Walks & Tours
Get some excercise and take in some of the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Read the historic markers located on the front of significant buildings around Port Albert.
Port Albert Foreshore
Take a gentle stroll around the town and scenic wharf using the maze of flat footpaths and walking tracks, you’ll never be too far from good food, coffee, or a cold drink.
Step it up a level and head off one of the many walking and bike trails. Spot the wildlife with amazing birds, kangaroos, and even our resident seal.
Whether its a gentle stroll, hike, or a push bike ride, Port Albert and surrounding areas have something to suit everyone.
The Port Albert Heritage Walk information markers provide a good insight into the history of Port Albert. Maps of the Port Albert Heritage Walk are available from the Maritime Museum.
All of these tracks are an easy walk and can also be used by pushbikes as there are no hills!!
Old Port Trail
Another signed track is the ‘Old Port Trail’ or the Christopher Robinson walk, named after a prominent Greenpeace activist who lived in the area.
This is an easy flat walking track that runs along the waters edge from Port Albert to Seabank Caravan Park. This track is perfect for those who desire a bit more distance in their walks.
This sheltered trail takes you through a variety of vegetation while being only metres from the beach.
Information signs and rest points along the way make this an enjoyable walk for all the family.
Tarra Bulga National Park
The more adventurous will enjoy a scenic drive to nearby Tarra Bulga National Park.
The windy road through the tree ferns is an introduction to what awaits you when you decide which of the many walks to tackle.
Take a leisurely stroll along one of the many short to medium walking tracks in the park, enjoying the magnificent scenery of shady fern-lined creeks, luxuriant tree ferns, mountain ash and ancient myrtle beeches.
Walk to the impressive Corrigan Suspension Bridge, built in 1938 and stretches through the rainforest canopy, affording spectacular views of the lush fern gully on the forest floor below.
Maps & information are available at the Tarra Bulga National Park information Centre at Balook.
Walk or ride the Tarra Trail, part of which connects Port Albert with the local town of Yarram.
As you travel through the small town of Alberton, make sure you stop in at the Victoria Hotel (The Albo) for a drink or hearty pub lunch.
Then continue on another 6km to Port Albert where you can take a stroll through the heritage maritime village, view the historic buildings, or indulge in some fabulous food from the various wharf eateries.
Great Southern Rail Trail
Walk or cycle the Great Southern Rail Trail and savour a slow journey through spectacular Prom Country.
Stretching over 70 kilometres from Leongatha to Port Welshpool, the trail traverses lush farmland, historic bridges and native vegetation.
Take the full journey and retrace the rail line or choose shorter segments for a more leisurely outing. Be sure to stop and explore the towns and villages dotted along the trail.
Port Albert Buoys
Navigation buoys, beacons and marks are the road signs on the water. Commonly used to mark where deep water lies and where you should navigate safely within a channel.
Port Albert has become famous for reclaiming Marine Buoys and displaying them through the main street and around the wharf.
It's not uncommon to see visitors taking selfies...
There are three Buoys located at the wharf.
See if you can locate each of them?
McLoughlins Beach Boardwalk
The walk is a short 1km return trip that is an easy stroll along the boardwalk around the inlet where birds feed on the foreshore.
Cross the bridge to explore a remote and wild stretch of the Ninety Mile Beach.
Alberton Cemetery Guided Tours.
Meet some of Gippsland's oldest residents by booking a guided walking tour of the Alberton cemetery.
January 27th: 5:30pm
February 24th: 5:30pm
March 30th (Easter Saturday): 5:30pm
April 20th (Australian Heritage Festival): 4.30pm
April 27th: 4.30pm
$10 per person (16 years & above). Children under 16 free. Cash only *No eftpos available.
Book with Sandi on 0403 819183
Why not venture a little further into South Gippsland...
Port Albert is right in the middle of Gippsland and surrounded by many wonderful places to visit within a 30-45 minute drive.
Port Welshpool: Walk their famous Long Jetty.
Toora: Local stores and wind turbines.
Agnes Falls: National Park waterfalls and water holes.
Minnihaha falls: Located at Hiawatha.
Woodside Beach: Surf beach.
McLoughlins Beach Boardwalk: 1 klm return foreshore walk.
Tarraville Church: Historic Church.
Wilsons Promontory: Photographers delight.
Yarram: Business and shopping precinct (10 min drive).