Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park extends along 70 kilometres of mainland coastline and..Lakes Entrance Information
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Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year and be rewarded with a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
The commercial centre for the local wool, dairy, agricultural and timber industries has plentiful accommodation and a wide range of shops and services. Wander around town on a self-guided heritage walk and explore local art galleries, museums, craft and antique shops. Visit the National Trust classified St Mary’s Catholic Church in Main Street with its unique murals and painted ceilings.
Bairnsdale is the best spot to stock up on outdoor, surfing, camping and fishing equipment. When you’ve got your gear, fish on the Mitchell River or nearby lakes and rivers. Take a walk through the Mitchell River National Park and visit the Den of Nargun. According to Aboriginal Dreamtime stories, the Nargun was a half-stone, half-human female creature with the power to repel and turn back spears and stones. You can also tour the Bataluk Cultural Trail and discover elements of Koorie history and culture or visit the Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place to view artefacts and history on the Gunai/Kurnai people of East Gippsland.
Pick up a brochure from the local visitor information centre and drive along the Twin Rivers Food and Wine Trail, or cycle along the East Gippsland Rail Trail from Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa. Bairnsdale is also a good starting point for the Great Alpine Road.
Popular local events include the Bairnsdale Country Music Festival in March and the Bairnsdale Cup in September.
Bairnsdale is three hours east of Melbourne along the Princes Highway.
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