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Gippsland Insights

Be inspired by the space and solitude in Gippsland's unspoilt beaches, lakes and mountains, then dip into bustling gourmet waterfront villages.

Well known for

  • Iconic nature
  • Coast, beaches and Gippsland Lakes
  • National parks and mountain landscapes
  • Villages
  • Natural product and farmers markets
  • Walhalla Gold Mine
Regional Tourism Summary (year ending June 2019)


  • 0 M Domestic and international visitors
  • $ 0 B Estimated visitor spend
  • 0 Approx jobs generated 2016/17
Key Insights (Year Ending June 2019)
$785MGross Regional Product generated by tourism industry (2016 - 2017 Satellite Account) 
8,900Total Employment generated by the tourism industry (2016 - 2017 Satellite Account) 
83,000International Overnight Visitors 
$41MInternational Overnight Expenditure
4.0MDomestic Daytrip Visitors
2.2MDomestic Overnight Visitors
$1.0BDomestic Visitor Expenditure

Data Sources: International and National Visitor Survey Results by Tourism Research Australia and The State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2016-17 Report by Tourism Research Australia.


Festival and Arts

  • East Gippsland Food, Wine and Beer Festival
  • Tinamba Food and Wine Festival
  • Hooked on Lakes
  • Creative Gippsland: Come and play all of May
  • Opera by the Lakes
  • Farmworld Lardner Park
  • The Loch Food and Wine Festival
  • Metung Food and Wine Festival
  • Trafalgar Open Studios (various weekends across the Latrobe Valley)
  • Gippsland Food & Wine Festival
  • Meeniyan Garlic Festival Beyond the Valley
  • Inverloch Sounds of Summer
  • Groundswell Music Festival


  • Fishing - Vic Bream Classic Summit Survivor