LAKES COAST VISITOR GUIDE I PAGE 107 We cater for all holiday requirements Beachcomber Caravan Park 85-87 Betka Road, Mallacoota P: 5158 0233 1800 010 423 www.mallacoota.info e: bccpark bigpond.com Mallacoota Log Cabins 62 Rasmus Avenue, Mallacoota P: 5158 0233 1800 010 423 www.mallacoota.info e: bccpark bigpond.com Lakeside at Mallacoota 59 Maurice Avenue, Mallacoota P: 5158 0282 1800 010 423 www.mallacoota.net.au e: bccpark bigpond.com A’Wangralea Caravan Park 78 Betka Road, Mallacoota P: 5158 0222 1800 010 423 www.mallacootacabins.com e: info mallacootacabins.com ORBOST MARLO CAPE CONRAN BEMM RIVER GIPSY POINT MALLACOOTA EDEN PAMBULA MERIMBULA Victoria’s most eastern beauty The most eastern of Victoria’s towns is Mallacoota with the state’s warmest winter temperatures and cooling breezes fresh from the ocean in summer. Enveloped by the breathtaking beauty of the Croajingolong National Park, with sandy beaches, colourful heathlands, tall eucalypt forests and small pockets of ancient rainforest, the coastal township of Mallacoota is a popular holiday desti- nation all year round and has been since as far back as the early 1880s, despite being only accessible by sea at that time. Today Mallacoota is much more accessible and is a peaceful paradise. Nature lovers are at home here with terrific opportunities for boating, fishing, walking and picnics. It’s also a top spot for bird watching with 30 per cent of the country’s birdlife to be seen in the area. Four-wheel driving, canoeing, kayaking, cruising, golfing, bowling and, of course swimming and surfing, are all popular activities that are well catered for in Mallacoota. Overlooking the Bottom Lake, Karbeethong is a place not to be missed at dawn or dusk, its indigenous name meaning ‘moonlight over the water’. It is a beautiful place and ideal for taking a few holiday snaps. There are many spectacular areas around the Mallacoota Inlet and along the Wallagaraugh and Genoa Rivers to be investigated by boat. For the uninitiated, though, it is a good idea to stick to the main channels. Pristine beaches and good surf are just two of the natural beauties that draw visitors to Victoria’s easternmost town of Mallacoota.