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Foster

Once a bustling gold mining town, Foster is the gateway to Gippsland's spectacular natural attractions. The town is just 30 minutes from Wilsons Promontory National Park and a short drive from other popular destinations including Shallow Inlet, Corner Inlet, Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

Originally a gold mining town settled in 1871, mining ceased in the 1930s and it has since acted as the major service centre for Wilsons Promontory. Visit Foster Museum and learn about Foster's gold, forestry, dairying and social history.

The town offers inspiring views over Corner Inlet to the peaks of 'the Prom'. Visit local lookouts such as Foster North Lookout on the South Gippsland Highway or Mt Nicholl Lookout. Embark on Hayes Walk and view the site of Victory Mine, the town's largest gold mine. The walk starts in town and takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Head to Shallow Inlet for windsurfing or Corner Inlet for birdwatching and fishing. Swim at the local beaches of Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

You can reach Foster in just over two hours from Melbourne, travelling along the M1 and the South Gippsland Highway.

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Foster: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Main Street Revelations


Main Street Revelations is a colour filled two-roomed shop of both new and gently used quality goods, featuring clothing and accessories of natural cotton, silk and wool, sterling silver jewellery and a huge range of gemstones together with many goodies to inspire and uplift, mind, body and spirit CD's Japanese Incense, Inspiration Cards, Body Jewellery, Bric-a-brac, Puzzles, Hats, Bags, Books, Jewellery, Oracle Cards, Black Ice Sunglasses, Candles, Essential Oils, Himalayan Salt Lamps and much, much more.

Browsers are always welcome in store.




31 Main Street
Foster, VIC, 3960

Located 0.1K from Foster

Be Enchanted


Be Enchanted Art and Craft Centre offers a unique shopping experience with a wide variety of natural and polished gemstones and minerals, hand crafted jewellery, crystal and gemstone sun catchers, aromatherapy products, natural soaps, skin care, hand-crafted timber furniture and much more.

Why not come along and enjoy a craft session where you can make a variety of different treasures such as dream catchers, sun catchers, gem trees and much more. These session are open to both children and adults.

In their healing room be pampered with a Relaxation Massage, or why not try a Reiki, Pranic or Crystal Healing or an Angel Reading.

Be Enchanted's resident artist Kaycie Jade showcases her range of contemporary and realism artwork and wire wrapped jewellery.

The mediation garden is still under construction but will soon be open to the public where we will be holding group meditations, spiritual circles, yoga classes and group healing sessions. The mediation garden also includes a fairy garden where your children can have their birthday parties along with a craft session for something a little different.

Watch Be Enchanted's website for updates on the progress.




60 Ameys Track
Foster, VIC, 3960

Located 1.5K from Foster

Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Parks


Protected from the pounding surf of Bass Strait by barrier islands, the quiet waters of Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park create an intricate network of waterways and islands, framed by the majesty of Wilsons Promontory. The park consists of shallow marine waters, isolated granite islands, intertidal mudflats and a complex of over 40 sand barrier islands.

Nooramunga's islands provide sheltered waters for anglers. Try your luck fishing for Snapper, King George Whiting, flathead, garfish and Australian Salmon from the surf beaches of the barrier islands or by boat within the sheltered waters of the inlet. Enjoy bush camping on the sand barrier islands.

Things to do
- Try fishing for Snapper, King George Whiting, flathead, garfish and Australian Salmon from the surf beaches of the barrier islands or by boat within the sheltered waters of the inlet
- Enjoy bush camping on the sand barrier islands within Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park
- Discover the fascinating early history of Port Albert by walking the Old Port Trail
- Watch migratory wading birds feeding on the exposed mudflats at low tide
- There are various walking tracks ranging in length from short strolls at McLoughlins Beach to overnight hikes for the more adventurous on Snake Island
- There are also protected historic areas at Old Settlement Beach and Tarraville and shipwreck sites

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





South Gippsland Highway
Yanakie, VIC, 3960

Located 3.3K from Foster

Corner Inlet Marine National Park


This 1,550 hectare park is located to the north and east of Wilsons Promontory National Park adjacent to the southern shores of Corner Inlet.

