East Gippsland

The diverse East Gippsland region is home to rugged alpine and coastal landscapes, some of Australia’s most renowned old-growth forests, and the country’s largest lake system. East Gippsland has nine national parks, bushwalking and Mountain biking and plenty of fresh food, local wine, history, legends and culture. In the High Country mountains, adventures await you, including forest walks, white water rafting, horse riding, four-wheel driving, small towns, local pubs, and fishing in clear mountain streams. It’s also the boating capital with charming villages such as Metung on the water and plenty of shady spots to fish. You can drop a line from a jetty, riverbank, or beach. If all else fails buy fresh seafood from a local boat.

  • Things to do in Paynesville
    Paynesville is a small town on the move, with an ever-expanding population. Not only are people finding it a brilliant holiday destination in Gippsland people are moving to Paynesville for a life change. The growing number of visitors will find plenty of things to do in Paynesville. Paynesville lies adjacent to Raymond Island. Paynesville and … Read more
  • The Ultimate Lakes Entrance Beach Guide
    The beach is one of the major attractions in Lakes Entrance. It draws people from both near and far to swim in these amazing waters. The Lakes Entrance beaches are covered in soft sand with plenty of room for beach lovers. At times, if you are lucky, you may be the only person on this … Read more
  • The best things to do in Bairnsdale
    Bairnsdale in East Gippsland is the gateway to so many places in Gippsland. As you travel through the picturesque town many keep going without giving a stay in Bairnsdale a thought. There are so many things to do in Bairnsdale and its surroundings that you should definitely consider a stay in Bairnsdale on your next … Read more
  • The best things to do near Bairnsdale
    There are so many things to do in Bairnsdale that will keep you entertained for your time in Gippsland but there are also some amazing things to do near Bairnsdale that are easily added into your Gippsland itinerary. Things to do near Bairnsdale From coastal towns to mighty rivers, you will find some amazing day … Read more
  • Best things to do near Metung
    Metung is one of the most popular towns on the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria Australia. A quaint little waterside village attracts visitors from far and wide. People visit to enjoy the scenery and tranquillity of this area on the Gippsland Lakes. The town centre only has a handful of shops serving great food and drinks … Read more
  • 5 things to do in Lakes Entrance
    For many people visiting Gippsland in summer means only one thing, time to hit the beaches! Gippsland is blessed with some great beaches and none are more popular than the 90 Mile Beach in Lakes Entrance. Lakes Entrance is the capital of the 90 Mile Beach. Tourists flock in their droves to visit the Gippsland Lakes in … Read more
  • Best things to do in Metung
    Metung is the upmarket village on the shore of the Gippsland Lakes. With 5-star accommodation and a handful of boutique stores, there’s not much to do in the town. What the town doesn’t have, the activities on the water definitely make up for it and they are some of the best things to do in … Read more
  • Things to do near Lakes Entrance
    Visiting a bustling seaside town like Lakes Entrance in the summer can be a welcome relief from the norm of everyday life. People are everywhere, in full holiday mode and ready to enjoy themselves. Whether you are staying in a caravan park, an apartment or a hotel during this time there are times where you … Read more
  • Things to do in Lakes Entrance with kids
    So you are going on a holiday to Lakes Entrance and you are all about the relaxing, sun and good vibes. In the car on the drive up, you realise that the kids may have differing ideas about that a holiday in Lakes Entrance will look like for you! Juggling the number of activities, relaxing … Read more
  • Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
    Tucked away from sight in far East Gippsland, Australia is a relic of a forgotten time. A time when trains traversed the nation moving people and goods across this huge land that we live in. Twenty kilometres east of Lakes Entrance on the Princess Highway you may notice a sign that says Historic Trestle Bridge. Here is … Read more
  • Cape Conran – Where to have a BBQ in Gippsland
    A visit to Gippsland for a BBQ is a great idea and there is no better spot than Cape Conran. You will find plenty of things to do at Cape Conran including a BBQ area that looks out towards the water. Cape Conran is a major Gippsland attraction that is a favourite for locals and … Read more
  • Towns on the Gippsland Lakes & 90 Mile Beach
    The Gippsland Lakes is the largest inland lake system in Australia. To help protect this amazing lakes system the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park was established in 1979 and covers the area all the way from Seaspray in the south to Lakes Entrance in the north. There are 5 major towns in the Gippsland Lakes Coastal … Read more