9 Acres and Fish Creek

A little town south of Yallourn North on the way to Wilsons Promontory affords a great little cafe and organic produce shop. 9 Acres cafe in Fish Creek offers beautiful blends of coffee with delectable sides like macaroons and chocolates. Within a rustic recycled setting the cafe is open Thursdays to...

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Boolarra and the Rail Trail

Head over to the town of Boolarra and check out the Grand Ridge Rail Trail. Historically part of the Morwell to Mirboo North Rail line, this 13km path offers varying scenery as you take in the historic landscapes of a bygone era. Stop over at the old Darlimurla train station and...

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Port Albert

There is rarely a Saturday morning in the peak fishing season where you won’t find a local Yallourn North resident on the road to Port Albert, heading to launch their tinny. There are also plenty of other attractions that the area offers for a great day out with family and friends. You...

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Noojee Hotel

For a change of scenery, many Yallourn North folk will head over to Noojee for a great country pub meal. It offers an old fashioned, family friendly pub experience, within the serene bush surrounds of the area. It’s all within a comfortable drive north-west of Latrobe Valley. They are an extremely family orientated...

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Baw Baw National Park

Offering superb bushland, native forest, and ski facilities, Baw Baw National Park is an easy day trip or weekend away for Yallourn North folk. With activities including camping, bushwalking, kayaking, skiing, hunting, abseiling, rock climbing, fishing, white water rafting, picnicking, and much more, there is something for everyone regardless of your...

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Thomson Reservoir

Surrounded by pristine Baw Baw National Park and varying bushland, the Thomson Dam provides Melbourne with arguably the cleanest freshwater in the world. North of the townships of Erica and Walhalla, this reservoir was completed in 1983 providing water security for Melbourne, while creating an attractive day trip location. Many Yallourn...

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Poverty Point Bridge

Also known as Tramway Bridge, this hidden gem is often overlooked by those heading north into the bushland or to the town of Walhalla. Situated approximately 4km walk north from Walhalla Road, it offers a grade 3 walk through bushland and fauna along the Thomson River. Originally constructed in 1900 to...

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Grand Strzelecki Track

Spreading across the Strzelecki Ranges to the south of Latrobe Valley, is the Grand Strzelecki Track. It covers part of the Strzelecki State Forest, and travels from Jeeralang Junction through to Macks Creek. The destinations it passes are too many to mention here, however include such places as Mount Tassie, Jumbuk, Balook, and...

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Tarra Bulga National Park

Along the peaks of the Strzelecki Ranges south-east of Yallourn North, is Tarra Bulga National Park. It is the destination for nature lovers, hikers, and those who just like the feel of rainforest locations. The reserve offers a range of attractions including flora and fauna, hiking, picnicking, and sight seeing. And the rest...

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Eagles Nest and the Pirate Caves

Everyone loves a beach from time to time, so it’s no surprise that Yallourn North folk will head down to Inverloch or Cape Patterson on their days off to check out the coast. As part of the Bunurong Coast, the area stumps up wondrous attributes such as Eagles Nest and the...

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