Gippsland Travel Guides

The Best Guides To Gippsland

Here at Boat Harbour Jetty B&B we are passionate not only about Port Albert but also Gippsland as a whole. Did you know that Gippsland is one of Victoria's biggest rural regions and most versatile? From the pristine coastline of Bass Strait to the snow capped mountains of Baw Baw, through historic and breathtakeing scenery, national parks, beaches and quaint country towns, Gippsland has it all. 

We are proud supporters of Gippsland Life Magazine, now in it's fifteenth year of production - it is well known as the peoples magazine. It is our "go to" in learning more about our own backyard! Produced quarterly, it is available from retailers throughout south east Melbourne and Gippsland, it can also be accessed online for free via their website.  

We provide the lastest issue in our studios for your reading pleasure.

The information guides below are provided to assist you with making the most of your visit to Gippsland. Whether you are coming to Port Albert for a relaxing break or making your visit part of a larger journey through Gippsland, there is something for everyone.   

Gippsland Lifestyle magazine

Featuring the Best of Gippsland

Gippsland Life magazine (formerly Gippsland Lifestyle magazine) is the ultimate guide to the best of Gippsland, showcasing everythng that's special about this wonderful region. Discover the unqiue towns that are Gippsland's best kept secrets, the best makers, producers and cottage industries. Accommodation and dining, arts and entertainment. It's all here in Gippsland's only glossy magazine. Available from stores throughout south east Melbourne and Gippsland - you can access the latest edition along with past issues, online (free!) right here: Gippsland Lifestyle Magazine

The Middle of Everywhere 

It's Victoria's Best Kept Secret

The Middle of Everywhere is the vibrant new advertsing campaign by Wellington Shire Council promoting Central Gippsland. Just 2.5 hours east of Melbourne you'll find some of Victoria's finest offerings - from scenic mountain ranges, pristine beaches, beautiful wetlands, temperate rainforests and towns steeped in history, the very best of nature is right at your fingertips in the heart of Gippsland.

Encompassing Port Albert to Dargo and all the towns inbetween, the website and App make it easier than ever to discover what's on, where to stay and where to eat. When we get asked about things to do in Port Albert and Gippsland we use Gippsland Lifestyle Magazine and The Middle of Everywhere to help discover the best activities and events. 

Taking a holistic approach, The Middle of Everywhere includes sections on Explore, Live, Work, Invest as well as What's On. Whether you are looking for ideas for a day out, thinking about taking the plunge and relocationg or considering an investment within Wellington Shire, you'll find all the information that you need.    

Visit Gippsland Eat Drink Gippsland guide

Visit Gippsland

Eat. Drink. Gippsland  

Visit Gippsland's latest publication "Eat. Drink. Gippsland" is now available from Gippsland visitor centres along with selected wineries and eateries. A digital copy can be downloaded below. 

From farm gates to festivals, cooking schools to country kitchens, hatted restaurants to hole in the wall cafes, this guide is your key to planning your next Gippsand food adventure. 

Pair your gastro-journey with Gippsland's Drink Trails - wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries - tucked into hillsides, along the coast, on valley floors and in country town. It's all here in Eat. Drink Gippsland......

Download your copy of Eat. Drink. Gippsland here 

East Gippsland Winter Festival 

Festival returns for 2024! Save the dates 21 June - 21 July 2024 

Experience HOW WE WINTER in East Gippsland as the region comes alive in a festival of light, food, music, art and culture.

Visit Gippsland 

“All Kinds of Wonder”

Explore spectacular national parks, vast lakes, sculpted sands and meandering waterways. Walk, ride, swim or ski across ever-changing landscapes. Wander coastal and historic villages, to browse art and culture with a genuine sense of place. Sample local brews, fine wines and gourmet cheeses. Discover rich local histories and ancient Indigenous heritage. Visit Gippsland. It's all kinds of wonderland.