Buchan is a town in the east Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town is situated adjacent to the Buchan River, in the Shire of East Gippsland, upstream from the river's junction with the Snowy River. At the 2011 census, Buchan and the surrounding area had a population of 385. The town is probably best known for the limestone Buchan Caves and 1920s parkland which are just beside the centre of the township and is a popular destination for spelunkers. Road access to the town is via the Gelantipy Road from the north, Timbara Road from the west, Bruthen-Buchan road from the south and the Buchan Orbost Road from the south-east.

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Around Buchan VIC 3885

Our Picks on what to Do in Buchan VIC

Basin Creek Falls

Dukes Cave

Royal Cave - Buchan

Buchan Rodeo

Snowy River National Park

Fairy Cave

Our Picks on where to Stay in Buchan VIC

Buchan Lodge

Buchan Valley Log Cabins

Buchan Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Buchan VIC

Buchan Caves Hotel

Callemondah Cafe

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Community Services  

Buchan Caves Reserve Visitor Centre and Ticket Office
98 Caves Rd,

East Gippsland Shire Council - Orbost VIC
1 Ruskin St,

Buchan Police Station VIC
39 Main Street,

Location Information 

  • Population: 236
  • State electorate(s): Gippsland East
  • Federal Division(s): Gippsland
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Jindabyne NSW 2627 (173 km, 2 hrs 43 mins)
Lakes Entrance VIC 3909 (53.1 km, 39 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

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