town in Victoria, Australia

Bruthen is a town in East Gippsland on a banks of the Tambo River with a population of about 500.


Get inEdit

Bruthen is on the East Gippsland Rail Trail and is about a 30 minute bus ride from nearby Bairnsdale.

Map of Bruthen

Get aroundEdit


Tambo is not built to face the Tambo River, but rather a central nature strip between the service road and the highway. This is quite pretty park, with gardens and visitor information boards.

  • Tambo River. You can walk over the highway bridge or the railtrail bridge over the river. The Tambo is not navigable to this point, but you can cool off a little in it.



  • Berry farm. Around 3km from town on the Omeo road, there is a berry farm, selling raspberries, blackberries and boysenberries for around $4 a punnet. Season Dec-Feb.


There is a choice of two take-away style eateries.

  • Le Cafe
  • 1 Bruthen Bakery, 62 Main St, +61 475 555 419. Good for pies, sausage rolls, pastries and cakes.


  • 1 Bruthen Brewery, 46 Main St, +61 3 5157 5307. W-Su 10AM-5PM. Six types of beer are sold here: pale ale, wheat beer, pilsner, stout IPA and brown ale. You can have a feed here and they will recommend which beers pairs best with the meal.



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