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Gippsland Gateway

Bairnsdale is the western gateway to the vast Gippsland Lakes and is the commercial centre for the local wool, dairying agricultural and timber industries. Its location at the junction of the Great Alpine Road and the Princes Highway also provides easy access to explore the alpine region of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.

source: www.visitvictoria.com

A possible stop on the Sydney - Melbourne Coastal Route serving both the Gippsland Lakes to the east and the High Country to the north.


Western gateway to the Gippsland Lakes
Mitchell River
Mitchell River National Park
Twin Rivers Food and Wine Trail
Bataluk Cultural Trail and Krowathunkoolong Keeping Place

Just the facts:

Contact: Bairnsdale Visitor Information Centre
240 Main St Bairnsdale VIC 3875 Phone 03 5152 3444 or 1800 637 060 Fax 03 5153 1563 Email bairnsdalevic@egipps.vic.gov.au
Discover Gippsland
Getting there: 280 kilometres east of Melbourne (3 hours) on the Princes Highway (M1). Daily rail and coach services are available from Melbourne.

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