About South Gippsland
Where Is It?
South Gippsland is generally referred to as the region found on the south eastern tip of Victoria, located about 100 kilometres south-east of Melbourne CBD, with Bass Strait to the south. It is bordered by the townships of Yarram in the north east, Wilsons Promontory National Park, Sandy Point, Foster and Yanakie in the south east, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, Inverloch, Cape Patterson and Wonthaggi in the south, Philip Island , French Island and Mornington Peninsula to the west, Korumburra, Mirboo North, Leongatha, and stretching to meet up with the Mount Worth State Park and Tarra Bulga National Park, in the Baw Baw and Cardinia Shires, towards the far north of the state.
What Is It Known For?
Lush, green rolling hills, fertile pastures, grazing stock, dairy farming, stunning National Parks, abundant native wildlife and birds, easy day trips from Melbourne, weekend drives, the Southern Gippsland Wine Trail, coffee shops, the Toora Windfarms, scenic lookouts, walking tracks, prime fishing spots, the Great Southern Rail Trail, ferny rainforests, natural bushland, the occasional bushfires, Country Hospitality, Farmers’ Markets, interesting Antique Shops, Art Galleries, small country towns, trendy coastal villages, secluded properties, sandy beaches, pristine waterways, and home to the highest waterfall in Victoria. And that’s just the short list of what South Gippsland has to offer.