Cann River, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Cann River

Cann River is a small town where the Princes and Monaro Highways meet. The A1 takes you to Sydney 599km or to Canberra via the Monaro some 293kms.

The town is well serviced with motel and hotel accommodation, spacious caravan park on the Melbourne side of the bridge. Bistro meals at the hotel, coffee shops and eateries located at the service station and in the main street.

From Cann River you can explore the Croajingolong National Park which runs along this coast. Take the road opposite the hotel to Tamboon Inlet approximately 27kms, the road is bitumen for 18kms then you are on a dirt road for several kilometers before coming to a junction, continue on left and you come to another junction Tamboon Inlet is the right exit, if you continue on left for another 20kms you will come to Thurra River Camp Park at Point Hicks further on through the park you come to a car park where the walk to the lighthouse commences (approx 4.5 kms return). Camping is available at Thurra River and other camp grounds in the area but is in great demand, especially during main holiday periods information Parks Victoria 13 1963.

Tamboon Inlet, which nature has isolated from the wild ocean with sand barriers is known for great fishing, boating, swimming and the birdlife is prolific, because the island and sandbars in the inlet are used as nesting sites by coastal and wading birds. Accommodation is available at Days Holiday Units for information contact Jack on 03 5158 3156.

Before heading down to Point Hicks be sure to check the road conditions as the dirt road can deteriorate after heavy rains.

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Caravan Park Relax in Bush Setting
Caravan Park Relax in Bush Setting

Coffee Break at Cann River
Coffee Break at Cann River

Downtown Cann River
Downtown Cann River

 

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Cann River Accommodation


Cann Valley Motel
Cann Valley Motel
18 Princes Highway Cann River VIC 3890
Quiet, spacious ground floor rooms set off the road.
Comfortable queen beds. Reverse cycle air-conditioning. Spa suites.
Cooked breakfast served to room.
Also dinner available served to your room at reasonable prices.
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Cann River Rainforest Caravan Park
Cann River Rainforest Caravan Park
Princes Highway Cann River VIC 3890
Cann River Tourist Park near the river on the outskirts of town. Grassy sites for camping and caravans.
No onsite manager. When settled walk across to the Cann River Hotel opposite to pay for your site.
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Cann River Food and Wine


Cann River Bakery
Cann River Bakery
22 Princes Highway Cann River VIC 3890
Opposite the Info Centre on the Princes Highway.
Open early to late 7 days.
Quality food, great coffee and The Best Meat Pasties in East Gippsland.
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Cann River Activities


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Cann River Information Centre
11 Genoa Street Cann River VIC
The Info/Community Centre is located in the main street just before the garage. Call in for any up to date information re Croajingolong National Park and of course Cann River
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