Located right on the Mitchell River, Bairnsdale is the largest city in the East Gippsland region.
They have a large commercial center built around the Princes Highway.
Some of the most popular attractions in Bairnsdale are the Mitchell River National Park, the McLeods Morass State Game Reserve, and Bairnsdale Clocks, a museum featuring over 600 antique clocks.
Do you enjoy hiking, horseback riding or bicycling? Then the East Gippsland Rail Trail is the way to go for you. It is a beautiful trail that follows an old railway line.
Bairnsdale Accommodation Option #1: Tara House Bed & Breakfast
The Tara House Bed & Breakfast is a wonderfully restored Victorian home. Serene gardens, shady verandas, log fires, elegant suites, and home-cooked meals are just a few of the features you will find here. A library with a host of books, DVDs, CDs, and videos is available for guests to use. There is also a guest lounge for relaxing around the fire. Breakfast is served daily in the beautiful dining room. Dinners can also be prepared by pre-arrangement. To get more information about booking a room here, visit their website.
Bairnsdale Accommodation Option #2: Riversleigh Comfort Inn
Riversleigh Comfort Inn is, other than many other Bairnsdale accommodation options, not located on a major highway. Therefore, you do not have to deal with traffic noise. The Inn overlooks the Mitchell River and the surrounding parkland. Shops, markets, and the railway stations are within easy walking distance.
Riversleigh has 20 guest rooms with 12-foot high ceilings and brass or wrought iron beds. While thoroughly modernized, Riversleigh has retained their original Victorian design. Spa rooms with 2-person spas are available. There is also a Deluxe Balcony suite available that features a separate kitchen/lounge area as well as a balcony overlooking the river. There is also a large dining/conference room available for parties, meetings, or wedding receptions. A buffet style breakfast is served every day. Check out their website for more information.
The Parkvale Holiday Cabins are located only 10 minutes outside of Bairnsdale. They are a very affordable option for families needing to get away. There are two cabins with electricity and two without. Each cabin has a fully equipped, self-contained kitchen. However, the cabins without electricity use gas powered appliances and lighting. The cabins with electricity have TVs in their lounge areas. All the cabins provide linens and towels, a private balcony, bathrooms, and outdoor barbeques. Pets are welcome here.
Since the cabins are secluded amongst the bushland, there is a good chance you might see some wildlife while visiting here. Learn more about Parkvale by visiting their website.
Bairnsdale is an ideal place to visit for those who love outdoor activities.
With the river so close by, there is plenty of fishing, boating, and water recreation to engage in.
The trails, parks, and wildlife preserves offer all the hiking and horseback riding you can handle.
The nearby Great Dividing Range even offers skiing during the winter.
No matter what you come here for, we think you will find Bairnsdales accommodations to be more than satisfactory.