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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 Dec 2017)


  • 0 M Domestic and international visitors
  • $ 0 M Estimated visitor spend
  • 0 Approx jobs generated 2015/16
Key Insights
$611MGross Regional Product generated by tourism industry (2015 - 2016 Satellite Account)
6,700Total Employment generated by the tourism industry (2015 - 2016 Satellite Account) 
72,000International Overnight Visitors (Year ending Dec 2017)
$33MInternational Overnight Expenditure (Year ending Dec 2017)
3,220,000Domestic Daytrip Visitors (Year ending Dec 2017)
2,140,000Domestic Overnight Visitors (Year ending Dec 2017)
$839MDomestic Visitor Expenditure (Year ending Dec 3017)

Data Sources: International and National Visitor Survey Results by Tourism Research Australia and The State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2015-16 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