Small Group or Coach Passenger Tours
- A range of bus tours for 4~57 passengers.
- Connecting with V/line fast train services from Melbourne, or pick up from Latrobe City.
- Select from a range of half-day attractions, blended with our commentary on the region.
- Package including mini-bus hire, driver/guide and refreshments to suit your needs. Note that lunches, entry fees, V/Line fares and accommodation (if required) are additional costs.
Tour guide provision for coaches visiting our region.
Attractions to choose from: (Suggest half day each)
Tarra Bulga Rainforests
Walk to the famous suspension bridge, see the Interpretation Centre and discover the story of the heartbreak hills. Tackle sections of the new Grand Strzelecki Track. Plus take in the sweeping views from the Grand Ridge Road.
Power Industry (PowerWorks* tour equivalent)
The unique properties of Victorian coal and an overview of the world’s largest winnable brown coal deposit, Sir John Monash and the history of Latrobe Valley power generation, a Bucket Wheel Excavator up close, Yallourn coal mine’s battle against river flooding, the immense Loy Yang power complex, environmental issues, the IDGCC gasification pilot plant, the manufacture of liquid fuels and high purity carbon from coal. Includes full commentary and audio-visual presentation.
(* = This tour may include a visit to either the Old Brown Coal Mine or PowerWorks museums, and/or provision of refreshments as optional extras.)
Latrobe Regional Galleries
Eastern Victoria’s premier art and craft gallery. Eight exhibition spaces housing an impressive permanent collection and travelling exhibitions. Plus Switchback Gallery contemporary art, or Faith and Fabric innovative spiritual art display.
Step back in time to before the 1930s at Old Gippstown. Stroll through a park featuring buildings, vehicles and machinery from the pioneering days. Plus the Old Brown Coal Museum featuring stories of the SEC, and the township of Yallourn which is no more.
Walhalla Historic Township
A historic gold mining village hidden deep in the mountains, once home to 4,000 residents, but now less than 20. Plus a museum visit and tramway walk, or 4WD tour of ghost towns, and gold, copper and limestone mining relics.
Battleground relics from around the world at the Gippsland Armed Forces Museum. Stories of local shipwrecks and plane crashes. Plus a view of the revitalised inland port of Sale with its historic swing bridge.
Morwell’s Centenary Rose Garden features over 4,000 bushes including 350 varieties of modern and heritage roses. Plus Wirilda Environment Park or Petersons Lookout at Tyers, the town famous for Jean Galbraith, noted botanist and author.
Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest (Winter Light Festival), August.
See central Walhalla transformed with light, sound and moving vision.
Saturday nights, includes Walhalla Goldfield Railway train ride, and hot chocolate.
Other nights, includes hot chocolate from the street cart.
Tesselaar Tulip Festival, Silvan, September~October.
See a field of dreams with over half a million tulips, includes live entertainment, Dutch culture, market stalls and more.