Breath-taking in its natural beauty, East Gippsland boasts spectacular scenery, rugged alpine and coastal landscapes, some of Australia’s most renowned old growth forests and the Southern Hemisphere’s largest lake system – a haven for boating enthusiast.
Gippsland’s vast expanse of lakes and rivers are ideal for all forms of boating. Visitors can explore the Lakes National Park and Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, as well as port-side towns with pubs, restaurants, picnic facilities, public jetties and marinas.
|EXPLORE STUNNING VILLAGES
Discover charming lakeside villages such as picture-book Metung and Paynesville situated on picturesque canals. The historic town of Omeo offers beautiful hill-top vistas on the edge of the Snowy Mountains.
|CROAJINGOLONG NATIONAL PARK
Undoubtedly one of Australia’s most spectacular parks, Croajingolong’s landscapes and ecosystems are so valuable that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has nominated it a World Biosphere Reserve.
|DRIVE THE GREAT ALPINE ROAD
Wind your way along Victoria’s Great Alpine Road, from Wangaratta in the north-east to Bairnsdale in the heart of Gippsland. Travel the 308-kilometre journey taking in lofty mountains, plunging valleys, lush forests, and rolling vineyards along the way.