Wilsons Promontory is a great day trip from Jumbuk Park. So many amazing places to see and the journey through the hills of the South Gippsland will make it a memorable day trip. Great towns with great cafes along the way and the most amazing scenery in this world renowned National Park.
TARRA BULGA NATIONAL PARK
The drive from Jumbuk to Tarra Bulga National Park is an experience in itself with winding dirt roads and panoramic views of stunning mountain scenery. Once there you’ll get to experience cool temperate rain-forest where a diverse range of ferns and trees thrive. .
The park provides food and nesting areas for birds like the Yellow-Tailed Black Cockatoo, Eastern Whipbird, Laughing Kookaburra and Crimson Rosella plus the ever- beguiling lyrebird.
MORWELL NATIONAL PARK
Just down the road from us here at Jumbuk is the Morwell National Park. Small in size but of great value in preserving a remnant of the area’s original plant and animal life.
Enjoy a range of activities including picnicking, bird watching, bushwalking and nature study. The best way to enjoy the park is to walk through it following a number of well-marked trails. You can experience exceptional views across the Latrobe Valley from the Jumbuk Road entry.
MOUNT BAW BAW
Mount Baw Baw is a great day trip from Jumbuk and no need to battle the return traffic to Melbourne at the end of your day as you will be going the opposite way to the crowd. Come back to Jumbuk to a cosy warm fire at the end of your day at the snow
WHALE WATCHING CRUISES - PORT WELSHPOOL
During the whale watching season, take a day trip through the beautiful country towns of South Gippsland to the little seaside town of Port Welshpool. Here you can board the Wildlife Coast Cruise and experience the once in a lifetime moment of coming up close and personal to the giants of the sea
BATALUK CULTURAL TRAIL
The Gunaikurnai people of East Gippsland invite you to visit the sites along the Bataluk Cultural Trail.
These are landscapes where you will be introduced to aspects of Gunaikurnai history and culture.
At 59 metres, Agnes Falls are the highest single span falls in Victoria.
A short 200 metre walking track leads from the carpark to a viewing area overlooking the falls. Along the way watch for birds darting between bushes and the diverse range of vegetation present. Rest on the seats provided and enjoy the view within the gorge.
Waratah Bay is the place to go for a quiet, secluded, day at the beach. With a stunning Wilson's Prom backdrop there is no place like it for lovers of virtually deserted coastlines. Swim, paddle, play and relax or try your hand at fishing at one of the many great fishing spots along the shore line.
GIPPSLAND TANK ADVENTURES
A collection of armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) for tank rides and viewing, ranging from WWII era to modern day vehicles and some under restoration.
TRARALGON - MORWELL
All the normal city type activities can be found in Traralgon and Morwell. From great food to movie cinemas, ten pin bowling, laser tag etc... these Provincial cities have all the same activities without the crowds.
MORWELL RIVER FALLS
The Morwell River flows through valleys of the Strzelecki Ranges for more than 40 kilometres. The Morwell River Falls are a set of waterfalls that lie in the upper reaches of the river near the township of Boolarra.
Quite a lovely lovely spectacle and an easy walk from the car park the Morwell River Falls are more than worth the effort.
Walhalla is a popular tourist destination for Victorians. It’s well preserved golden era heritage and picturesque location in a steep mountain valley
This unique mountain outpost offers visitors an opportunity to experience golden era surroundings and atmosphere. A flourishing gold mining town in the 19th century, today the township provides visitors a window into life as it once was.