Discover the regions best local produce with the Southern Gippsland Foodmap.
Discover breathtaking scenery as you travel the Bunurong Coastal Drive from Phillip Island to Wilsons Prom — a region famous for its flora and fauna, wild ocean beaches, rugged mountain landscapes and serene coastal views.
South Gippsland and Bass Coast are home to rich farmland, stunning coastlines and tranquil hinterlands. The countryside is characterised by lush rolling hills, spectacular views over coastal plains, rustic villages and family owned farms and vineyards.
Award winning wineries are an integral part of the Southern Gippsland landscape. Local boutique and artisan products feature on menus in local restaurants and cafes including regional wines, handmade cheeses, free range beef and organically grown fruit and vegetables — all produced on family farms as nature intended.
Buying fresh produce from weekend farmers markets, historic working farm at Churchill Island, art galleries, taking a slow trip back in time at Coal Creek or the State Coal Mine.
Crunchy snow peas, grass fed beef, olive groves, vegetables, milk, cheese, free range eggs, honey, fresh fish straight from the boat and of course award winning cool climate wines.
The region supports 60,000 people across an area of 4165 square kms. Major towns include: Leongatha, Wonthaggi, Cowes, Inverloch, San Remo, Korumburra, Foster and Mirboo North.
South Gippsland and Bass Coast are only 90 minutes south east of Melbourne via Monash Freeway and South Gippsland Highway. V Line buses run regularly from Melbourne.
Hungry? Checkout the local businesses that people are raving about.
The garlic grown here is really good! The price seems really reasonable as well.
Really good beef and really good price. Always tender!
Great Eggs, lovely family run farm with a emphasis on animal well fair.
The Southern Gippsland Foodmap is supported by South Gippsland and Bass Coast Shire Councils, with the aim to support a strong regional food economy.