Traralgon is the largest city in the Latrobe Valley, home to most of Victoria's power generation operations. It provides a central location for exploring the area, recreation, shopping and dining.
South of Traralgon the Strzelecki Ranges offer a number of scenic tourist drive routes, including the Grand Ridge Road and the Tarra Bulga National Park. The nearest beaches are about an hour’s drive away.
North of Traralgon are extensive alpine ranges which include such attractions as the ski resort of Mount Baw Baw, the Thompson Dam (which provides Melbourne with its largest supply of water), a number of state and national parks, and the historic community of Walhalla.
Please explore the links below to find out more:
Latrobe Visitor Information Centre
From the Walkabout Australian Travel Guide
History of the area Traralgon and District Historical Society
Loy Yang Power
Information about the Loy Yang Power station including information and facts related to mining and power generation
Tarra Bulga National Park
Covering 1,625 hectares of cool temperate rainforest in the Strzelecki Ranges, it features giant Mountain Ash trees, beautiful fern gullies, ancient myrtle beeches, several nature walks, a suspension bridge and the Tarra Falls