Situated on the Princes Highway 5 kms east of Bairnsdale (Towards Lakes Entrance) our park is the perfect place for all ages.
Our activities include Archery, Mini Golf, Golf Driving Range, Bungee Trampoline, Baseball/Softball/Cricket Batting Cage, Merry-Go-Round, Jumping Castle, Lawn Bowls, Skittles, Spaceball,Sand Art, Solar Heated Swimming Pool, and various free novelty games, plus playground, Barbeques, and Shelter Area.
Entry to the Park is FREE. We have "pay-as-you-go" prices, or even cheaper "package deals" and family prices.
Visit East Gippsland\\'s major Tourist Attraction, and make this the highlight of your holiday!!
Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place is a museum housing a vast collection of artifacts, art and information where visitors can learn about the history, heritage and culture of Aboriginal East Gippsland. The displays feature shields with traditional markings, boomerangs, bark canoes, grass baskets, videos and an exhibition of contemporary aboriginal art. Importantly the Keeping Place provides testament to the incredible wealth of culture, heritage and tradition that abounds across the lands of the Gunnai/Kurnai people of Gippsland. It highlights the significant, yet often ignored history of this country,dating back for many thousands of generations. It provides the opportunity to raise awareness and understanding of the true history, and the true value of Australia's Indigenous cultures. The Keeping Place also provide personalised tours for school groups and organisations and is a highlight of any East Gippsland visit.
Nicholson River Winery was established in 1978 and is owned and operated by Juliet and Ken Eckersley. They make small quantities of speciality wines intended to be enjoyed with food. Varieties include Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Syrah or Shiraz, Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. There are sparkling, botrytis and preservative-free wines, whilst the styles are more European than traditional Australian. The setting is picturesque with a commanding view of the Nicholson River and rolling hills. Platters of local cheese and antipasto are available and on select occasions wood-fired pizza can be enjoyed alfresco with a glass of wine . Nicholson River's Chardonnay is considered by many to be one of Australia's greatest Chardonny's. It is intense and powerful, but structure rather than really fruity like other Chardonnay's. It comes from a tiny little place on Victoria's east coast near Lakes Entrance. Nicholson River also has an excellent Pinot Noir that is definitely worth tasting a few times. 'Ken and Juliet Eckersley's Nicholson River is one of Victoria's most distinctive and beautiful wineries. Above a cliff on one side overlooking a Streeton-like view of the beautiful Nicholson River valley, with a broad panorama across the distant Gippsland Lakes and Bass Strait on the other side, the cellar door, an 1880 farmhouse, is the perfect place to chat with Ken, whose thoughtful, intelligent views on wine are refreshingly out of the mainstream. The wines made here cross a broad range of styles, with Chardonnay the most famous, Pinot Noir too, but the whole range of wines makes a unique tasting experience.' Ralph Kyte-Powell For any further information please contact Nicholson River Winery or view their website.