Prom Country

 

If you are looking for somewhere to holiday or just a day trip, why not come to the beautiful South Gippsland.

There are so many hidden treasures to see and relaxing places to stay.

There is an array of gorgeous art galleries and studios in the local area that promote an enormous range of local talent.the-shed

Why not start at Be Enchanted, where you can view the talent of our young local artist Kaycie Jade with her wide exihibit of styles. While at Be Enchanted you can browse our showroom that showcases a wide range of natural and polished gemstones and minerals as well as a huge range of hand crafted gift ideas that are made on the premises.  At Be Enchanted we also run art and craft sessions for children and adults alike where you can make your own sun catcher, dream catcher, gem tree, pot drums and much more. Don’t forget to have a walk through our relaxing meditation garden or at the right time of year you can pick your own fresh organic fruit and vegetables.
Be Enchanted also caters for groups and buses, with plenty of parking and tea and coffee facilities available for a small donation as well as a rest room.

Be Enchanted is located in the beautiful serene town of Foster where the street gardens are full of gorgeous flowers and a variety of herbs and vegetables available for the picking.  Stockyard Gallery located in the main street of Foster presents a collection of local artists all year round and also incorporates the local information centre. Next door is the Foster Historical Museum which is also well worth a visit. Foster is a great self sufficient town with everything you need during your stay in South Gippsland with a newsagency, chemist, post office, 3 major banks and Pulhams Furniture which includes the local tattslotto outlet. Foster has 2 local supermarkets but we recommend Foodworks for its cheaper prices overall and better specials every week. They also offer a seniors 10% discount every Wednesday. The friendly staff will look after you and help with your needs. The local pub and Golf Club offer great meals and there are also several bakeries as well. There is also has a range of beautiful cafes that cater for breakfast, lunch, or just a snack. Bromley’s on Main will make you a great cuppa and Skyes Cakes and Catering will indulge your sweet tooth. The gardens at Pearl Park in the Main Street of Foster is a great place for a picnic with barbeques, tables and rest room facilities.

 

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Just 10 minutes from Foster is the exquisite town of Fish Creek where you will be amazed at the array of places to visit and explore. These include many art galleries and vineyards  such as Gecko Studio Gallery which also has accommodation, Fish Creek Artspaces located at the Fish Creek Hotel, the fantastic Alison Lester Gallery is great for a visit if you have children, Waratah Hills Vineyard and  Basia Mille Vineyard & Olive Grove.

A must on your list of to-do’s is Agnes Falls located 12kms north of Toora with a magnificent 59 metre drop single span falls. While in Toora you can stay at the Toora Tourist Park and you must visit the Toora Pub for their famous Ice Cream Cake, you will not be disappointed.agnes-falls

Meeniyan, located just 20 minutes from Foster has a variety of boutique stores, cafes and restaurants.

Some great local places to stay while visiting Prom Country in South Gippsland are

Wilsons Promontory Motel

Comfort Inn Foster

Warrawee Holiday Apartments

Prom Central Caravan Park

Located approximately 1 hour from Foster and a great place to visit is Tarra Bulga National Park with accommodation available at

‘Fernholme’ Tarra Valley Caravan Park where Guests enjoy bush walking, mountain bike riding, bird watching, fishing, or just relaxing by the river while enjoying David’s delicious Devonshire Tea, with his multi award winning scones.fernholme

While visiting Prom Country in South Gippsland don’t forget to check out the Great Southern Rail Trail.

For a unique experience of  the South Gippsland coast contact Tony and Sheryl from Kraken Tours.

Begin your journey in the picturesque little fishing village of Port Franklin. Cruise out through the canals into Corner Inlet and from there down along the Prom coast. See the majestic hills of the Prom rising from the pristine beaches rarely walked by any other than the local wildlife. Watch for the playful dolphins as you pass Rabbit Island and keep an eye out for the seals around the rocks of the coast. Cruise into Refuge Cove and disembark for an investigation of the Proms best keep secrets. The cove is only accessible by a 15 km overland trek or by boat. Approx. 4 hour.

For more things to see and do in Prom Country, South Gippsland visit the Prom Country website.

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