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25 Princess Highway
Warragul VIC 3820

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Warragul is a town in Victoria, Australia, 104 kilometres east-southeast of Melbourne.Warragul lies between the Strzelecki Ranges to the south and the Mount Baw Baw Plateau of the Great Dividing Range to the north.

Warragul's large commercial centre stretches along the main thoroughfares of Victoria Street and Smith Street. Queen Street, which was the original route of the highway through town before it was bypassed, features historic buildings with grand facades including the old Shire Hall which now houses the Historical Society Museum and offers displays depicting local history.

A number of attractive gardens and parks are located in Warragul, with the most scenic being Civic Park. Situated in a valley, Civic Park features a large lake, rotunda, picnic shelters, walking tracks and a waterfall. Overlooking the park are the local government offices and the West Gippsland Arts Centre which is a popular venue for performance and visual arts.

Warragul is home to some of Victoria's richest agricultural land as well as being a major supplier of milk for Melbourne. A number of festivals and events are centred around the town's agricultural and dairying industry, including Farm World and Harvest of Gippsland.

For more information, see www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Gippsland/Destinations/Warragul