A truly welcoming country town...
With a population of around 1459 people, Heyfield is located approximately 206 kilometeres East of Melbourne and is an easy 3 hour drive. It sits on the banks of the magnificent Thomson river and is the gateway to the Alpine National Park and the Victorian High Country.
It's main industries are tourism, agriculture and timber production. It is home to Australian Sustainable Hardwoods Pty Ltd, the largest timber mill in the Southern Hemisphere. Heyfield has much to experience and is in the perfect position to allow visitors maximum access and enjoyment to all Heyfield and the surrounding areas have to offer.
Find it all here...
For visitors to the area there is much to see and experience. Many styles of accomodation are available whether your preference be motel, bed & breakfast, holiday let, RV Park or caravan and camping parks in scenic and relaxing surrounds.
Take the time to wonder the street and do some shopping. Almost anything can be found in a variety of shops from gifts, clothes, magazines, books, toys and collectables to groceries, hardware, camping supplies, power equipment, tyres, spare parts, fuel and more. You can fill your prescription, post your mail and even do your banking all on a Saturday morning!
Whether you are after a quick bite on the run, wish to take time to sit and enjoy a delicious meal, have a taste for coffee and cake, great pub grub or flavours from around the globe Heyfield offers a variety of eateries to suit every taste and occasion. Why not indulge in an ice cold beer and chat with the locals or visit one of Heyfield's local wineries where you can sample delicious wines and relax in serene surroundings.
Experience our great outdoors...
Heyfield Wetlands Information Centre is not to be missed with scenic walks, birdlife to spot, ducks to feed, information on all there is to see and do and local art and craft to purchase. Heyfield boasts a magnificent Apex Park right in the centre of town with a stunning playground to amuse the kids, free undercover BBQ area, toilets, and heaps of room to relax, all surrounded by beautiful trees and gardens.
The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail runs through Heyfield and past the Timber Workers Memorial. Cool off at the Heyfield Memorial Pool on a hot summers day.
Just a few minutes out of town is the Blores Hill Mountain Bike Park that attracts riders from all over the country! One of the best beginner courses in Australia, it also offers sweeping corners, technical downhills and amazing views for all abilities.
Heyfield truly has it all right here waiting for you!
Must see & Do...
Heyfield Wetlands Information Centre.
Apex Park Playground & BBQ Facilities.
Gippsland Plains Rail Trail.
Blores Hill Mountain Bike Park.
Heyfield Historical Society & Museum.
Heyfield Memorial Pool.
Visit local wineries, Blue Gables Winery & Glenmaggie Wines.
Heyfield Saturday Market, held first Saturday of every month.
Vintage Car Museum, 20 minute drive to Maffra.
Heyfield Vintage Machinery Rally, held annually in May.
Heyfield Lumberjacks B & S Ball, held annually in April.