Located in Gippsland's famous dairy country and in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges, Leongatha boasts a vibrant town centre surrounded by rolling green pastures.
Originally settled on cleared forests of the western Strzeleckis, Leongatha and the surrounding countryside were dotted with rich dairy farms from the 1870s, and remains a prime dairy district.
Experience a wide range of cultural events and festivals in Leongatha throughout the year. Browse the town's numerous shops, galleries and museums devoted to the arts and crafts of the region.
Around Leongatha, discover numerous tracks and trails that offer relaxing walks through its undulating and captivating scenery. Leongatha marks the start of the popular Great Southern Rail Trail, which winds its way through Fish Creek and Foster to Welshpool in South Gippsland.