Metung Accommodation & Things To Do In Metung
Metung is a tranquil coastal town located on the Gippsland Lakes. Surrounded by water on three sides, Metung offers picturesque seaside views. There is no shortage of things to do in Metung. Its boating, fishing and swimming options make Metung one of the best places to visit in Victoria. Options for Metung accommodation range from Airbnbs to luxurious terraces right on the waterfront.
Where is Metung and How to Get To Metung
In terms of holiday destinations, Victoria is second to none. Metung is one of the many places to visit in Victoria, located on a narrow peninsula about 300 km east of Melbourne.
The drive from Metung to Melbourne takes about four hours. Alternatively, you can take a train to Bairnsdale and then travel the remaining 30 km via taxi. Metung also offers easy access to the Lakes — a day trip from Metung to Lakes Entrance takes only about 20 minutes by car.
Things To Do In Metung
Start the day off with a coffee and croissant at the Metung Bakery and Cafe. Take your coffee with you on a scenic stroll along the Boardwalk while ducking in and out of the local Metung shops.
A day spent at the Metung beach will make it clear why Metung is one of the best holiday destinations Victoria has to offer. The beach is perfect for swimming, boating and fishing, thanks to its location within the surrounding protected waters of the Gippsland Lakes.
For a scenic trip around the towns near Metung, cruises are a great option. Jump aboard a cruise with Peels Cruises, or charter your own boat to explore Victoria’s Gippsland Lakes system that surrounds Metung. Boat hire options are available for day trips or overnight stays.
For something more low key, spend a day at the Kings Cove Metung golf club. Offering a nine hole course as well as a cafe, restaurant and fully licensed bar, the club has options for golfers and non golfers alike.
Metung was home to Australia’s first hot springs in the 1970s, and a new development project is currently underway. Once completed, the Metung hot springs will offer ten hectares of hot water bathing, hotels and walking trails.
Great local food options abound in Metung. Restaurants along the water offer great food and seaside views. Enjoy fresh seafood and local wine at the Metung Yacht Club, or chow down on fish and chips at the Nautica restaurant. Metung is known for its good local food, so make sure to check out the fresh fruits and vegetables at the Metung farmer’s market on the second Saturday of every month. At night, kick back at the Metung hotel. With its local food options and seaside views, it’s known as the Metung pub with a view.
Whether you prefer Airbnbs, hotels or caravan parks, you are guaranteed to find accommodation in Metung that fits your needs. The reviews below will help you choose the best accommodation for your trip.
Less than a kilometre away from the Metung yacht club, the McMillans of Metung resort is a popular Metung accommodation. Waterfront views, family rooms and a children’s playground mean that families will find that this is an ideal Metung accommodation. Pet friendly hotels are great, but unfortunately this resort has a no pet policy.
Metung Waters Motel and Apartments is a four star rated hotel that offers relaxation in the heart of Metung. Its location right next to Patterson Park makes it ideal for families with children.
The Moorings at Metung are situated right on the waterfront. The expansive villa offers swimming pools, a spa, a tennis court and a private marina. The Moorings Metung are rated particularly highly by couples.
The Edgewater Terraces Metung are perfect for couples looking for an escape. Each private terrace is located on the water’s edge, and comes equipped with its own barbeque and outdoor area. For larger groups, certain terrace houses can sleep up to ten people.
Airbnb Metung and Holiday Houses
The Metung Panorama is a three bedroom family home perfect for a large group. Located less than two kilometres from the Marina, the location is perfect for a getaway with the whole family.
This cozy waterfront cottage offers picturesque views of the bay front. A short walk from the Metung Village, the newly renovated two bedroom cottage is perfect for a small group.
Located less than 10 minutes from the Metung Marina, Foreshore is ideal for a family. With four separate bedrooms and a garden, this property will make you feel right at home.
This three bedroom house provides a peaceful retreat with exceptional waterfront views. The large front garden and lawns make it ideal for a family with young children.
Pet Friendly Accommodation Metung
Located in the heart of town, Akora Flats is a comfortable and affordable option for a Metung accommodation. Pet friendly house rules make this ideal for a small family traveling with pets.
This luxurious three bedroom estate comes complete with a hot tub, sun terrace and outdoor swimming pool. The home is situated on 70 acres of rural land, making it ideal for families or friends looking for a private getaway.
The Oar House
This cozy home is a relaxed oasis on the outskirts of Metung. With private beach access and beautifully coordinated interior design, the Oar House is perfect for a family getaway.
Metung Caravan Park
Metung Waters Edge Holiday Park is a popular destination for families who want to camp or are towing their caravan. Additionally, you have the option of Koonwarra Holiday Park, just a 20 minute drive from Metung, nearby to Lakes Entrance. This tourist park amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking. Located just a stone’s throw away from Metung, camping at these grounds is a great way to experience the coast from the comfort of a caravan park. Another great bonus of Koonwarra is that it is also pet friendly and has disabled accessible accommodation.