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What travelers to Bairnsdale are saying

Bairnsdale is at the end of the Great Alpine Road and is also convenient for the Lakes. Quiet town, not easy to get a meal after 8pm.
Derek H. 13 Jan 2016
Great place to visit so close to the Gippsland lakes and snow fields
Christine O. 26 Apr 2015

Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia

Bairnsdale, known as the “Western Gateway” to the region of East Gippsland, is 177 miles (285 km) east of Melbourne and situated on the banks of the Mitchell River. Bairnsdale radiates an atmosphere that is both country and commercial, and visitors will enjoy the magnificent attractions and scenery filled with lakes, mountains and rivers. When visiting Victoria, Australia, tourists should plan to spend several days exploring this city.

Bairnsdale Attractions

  • Mitchell River National Park
  • St Mary's Roman Catholic Church
  • East Gippsland Farmers Market

Bairnsdale Activities

  • Take a ride on the East Gippsland Rail Trail
  • Visit the Radin Studio Gallery
  • See the spectacular panoramic views from the air with Gippsland Helicopters

Bairnsdale Climate

Sitting on the banks of a river in the East Gippsland region, Bairnsdale has a temperate, humid climate. Travellers to Bairnsdale should expect comfortable weather, with an average temperature of about 75°F (24°C) in the summer month of January and a pleasant 59°F (15°C) in the winter month of July. Average annual rainfall measures at 24 inches (610 mm).

Getting There & Around

The Bairnsdale Airport is a regional airport that services flights from Melbourne on a regular schedule. There are also well-connected motorways such as the Princes Highway and the Great Alpine Road. The trip from Melbourne by car is about three hours.

In the city, tourists can walk, cycle or take a cab to see the sites. For farther destinations, there is rail service through V/Line.

Hotels in Bairnsdale

Recommended hotels

From US$57

1 Bairnsdale Kansas City Motel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 11 reviews

310 Main Street Map

If you like to spend your holidays in Bairnsdale, then choose the Bairnsdale Kansas City Motel that offers the comfort and privacy that anyone deserve and require for a vacation. GeneralThe... More

Great value
Great value, great location. Close to shops. Rooms are good size with all you need.
6 Oct 2015
From US$116

2 BEST WESTERN Colonial Motor Inn

3 stars
4.2 / 5 5 reviews

335 Main Street Map

BEST WESTERN Colonial Motor Inn Bairnsdale offers pleasant and comfortable accommodation for visitors. Guests those who love shopping can visit Barinsdale which has a wide variety of shops... More

Australia trip
Typical small town hotel, no restaurant and car needed to get to town centre. Staff were brilliant and room contained details of local attractions, including local restaurant menus.
13 Jan 2016

3 Comfort Inn Mitchell on Main

2 stars
3.7 / 5 6 reviews

295 Main Street Map

Comfort Inn Mitchell On Main Bairnsdale welcomes travellers to value-for-money accommodations in this side of East Gippsland. While on a Bairnsdale getaway, guests can fish at Mitchell River,... More

Business Trip
Perfect location, stayed one night and didn't have any problems, I would recommend
18 Feb 2015
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