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The Visitors' Centre
Main street, Heyfield
Your nearest tourism information
1a MacFarlane Street
Victoria 3858
Phone: (03) 5148 3404
  about this area
    Heyfield is a pleasant rural township with a population of around 2000. It is situated on the Thomson River at the gateway to the High Country. The town services the timber industry, a very large dairy farming community and thousands of tourists visiting Lake Glenmaggie and the vast expanses of natural bush and National Parks in the high country. Once the home of eight sawmills, it is now the major sawmilling centre of hardwoods in Victoria. Heyfield is the southern gateway to the Alpine National Park and the pristine area reserved as the Avon Wilderness.
The cattle sale yards are still only 20 metres from the main street. Heyfield Wetlands is a serene location for visitors to take a walk around the walkways, to observe the birds and fauna close up. The Wetlands Centre provides information and restroom facilities, it also has a public BBQ available at all times. Apex Park an award winning Adventure Playground has barbecue’s and toilets for the visitors to take a rest break with children. Sporting facilities include, playing fields, a large basketball stadium, an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts and a swimming pool. Supermarkets, a General Store, Hotel, Motel and B&B accommodation, along with food outlets and specialty shops such as the hardware and farm supply shops.
things to do

food and drink
  • Heyfield Bakery
  • Railway Hotel, Heyfield
  • Commercial Hotel, Heyfield
  • Pizza Shop, Heyfield
  • Busy B’s, Heyfield
  • Corner Store, Heyfield
  • Wallaby Rise, Glenmaggie
  • Tinamba Tavern Restaurant & Function Oasis
  • Cowwarr Country Inn and B&B  


places to stay
  • Broadbents Motel, Heyfield
  • Commercial Hotel, Heyfield
  • Happy Days Accommodation (B&B, Tinamba)
  • Cricket Club Hotel, Cowwarr
  • Abington Farm, Heyfield
  • Lake View B&B, Glenmaggie
  • Macalister Lodge, Coongulla
  • Karingal Holiday Cottage, Glenmaggie
  • Wallaby Rise Camping park and bunkhouses, Glenmaggie
  • Blores Hill Caravan park and bunkhouses, Glenmaggie
  • Munjara Outdoor Centre, Glenmaggie
  • Lake Glenmaggie Caravan Parks
  • Paradise Valley Camping Park
  • Montana Caravan Park
  • Licola Wilderness Village
  • Licola General Store and Caravan Park
  • Parks Victoria – Tamboritha Rd – camping sites
places to visit
in or near
  • Heyfield Wetlands and Visitors Centre
  • Apex Park
  • Lake Glenmaggie and Weir wall and history room
  • Glenmaggie Winery
50km radius
  • the villages of Boisdale, Newry, Tinamba, Cowwarr
  • the townships of Briagolong, Stratford, Maffra, Rosedale, Sale, Longford, Yarram
  • Gippsland Vehicle Collection, Maffra
  • the rich farmlands in the Central Gippsland plains; join the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail
  • the Avon-Mt Hedrick Scenic Reserve
  • the Quarries Reserve, Briagolong
  • the Blue Pool, Briagolong
  • Wa-De-Lock winery and cellar door, Stratford
  • Glenmaggie Weir and wall
  • Cowwarr Weir recreation area
  • Lees Creek goldfield
  • Lake Wellington
  • 90-mile Beach
  • Holey Plains National Park, Rosedale
100km radius
  • Gippsland's high country - the hinterland of the Alpine National Park
  • the townships of Yarram, Bairnsdale, Traralgon, Loch Sport, Lakes Entrance
  • Powerworks, Latrobe Valley
  • Dargo and Crooked River goldfields
  • Licola
  • Walhalla
  • Tarra-Bulga National Park
  • Mitchell River National Park
  • Port Albert historic area
  • the Gippsland Lakes

Leave the Highway at Traralgon or Stratford and take the well-marked Route C105 Gippsland Plains map
For further details, wander over the map or select your location below

Glengarry  |  Toongabbie  |  Cowwarr  |  Heyfield  |  Tinamba  |  Maffra  |  Stratford

further north
|  Glenmaggie  |  Newry|  Briagolong  |  Dargo

Maffra Community enterprise : updated May 2014