A land of rolling hills, alpine adventure & village hospitality

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A land of rolling hills, alpine adventure & village hospitality

Activities and Sightseeing

This category lists nearby destinations and activities
The Holden Museum was opened in 2014, housed in a quaintly preserved dairy factory located in Trafalgar. The Holden Museum, run by volunteers, helps tell the remarkable story and celebrates Australia's 'Holden' Heritage. Did you know the Holden name started its humble beginning in Adelaide? Stamping its name on Saddles, buggies, golf clubs, pedal cars, etc.?
Trafalgar Holden Museum
74 Waterloo Rd
The Holden Museum was opened in 2014, housed in a quaintly preserved dairy factory located in Trafalgar. The Holden Museum, run by volunteers, helps tell the remarkable story and celebrates Australia's 'Holden' Heritage. Did you know the Holden name started its humble beginning in Adelaide? Stamping its name on Saddles, buggies, golf clubs, pedal cars, etc.?
The entrance to Uralla Reserve is just over 2k’s from my residence. You can either work or drive up. Uralla Reserve has a few tracks to choose from.
Uralla Nature Reserve
The entrance to Uralla Reserve is just over 2k’s from my residence. You can either work or drive up. Uralla Reserve has a few tracks to choose from.
Walhalla is a small picturesque town that is a leisurely 1-hour drive north of Trafalgar. Nestled in a steep-sided valley at the southern edgy of the Victorian Alps. The town was founded as a gold-mining community in late 1862.
28 locals recommend
Walhalla
28 locals recommend
Walhalla is a small picturesque town that is a leisurely 1-hour drive north of Trafalgar. Nestled in a steep-sided valley at the southern edgy of the Victorian Alps. The town was founded as a gold-mining community in late 1862.
Mount Worth State Park protects a remnant of the forests that once covered the western Strzelecki Ranges. It is a stunning, peaceful location and one of Baw Baw’s most incredible hidden gems. Tall, wet forests of Mountain Ash, Mountain Grey Gum, and Blackwood grow on the hills and slopes. Tree ferns flourish in sheltered gullies, offering every visitor the opportunity to experience them up close with several walks throughout the park. You may see one of our local lyrebird friends scratching amongst the leaf litter or discover relics of the timber industry that operated on the slopes around Mount Worth in the 1920s.
Mount Worth State Park
301 Allambee Estate Rd
Mount Worth State Park protects a remnant of the forests that once covered the western Strzelecki Ranges. It is a stunning, peaceful location and one of Baw Baw’s most incredible hidden gems. Tall, wet forests of Mountain Ash, Mountain Grey Gum, and Blackwood grow on the hills and slopes. Tree ferns flourish in sheltered gullies, offering every visitor the opportunity to experience them up close with several walks throughout the park. You may see one of our local lyrebird friends scratching amongst the leaf litter or discover relics of the timber industry that operated on the slopes around Mount Worth in the 1920s.
Tarr Bulga park is located a leisurely 1hr drive from Trafalgar. Known for its giant Mountain Ash trees, beautiful fern gullies, and ancient myrtle beeches, Tarra Bulga in South Gippsland has some of the best examples of original cool temperate rainforests of the Strzelecki Ranges. Walk to the impressive Corrigan’s Suspension Bridge, which stretches through the rainforest canopy, affording spectacular views of the lush fern gully on the forest floor below.
29 locals recommend
Tarra-Bulga National Park
29 locals recommend
Tarr Bulga park is located a leisurely 1hr drive from Trafalgar. Known for its giant Mountain Ash trees, beautiful fern gullies, and ancient myrtle beeches, Tarra Bulga in South Gippsland has some of the best examples of original cool temperate rainforests of the Strzelecki Ranges. Walk to the impressive Corrigan’s Suspension Bridge, which stretches through the rainforest canopy, affording spectacular views of the lush fern gully on the forest floor below.
Pack a picnic lunch and head out to the Toorongo Falls. The falls are impressive and naturally teired. Their beauty will ignite and delight your senses.
15 locals recommend
Toorongo Falls Reserve
640 Toorongo Valley Rd
15 locals recommend
Pack a picnic lunch and head out to the Toorongo Falls. The falls are impressive and naturally teired. Their beauty will ignite and delight your senses.
Picturesque Trafalgar Golf Club, regarded as one of the best country courses in Victoria, is located approximately 5km north of Trafalgar. The course has been rated as one of the top 10 public access courses in Victoria.
Trafalgar Golf Club
Picturesque Trafalgar Golf Club, regarded as one of the best country courses in Victoria, is located approximately 5km north of Trafalgar. The course has been rated as one of the top 10 public access courses in Victoria.
In the winter 'white' months, adventure seekers of all ages will enjoy the action on offer at Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort. It is a great place to learn to ski with multiple terrain parks, downhill ski runs, snowboarding, and plenty of space to indulge in a bit of snow play or tobogganing. In the summer 'green' months, get outdoors and soak up the spectacular alpine scenery of Baw Baw National Park. Unwind on a peaceful bushwalk through snow gum forests and discover local wildlife and vibrant wildflowers.
16 locals recommend
Mount Baw Baw
16 locals recommend
In the winter 'white' months, adventure seekers of all ages will enjoy the action on offer at Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort. It is a great place to learn to ski with multiple terrain parks, downhill ski runs, snowboarding, and plenty of space to indulge in a bit of snow play or tobogganing. In the summer 'green' months, get outdoors and soak up the spectacular alpine scenery of Baw Baw National Park. Unwind on a peaceful bushwalk through snow gum forests and discover local wildlife and vibrant wildflowers.

