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Kongwak: Where To Go / Sightseeing

ArtSpace Wonthaggi


Located in the heart of Wonthaggi on the Bass Coast, ArtSpace Wonthaggi Community Gallery is the home of highest quality regional fine art and craft.

Established as a community non-profit gallery for regional artists and crafts people, the gallery provides space for regular exhibitions and monthly theme displays. Artists exhibit for four week blocks; the work changes regularly, so you will see something new each time you visit.

ArtSpace Wonthaggi is the premier gallery for unique and exclusive works by exceptional artists and craftspeople. Many families have found that special piece for their permanent and holiday homes or gift for that special person.

ArtSpace is a recent finalist in the Victorian State Regional Achiever Awards.




5-7 McBride Avenue
Wonthaggi, VIC, 3995

Located 13.8K from Kongwak

Coal Creek Community Park and Museum


Come take a walk through time at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum. What sets this park apart is that it is a heritage attraction built by a dedicated community.

The park has free entry and is always a great day out for the whole family. Ride the bush tramway, dine in the cafe or simply enjoy the natural surrounds. Visit the animals within the park or enjoy a picnic in one of the many scenic spots around the park.

Talk to the volunteers for knowledge on local history and let them amaze you with their skilled craftsmanship. Visit the general store for one of Victoria's finest displays and demonstrations of yesteryear. Learn the history of coal from its beginning and see the tools the men used to build their homes and their lives within South Gippsland.

Every corner will take you on a journey of history and life of early settlement in Gippsland.

Interpretive Guide - use self-guided audio and maps available on a tablet to provide interpretation as you make your way around the park. It's just like having a personal tour guide!

Ghost Tours - join the guides if you dare and experience the eerie village at night, learning about those who call Coal Creek home after dark. Ghost Tours run every month and are available for group bookings.

Groups and Events - discover the hidden treasures that make this park a wonderful venue for your next family event or wedding. Groups can book tours of the park and the education program is a must for schools.





Coal Creek Community Park and Museum,
South Gippsland Highway
Korumburra South, VIC, 3950

Located 13.8K from Kongwak

State Coal Mine


The State Coal Mine offers a journey back in time to discover what life working in a coal mine was like in the 1900s. Venture underground through the dark network of tunnels to get hands-on at the coal face and learn how Victoria's hard working men extracted the black gold.

Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, the State Coal Mine is the only historic coal mine experience in the Southern Hemisphere, offering interactive fun and interest for the whole family both above and below ground.

Rising from its beginnings as a make shift 'Tent Town', Wonthaggi quickly grew to the thriving town we know today. Operating from 1909 to 1968, the State Coal Mine produced almost 17 million tonnes of coal for Victoria's industries and railways.

Free entry to all above ground facilities includes the new State Coal Mine Visitor Centre with cafe, theatrette and shop, the museum, heritage trail, historic buildings and sheltered barbecue area.

Please note, 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.

Please 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.




Garden Street
Wonthaggi, VIC, 3995

Located 14.5K from Kongwak

Kongwak: Events

Inverloch parkrun


Inverloch parkrun is a free weekly timed five kilometre event for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. The event takes place every Saturday at 8:00am with a pre-run briefing at 7:45am.

If you have not been to a parkrun before, register online and print off your unique barcode to bring along with you to each parkrun event you attend. With your barcode in hand you will be able to record your time and see your results posted on their website.


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Ramsey Boulevard
Inverloch, VIC, 3996

Located 13.5K from Kongwak

Coal Creek Pirates Day


Looking for something to do during the school holidays or just enjoy dressing up, then Coal Creek has another fun-packed day for the family.

Enjoy a treasure hunt for all pirate, magic and balloon show, boat races at the lake - buy and decorate your boat, then enter your boat at the lake to see if your pirate ship wins the race and competitions for the best dressed pirate.

As part of the annual Pirates Day celebrations at Coal Creek, Gippsland Gamers will be running amazing activities.

Have fun joining in in the middle of the Seas of Skullduggery - Skeleton Island, the hiding place of Cap'n Rumblebelly's buried treasure. Around the outside of the sea, the islands of six pirate kings desperate to get their hands on the treasure.

Take command of one of the pirate's ships and try to get to Skeleton Island first to dig up the treasure, and then get it back to your own island to claim it forever. But beware, five other pirates have the same idea as you, and even if you get the treasure, you might not be able to hang onto it.

