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Where is Gippsland?

Gippsland: Where in Victoria Is Gippsland?

A vast east region of Victoria, Gippsland stretches from Melbourne’s eastern edge to its border with New South Wales. It’s renowned for its stunning natural splendor, boasting hundreds of kilometres of pristine beaches, picturesque rivers and lakes, mountain ranges and forests.

No matter if you’re seeking an idyllic world of lush greens and warm villages like Metung, Walhalla or Meeniyan or exploring the alpine regions of Strzelecki and Baw Baw plateaus, there’s something for everyone in this stunning region.

Experience Victoria’s most scenic drives or board a historic vessel and sail along Australia’s largest network of inland waterways. Alternatively, visit some Gippsland vineyards and sample the wine that makes this cool-climate destination so popular.

Discover Gippsland’s culinary highlights

From East Gippsland’s Wild Harvest Seafood Festival to award-winning wines from its renowned vineyards, there is no shortage of delectable options when it comes to sampling Gippsland’s food and drink scene.

Discover Gippsland’s rich history

Located in south-eastern Victoria, Gippsland encompasses coastal towns with stunning beaches and small alpine villages set amidst towering mountains and the Great Dividing Range. Its major natural attractions include Wilsons Promontory National Park – Australia’s southernmost point – and Mount Baw Baw ski resort which also provides summer hiking trails.

The region enjoys a temperate climate with an average annual rainfall of 600 millimetres (24 in) throughout much of central Victoria and up to 1,500 millimetres (59 inches) in some mountain ranges like Strzelecki Ranges or East Gippsland. On average, maximum temperatures range from 24 degC (75 degF) in January to 15 degC (59 degF) in July.