Rail Trails and Farmers Markets

Soak up the region and combine a local farmers' market with a rail trail walk. Calendar: Saturday Farmers Markets: 1st - Koonawarra 2nd - Rokeby 3rd - Warragul 4th - Mirboo North, Traralgon, Yarragon
This regional Farmers Market proudly presents and identifies South Gippsland's food cultural heritage with its friendly monthly community event. We proudly support and promote the freshest of healthy produce direct from local farmers, growers, and specialty food makers. The 68kilometre Great Southern Rail trail traverses this beautiful location. The trail goes from Leongatha to Welshpool.
Koonwarra
This regional Farmers Market proudly presents and identifies South Gippsland's food cultural heritage with its friendly monthly community event. We proudly support and promote the freshest of healthy produce direct from local farmers, growers, and specialty food makers. The 68kilometre Great Southern Rail trail traverses this beautiful location. The trail goes from Leongatha to Welshpool.
Mirboo North Market is a Variety Market with the slogan ‘Growers, Bakers, Merchants, and Makers.’ Hosted in the center of town, this community event prides itself on offering stallholders, locals, and visitors a vibrant and friendly country market experience. The Grand Ridge Rail Trail winds 13 picturesque kilometers between Mirboo North and Boolarra in the Strzelecki Ranges. The trail navigates beautiful mountain countryside, several flora reserves, and crosses large embankments.
7 locals recommend
Mirboo North
7 locals recommend
Mirboo North Market is a Variety Market with the slogan ‘Growers, Bakers, Merchants, and Makers.’ Hosted in the center of town, this community event prides itself on offering stallholders, locals, and visitors a vibrant and friendly country market experience. The Grand Ridge Rail Trail winds 13 picturesque kilometers between Mirboo North and Boolarra in the Strzelecki Ranges. The trail navigates beautiful mountain countryside, several flora reserves, and crosses large embankments.
The Rokeby Market is one of Victoria's longest-running markets. There is a lot on offer with over one hundred stallholders offering products and services that fit within the - Make it; Bake it; Breed it; Grow it - guidelines. This trail is part of the Warragul to Noojee branch line, which is also home of the impressive trestle bridge not far from the town of Noojee. The Noojee line was opened in sections from 1890 to 1919 and closed between 1954 and 1958. Starting at Rokeby, north of Warragul, this trail follows the original formation for 4 kms to an area called Crossover, where there is another wooden bridge over the railway formation.
Rokeby
The Rokeby Market is one of Victoria's longest-running markets. There is a lot on offer with over one hundred stallholders offering products and services that fit within the - Make it; Bake it; Breed it; Grow it - guidelines. This trail is part of the Warragul to Noojee branch line, which is also home of the impressive trestle bridge not far from the town of Noojee. The Noojee line was opened in sections from 1890 to 1919 and closed between 1954 and 1958. Starting at Rokeby, north of Warragul, this trail follows the original formation for 4 kms to an area called Crossover, where there is another wooden bridge over the railway formation.
The Traralgon Farmers’ Market is run by the Traralgon Lions Club and has become a favorite destination for fresh fruit and vegetables and beautifully handmade products. The 30-hectare Reserve is a composite of woodland, grassland, and wetlands, with approximately 3 kilometers of walking tracks available for you to explore this conservation reserve. There are tables and a shelter for those who’d like to enjoy a picnic. A lake in the center of the Reserve forms part of the catchment of the Traralgon Creek. Initially, this waterway was a dam established in 1883 to provide water that raised steam for the ‘new’ trains.
6 locals recommend
Traralgon
6 locals recommend
The Traralgon Farmers’ Market is run by the Traralgon Lions Club and has become a favorite destination for fresh fruit and vegetables and beautifully handmade products. The 30-hectare Reserve is a composite of woodland, grassland, and wetlands, with approximately 3 kilometers of walking tracks available for you to explore this conservation reserve. There are tables and a shelter for those who’d like to enjoy a picnic. A lake in the center of the Reserve forms part of the catchment of the Traralgon Creek. Initially, this waterway was a dam established in 1883 to provide water that raised steam for the ‘new’ trains.
The Yarragon Market showcases a range of local produce, art, and crafts. This trail starts and finishes in the heart of Yarragon Village, where there are plenty of cafes, eateries, and boutique shops. Farmland surrounds most of the track, and magnificent views of the Baw Baw plateau are a key feature.
8 locals recommend
Yarragon
8 locals recommend
The Yarragon Market showcases a range of local produce, art, and crafts. This trail starts and finishes in the heart of Yarragon Village, where there are plenty of cafes, eateries, and boutique shops. Farmland surrounds most of the track, and magnificent views of the Baw Baw plateau are a key feature.

Food Scene

Gippsland - The freshest of fresh produce is to be found at the friendly farm gates and taste all the testers at regional markets. Hold out until midday and sample some of Australia’s finest wines. If hops are your thing, down some artisanal bubbles at a local brewery. For full details download the Eat and Drink - Visit Gippsland booklet to assist you before you arrive. https://www.visitgippsland.com.au/
Gippsland
Gippsland - The freshest of fresh produce is to be found at the friendly farm gates and taste all the testers at regional markets. Hold out until midday and sample some of Australia’s finest wines. If hops are your thing, down some artisanal bubbles at a local brewery. For full details download the Eat and Drink - Visit Gippsland booklet to assist you before you arrive. https://www.visitgippsland.com.au/