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Welcome to Victoria, on route to Orbost.

Situated on the Snowy River, the small East Gippsland town of Orbost is a service centre for the rural agricultural industry in area, that includes beef, dairy cattle and saw milling.

The tourism industry is also important, with Orbost being ideally located for the close proximity of a number of parks and reserves that include Snowy River National Park, Errinundra National Park, Coopracambra National Park, Cape Conran Coastal Park, Lake Curlip State Game Reserve, LakeCorringle-Lake Wat Wat Wildlife Reserve, Ewing Morass State Game Reserve, and the nearby Alpine National Park.

Check out our listing of Orbost accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre

Orbost Visitor Information Centre / Snowy River Orbost
13 Lochiel Street
ORBOST VIC 3888
Ph: 03 5154 2424
Freecall: 1800 637 060 (within Australia)
Email
Open
Daily 9 am - 5 pm
Hours may vary, contact visitor centre
MSN Map of Orbost, Victoria, Australia
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Orbost Tours

VIC Tours • Outback • Eco • Adventure • National Tours
Bataluk Cultural Trail
• 37-53 Dalmahoy St, BAIRNSDALE VIC 3875 • Ph: 03 5152 1891
• The Gunaikurnai people of East Gippsland invite you to visit the sites along the Bataluk Cultural Trail. These are landscapes where you will be introduced to aspects of Gunaikurnai history and culture including: Dreamtime Stories, Traditional lifestyles, European invasion and settlement, Present day life.

As you travel from Sale in the east to Cann River in the west, along the Princes Highway, you are following the routes that the Gunai (Kurnai) and Monaro people have been travelling along for many thousands of years. The Bataluk Cultural Trail provide visitors a new perspective on this landscape of the East Gippsland region. The trail identifies sites that introduce you to the life of the local indigenous people, their history and culture, including Dreamtime stories, traditional lifestyles, the European invasion, colonial settlement and present day existence.

The Bataluk Cultural Trail extends from from Sale in the east, through Stratford, Mitchell River National Park, Bairnsdale, Metung, Lake Tyers, Buchan and Orbost to Cape Conran in the west. It follows the trails and trading routes of pre-colonial days and focuses on elements of Koorie history and culture, including Dreamtime stories, traditional lifestyles, the Den of Nargun, Legend Rock, Aboriginal Keeping Places, archaeological sites such as canoe trees and shell middens (some dating back 10 000 years), cultural centres of the region, and aspects of European invasion, colonial settlement and present-day existence.
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Orbost Distance

Distance to Orbost
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Orbost:
  Km
• Bairnsdale 95
• Bellbird Creek 39
• Bombala, NSW 161
• Cabbage Tree Creek 28
• Cann River 76
• Delegate, NSW 126
• Eden, NSW 185
  Km
• Genoa 123
• Lakes Entrance 58
• Marlo 15
• Melbourne 376
• Metung 83
• Nowa Nowa 36
• Swan Reach 74
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
The Australian Automotive Motoring Associations also offer select access to travel trip planners.

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