East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

Alfred National Park

Cann River National Parks and Reserves

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Alfred National Park contains some of the most southerly occurrences of warm temperate rainforest in Australia. Many plant species found in the park are uncommon


This culturally and spiritually significant place for the area's first nations inhabitants, the Bidawal People, includes a rare temperate rainforest eco system. The 3,050 hectare park has many rare species of flora and fauna including the violet nightshade, jointed mistletoe, prickly tree fern and slender tree fern.

Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.

Map & Directions

Princes Highway, Cann River 3890

Phone 131963