Local Attractions

Visit the Slab Hut Information Centre for maps and supporting
documentation. These drives may include some all weather dirt roads
but are generally suitable for 2 wheel drive vehicles.

Raymond Creek Falls

The falls are situated in the picturesque Snowy National Park, which offers visitors a drive (four hour round trip) through breath taking scenery. This is one of the seven great drives of East Gippsland.

Snowy River Country TrailSnowy River Country Trail

Enjoy a full day touring the trail, visiting significant local landmarks such as McKillops Bridge and the magnificent Snowy River. For further information see brochure "Snowy River Country Trail".

Buchan Caves

After venturing underground into the world of stalactites and stalagmites, enjoy lunch in the magnificent gardens amongst the local wildlife, including some very friendly kangaroos. For further information see Parks Victoria brochure "Buchan Caves" or "Seven Great Drives - East Gippsland".

Cape Conran

You can visit the East and West Capes of this well known natural landmark. There are many rocks to climb and explore and either side of the headland there are magnificent beaches to enjoy. There is a boat ramp and jetty where anglers and divers can gain access to the open waters in Bass Strait. Visit the boardwalk at East Cape. For further information see Parks Victoria brochure "Cape Conran Coastal Park".

Marlo and Surrounds

Marlo is a picturesque seaside town only a short drive from Orbost. Well known as a fishing haven, Marlo is the location where the famous Snowy River meets the sea. Surf, estuary and river angling, along with some relaxing days on beautiful beaches are often high on the agenda of visitors. For further information see Park's Victoria brochure "Seven Great Drives - East Gippsland".

McKenzie River Rainforest WalkMcKenzie River Rainforest Walk

Known as one of the Great Walks of East Gippsland, this two hour round trip will bring you face to face with some of East Gippsland's most magnificent natural scenery. For further information see Park's Victoria brochure "Bemm River Scenic Reserve".

Young's Creek Falls

Just a one hour round trip will take you to and from these falls and there are some great views along the way. The rather short journey makes this an achievable trip for the family. For further information see brochure.

The Slips

A one hour round trip with some very interesting scenery. Find more information on this destination in Park's Victoria brochure "Corringle Foreshore Reserve".

Mt Raymond Lookout

Depart from Orbost for this one hour round trip. Take in the great scenery along the way, but it is nothing compared to the sight that awaits you on arriving at Mt Raymond lookout. For further information see brochure.

Bemm River

Many people Know Bemm River for its great fishing, but there is much more on offer. Situated on the shores of Sydenham Inlet (into which Bemm River flows), take a drive to Pearl Point. For further information see DSE brochure

Jarrmond LoopJarramond Loop

Take a journey to explore the rich farmlands of the district and enjoy a casual drive with some worthwhile areas to stop and take a walk around. For further information see brochure.

Woods Point

The camping ground and picnic area are on the Snowy River about one hour's drive from Orbost. Detailed brochure available from DSE or information centre.

Cabbage Tree Palms

The Cabbage Tree Palms Walk is also recognised as one of the Great Walks of East Gippsland. It is a two hour round trip, revealing the rather peculiar looking palms. For further information see brochure "Best walks along the Princes Highway".

Murrungowar Forest Drive

A 34 km drive commencing at the Murrungowar picnic ground on the Princes Highway, east of Orbost. The drive passes through a number of the different forest types of East Gippsland. Detailed self-drive brochure available from DSE or information centre.