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Free gift vouchers for some of Gippsland's best places to eat, drink and be merry
Give more meaningful gifts this holiday season, and in doing so give back to the tourism industry which has been doing it tough throughout the pandemic.
Find gift vouchers below for some of Gippsland's best places to eat, drink or be merry. Instead of placing a physical item under the tree this year, give the gift of memories and quality time with loved ones. Come and visit the great places like:
- Tinamba Hotel, Tinamba
- Hogget Kitchen, Warragul
- Sodafish, Lakes Entrance
- Trulli, Meeniyan
- Bassine Specialty Cheeses, Glen Forbes
- Sardine eatery + bar, Paynesville
- Brandy Creek Estate, Drouin East
- Sailors Grave Brewing, Orbost
- Toms Cap Vineyard, Willung South
- Gippsland Country Music Festival, Mossvale Park
- Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival, Bruthen
- Wildlife Coast Cruises, departs Port Welshpool
- Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, departs Port Welshpool
- Peppermint Ridge Farm, Tynong North
Inspired by locally sourced produce and fresh seafood, explore some of the best places to eat and drink in Gippsland, from restaurants to the country pubs.
Tinamba Hotel, Tinamba
This quintessential destination restaurant boasts an inventive menu (including recipes such as charred 14 hour braised wagyu ox cheek and twice baked Maffra cheese souffle) and a refreshing take on pub fare in an homage to the exceptional locally grown produce. Gift Vouchers purchased through The Tinamba Hotel website will be sent to your email address after payment confirmation.
Hogget Kitchen, Warragul
Head to Hogget for meat, whichever way you like it: charcuterie, smoked, dry aged, pickled or roasted. It is all done onsite with exquisite skill to produce succulent and flavoursome dishes.
Gift Vouchers are valid for 3 years from the date of issue and must be used within this time frame.
Sodafish, Lakes Entrance
The floating restaurant in the heart of Lakes Entrance has made waves in foodie circles, having already been awarded a chef's hat. Sodafish reinvents the humble fish and chips offering, dialling it up a notch with fresh seafood sourced from neighbouring fishing boats.
Give the perfect gift, get a voucher for yourself or gift one to a friend.
While the restaurant honours the Italian pizza and pasta heavyweights on their lunch menu, the dinner set menu keeps local Gippsland produce the hero. Over 90% of the menu is grown no more than two hours away and the ever-changing menu is built around whatever their neighbours are harvesting, including Cherry Tree lamb, Annie's Angus beef, Billa Billa Farm duck and Amber Creek Farm pork.
Trulli eGift Cards are an easy and convenient way to send gifts. Ready to go, they are emailed directly - simply print it out or use it straight from a mobile device.
Bassine Specialty Cheeses, Glen Forbes
Delight in cheesy goodness from a happy herd of 180 cows. You can select from their delectable range of soft cheeses, including brie, camembert, washed rind, halloumi and marinated feta at the farm gate. Give the perfect gift, get a voucher for yourself or gift one to a friend.
Sardine eatery + bar, Paynesville
Granted a chef's hat two years running, seafood is turned into a work of art at this Paynesville restaurant. Under the direction of former Vue de Monde head chef, Mark Briggs, the very best local seafood - including the humble sardine - is put into the spotlight.
Gift Vouchers are valid for 3 years from the date of purchase, our vouchers are redeemable in both venues, for dining in & retail purchases.
Brandy Creek Estate, Drouin East
Just a stone's throw from the town centre, Brandy Creek Estate has stunning views over the vineyard, best enjoyed with wine from the estate and a selection of tapas. They hold regular paella feasts and Brazilian-style barbecues.
Gift vouchers entitles the recipient to enjoy the dollar value as stated and is not redeemable for cash.
Sailors Grave Brewing, Orbost
Sailors Grave Brewing is known for their inventive brews in cans so special they could nearly be sold for artwork alone. The owners have just opened up a cellar door located in the old butter factory, open on weekends over summer in an on-trend umbrella-clad outdoor area.
Sailors Grave Brewing ~ gift card is a great decision, a gift that keeps on giving.
Sailors Grave Brewing is at its heart a farmhouse brewery located on the banks of the Snowy River in a 100yr old butter factory in the township of Orbost East Gippsland and is making unique, sometimes challenging but always with nuance & subtle layers of complexity
Toms Cap Vineyard, Willung South
This vineyard gets top billing for its panoramas across vine covered hills, best enjoyed from the award-winning restaurant.
Gift Vouchers value can be selected in various amounts. Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 it is an offence to supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (Penalty exceeds $8,000). For a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor (Penalty exceeds $700).
Gippsland Country Music Festival, Mossvale Park
Hard hitter Kasey Chambers is headlining the all-day festival celebrating all things music and country, in South Gippsland. This event will be on Sat 23 Apr, and it will be a sell-out... tickets selling fast! Tickets are now on sale!
Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival, Bruthen
Three days of blues and arts around picturesque Bruthen, famed for its village festival feel. The 25th festival promises big names including 90s rock legends The Badloves, returning favourite Jimi Hocking, and Brooke Taylor & The Poison Spitting Gin Queens. This event will take place on Fri 18 - Sun 20 Feb. Tickets are now on sale!
It will look a little different due to the 'Covid 19 effect' but the wonderful blues music and relaxed vibe that we are famous for will all be there, it is going to be a weekend packed with music, arts, comradeship and fun
Wildlife Coast Cruises, departs Port Welshpool
The Wilsons Promontory Day Cruise offers nine hours of fully catered luxury cruises. Discover inaccessible parts of The Prom including untouched islands, remote beaches, seal colonies and the astounding Skull Rock.
Gift Vouchers are available for a full day of cruising around the spectacular coast of Wilson's Promontory. An experience of a lifetime, visiting islands and coastlines that are not accessible by land and viewing the spectacular marine life areas this magnificent national park has to offer.
Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, departs Port Welshpool
Purchase a gift card in preparation for a wild and fun-filled adventure at Wilsons Promontory National Park. Discover the beautiful granite coastline and unique wilderness of the Prom on a 2 1/2 hour Wilsons Promontory Cruise. E-Gift cards are available and can be used for any Pennicott Wilderness Journeys tour, a meal in our Bruny Island Cruises Seafood Restaurant, or to purchase retail items in our gift shops.
Pennicott Wilderness Journeys acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Peppermint Ridge Farm, Tynong North
Peppermint Ridge Farm celebrates native Australian bush foods through edible guided tours of the farm. They hold taste events, cooking classes, native food plants, or workshops. Purchase gift vouchers for tour and taste events, cooking classes, native food plants, or workshops.
Peppermint Ridge Farm is a local attraction which is situated near peppermint ridge farm, is also a part of the unique culture of the city, you will be served Australian cuisine at this place, it's nice to try great tea
Pictures are from Visit Gippsland website, Trulli Facebook page, Hogget Kitchen Facebook page,Bassine Specialty Cheeses Facebook page,Brandy Creek Estate Facebook page, Snowy River Cycling Facebook page, Toms Cap Vineyard Facebook page, Bruthen Blues & Arts Festival Facebook page, Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Facebook page, Peppermint Ridge Farm Facebook page, and Wildlife Coast Cruises Facebook page.
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