The sheltered inlet is a pleasant setting with its low landscapes of marshes framed by the spectacular backdrop of the granite peaks of Wilsons Promontory.

The Corner Inlet Marine National Park is an excellent park for boating with a number of tour operators in the area offering boat tours. Boat-based camping is available at Tin Mine Cove within Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Canoeing or kayaking is a great way to explore the park.

Corner Inlet is the most easterly and consequently the warmest, of Victoria's large bays. The national park protects large areas of seagrass including the only extensive Posidonia australis meadow in southern Australia. Surrounding the water are low landscape marshes. The seagrass and marshes are extremely ecologically important, especially for migratory birds, and the area has been listed as part of the Corner Inlet RAMSAR site. The backdrop of the park is the granite peaks of Wilsons Promontory which creates spectacular views when exploring the park.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




South Gippsland Highway
Yanakie, VIC, 3960

Located 3.3K from Foster

Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve


Hidden within the rolling green hills of the Strzelecki Ranges, the meandering Agnes River cascades over rocks into a deep picturesque gorge.

At 59 metres, Agnes Falls are the highest single span falls in Victoria.

Take a short stroll through the Blue Gum Forest to a viewing area overlooking the falls or relax and enjoy a picnic under the shade of tall blue gums on the grassy banks of the Agnes River.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Silcocks Hill Road
Toora, VIC, 3962

Located 13.8K from Foster

Shallow Inlet Marine and Coastal Park


Nestled between Waratah Bay and the majestic peaks of Wilsons Promontory, the sheltered waters of Shallow Inlet provide a secluded and peaceful setting for a range of water based activities such as fishing, boating and sailboarding.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Sandy Point Road
Sandy Point, VIC, 3959

Located 20.7K from Foster

Wilsons Promontory National Park


Wilsons Promontory National Park is one of Victoria's most-loved places.

At the southernmost tip of mainland Australia, it offers spectacular scenery of huge granite mountains, open forest, rainforest, sweeping beaches and coastlines.

Great bushwalks extend from under an hour to over three days. Visitors can camp, caravan or stay in huts, cabins, wilderness retreats or lodges at Tidal River where there is a general store and take-away food shop.

Wilsons Promontory Lightstation is perched on a small peninsula jutting into the wild seas of Bass Strait.

The waters surrounding the Prom are protected as a marine national park and marine park and offer outstanding diving.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Promontory Rd
Tidal River, VIC, 3960

Located 24.5K from Foster

Foster: Travel Tips

Prom Country Visitor Information Centre - Foster


Prom Country Visitor Information Centre - Foster truly is Victoria's southern secret. Located an easy one and a half hours drive from Melbourne, the region is suitable for a day, weekend or longer getaway.

Explore the natural wonder of Wilson's Promontory National Park, as well as other State and National Parks including, Tarra Bulga National Park and Mount Worth State Park. All offer beautiful walks with stunning bush, rainforest and or coastal scenery and abundant native wildlife.

Walk or ride along the Great Southern Rail Trail or many of the other spectacular walking trails that the region has to offer. Enjoy summer at the beach at picturesque Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

Visit Agnes Falls, the highest single span waterfall in Victoria. Take the kids and step back in time at Coal Creek Heritage Village in Korumburra. With plenty of activities on offer it is sure to keep the whole family happy.

Enjoy local produce at the local Farmer's market held every month throughout the the region. Also check out the website for exciting upcoming local events. Stay at one of the many quality accommodation venues in the region. Visit one of the local wineries along the South Gippsland Wine Trail. View beautiful artwork and exhibitions at one of the local galleries.

To find out more, please call and they can send you a free Prom Country Touring Map and Visitors Guide or alternatively visit our website for additional South Gippsland information. They also provide a free accommodation booking system.

Prom Country is simply beautiful, naturally.




Corner McDonald & Main St
Foster, VIC, 3960

Located 0.1K from Foster

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