Traralgon Travel Guide, Australia
Located near Melbourne, Traralgon is a relatively small but very important city in Victoria. It’s always bustling with locals as it has become the commercial center of the region. The city’s significance to the region and in Victoria is based on the fact that the city is a major power source in the region. Tourists often visit Traralgon by train which is very convenient and affordable compared to other modes of transportation.
Because of the significant role of Traralgon, many businesses, particularly shopping malls, are found in the city. This has greatly improved the city as it has attracted more locals and tourists from other cities. But even with the changes, you’ll still feel the traditional way of life in Traralgon.
Traralgon Travel Guide- Visiting Places
The southern area of Traralgon is a highly recommended place for tourists. This is where you’ll find the power plant as well as the coal mining area for the power plant. Tourists can visit the power plant (called the power plant complex) and even drive through the area. There is also a dedicated visiting area for tourists where they can have look at the mines. Do take note of the chimneys of the power stations. Rising more than 250 meters, the chimney is considered one of the tallest structures in the region.
Traralgon Travel Guide- Nature
If you’re interested in nature, head southward of the city and visit the Tarra Bulga National Park. Tarra Falls, Mountain Ash and Strzelecki Rangers are only some of the reasons why you should visit this park. But don’t limit yourself to this area – there are numerous state parks nearby Tarra Bulga that you’ll be able to enjoy and even stay there for a day or two. If you end up in Traralgon during winter, visit to the southern end of the city to enjoy skiing in some of the well known ski resorts in the region. Thompson Dam is also a highly recommended tourist destination. The massive structure was built to hold the water.
One of the best things about Traralgon is accommodation. Because of the popularity of the area, hotels large and small have been set up in different parts of the city. For almost any budget, you can find a place to stay here for a very long time. The city is rarely fully booked so accommodation even without booking is possible.
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