Amble along the wide tree-lined streets, beautiful gardens and spacious parklands of Gippsland's largest city. Located in the Latrobe Valley, on the Princes Highway, Traralgon lies at the intersection of many a Gippsland adventure. As the region's entertainment capital, Traralgon has an ever-expanding choice of top-notch dining options and a thriving pub and club scene.
Sidewalk cafes, restaurants and shopping arcades mark the commercial centre of Traralgon. Enjoy a dinner to remember at Neilsons Kitchen, tuck into worldwide tapas at Little Prince Eating House and Bar, or cruise out to the famous Narkoojee Winery for a lavish Italian lunch.
Kick off with cocktails at The 3844, before moving on to one of a string of bars, pubs and clubs in the town that host an array of live bands and entertainment. Time your visit to coincide with a popular musical or comedy act at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre.
Sport is a big deal in Traralgon, and the city plays host to a number of netball, AFLW and AFL events throughout the year. Visit in January to see some of the world’s next big-name tennis stars in town for the AGL Loy Yang Traralgon International at the Traralgon Tennis Courts.
Feeling inspired? Join in the Park Run or ride the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail, which starts in Traralgon and goes all the way to Stratford.
See remnants of the gold rush years reflected in the architecture of the town: the Traralgon Post Office, Ryans Hotel and Ostler House. Traralgon has grown to service Victoria's energy, and the local surrounding agricultural, pastoral, papermaking and timber industries.