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Arrive in Foster and you've reached the gateway to Gippsland's spectacular natural attractions. The town is just 30 minutes from Wilsons Promontory National Park and a short drive from other popular destinations including Shallow Inlet, Corner Inlet, Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

Rich history

Originally a gold mining town settled in 1871, mining ceased in the 1930s and it has since acted as the major service centre for Wilsons Promontory. Visit Foster Museum and learn about Foster's gold, forestry, dairying and social history.


The town offers inspiring views over Corner Inlet to the peaks of the Prom. Visit local lookouts such as Foster North Lookout on the South Gippsland Highway or Mt Nicholl Lookout. Embark on Hayes Walk and view the site of Victory Mine, the town's largest gold mine. The walk starts in town and takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Outdoor activities

Head to Shallow Inlet for windsurfing or Corner Inlet for birdwatching and fishing. Swim at the local beaches of Sandy Point and Waratah Bay.

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Things to do


National parks & reserves

Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons Promontory National Park sits at the southernmost tip of the Australian mainland, offering visitors stunning scenery and wildlife.


Great Southern Rail Trail

Ride through lush dairy farmland, remnant bush, lowland scrub, foothills and forest to end with magnificent views of Wilsons Promontory.

National parks & reserves

Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve

Hidden within the rolling green hills of the Strzelecki Ranges, the meandering Agnes River cascades over rocks into a deep picturesque gorge. At 59...

Tour operator

Gippsland Food Adventures

Gippsland Food Adventures takes you off the beaten track to give you a true taste of Gippsland. Small group tours of four to ten people venturing...


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