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On the doorstep to the Baw Baw National Park, the West Gippsland tourist town of Neerim South is an idyllic stopover with its breathtaking scenery plus galleries and boutique B&Bs.

A trip to the snowfields of Mt Baw Baw isn't complete without some time in Neerim South, with its local shops selling fabulous cheeses or the regional growers and their super-fresh produce. Stock up on meats direct from the butcher, like the venison from Gracefield.

During the summer months the bush trails beckon. The Rokeby to Neerim Rail Trail is an easy ride that boasts views of Tarago Reservoir, Bunyip State Forest and Mt Baw Baw, while the Glen Nayook Rainforest Walk follows the Tarago River to a fern gully where the river runs underground for 100 metres. Pack a lunch and stroll along the fern-laden banks of the Latrobe River, experience a tour on horseback, or take the West Gippsland Hinterland Drive through magnificent and incredibly diverse landscapes.

Help conserve the lush flora and varied animal life of Glen Nayook by joining a volunteer group.

Neerim South is 110 kilometres from Melbourne, or about one hour and 20 minutes by car along the M1.

Neerim South: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Tarago Reservoir Park


Tarago Reservoir Park offers the perfect setting for a picnic or barbecue with family and friends. The picnic area has sloping lawns set amongst bush settings, with views of the reservoir and surrounding landscapes.

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.




Tarago Reservoir Park
Neerim South, VIC, 3831

Located 5.8K from Neerim South

Noojee Trestle Bridge


Set in beautiful tall forest, the majestic Noojee Trestle Bridge is the tallest surviving wooden trestle bridge in Victoria.

The bridge is a legacy of the old railway that ran from Noojee to Warragul. It was originally constructed in 1919, but in 1939 was completely burnt down and rebuilt in the same year. The historical bridge spans 102 meters and is 21 meters high.

Amidst scenic eucalypt and fern forest, the Noojee Trestle Bridge makes the perfect break to stretch your legs and enjoy the peaceful surrounds.

The bridge also marks the starting point for walks and cycling. The Noojee Trestle Bridge Rail Trail is a short scenic cycling trail that climbs gently for three kilometres along a smooth dirt or gravel track. The Noojee Trestle Bridge Walk is six kilometres return, taking around two hours to complete.

While car parking is available, there are no toilet or picnic facilities at the site.




Mount Baw Baw Tourist Road
Noojee, VIC, 3833

Located 12.2K from Neerim South

Nickelby at Darnum


Nickelby at Darnum is the home of Nickelby Designs, their own wearable art pieces woven the SAORI way. Visit the large shop stocking not only their own designs, but a large range of commercial garments as well. On good weather days the alpacas are also there to meet and greet visitors.

Nickelby at Darnum is also a licenced venue, so you can book in for a ploughman's lunch with a glass of wine and sit back and enjoy the views and the lovely alpacas or enjoy coffee and cake with their own unique secret blended coffee that you cannot find anywhere else.

As one of the largest alpaca farm shops in Australia, you are certain to find exactly what you are looking for.




308 Darnum Shady Creek Road
Darnum, VIC, 3822

Located 18.2K from Neerim South

The Station Gallery Yarragon


The Station Gallery and Community Arts Hub Yarragon is part of the exciting arts scene in Yarragon, and is a vibrant meeting place to sample local arts. The Station Gallery is conveniently located across the road from the town centre at the Yarragon Railway Station, on the Princes Freeway just over an hour from Melbourne.

The gallery caters to lover's of art with a changing display of art by local artists and artisans. The exhibitions by local artists change each month. Exhibitions are either a single artist or a group exhibition.

Workshops and drop in sessions cater for those wishing to learn new skills from Wednesday to Friday on a casual basis. Workshops take place on weekends.

The Gallery is a run by the Baw Baw Arts Alliance and acts as a one stop shop for all arts related activities in the region





Yarragon Railway Station,
Princes Highway
Yarragon, VIC, 3823

Located 22.5K from Neerim South

Neerim South: Events

Warragul Farmers Market


Warragul Farmers Market is a place for people to meet and support local farmers and producers and buy a huge range of fresh and hand made food.

