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Colquhoun: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Nyerimilang Heritage Park


Nyerimilang Homestead is set among semi-formal gardens on a cliff top above the beautiful Gippsland Lakes. Perfect picnic spots are surrounded by garden and scenic walks meander along bush and farm tracks, past Kurrajong trees, wetland areas and through the East Gippsland Indigenous Plant Garden.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Nungurner Road
Nungurner, VIC, 3909

Located 8.4K from Colquhoun

Colquhoun: Events

Opera By The Lakes


Gippsland Opera proudly present Opera By The Lakes, at Nyerimilang Heritage Park on Sunday, March 19th 2017.

Featuring international music theatre star Silvie Paladino, with Opera Australia and Opera Victoria starJeremy Kleeman, plus Coloratura Soprano Georgia Wilkinson and award winning Il Davo Opera five tenors.

A stunning venue, set in natural amphitheatre with views across the lakes that take your breath away, with glorious voices.

Pre-order a boxed picnic, or bring your own picnic, chairs provided. Do not bring your own alcohol, wine can be purchased at the venue, afternoon tea available from Red Cross.

Tickets on sale now by contacting booking office by telephone. This is a ticketed event and it does sell out.


Event Dates
2017
      19th Mar


20 Cliff Road
Nyerimilang, VIC, 3909

Located 9.5K from Colquhoun

Groundswell'17


The premiere music festival event in Gippsland, Groundswell'17 is a full afternoon of rock, featuring Jimmy Barnes, Mark Seymour, Ian Moss, International act Seo Linn, Rival Fire and more.

Held on the beach at Lake Tyers Beach.


Event Dates
2017
      11th Mar


577 Lake Tyers Beach Road
Lake Tyers Beach, VIC, 3909

Located 11.9K from Colquhoun

Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival


The Bruthen Blues and Arts Festival is an annual event that brings to life the East Gippsland town of Bruthen, showcasing a weekend line-up of talented musicians, a colourful market, village buskers and a variety of food stalls, all with a family-friendly atmosphere and plenty of activities for the kids.

The Bruthen Blues and Arts festival is held in the main street of town and apart from the main events and some workshops, it is free to enter.

The weekend has something for everyone, kicking off with the Friday night Jam Competition. Bring the family and wander the main street markets, the local brewery, bakery, cafes, music shop and second-hand stores. With free music on the street stage, followed by the laid back, family friendly Blues Cafe at the Hall and the Big Blues Bash event at the Bruthen Inn Hotel on the Saturday night, the festival provides entertainment right across the weekend.

The free street stage music and market continues on Sunday, along with the popular parade and the Duck Race on the Tambo River. The Festival winds up Sunday afternoon with the Blues Recovery Session at the Bruthen Inn Hotel.




Main Street
Bruthen, VIC, 3885

Located 16.0K from Colquhoun

Bruthen Community Market


The Bruthen Community Market takes place on the third Saturday of each month at the Bruthen Mechanics Hall grounds and Police paddock.

The market is a community project of Bruthen Lions Club Inc and includes special fun kids activities, competitions, displays and so much more.

The theme of the market: Make It - Bake It - Grow It - Up-cycle It.

The market day kicks off around 9 am through to approximately 1 pm in the grounds and supper room of the Bruthen Mechanics Hall.

Explore over 40 high quality artisan and fresh produce stalls along with other special attractions for the day. Enjoy time out with family and friends over a cappuccino (Kombi Koffee mobile van), Devonshire tea (Bet's Kitchen), donuts (Lions marquee), a burger and salad buns (beef@thegate) and so it goes on. There's something for everyone, all ages catered for.

Upon arrival collect your competition entry ticket to place in the 'competition box' at the Community Fundraising Barbecue in the backyard of the Mechanics Hall grounds. Lucky entry drawn at 12 noon and supervised by the Market Day Manager.

The February market is incorporated in the Bruthen Blues Festival (organiser BAEC).


Event Dates
2017
      18th Mar
      15th Apr
      20th May
      17th Jun
      15th Jul
      19th Aug
      16th Sep
      21st Oct
      18th Nov


Main Street
Bruthen, VIC, 3885

Located 16.0K from Colquhoun

Colquhoun: Travel Tips

Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre


Lakes Entrance VIC is the place to come for information on the region. The best known destination, the Gippsland Lakes, is the biggest and most beautiful expanse of inland waterways in the southern hemisphere. Walk across the sand dunes to the famous Ninety Mile Beach.

With eight magnificent National Parks on the coast and in the high country of Gippsland, more than any other region of Australia. These include the Alpine National Park - Victoria's biggest, the Snowy River National Park and the UNESCO- listed Croajingalong National Park that embraces 100 kilometres of coastline.

The region has two of Australia's greatest driving routes. The Great Alpine Road, which winds through the Alpine National Park and Victoria's high country. The Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Drive, which in East Gippsland, starts at Croajingalong National Park and ends at the Gippsland Lakes.

With the country's biggest fishing port at Lakes Entrance, we're the fishing capital of Australia.

Book a lakeside apartment or canal villa with a boat moored at your private jetty, never leave the waterways for your entire holiday. Or stay in a country inn up in the clear mountain air of Victoria's Alpine country and simply wander through the wildflowers.




2 Marine Parade
Lakes Entrance, VIC, 3909

Located 9.1K from Colquhoun

Metung Visitor Information Centre


Metung Visitor Information Centre is centrally located in the Village and is open seven days per week and can assist visitors to Metung and surrounds with local information. They can also help visitors with booking accommodation, tours and activities in this picturesque Village located on the Gippsland Lakes.

Metung is a small Village of 1100 permanent residents located on a narrow peninsula of land separating Bancroft Bay from Lake King. Situated in East Gippsland and ideally placed with the surrounding protected waters of the Gippsland Lakes.

The Metung Visitor Information Centre can also help with information on day boat hire, overnight cruiser or yacht hire, scenic cruises, galleries, restaurants, cooking school, walks, sightseeing, wineries, food trails, tours and scenic drives.

They are able to assist visitors with their free accommodation booking service, whether it be a motel, bed and breakfast, waterfront apartments, cabin, cottages and houses either in the village or the surrounding area, please contact Metung Visitor Information Centre.

Please contact Metung Visitor Information Centre for further information.




50 Metung Road,
Shop 3
Metung, VIC, 3904

Located 14.5K from Colquhoun

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