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Where is Gippsland in Australia?

Where in Australia is Gippsland?

Gippsland boasts beaches, mountains, forests and lakes – creating an area filled with natural splendors. From Phillip Island’s golden shores to the towering Strzelecki Ranges, you won’t want to miss this area of Australia!

Hiking and camping are popular activities here, with many national parks boasting some of Victoria’s best walking tracks. The Grand Strzelecki Track connects Morwell and Tarra-Bulga national parks at 85 km (53 mi), while Wilsons Promontory Southern Circuit Walk covers 36 kilometers (22 miles) through remote rainforest and coastal beaches.

The climate in Sale is temperate, with rainfall averaging 600 millimetres (24 inches) throughout most of the region. This provides for dry summers and snowy winters; however, humidity levels can be high in some central regions around Sale.

Major towns and cities in the region include Traralgon, Warragul, Sale, Bairnsdale, Moe, Wonthaggi and Leongatha. There are also many smaller centres and rural areas within driving distance of these major centres that deserve exploring for their stunning landscapes.

There is plenty to do in the region, from water skiing and surfing to horse riding and four-wheel driving. Plus, there are plenty of art galleries, museums and festivals throughout the year for you to visit.

The region is also home to several tertiary institutions, including Federation University – Australia’s newest university. Combining the University of Ballarat and Monash University in Gippsland, Federation University provides higher education, TAFE and secondary schooling options for residents.