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Showcasing the Best of Gippsland

Food & Wine

Gippsland has an incredible abundance of fresh local produce and award winning dinning.  An abundance of fresh produce including fruit & vegetables, beef, lamb, seafood, milk, cream, eggs and nuts are grown and produced  in this rich and diverse region.

Stay

The diverse region of Gippsland has accommodation to suit every budget and style, from beachside camping right through to luxury accommodation and ample free camping. Couples, families and groups are all catered for. There is no excuse not to explore every part of this beautiful and diverse part of Victoria.

Escape

From the mountains to lakes and stunning coastlines, Gippsland has no shortage of breathing taking scenery, stunning landscapes and world class sunsets and sunrises. From the icon Snowy River to the Gippsland Lakes and the picturesque South Gippsland, there is so much to see and do, make sure your next holiday destination is Gippsland.

Choose Your Adventure

Do as little or as much as you like during your stay Gippsland.

Fish a mountain stream or bait up on a lakeside jetty. Steer your boat across pristine the waters, go water-skiing, boarding or kitesurfing. The watersports, hiking, biking, snow skiing, flying or caving will keep you entertained for as long as you want to keep experiencing. Ride a horse across the High Country or join a beach camel ride. No other region of Victoria can offers so much variety with coastal and mountain adventures to be had.

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Things to Do

Heyfield Market

First Saturday of every month from 8am at John Greaves Memorial Park, Temple Street, Heyfield. The market, has a variety market including plants, jewellery, cakes, trash and treasure plus much more.

Omeo Local Produce & Farmers Market

2nd Saturday of each month. A selection of local stalls offering delicious delights such as homemade smoke trout pate & humous, local jams, preserves and sauces, local woollen yarn and products, local honey, homemade breads, soups & handmade paper etc. New stall holders welcome.

Mallacoota Artisans and Produce Market

Mallacoota Artisans and Produce Market, 1st Saturday of each month, Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion ( Behind the Main Street ) 8am to 12 noon. Family friendly the markets showcase the best of local talents.

Bruthen Village Community Market

Bruthen Mechanics Hall. Make It, Bake It, Recycle It. Main Street, Bruthen, 3rd Sat of month 9am-1pm. This is a true community market, with an eclectic mix of fresh produce, plants, locally made goods, and bric-a-brac.

Bairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market

Bairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market is held on the 3rd Saturday morning of every month. Over 17 tables of goods are available and usually 8-10 stall holders attend to sell their goods.

Bairnsdale Markers Market

The market is held to celebrate the new seasons. on the 1st Saturday of March, June, September & December, from 8.30am to 1.30pm except in December 8am to 2pm. Bairnsdale Secondary College Junior Campus corner McKean and Wallace Streets, Bairnsdale. 50+ stalls.

Bairnsdale Farmers Market

Bairnsdale Farmers Market- Secondary College Oval, McKean St, Bairnsdale 1st Sat of month 8am-12pm. You will discover the finest cheeses, dips and cheese associated products and pestos and marinates.

Churchill Island Farmers Market

Our Churchill Island Farmers Market runs from 8am-1pm on the 4th Saturday of every Month at Churchill Island, Phillip Island. Fresh, Friendly + Local!! Come and enjoy a showcase of food direct from local South Gippsland growers, makers and producers.

Coal Creek Farmers Market

8am to 12.30pm, 2nd Saturday of month at the main carpark and picnic area of the Coal Creek Community Park, Heritage Village and Museum on Silkstone Road.

Howitt Park Farmers Market – Bairnsdale

The Howitt Park market is a thriving, community market run by members of the Sunrise Rotary Group Bairnsdale on the 4th Sunday of every month The market is renowned for its friendly atmosphere with up to 155 stalls each month.

Paynesville Farmer’s & Markers’

The Rotary Club of Mitchell River (Bairnsdale) runs the Paynesville Farmer’s & Markers’ Market on the 4th Saturday of each month year round, 8am – 1pm.

Arthur Wellington, Gippsland History

Arthur Wellington was born in 1849 in Brighton Station (later Horsham) Wimmera to parents of the Jaadwa /Jaadwajali tribe. After the death of his parents when he was a baby.

Box of Wonders …. “The Arches”

An eclectic house and garden known as “The Arches” was the home of Archie and Edna Hair, an elderly couple with a rare spirit of generosity. Please don’t make the common mistake of calling it the Blue Pools…. there is only one pool…

Kayak and SUP in Metung

Metung, on the Gippsland Lakes is a great place to go kayaking or stand up paddle boarding.Take in the beautiful scenery and spend quality time with your friends and family while having the perfect day on the water.

Patterson Park Metung

Patterson park Metung is a lovely natural playground which has a sandy base and a large log and rope climbing frame which has a wooden ladder to a high cubby.

Take a Stroll Along the Picturesque Metung Boardwalk

Effloresce Flowers, Cafe and Gifts Metung, Very interesting cafe with pleasant little nooks inside and out to sit. The back of the cafe has water views.

