Lakes Coast Visitor Guide

LAKES COAST VISITOR GUIDE | PAGE 17 FOSTER These days it's hard to find the perfect gift. Whether it's a birthday present, or any other significant celebration, we always seem to struggle to think of something special. What better gift than an amazing and unique experience brought to you by South Gippsland Tank Adventures? A unique experience South Gippsland Tank Adventures is nestled in the Strzelecki Ranges, about a 25-minute drive from Foster, and offers an experience like no other. Up in these hills, approximately 500 metres above sea level, the views are pretty spectacular – and even more so, when they're seen while riding around in army tanks and armoured vehicles! The aim of South Gippsland Tank Adventures is to "restore and preserve armour from any era or origin to within as complete original and running condition as possible". Host, Cameron Stone, has had several years' experience as a leopard tank crewman with the Australian Defence Force, serving in the 1st Armoured Regiment. With 11 vehicles in its collection and a restoration workshop, there is a lot of choice. Lots of thrills There is something for every type of adrenaline seeker, from relaxing hill rides to a fully-fledged burl around the dedicated course, which features lots of thrilling mud pits and knife-edges. Experiences include climb-through tours of the entire fleet, family rides, or total thrillseeker full-day packages. It's also ideal for group gatherings and parties. There are also free barbecue facilities, so you and the family can refuel and make a full day of it. Whichever adventure you decide on, you can be certain to leave with a smile from ear to ear and memories that will last a lifetime. Only a 30-minute scenic drive from Welshpool or Toora on the South Gippsland Highway, this is an experience you don't want to miss. Tanks for the memories A tank ride at South Gippsland Tank Adventures is sure to leave you and your family with memories that will last a lifetime. REPAIRS, TECHNICAL ADVICE, RESTORATIONS, AND DRIVER TRAINING ALSO AVAILABLE. PB5667