Located in Victoria’s lush Gippsland region, Sale is a small port city known for its natural beauty, emerging food and beverage scene, rich heritage, and access to the lakes region.
Guests travel to Sale for a quiet getaway and the opportunity to experience all that regional Victoria has to offer.
Some of the local attractions and activities enjoyed by visitors include a walk through the Sale Botanic Gardens, a visit to the historic La Trobe Swing Bridge or museums such as the Gippsland Armed Forces Museum, as well as Victoria park and its historic water towers.
Visitors from all demographics can also find a range of things to do at the Port of Sale. The Port of Sale has undergone a huge redevelopment phase over recent years, and has become a precinct for arts and culture, food and beverages, as well as boutique accommodation options and retail stores. Originally the port was utilised by steamers and small cruises, and continues to offer heritage cruises for tourists. The multi-million-dollar development includes a number of new facilities for both locals and visitors to enjoy, including a boardwalk, picnic areas and facilities, fishing areas, and improved water access for those who have brought or hired their own boat.
Sale welcomes thousands of domestic and international visitors each year. Located in a regional area, tourists generally access Sale via car using the Princes Highway. Approximately 180 kilometres from the state’s capital, the area is particularly popular with domestic visitors travelling from Melbourne or touring the state on a driving holiday.
Domestic or international visitors choosing to fly into the state can land at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport where a number of car rental options are available. Tourists could also travel to the area from Melbourne by rail via Traralgon.
There are a number of accommodation options available in Sale, including motels and lodges, boutique and branded hotels, serviced apartments, and a holiday park with cabins, camping facilities and motor home access. Being a popular area for families, Sale has several self-contained accommodation options with multiple beds.