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.

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There are many ways to travel to and from East Gippsland. 


Bring your own or hire a car to explore the region. This is the most popular way to explore at your own pace, in your own time. You can Build your own itinerary, try one of our locals picks or follow a great drive


V/Line offers a combination of train and bus services to centres throughout the East Gippsland region. 


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.


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.

Caravan & RV

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. 

Free dump sites are located across East Gippsland for your convenience.  

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