Gippsland Victoria Australia Accommodation and Information

Metung  Victoria 3904


Pop: 750

Location : 312 km east of Melbourne

For a dose of style in the Gippsland Lakes, make your way to Metung. A great base for water sports enthusiasts. This tiny town has become known for combining laid-back leisure with fine food and wine, so it's no surprise that people flock to this village to experience both.


• Cruise - around some of the 400 square kilometres of the Gippsland Lakes

• Enjoy - a leisurely walk along the waterfront boardwalk to see docked yachts and cruisers

Fish - for flathead, mulloway and bream in Bancroft Bay, off Shaving Point and local jetties

• Dine - in a harbourside restaurant

• Visit - the local galleries

• Buy - local produce at the Farmers Market on the second Saturday of each month

• Watch - the yacht races and relax at the Metung Yacht Club for a meal

• Play - golf at the stunning course at Kings Cove

• Visit - the shores of Bancroft Bay, where there is a large rock known to the Indigenous population as the Wallung. Part of the Batatuk Cultural Trail, the rock is the subject of a variety of stories that you can discover at the Krowathunkoolong Keeping Place in Bairnsdale.

Directions: Metung is about four hours' drive from Melbourne just near Lakes Entrance, off the Princes Highway from Swan Reach.