Gippsland is a region towards the southeast of Victoria in southern Australia, known for its diversity of terrains, with rainforests, farmland, stunning beaches, as well as its vineyards. In the winter months Gippsland self-catering holiday villas is even close to a number of ski resorts.
Starting in the west, there’s Tooronga Falls, a picturesque natural landmark. You could head here from Gippsland self-catering holiday accommodation to admire the waterfall and wilderness along a number of walking trails. This area is also known for its viticulture – famous wineries close by include Ada River, Brandy Creek and Wild Dog. Meanwhile in the colder months there’s Mount Baw Baw, home to a ski resort ideal for first-time or novice skiers.
If you’d like to see more of the fantastic natural scenery around Gippsland self-catering villas then the Tarra-Bulga National Park would be an ideal place to go. It’s made up of steep, wooded river valleys and features some of the few remaining remnants of eucalyptus forest in the region. Visitors can enjoy the landscapes along walking trails, and there’s also a suspension bridge offering fantastic views of the valley floor below.
For lovely coastline and beaches near holiday accommodation in Gippsland you could go to the Bass Coast, and specifically Wilson’s Promontory National Park, which features spectacular shoreline. The waters of the coast here are very popular among scuba divers thanks to their clarity and depth, and variety of marine life found here. The park is great for hikers as well, with numerous circuits covering mountains, beaches and cliffs. At Tidal River you’ll find a number of amenities including a cafe and general store.
The nearest major city to Gippsland holiday villas is Melbourne, which is considered the country’s cultural capital, boasting a variety of first-rate visitor attractions together with excellent shopping areas. St Kilda is the place to go for lively evenings on the waterfront, while in Carlton you’ll find the Melbourne Museum, which is the largest of its kind in the entire Southern Hemisphere.
Gippsland self-catering holiday rentals are set in a region of Australia with a humid temperate climate. The higher ground here gets quite a lot of snow. Generally summer highs reach the mid-20s, and drop to something between 10 and 15 degrees in July.
The closest major international airport to Gippsland villas is Melbourne (MEL), which lies to the northwest and can be reached from the UK with Qantas, flying from London-Heathrow (LHR). There are numerous fast trains running from this city to destinations in Gippsland.