Heyfield

A Truly Welcoming Country Town...

With a population of around 1459 people, Heyfield is located approximately 206 kilometeres East of Melbourne and is an easy 3 hour drive. It sits on the banks of the magnificent Thomson river and is the gateway to the Alpine National Park and the Victorian High Country.

It's main industries are tourism, agriculture and timber production. It is the principal source of hardwood in Victoria and is home to ASH, the largest timber mill in the Southern Hemisphere. Heyfield has much to experience and is in the perfect position to allow visitors maximum access and enjoyment to all Heyfield and the surrounding areas have to offer.

Find It All Here...

For visitors to the area there is much to see and experience. Many styles of accomodation are available wether your preference be motel, bed & breakfast, holiday let, RV Park or caravan and camping parks in scenic and relaxing surrounds.

Take the time to wonder the street and do some shopping. Almost anything can be found in a variety of shops from gifts, clothes, magazines, books, toys and collectables to groceries, hardware, camping supplies, power equipment, tyres, spare parts, fuel and more. You can fill your prescription, post your mail and even do your banking all on a Saturday morning!

Wether you are after a quick bite on the run, wish to take time to sit and enjoy a delicious meal, have a taste for coffee and cake, great pub grub or flavours from around the globe Heyfield offers a variety of eateries to suit every taste and occasion. Why not indulge in an ice cold beer and chat with the locals or visit one of Heyfield's local wineries where you can sample delicious wines and relax in serene surroundings.

Experience Our Great Outdoors...

Heyfield Wetlands Information Centre is not to be missed with scenic walks, birdlife to spot, ducks to feed, information on all there is to see and do and local art and craft to purchase. Heyfield boasts a magnificent Apex Park right in the centre of town with a stunning playground to amuse the kids, free undercover BBQ area, toilets, and heaps of room to relax, all surrounded by beautiful trees and gardens.

The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail conveniantly passess right by and continues on past the Skate Park for the bigger kids, the Lions Club Park and the Heyfield Memorial Pool, what better way to cool off on a hot summer's day.

Just a few minutes out of town is the Blore's Hill Mountain Bike Park where riders of all ages can put their abilities to the test or just enjoy the tracks through the natural bush. Designated tracks for bushwalkers and horseriders flow throughout beautiful Blore's Hill and the views to the surrounding countryside are unsurpassed from the Trig Point at the top of Blore's Hill.

Heyfield truly has it all right here waiting for you!

Must See & Do:

  • Heyfield Wetlands Information Centre.
  • Apex Park Playground & BBQ Facilities.
  • Gippsland Plains Rail Trail.
  • Blore's Hill Mountain Bike Park.
  • Heyfield Historical Society & Museum.
  • Heyfield Memorial Pool.
  • Visit Local Wineries, Blue Gables Winery & Glenmaggie Wines.
  • Heyfield Saturday Market, held first Saturday of every month.
  • Vintage Car Museum, 20 minute drive to Maffra.
  • Heyfield Vintage Machinery Rally, held annually in May.
  • Heyfield Lumberjacks B & S Ball, held annually in April.

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