Arts & Culture Hub
Located just a short drive to Wilsons Promontory Nationa Park, Fish Creek is a great place to stop and explore. The town is an arts and cultural hub for South Gippsland, home of the creative and delightful thanks to an enclave of artists who call Fish Creek home.
Fish Creek is a rural village that attracts many visitors en route to the Prom. Exhibiting a strong artistic flavour, the township is dotted with cafes and galleries and provides a perfect stopping point. The iconic Fish Creek Hotel built in 1939 is a magnificently imposing Art Deco building. Located in the heart of Fish Creek, the menu showcases the regions best produce and local wines.
Across the road from teh Fish Creek Hotel is Long John Pickles. Operating as a cafe, restaurant and food store with a focus locally sourced produce and products. Offering an all-day brekky and lunch menu as well as coffee, shakes, smoothies and sweets. The food store stocks relishes, preserves and other goods from local makers such as Gentle Goat, Fish Creek Olives, Australian Tea Masters and Garlicicious whilst in the fridge you'll find ethically sourced produce from Tarwin Lower based businesses. A range of colourful seasonal fruits and vegetables are available for purchase - all sourced from growers and farm gates within the region.
Gibsons is the perfect stop to grab everything you need for a picnic hamper. Selling a selection of goods, produce & gifts from Gippsland and beyond. Delicious sweet treats include glute free, vegan and regular varieties only rivalled by their selction of savoury delicacies -housemade soups, Gippsland gormet pies, quiches and salads. Not to be outdone, Little Oberon Cafe is another gem - gallery, cafe and gift shop.
Art and sculptor lovers will adore Ride the Wild Goat, gallery & workshop. After 35 years of making things, largely in the solid timber furniture sector, Andrew McPherson has turned his hand to creating imaginative pieces that repurpose wood and metal. There is a range of work from inexpensive to larger scale items incuding furniture, jewellery, lights, sculpture, wall pieces, photographs and paintings.