Description

Wonthaggi town located 132 kilometres (82 mi) south-east of Melbourne via the South Gippsland and bass highways, in the bass coast shire of Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Known originally for its coal mining it is now the largest town in South Gippsland, a regional area with extensive tourism, beef and dairy industries. The name "Wonthaggi" is an Australian aboriginal name meaning "Home" from the Bunurong (south-central Kulin). It was used in the area sometime before 1 august 1910 when the town was founded.

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Around Wonthaggi VIC 3995


Our Picks on what to Do in Wonthaggi VIC

Williamson's Beach

Wonthaggi Railway Museum - VIC

Guide Park

Tank Hill Reserve

Wonthaggi Wetlands Conservation Park

State Coal Mine

Our Picks on where to Stay in Wonthaggi VIC

Wonthaggi Cottage

Wonthaggi Motel

Wonthaggi Hotel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Wonthaggi VIC

Blanche

Mezza Luna Cafe

Wonthaggi Club

Shopping in Wonthaggi VIC

Community Services  


Wonthaggi Centennial Centre
1 Bent St,
WONTHAGGI VIC 3995

Bass Coast Shire Council VIC
76 McBride Avenue,
WONTHAGGI VIC 3995

Wonthaggi Police Station VIC
75 Watt Street,
WONTHAGGI VIC 3995

Bass Coast Health
235 Graham Street,
WONTHAGGI VIC 3995

Wonthaggi Library - VIC
Murray Street,
WONTHAGGI VIC 3995

Bass Coast Aquatic and Leisure Centre
41 Wentworth Rd,
WONTHAGGI VIC 3995

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 52 m (171 ft)
  • Population: 4,354
  • State electorate(s): Bass
  • Federal Division(s): Monash
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Cowes VIC 3922 (41.6 km, 38 mins)
Korumburra VIC 3950 (32.9 km, 28 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Wonthaggi VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.