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精准平码二中二: Gippsland

Go south to Wilsons Promontory

One of Victoria’s best loved parks, and its largest coastal wilderness area, Wilsons Promontory (locally known as "The Prom") is a 50,000 hectare (124,000 acre) reserve. It sticks out from the southernmost tip of mainland Australia in the shape of a hitchhiker’s thumb. The Prom is threaded with walking tracks through cool fern gullies and eucalypt forest, and bordered with orange lichen-covered granite boulders and sandy beaches. Look out for emus and kangaroos in open country in the north of the park as you drive to Tidal River, the main location for camping or accommodation in cabins, huts or award-winning Wilderness Retreats. You'll see brightly plumed rosellas during the day and wombats at night all around Tidal River. Enjoy the most accessible rainforest in Lilly Pilly Gully or walk to Squeaky Beach, so named because its talcum white sand squeaks underfoot. Watch kids ride their boogie boards down Tidal River as you explore the bird-filled wetlands and even catch a movie under the southern night sky at the Tidal River outdoor cinema (Wednesday and Saturday).

Enjoy gourmet delights in pretty villages

Follow the Gippsland Food and Wine Trail. Enjoy the freshest seafood all along the coast from Mallacoota to Port Albert, savour a range of cool climate wines at Wild Dog and Tambo wineries, sample small batch beers and gins at Loch Brewery & Distillery, discover Prom Country Cheese and eat with the locals at the Tinamba Hotel.

Go boating on the Gippsland Lakes

Explore the Gippsland Lakes, a network of lakes, marshes and lagoons covering more than 600 square kilometres (230 square miles). The three main lakes, Victoria, King and Wellington, are fed by rivers that originate in the High Country. Hire a boat in Metung or Paynesville and visit waterside cafés. Take a ferry to Raymond Island to see its resident koala colony, and to Rotamah Island, renowned for its kangaroos, wallabies and 140 species of birds. Drive onto Lake King along the Mitchell River silt jetties, the second longest in the world, where you will often see native animals and birds. From Lakes Entrance, go on a two hour Sea Safari to explore some of the islands, cross the ocean entrance and see birds and marine life. 

Explore Ninety Mile Beach

From the shallow inlets near Port Albert to the wide open waterways of Lakes Entrance, Ninety Mile Beach is a stretch of golden sand and coastal dunes that separates the Gippsland Lakes from the crashing waves of Bass Strait. Walk, fish, swim, and watch whales, pelicans and dolphins along one of the most natural beaches in the world. The surf is rough here so swim only on patrolled beaches at Seaspray, Woodside Beach and nearby Lakes Entrance, which have lifeguards in summer (December to February) and offer low-key beach holiday settings.

Admire limestone formations at the Buchan Caves

Explore the Buchan Caves Reserve, 45 minutes drive north of Lakes Entrance. Go on a guided tour to see the stalactites and stalagmites of Fairy Cave and the calcite-rimmed pools of Royal Cave. Both caves are lit and have concrete pathways. See kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and 60 species of birds at the Buchan Caves Reserve and stay in safari-style wilderness retreats

Discover Croajingolong National Park

In the far south-east of Victoria stay in the pretty waterside town of Mallacoota or at Point Hicks Lighthouse, the tallest in Australia, so you can explore some of Croajingolong National Park’s white sandy beaches, rocky headlands, granite peaks, rambling heathland, lush rainforests and towering eucalyptus. This is pure Australian coastal wilderness, full of native animals and birdlife.

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