Sustainable Travel, Small Footprints, Big Adventures

Sustainable Travel, Small Footprints, Big AdventuresLet's face it Gippsland is one of the most pristine and stunning regions in Australia and certainly ranks on a Global scale. From the rivers, lakes and mountains and oceans and wetlands, the Gippsland region has a...

4WD Tours in The High Country Dargo, East Gippsland

Based at the beautiful town of Dargo, we offer an experience to suit every person or group seeking to explore the wonderful Victorian High Country.

Dargo Crooked River and the Goldfields Gippsland

The Crooked River is a perennial river of the Mitchell River catchment, located in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria.

Discover Dargo & The Den Of Nargun in Victoria’s High Country

Dargo is one of Victoria’s most remote communities, nestled in the foothills of the legendary Dargo High Plains.

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Sustainable Travel, Small Footprints, Big Adventures

Sustainable Travel, Small Footprints, Big AdventuresLet's face it Gippsland is one of the most pristine and stunning regions in Australia and certainly ranks on a Global scale. From the rivers, lakes and mountains and oceans and wetlands, the Gippsland region has a...

Your Business Featured Here

Escape to Gippsland is a rapidly growing site with social media also continuing to grow on daily basis.

Heyfield Market

First Saturday of every month from 8am at John Greaves Memorial Park, Temple Street, Heyfield. The market, has a variety market including plants, jewellery, cakes, trash and treasure plus much more.

Omeo Local Produce & Farmers Market

2nd Saturday of each month. A selection of local stalls offering delicious delights such as homemade smoke trout pate & humous, local jams, preserves and sauces, local woollen yarn and products, local honey, homemade breads, soups & handmade paper etc. New stall holders welcome.

Mallacoota Artisans and Produce Market

Mallacoota Artisans and Produce Market, 1st Saturday of each month, Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion ( Behind the Main Street ) 8am to 12 noon. Family friendly the markets showcase the best of local talents.

Bruthen Village Community Market

Bruthen Mechanics Hall. Make It, Bake It, Recycle It. Main Street, Bruthen, 3rd Sat of month 9am-1pm. This is a true community market, with an eclectic mix of fresh produce, plants, locally made goods, and bric-a-brac.

Bairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market

Bairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market is held on the 3rd Saturday morning of every month. Over 17 tables of goods are available and usually 8-10 stall holders attend to sell their goods.

Bairnsdale Markers Market

The market is held to celebrate the new seasons. on the 1st Saturday of March, June, September & December, from 8.30am to 1.30pm except in December 8am to 2pm. Bairnsdale Secondary College Junior Campus corner McKean and Wallace Streets, Bairnsdale. 50+ stalls.

Bairnsdale Farmers Market

Bairnsdale Farmers Market- Secondary College Oval, McKean St, Bairnsdale 1st Sat of month 8am-12pm. You will discover the finest cheeses, dips and cheese associated products and pestos and marinates.

Churchill Island Farmers Market

Our Churchill Island Farmers Market runs from 8am-1pm on the 4th Saturday of every Month at Churchill Island, Phillip Island. Fresh, Friendly + Local!! Come and enjoy a showcase of food direct from local South Gippsland growers, makers and producers.

Coal Creek Farmers Market

8am to 12.30pm, 2nd Saturday of month at the main carpark and picnic area of the Coal Creek Community Park, Heritage Village and Museum on Silkstone Road.

Howitt Park Farmers Market – Bairnsdale

The Howitt Park market is a thriving, community market run by members of the Sunrise Rotary Group Bairnsdale on the 4th Sunday of every month The market is renowned for its friendly atmosphere with up to 155 stalls each month.

Find Your Local Farmers Market

If your local market is not on the list, go to the contact form at the bottom of this page to send us a like to the relevant facebook page or website. 

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  • 8:00 amHeyfield Market
    John Greaves Memorial ParK
    John Greaves Memorial Park Temple Street Heyfield
  • 8:00 amMallacoota Artisans and Produce Market
    The Lions Park, Mallacoota
    The Lions Park, Mallacoota
    Mallacoota Artisans and Produce Market
  • 8:00 amBairnsdale Farmers Market
    Secondary College, Bairnsdale
    Secondary College Bairnsdale
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  • 8:00 amMetung Farmers Market
    Village Green Metung
    60 Meung Rd, Metung 3904
    Metung Farmers Market
  • 8:00 amOmeo Produce Market
    Omeo Produce Market
  • 8:00 amCoal Creek Farmers Market
    Coal Creek Community Park, Heritage Village
    Coal Creek Community Park, Heritage Village
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  • 8:00 amBairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market
    Uniting Church Lucknow
    Corner of Great Alpine Rd. and Lanes Rd. Lucknow
    Bairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market
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  • 8:00 amPaynesville Farmer’s & Markers’
    Esplanade Foreshore Paynesville, Vic
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  • 8:00 amChurchill Island Farmers Market
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  • 8:00 amHowitt Park Farmers Market – Bairnsdale
    Howitt Park Bairnsdale, Vic
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