Orbost is located some 170 miles (274 kilometers) from Canberra, the national capital.
It's recommended not to limit yourself to the points of interest in Orbost because the surrounding region has been endowed with a wealth of captivating natural and man-made attractions. Lakes Entrance, is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Metung can be found 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the east.
If you're staying in Orbost, make a day trip to Bairnsdale. Approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west, this regional city is home to Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre, McLeod's Morass Wildlife Reserve and Eggshell Dell and Gallery. Nicholson St. Gallery, Bairnsdale Historical Museum and Robb Street Gallery are a number of other interesting attractions definitely worth visiting for those who would like to spend a while longer there.
Go to Gippsland's history museums and art galleries. These are excellent spots to explore, especially on unpleasant days.
The Gippsland area offers visitors plenty of relaxing ways to enjoy the great outdoors, such as wildlife watching and shore fishing. Travelers looking for action, adrenaline and adventure should test their limits by signing up for a horse riding or hiking adventure.
When it's finally time to bid farewell to Orbost, head to the nearest major airport located in Merimbula, 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the northeast.