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Tarra Valley is 220km, 2½ hours south-east of Melbourne (Melway ref: 628 D8). Drive north from Yarram along the Tarra Valley Road (C484) or south from Traralgon following the Tarra- Bulga National Park signs. Suggested caravan route via Yarram.
Tarra Valley has something for everyone: take the time to meander along nature walks, enjoy a picnic, or explore the scenic drives. The fern gullies are the home of the superb Lyrebird, Yellow Robins, Crimson Rosellas, Wedge Tailed Eagles, Swamp
Wallabies, Owls, Wombats, Possums, Platypus, Koalas, King Parrots, Kookaburras and Echidnas.
Looking after the Park
Please help take care of this very special park and remember: Dogs and cats are not permitted in the park. All native animals and plants are protected. No fires are permitted within the park. Please take your litter home with you.
BALOOK VISITOR CENTRE
Open weekends, school and public holidays, barbecues, picnic shelters and toilets available. Featuring the history of the ranges and rainforests. Tarra Valley Picnic area also has picnic shelters, tables and toilets. Camping is not permitted within the park. Caravan parks, accommodation, B&B’s and guesthouses are located within Tarra Valley.
DAY TRIP IDEAS
• Tarra-Bulga National Park popular for picnics, walks, scenic drives and the study of nature
• Enjoy the views from Mt Tassie
• Walk, surf, fish at 90 Mile Beach
• Fish the many local freshwater streams
• Have a picnic or BBQ at the picturesque local picnic spots
• Visit a nearby winery and taste the local produce
• Enjoy numerous waterfalls
• Drive the panoramic Grand Ridge Road
YARRAM AND PORT ALBERT
• Visit Yarram’s historic Courthouse and Art Gallery
• Eat fish & chips seaside at Port Albert
• Visit Gippsland’s Maritime Museum Port Albert
• Play a round at Yarram Golf Club