Travelling by Car
There are many ways to travel to and from East Gippsland. Visit one of our accredited Visitor Information Centres. For free advice on accommodation and tour bookings, simply call 1800 637 060.
Bring your own or hire a car to explore the region. All major car hire companies have outlets in capital cities, airports, and most regional centres. Discover the simply stunning East Gippsland 8 Great Drives.
Travelling by Train
V/Line offers a combination of train and bus services to centres throughout the East Gippsland region.
Travelling by Air
While no commercial flights operate into East Gippsland, international airports at Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra all are gateways into our region. In addition to flights with major airlines from national and international locations to capital cities, air travel can be arranged to regional centres within East Gippsland with multiple aerodromes available.
Travelling by Boat
East Gippsland is a popular destination for sailors and visitors travelling by boat and the region has about 40 public jetties and moorings, pump-out stations and refuelling centres right on the water. For information about tides, local navigation, marinas, jetty berths and boat ramps, and to download boating guides for the region, visit the Gippsland Ports.
Travelling with a Recreational Vehicle
East Gippsland has much to offer visitors who are travelling with a caravan or recreational vehicle.
For a comfortable overnight stay in East Gippsland, pull into a caravan park - see the many listed in our accommodation pages. East Gippsland offers designated free rest areas at the Murrangower turn-off, Princes Highway near Orbost, in Livingston Park, Omeo, at the Mount Kosciuszko Lookout, Great Alpine Road, and Metung at the junction of Metung Road and Rosherville Road.
Free dump sites in East Gippsland can be found at the Progress Jetty Toilet Block in Paynesville, Nicholson River Reserve Boat Ramp in Nicholson, Bullock Island Road Car Park in Lakes Entrance (near the boat ramp), the Wulgulmerang Recreational Reserve in Wulgulmerang, Cann River Rainforest Caravan Park in Cann River and both the Buckland Drive toilet block (near the wharf) and Mallacoota Foreshore Caravan Park in Mallacoota.
There also are dumpsites at the Omeo Caravan Park and the Eagle Point Caravan Park.