Walhalla is situated in the dense mountain country of the Gippsland Discovery Region. The town is set in a narrow valley, framed by sheer cliff face.
Walhalla was one of Victoria’s richest gold mining towns until the gold ran out and the town was virtually abandoned. Just over 2 hours drive from central Melbourne, Walhalla is now popular with tourists for its historic buildings and dramatic scenery.
Attractions include the Walhalla Goldfields Railway, the Long Tunnel Extended Goldmine and the hillside cemetery. Nearby is the Baw Baw National Park and in winter ski at either Mt St Gwinear or Mt Baw Baw. See Parks Victoria – Walhalla Historic Area