Pirates Treasure is an exciting game of skill for young children. Using toy pirate ships, batons and thrown dice for cannon balls, the game is both fast and fun. Cap'n Rumblebelly's fabulous buried horde of chocolate money is at stake, may the best buccaneer win.



Event Dates
2016
      18th Sep


12 Silkstone Road
Korumburra South, VIC, 3950

Located 13.7K from Kongwak

Halloween at Coal Creek


Halloween at Coal Creek is a great festival for all the family.

Trick or treat available for kids 16 years and under, bring your own bag to collect your goodies. The collection is from 5.30pm to 8pm.

There will also be ghost train rides, as well as many other activities including roving performers, snake busters, apple bobbing, monster bash disco and blazing bonfire from 8pm.

There is also a best dressed competition (under eight, under 16 and open).

Come down to Coal Creek for a fun filled Halloween.


Event Dates
2016
      29th Oct


8444 South Gippsland Highway
Korumburra, VIC, 3950

Located 13.8K from Kongwak

Open Studios and Galleries Bus Tours


Explore eight Bass Coast Studios and Galleries through small group bus tours.

Dip into a thriving regional art scene and view artists at work, hear their stories and the ideas that inform their practice.




30 Ridgeway
Wonthaggi, VIC, 3871

Located 14.0K from Kongwak

Kongwak: Travel Tips

Inverloch Visitor Information Centre


The Inverloch Visitor Information Centre provides a one-stop shop for information, accommodation bookings and ticket sales.

The friendly staff and volunteers will happily assist you with booking accommodation including holiday houses, motels, resorts, bed and breakfast, and caravan parks. They also have information on 'Where to Eat' that details the region's restaurants, cafes, take away venues, wineries and local produce.

They can help you work our the best attractions and activities to suit you and your budget while visiting the area, including the Penguin Parade, art and craft galleries, antique shops, local markets and events, walk and bike tracks, swimming, surfing, boating, and fishing.

The Information Centre stocks a range of maps and information on regions throughout Victoria and Australia and the trained staff and volunteers can assist with any general inquiries you may have.






16 A'Beckett Street
Inverloch, VIC, 3996

Located 13.0K from Kongwak

Wonthaggi Visitor Information Centre


Visit the friendly staff and volunteers at the Wonthaggi Visitor Information Centre. They look forward to helping you plan your visit to Wonthaggi and the surrounding Bass Coast, Phillip Island and Gippsland regions.

The centre is located in the Wonthaggi Centennial Centre, built in 2011 to celebrate the centenary of Wonthaggi.

There is a wide range of free maps, visitor guides and brochures to help you to decide what to do and see and how best to enjoy what the region has to offer.

The Bass Coast Shire's proximity to two of Victoria's premier tourist attractions, Wilson's Promontory and Phillip Island, make the area the perfect place to base yourself at any time of the year.




1 Bent Street
Wonthaggi, VIC, 3995

Located 13.5K from Kongwak

Prom Country Visitor Information Centre - Korumburra


Prom Country Visitor Information Centre Korumburra can show you why the Prom Country is truly Victoria's southern secret. Located an easy hour and a half hours drive from Melbourne, the region is suitable for a day, weekend or longer getaway.

Explore the natural wonder of Wilson's Promontory National Park, as well as other State and National Parks including, Tarra Bulga National Park and Mount Worth State Park. All offer beautiful walks with stunning bush, rainforest and or coastal scenery and abundant native wildlife.

Walk or ride along the Great Southern Rail Trail and the Grand Ridge Rail Trail or many of the other spectacular walking trails that the region has to offer. Enjoy summer at the beach at picturesque Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

Visit Agnes Falls, the highest single span waterfall in Victoria. Take the and step back in time at Coal Creek Heritage Village in Korumburra. With plenty of activities on offer it is sure to keep the whole family happy.

Enjoy local produce at the local Farmer's markets held every month throughout the region. Also check their website for exciting upcoming local events.

Stay at one of their quality accommodation venues in the region. Visit one of their local wineries along the South Gippsland Wine Trail. View beautiful artworks and exhibitions at one of our local galleries.

To find out more, please give them a call and they can send you a free Prom Country Touring Map and Visitors Guide or alternatively visit the website for additional South Gippsland information. They also provide a free accommodation booking system.

Prom Country. Simply beautiful, naturally.




Coal Creek Complex,
South Gippsland Highway
Korumburra, VIC, 3950

Located 13.8K from Kongwak

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