Sip, savour, stroll:
Bairnsdale’s local gems

A laid-back country town close to spectacular scenery, Bairnsdale is your gateway to a beautiful adventure. And when you stay at our hotel, you’re just a step away from a treasure trove of opportunities – to eat, play and wander.

Gippsland Lakes

The centrepiece of the region, the Gippsland Lakes are a broad attraction.

Visit Lakes Entrance for secluded beaches, leisurely cruises and camel rides – or eat at a chef’s hat restaurant in serene Paynesville.

Great Alpine Road

Fancy a luxurious day spent meandering between vineyards and breweries? Or just a scenic drive through rolling mountains, valleys and rivers?

The Great Alpine Road features vineyards like Lightfoot & Sons and Wyanga Park… plus more opportunities to take in Victoria’s scenery than you can imagine.

Sun Cinema

Bit of a movie buff? The Sun Cinema shows a range of films, from modern classics to new releases, in an art deco setting.

East Gippsland Art Gallery

The East Gippsland Art Gallery features a diverse collection of visual art by talented regional artists.

New exhibitions open every month. Stop by to enjoy what’s on display – and bring a piece home with you from the gallery’s shop.

Mitchell River National Park

Mitchell River winds through this lush collection of rainforest and rock formations, splitting off into waterfalls and gorges.

Pack your walking shoes and a picnic bag and set off on a scenic stroll through Mitchell River National Park.

Coonawarra Trail Rides

Coonawarra Trail Rides offers the thrill of horse riding through native bush land with spectacular views.

Whether you want to explore the hills of East Gippsland with a relaxing ride or go on a more advanced horseback adventure – this will be an experience to remember.