Traralgon is the largest city in Latrobe Valley, and the perfect place to stay and explore the Victorian Gippsland region. Only a short 2 hour journey East of Melbourne, with its beautiful parks and night time entertainment, a stay in Traralgon will not leave you disappointed. During your stay in Traralgon be sure to take the short 40 minute journey to the portside town of Sale. Sitting on the water, Sale is known for its fine food, wine, and boating, and definitely worth the short car ride over.
Traralgon is a simply beautiful country town. Victoria Park is an outstanding picnic location, with beautiful creeks and huge adventure playground for the kids, and is a popular location to take lunch and breathe in the fresh country air. Being the largest town in the area, Traralgon is the best location in Latrobe Valley for a bit of night time entertainment. Bars, pubs and clubs line the streets, and an array of live music is on offer. The other advantage of staying at the largest town in the Latrobe Valley is the accommodation range. Wonderful budget hotel and motel options are plentiful, while more luxury options are available as well. Since it is only 2 hours from Melbourne, Traralgon is the perfect place for corporate visits…and offers plenty of comfortable self contained apartments for the business traveller, along with conference rooms to hold those important business meetings.
The big attraction of Traralgon is the Tarra Bulga National Park. Walk through the lush greenery and find yourself entranced by the running rivers and glorious waterfalls. Just west of Traralgon lies Tyers Park, another opportunity to take a scenic bushwalk and enjoy the best nature parks Victoria has to offer. Close to Traralgon is the town of Morwell, which is definitely worth a visit due to beautiful Morwell Centenary rose garden. The imperious Mount Baw Baw lies just north or Traralgon, as does the Thompson Dam, Melbourne’s largest water supply. And of course, no visit to Latrobe Valley would be complete without viewing the mighty power stations. There are several visitor lookouts so observe the massive operations involved in generating power for Melbourne. With so much to see and learn, bring the young children along. Traralgon has a range of self contained apartments and comfortable hotel options for the travelling family, to ensure you enjoy your venture into Victoria’s Gippsland region.