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.


The gateway to Victoria’s wilderness coast in Far East Gippsland, Marlo is a tranquil seaside town at the mouth of the Snowy River. The region boasts some of the most beautiful and unspoilt waterways and beaches in Victoria, including the Snowy Inlet, where the Snowy River meets the sea. The sheltered waters of the estuary at Marlo allow fishing all year around and the waters produce some of the best perch and bream fishing in Australia. Marlo is a haven for bushwalking, bird-watching, remote beaches and water-based activities.

Cape Conran is the surfers haven, with a beach that any surfer would love. Onky a 15min drive from Marlo where you will find camping and cabin facilities at the Cape Conran Coastal Park. Camp in amongst a bush setting within walking distance to the beach. Day trip or stay the night, this hidden gem is a beautiful place to stop and enjoy. For the ultimate surfing pleasure, Salmon Rocks is a 50m long break where the experienced surfer will find a great wave.

Marlo is at the mouth of the Snowy River where you can enjoy this natural beauty via the Estuary Walk

Things to do 

  • Enjoy a walk along the miles of beautiful beach. 

  • Take in the view from the deck at the local hotel where you can enjoy fresh local food and a refreshing ale. 

  • CapeConranCPThrow a line in and enjoy catching a fish or take a swim in the water. 

For further information or brochures visit the Marlo website. 

Travel Time: approx. 1.5hr drive from Bairnsdale

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