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In the idyllic location at the head of Mallacoota Inlet on Victoria’s eastern coast, Gipsy Point offers a superb getaway. Gipsy Point has access to a remarkable diversity of environments - forests, rivers, lakes and coastline. The area is still as nature designed it - unspoiled and famous for its beauty and serenity.

Ideal base for exploring Croajingolong National Park

Take a walk along rugged coastline and soak up the pristine remoteness.

Croajingolong National Park covers 87,500 hectares and extends for 100 km along the wilderness coast of Victoria's East Gippsland. It protects remote beaches, tall forests, heathland, rainforest, estuaries and granite peaks. 

Gipsy Point is a haven for the local wildlife. There are over 280 species of birds in the area. Look for the white-bellied sea eagles by the coast, or lyrebirds and azure kingfishers as you stroll around Lyrebird Walk.

Keep an eye out for goannas and colourful Gippsland water dragons, which grow up to 1m long. Wander down to Bastion Point to spot whales and dolphins.

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Sydney Melbourne Coastal Drive Route Information

Sea Cliff BridgeThe magnificent stretch of coastline between Sydney and Melbourne is one of Australia’s most dramatic and naturally beautiful self-drive experiences. Along its length, the great waters of the Pacific Ocean, Tasman Sea and Bass Strait have carved out dramatic headlands and created beautiful coves and beaches. The ancient ranges that follow it inland are covered in vast expanses of national parks and forests protecting pristine lakes and rivers. Nestled amongst these natural wonders are dozens of quaint fishing villages, tiny colonial hamlets and thriving rural towns built by the country’s most adventurous settlers.Gippsland Lakes

The coast provides you with the whole range of sensory experiences. You can surf the big Tasman swells, dive the many wrecks, do some blue water sailing, go whale spotting or share the beach with seals, dolphins and sea birds. Or take time out to enjoy the delights of its famous seafood.

As you move along it, the landscape constantly changes its character and moods – from the placid blues and pastoral greens of the NSW coast, to the brilliant white sands of Jervis Bay, the massive, unspoiled wilderness of the Croajingolong National Park and the awesome breadth of Ninety Mile Beach and the Gippsland Lakes, Australia’s largest inland waterway.

The journey climaxes at Wilsons Promontory, the southern most point of mainland Australia, where you can explore small, hidden bays, see wildlife in its natural habitat, and visit the historic lighthouse. Then you gently wind your way to Melbourne via Phillip Island where you can see the famously cute little penguins parading along the beach. On the Mornington Peninsula, indulge yourself in a luxurious country retreat, enjoy innovative regional cuisine and superb local wines and visit grand gardens.

Drive the alternative inland route from Lakes Entrance to Melbourne via Walhalla taking in the beautiful green countryside, magnificent vistas, mountain scenery and historic villages. Walhalla became one of Australia's richest gold towns following the discovery of gold in 1863. Today, strolling past its lovingly restored period buildings provides you with an authentic experience of that golden era. Frozen in time, Walhalla is home to only to 20 people.

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