Red Bluff Cliffs, Lake Tyers Beach

10 things to do in Paynesville

It's well-known that Paynesville is the boating capital of Victoria. And there's other activities available in the area to help you unwind, relax and reboot in nature. In this post we uncover some hidden gems. Stimulate your happy hormones with Pixie Violet at...

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Kuark Forest Citizen Science Camp (Guest Post)

Editor's note: When I heard that our friend Ben was going to a Goongerah Environment Centre (GECO) Citizen Science Camp at Kuark Forest, I knew he was going to enjoy his nature-based experience. Kuark Forest is a fragile ecosystem in the Errinundra Plateau in far-East...

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Snowy River Country: Corringle Foreshore Reserve

Camping, glamping, touring and 4x4 adventuring are all experiences we believe are best shared with friends. The kids look after themselves and adults get to relax, which is the whole point of a holiday, right?! We camped at Corringle Foreshore Reserve earlier this...

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Foodie InstaMeet – Long Paddock, Lindenow

Some East Gippsland Instagrammers recently connected in real life for the first of many #3hrsfromhome InstaMeets. While we waited for our food to be lovingly prepared by Tania, Anton and the team at Long Paddock, small talk went deeper. We chatted: public art, koalas...

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Best bakeries in East Gippsland

Not all bakery treats are made equally. Light, crunchy, buttery pastry warms the cockles of the heart after an early morning start. And after an EPIC 4X4 adventure, a caramelly, chocolatey tart with a strong cup of tea will help you recover. What about the back seat...

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Fairy Dell, Wiseleigh

If you're travelling along the Great Alpine Road, there's a little place called Wiseleigh. It's a little bit before Bruthen and home to the temperate rainforest, Fairy Dell. It's a flora and fauna reserve managed by Parks Victoria, and a place we regularly enjoy....

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Den of Nargun, Mitchell River National Park

We set off from home to head to the Den of Nargun. In the car, Dad hyped up the Nargun to be a monster of some sort, and I sat there in the car wondering if he was telling the truth. We packed lunch and ate it at the car park, then set off with some snacks, water and...

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The first of many stories: Nug Nug, Myrtleford

Almost twelve months ago we hired a Jayco Swan Outback to see if we would enjoy glamping. It was a 'try before we buy' exercise, made possible by the many camper vans available for hire these days. Having no idea of where to go on our family holiday, we pulled out the...

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We acknowledge the Gunaikurnai people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live, work and explore. We pay respect to Elders past and present. We honour the hopes and dreams of future generations.

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