Beginning from Melbourne’s eastern fringe, Gippsland is close and easily accessed. There is dual lane freeway access from Melbourne via the Princes Highway (M1).
V/Line operates hourly passenger train services between Melbourne and the Latrobe Valley (Traralgon, Morwell), with several main stations along the highway, making it a great alternative to driving.
Gippsland is also home to several regional airports where charter services are available at Traralgon, Sale, Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance.
Each of Gippsland’s regional centres has comprehensive city bus networks which are complemented by taxi services.
Bordering Melbourne’s eastern fringe, Gippsland is an easy drive or train ride to a place of natural beauty. Offering unspoilt beaches, patchwork perfect hills, alpine forests and the signature experience of the Gippsland Lakes, the region makes the perfect backdrop for your next event.
Backed by a diverse range of state-of-the-art sporting precincts and stadiums, meeting and conference facilities, performing arts centres and scenic parks and reserves, Gippsland delivers facilities of city life with a distinctive country feel.
Gippsland offers a range of exciting group activities from whale and wildlife cruises, paddleboarding and surfing lessons, rides on a heritage train, bush walks and rail trails, cave tours and boutique wineries.