The Croajingolong National Park and the Mallacoota Inlet provide for a wide variety of Australian birdlife and wildlife. You can spot grey kangaroos feeding in the early morning, goannas, flocks of Rainbow Lorrikeets and soaring White Breasted Sea Eagles.
Australian Fur Seals were almost wiped out here by 1820s by fur sealers but have since been protected. Now, they can be spotted playing and resting in the shallow waters of the inlet.
Enquire at the Parks Victoria Information Centre for more information about the flora and fauna of Croajingolong National Park. Phone 13 1963.
Cann River is a popular stopoff point on the Sydney Melbourne Coastal Route, both for its spectacularly beautiful surrounds as its convenience. Cann River is also a gateway to to Croajingolong National Park. The park occupies more than 100kms of pristine coastal wilderness backed by heathlands, pockets of rainforest and dense woodlands.
Orbost, south of Mallacoota on the Princes Highway is located on the Snowy River. Some of Australia’s best farmlands are here, farming here started in the 1840s and has continued to flourish.
In the Gippsland of Victoria there is a good variety of places to stay, accommodation available includes a wide range of styles to suit almost any budget.
Hotels, luxury and family style resorts, charming bed & breakfasts, caravan parks, serviced units and apartments, seaside, beach accommodation, farm stays, homesteads and holiday lettings are just some of the options.
Enquire at the Orbost Tourist Information Centre about Croajingolong camp sites and picnic areas, lakes, unique flora and fauna in the on the South Coast. Located in Forest Park at 39 Nicholson Street. Orbost VIC 3888 Phone +061 3 5154 2424.
Main Photo: Pelican enjoying the view at Mallacoota.
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