A picturesque town in the West Gippsland region, Neerim South is set
in the hills at the base of Mt. Baw Baw. It is a busy tourist town
servicing both the snow fields in winter and the gourmet traveller all
Location: 110 km east of Melbourne; 19 km north east of Warragul
The town’s main industry is tourism. It contains art galleries, a
working Alpaca farm with an Alpaca product shop, cafés,
restaurants, a pub and bed and breakfasts. Until 2008, the bakery still
cooked bread in the wood-fired oven built in 1880. The town hosts a
Celtic Festival each November. The area has numerous wineries, and is
known for its blue cheese.
Points of Interest: Glen Cromie nature reserve; Glen Nayook nature reserve; Baw Baw National Park; Tarago Reservoir.