town in Victoria, Australia

Cann River is a small town, with around 200 people in the East Gippsland region of Victoria. It is most significant as the junction of the Monaro Highway with the Princes Highway.

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By car edit

Cann River is located between the Princes Highway (A1) and the Monaro Highway (B23). If travelling from Melbourne, it's possible to simply follow the highway east to get to Cann River.

By public transport edit

Two coach services — one between Melbourne and Canberra, and another between Melbourne and Batemans Bay — both stop in Cann River. In both cases, train services from Melbourne to Bairnsdale interconnect to coach services from Bairnsdale to their destination of Canberra or Batemans Bay. For the service to Canberra, one service operates on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday; the service from Canberra to Melbourne operates once on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The Batemans Bay service operates once daily in both directions. The Canberra timetable can be found here. The Batemans Bay timetable can be found here.

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Map of Cann River

The town's so small, that you can get to most of the town just by walking.

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  • Cann River Bushwalks. There are many bush walks around Cann River that you can walk to, such as the ones in the Cann River Caravan Park.

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  • 1 Alfred National Park (20 km east of Cann River). 3,050 hectares (7,500 acres) temperate rainforest park.    

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You can get supermarket supplies in Cann River. There is also a lolly shop at the eastern end of the town that offers many gourmet confectioneries.

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Cann River has two cafes, a pub and a bakery, all along the main road.

  • 1 Cann River Bakery, 22 Princes Hwy, +61 3 5158 6334. 8AM-4PM. Classic small town Aussie bakery with savoury pies, sweet pastries and surprisingly good coffee. Try the Gaytime slice.

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There is a historic pub at the western end of the town near the river.

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Routes through Cann River
CoomaBombala  N   S  END
EdenGenoa (Victoria)  N   S  OrbostSale

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