests. Listen to bird calls as you wander along fern-lined tracks beneath towering trees or across alpine plains with wildflowers at your feet.

Join a small friendly group of like-minded nature lovers led by experienced local guides, keen to share their love and knowledge of nature with you.

Take your time, appreciate the beauty and listen as your guide explains the interaction of plants and animals. Wildlife sightings are common and leisurely pace allows time for bird watching. Choose short or long walks with magnificent scenery and rich history.

Your guides know that you need a balance of activity and relaxation, so as well as structured activities and walking we allow time to relax and enjoy nature and the unique environments you visit.

Experience solitude, peace and tranquillity and return home truly refreshed.

Membership:
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
  • Visitor Information Centre
Macleod Street, Bairnsdale Railway Station, Bairnsdale, Victoria, 3875

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