Visit Baw Baw to get a taste of what the region has to offer from wonderful cuisine to a vibrant entertainment scene, inspiring landscapes and relaxing getaways. A blend of the old and new, cultured and welcoming, the Baw Baw region is your great escape.
With exquisite dining options, relaxing boutique B&Bs and plenty to do for the whole family. Experience life, experience baw baw!
The Strzelecki and Baw Baw Ranges that flank the region are just the beginning of the beautiful scenery you will encounter.
Blessed with pristine rivers, such as the Tarago, which snakes its way through the region and the Latrobe River in the hills of Noojee, the area gives you space to wind down and breathe. Dotted around the region are quaint villages linked to urban hubs – in between is open, undulating country side. Be inspired by the landscapes and the beauty. Take your time
and discover yourself.
Where is Baw Baw?
North to the Alpine landscapes of the Baw Baw Ranges and south to the temperate rainforests of the Strzeleckis, Baw Baw is nowhere near ordinary!
It’s a place where the grass is long and green, flowers bud brightly and country hospitality meets city conveniences. There are views to die for and classic country scenes to take your breath away.
We are just under a one hour drive from Melbourne, an hour to the snow fields, and an hour to the pristine Gippsland coastline. Simply, position perfect!
Stay & Relax
Well known for high quality, award winning Bed & Breakfasts you can find an elegant escape located within beautiful natural surroundings, or enjoy the peace of surrounding bushland, and the magnificent views.
Many of the area’s B&Bs are within restored historical homes and reflect a time gone by. The major towns boast high quality accommodation options including motels and caravan parks, that put you in the heart of the action – the perfect base to explore.
An easy drive from Melbourne you can indulge in the best of the Baw Baw region on a day trip. Either explore the Alpine landscapes on the hinterland drive, or be immersed in the history of the region by taking the Grand Ridge Road drive.
You can easily explore the region by car and feel a true sense of escape. Tucked along the country roads are welcoming cellar doors, galleries and open farmgates where you can buy your lunch straight from the producer.
History and beauty merge in Baw Baw, and no more so than in the region’s small towns. From high in the hills at Walhalla, to the busy shopping precinct of Yarragon Village you will discover a region with fascinating facts and boutique delights.
Tickle the taste-buds
The Baw Baw Shire contributes 20 per cent of Australia’s total milk yield and is well known for its world class cheeses. Did you also know that the area is a food bowl for all manner of produce for food lovers? A growing organic scene is putting the area on the map for clean green produce. Bustling farmers’ markets showcasing the region’s small producers makes the area a must do on the foodie calendar. Collect locally grown and made olive oil, sheep’s and goat’s milk cheeses, artisan breads and wonderful locally grown produce.
At the numerous local restaurants and cafes you can sample plenty of locally grown ingredients and enjoy a well crafted wine to go with it.
The dining options are diverse from quaint country pubs in the hills to fine dining at its best in the major towns, your taste buds will be well and truly satisfied.
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Want to find out more?
The Visit Baw Baw website is full of great ideas for places to visit, accommodation options and things to do. You can also view videos of the Baw Baw region via Youtube.
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