More than 50 stallholders will be selling their locally-grown, locally-made products; from bread, to cheese, to olive oil to fresh fruit and vegetables and much more. Experience quality Gippsland grown and made food at beautiful Civic Park.

Warragul Farmers Market is held the third Saturday of each month, all year round.

Parking at the Arts Centre or Mason Street car parks.


Event Dates
2017
      21st Oct
      18th Nov
      16th Dec
2018
      20th Jan
      17th Feb
      17th Mar
      21st Apr
      19th May
      16th Jun


Civic Place
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Located 17.8K from Neerim South

Warragul Arts Market


Browse and purchase original and fine art and craft from local artists, enjoy performers and buskers and join in a hands-on creative artist activity.

Painters, ceramics, photography, sculptors, jewellery, pottery, printmakers, authors, illustrators and much more.


Event Dates
2017
      21st Oct
      18th Nov
      16th Dec
2018
      20th Jan
      17th Feb
      17th Mar


63 Albert Street
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Located 17.8K from Neerim South

Meet the Maker at Open Studios West Gippsland


Meet the Maker - with an abundance of artists, wineries, cafes and fresh produce farms in the West Gippsland region, the Open Studios tour map reads like a treasure hunt for the senses; a brilliant excuse for a country drive, to venture off the beaten track, switch off to the modern world, see some inspiring artwork, eat, drink and navigate the spectacular scenery.

This regular event is held amongst the beautiful scenery of West Gippsland, just one hour from Melbourne. Check out the website for a downloadable map and loads more details on the artists.

The wide range of artisans will give you a choice of styles be excited by - demonstrating their techniques, describing their inspirations and giving you opportunities to buy new work. Has there ever been a more blissful way to spend a lazy day out in the green hills.

With such a diversity of great local artists living the country dream in the region, you are bound to be inspired by all the creativity and beauty West Gippsland has to offer.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Nov
      26th Nov


1 Victoria street
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Located 18.2K from Neerim South

Ladies Who Lunch


Gather three to nine of your friends and come and enjoy a relaxing lunch at Nickelby At Darnum with the alpacas. Start with a glass of local bubbles and then sit down to a ploughman's platter of local delights, followed by home made cake and local award winning Swig Coffee.

Enjoy a glass of wine with lunch as part of the lunch and if you wish to sit back and enjoy a leisurely afternoon then further drinks can be purchased at bar prices. All this for only $40.00 per person. Bookings giving 48 hours notice are required and a 50 per cent deposit is required to secure your place.

15 guests can be seated either inside or out, so you will feel like you have the venue and the views all to yourself. A trip to a world renowned local gallery can also be arranged or you can just explore the shop and learn all about how Nickelby make their wearable art from alpaca.


Event Dates
2017
      6th Oct
      20th Oct
      3rd Nov
      17th Nov
      1st Dec
      15th Dec
2018
      12th Jan
      26th Jan
      9th Feb
      23rd Feb


308 Darnum-Shady Creek Road
Darnum, VIC, 3822

Located 18.2K from Neerim South

Drouin Craft and Produce Market


The Rotary Club of Drouin presents this monthly Drouin Craft and Produce Market offering fresh produce, clothing, jewellery, plants, preserves and much more.

Held in beautiful Civic Park Drouin, the market has been on Baw Baw's market calendar for a number of years.

Wander over to the Drouin CBD, which is only a one minute walk from the market and browse the variety of shops, cafes and restaurants.


Event Dates
2017
      21st Oct
      18th Nov
      16th Dec
2018
      20th Jan
      17th Feb
      17th Mar


Young Street
Drouin, VIC, 3818

Located 18.9K from Neerim South

Yarragon Market


The monthly Yarragon Market has a range of art, craft and produce from the West Gippsland region and is held every fourth Saturday 8:00am - 1:00pm except for a special December market (details to be announced closer to that market).

Nestled in the foothills of the Strzelecki ranges with vistas of green rolling hills Yarragon Village is a charming country town with an abundance of delightful shops and places to eat to satisfy all desires.

Explore this beautiful region and stay a bit longer.


Event Dates
2017
      23rd Sep
      28th Oct
      25th Nov


7 Campbell Street
Yarragon, VIC, 3823

Located 22.4K from Neerim South

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