Korumburra is a dairy town and heritage centre among rolling green hills in the South Gippsland region. It’s less than 120km from Melbourne making it ideal for a weekend away. Korumburra was an important location for coal mining and the past is remembered in the recreated, Coal Creek Historical Village, which depicts life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It is built on the original site of Coal Creek Mine, which was a black coal mine. Entry is free to the village and it’s the ideal place to enjoy a picnic in between investigating South Gippsland’s heritage. View the Strzelecki Ranges and Bass Strait from nearby Cooks Hill. A number of art galleries and a pottery workshop are located in, and around, Korumburra in the peaceful rolling hills. For recreation in Korumburra there’s an Olympic pool open in the warmer months and an 18-hole golf course a short drive north of the town. When you’re hungry enjoy the bakeries, coffee shops and restaurants in Korumburra. From Korumburra catch the South Gippsland Tourist Train, which runs on selected days, to either Nyora or Leongatha. You’ll travel through scenic farming country on classic rail cars pulled by diesel locomotives. If you fancy a trip to the beach; beautiful Inverloch is less than 30km to the south. Places to visit include the Botanic Park featuring Olsen's Walk.
Leongatha is about 10 minutes drive from Korumburra.
Inverloch is about 30 minutes drive from Korumburra.
Wonthaggi is about 30 minutes drive from Korumburra.