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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 in Gippsland.

Fish a mountain stream or bait up on a lakeside jetty. Steer your boat across pristine waters, go water-skiing, boarding or kitesurfing. The water sports, 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 offer so much variety with coastal and mountain adventures to be had.

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Things to Do

Exploring the Natural Splendour: Toorongo Falls Noojee in Gippsland, Australia

Port Albert is a picturesque town located in Victoria, Australia, with a rich maritime history and a vibrant local community. Here are some activities you can do while visiting Port Albert:

Welcome to The Coastal Township of Port Albert, Gippsland

Port Albert is a picturesque town located in Victoria, Australia, with a rich maritime history and a vibrant local community. Here are some activities you can do while visiting Port Albert:

Welcome to The Charming Seaside Coastal Village Metung

Gippsland Lakes Village Metung is a charming coastal location in the picturesque East Gippsland Lakes region of Victoria, Australia. Known for its stunning waterfront views, friendly locals, and relaxed atmosphere, Metung is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation. Here are some of the top things to do in Metung, Victoria, Australia.

The Meeniyan Garlic Festival—Experience the Unique Flavors of South Gippsland!

If you’re looking for a unique and delicious experience, check out the Meeniyan Garlic Festival. Located in South Gippsland, this one-of-a-kind festival is held every year.

Indulge in West Gippsland’s Railtowns Food & Wine Festival

Are you looking for a unique holiday experience? Then why not check out the West Gippsland’s Railtowns Food & Wine Festival, held annually in West Gippsland?

Experience the East Gippsland Winter Festival

The Tarra-Bulga National Park is a national park located in the South Gippsland region of eastern Victoria, Australia. Tarra Bulga waterfall images in post.

Lakes Entrance, Gippsland Lakes, a spectacular spot on the Melbourne-Sydney coastal route.

Located on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach, Lakes Entrance has become a destination for families, and anyone looking to escape to a beautiful small beach town.

Top 5 Things to Do in Morwell, Latrobe Valley

Have you ever considered Morwell in the Latrobe Valley as a place to visit? The Dalay family was listed the top 5 things to do and visit in Morwell, you may be as surprised as I was.

The Enchanted Tarra-Bulga National Park, South Gippsland

The Tarra-Bulga National Park is a national park located in the South Gippsland region of eastern Victoria, Australia. Tarra Bulga waterfall images in post.

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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Mallacoota is renowned for its bird life (306 species); this large number emphasises the range of suitable habitats.

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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.

Exploring the Natural Splendour: Toorongo Falls Noojee in Gippsland, Australia

Port Albert is a picturesque town located in Victoria, Australia, with a rich maritime history and a vibrant local community. Here are some activities you can do while visiting Port Albert:

Welcome to The Coastal Township of Port Albert, Gippsland

Port Albert is a picturesque town located in Victoria, Australia, with a rich maritime history and a vibrant local community. Here are some activities you can do while visiting Port Albert:

Welcome to The Charming Seaside Coastal Village Metung

Gippsland Lakes Village Metung is a charming coastal location in the picturesque East Gippsland Lakes region of Victoria, Australia. Known for its stunning waterfront views, friendly locals, and relaxed atmosphere, Metung is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation. Here are some of the top things to do in Metung, Victoria, Australia.

The Meeniyan Garlic Festival—Experience the Unique Flavors of South Gippsland!

If you’re looking for a unique and delicious experience, check out the Meeniyan Garlic Festival. Located in South Gippsland, this one-of-a-kind festival is held every year.

Indulge in West Gippsland’s Railtowns Food & Wine Festival

Are you looking for a unique holiday experience? Then why not check out the West Gippsland’s Railtowns Food & Wine Festival, held annually in West Gippsland?

Experience the East Gippsland Winter Festival

The Tarra-Bulga National Park is a national park located in the South Gippsland region of eastern Victoria, Australia. Tarra Bulga waterfall images in post.

Lakes Entrance, Gippsland Lakes, a spectacular spot on the Melbourne-Sydney coastal route.

Located on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach, Lakes Entrance has become a destination for families, and anyone looking to escape to a beautiful small beach town.

Top 5 Things to Do in Morwell, Latrobe Valley

Have you ever considered Morwell in the Latrobe Valley as a place to visit? The Dalay family was listed the top 5 things to do and visit in Morwell, you may be as surprised as I was.

The Enchanted Tarra-Bulga National Park, South Gippsland

The Tarra-Bulga National Park is a national park located in the South Gippsland region of eastern Victoria, Australia. Tarra Bulga waterfall images in post.

Nowa Nowa Mingling Market

On the third Sunday of each month, Nowa Nowa hosts the Mingling Market, 10am to 2pm. This market has stalls stretched along the Princes Highway spanning from the Nowa Nowa Tavern, down to the Nowa Nowa General Store.

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 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
    Bairnsdale Farmers Market
  • 8:00 amHeyfield Market
    John Greaves Memorial ParK
    John Greaves Memorial Park Temple Street Heyfield
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  • 8:00 amLakes Entrance Foreshore Market
    Lakes Entrance Foreshore
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  • 8:00 amMetung Farmers Market
    Village Green Metung
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    Metung Farmers Market
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  • 8:00 amBairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market
    Uniting Church Lucknow
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    Bairnsdale Uniting Church Car & Boot Market
  • 9:00 amBruthen Village Community Market
    Bruthen Mechanics Hall
    Bruthen Mechanics Hall
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    Esplanade Foreshore Paynesville, Vic
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  • 8:00 amHowitt Park Farmers Market – Bairnsdale
    Howitt Park Bairnsdale, Vic
    Howitt Park Princess Hwy Bairnsdale, Vic
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