Location and Things To Do in Moe

Moe is located within the stunning Latrobe Valley in the region of central Gippsland. The historic town of Moe and surrounding area play home to many beautiful heritage buildings steeped in history. For nature lovers, Moe is also close to a number of National Parks and the lovely Lake Narracan. You’ll never run short of things to do in Moe.

Old Brown Coal Mine Museum

Old Brown Coal Mine Museum

Old Gippstown

Old Gippstown

Walhalla Ghost Tours

Walhalla Ghost Tour

Walhalla Historic Township

Experience old world charm

Old Brown Coal Mine Museum

Discover the fascinating history and memorabilia of the original township known as “Brown Coal Mine”.

Old Gippstown

Experience an authentic Australian township representing the history of Gippsland’s pioneers during 1840’s to 1930’s. In Old Gippstown, you can get a taste of what early European life in Labtrobe Valley was like.

Walhalla Ghost Tours

Walhalla is 40 minutes’ drive north of Moe. Hear the mystery, history, tragedy and bizarre stories of this historic town.

Walhalla Goldfields Railway

Ride the railways on an old steam train down the spectacular Stringer’s Creek Gorge into the Thompson Valley, crossing the historic Thomson River Bridge. Take in the beautiful autumn trees in April.

Walhalla Historic Township

Founded in 1862 with a population of 4,000 residents, this old gold mining town has only 20 permanent residents now. Follow the road north through Erica and Rawson and take a tour through the old gold mine. Have lunch in the township next to the picturesque brook.

  • Throughout August, check out the Vinter Ljustfest. From 6.30pm to 9.00pm, you’ll see the town light up. More information is on their website.
  • For gold mine tours contact 03 5165 6259
  • www.visitwalhalla.com

    Get in touch with nature

    Lake Narracan

    With a surface area spanning nearly 300 hectares, the picturesque Lake Narracan is a popular spot for bushwalking and picnics. For water lovers, there’s also sailing, jet skiing, water skiing, and power boats.

    Moondarra State Park

    Sitting on the northern edge of the Latrobe Valley and located just north of Moe, Moondarra State Park consists of 6,992 hectares of native vegetation. For the adventurous at heart, there are lots of actives to do like camping walking, fossicking, and fishing. Check their website.

    Mt Baw Baw National Park

    This national park is located north of Moe on the boundaries between the Central Highlands and Gippsland regions of Victoria. The area includes Mount St Gwinear, Mount Erica and Baw Baw Alpine Village. In the winter it’s popular for skiing and summer, the National Park is popular for bushwalking through the snow gum woodlands. Try abseiling at Mushroom Rocks.

    Morwell National Park

    Situated in the northern foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges, south of Moe, lies Morwell National Park. Here, there are nearly 100 species of native birds that have been identified, as well as a number of native mammals and reptiles.

    Tarra-Bulga National Park

    Take a picnic lunch and check out the giant Mountain Ash trees, fern gullies, and the Cyathea Falls in the pristine Tarra-Bulga National Park, just south of Moe.

    Tyers Park

    In Tyers Park you can see the Tyers Gorge and the Tyers River wind between steep, forested slopes. The park is at its prime in spring, where the wildflowers are in full bloom. It’s the perfect spot for bushwalks, picnicking, swimming, and fishing.

    Edward Hunter Heritage Bush Reserve

    This bush reserve is conveniently located in South Moe, and open all year round.

    Here you can walk around, have a picnic, and feed the ducks (and their ducklings in the spring!). If you keep your eyes peeled, you can also spot orchards and wildlife. There are 3 tracks you can choose from.

    Rail Trail

    This rail trail is part of the infamous rail trails in Victoria, though it is not connected to the rail trail that goes to Bairnsdale. This is a great walking path, or if you feel like a run or a cycle, you’d be hard-placed to find a better track.


      Lake Narracan

      Lake Narracan

      Moondarra State Park

      Morwell National Park

      Morwell National Park

      Tyers Park

      Rail Trail

      Rose and Fuchsia Farm

      Latrobe Performing Arts Centre

      Miniature Train Rides

      Morwell Centenary Rose Garden

      Attractions for young and old

      Rose and Fuchsia Farm

      If you love your roses and don’t mind getting your hands dirty in the garden, this farm is a must-do. Opened in 1993, it’s Victoria’s largest rose and fuchsia nursery. Check out some of the rare roses on show.

      Stadium 34

      Stadium 34 is known for its Inline Hockey competitions and Roller Derby. It also caters for children on school holidays. Skates, blades, scooters and other equipment can all be hired on-site.

      Latrobe Performing Arts Centre

      See films, shows and exhibitions at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre. Contact the Box Office for the latest performance information

      • Cnr Grey & Breed Streets, Traralgon
      • Ph: 5176 3559

      Latrobe Regional Gallery

      Established in 1971, Latrobe Regional Gallery is one of the largest public galleries in east Victoria.

      Miniature Train Rides

      Kids will love a ride on one of the miniature steam or diesel trains available in Traralgon.

      • Trains run on every 4th Sunday of the month between February to November, with extra days in November/December
      • Newman Park, Traralgon
      • Ph: 0457 317 655 for group bookings
      • www.gmes.org.au

      Morwell Centenary Rose Garden

      Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses! Experience a rose-filled parkland of more than 3,000 rose bushes over 2 hectares. This garden showcases beautifully-manicured beds of flowers complementing the lovely gardens.

      Moe Cup

      Experience the Country Races at the Moe Racing Club on Moe Optical Moe Cup Day, October 17 2019.

      Super 6 PGA

      Play the Gippsland Super 6 Pro-Am golf tournament on Wednesday 6th of November 2019