town in Victoria, Australia

Dargo is a small town in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.

UnderstandEdit

Get inEdit

The only way to get into Dargo is by car. If you're coming from an eastern direction (Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance, Orbost) Dargo can be accessed using the C601 route which forks off at Bairnsdale from the A1 route. From the western direction (Melbourne, Traralgon, Sale) leave the A1 route in Stratford, and follow the C494 route until Stockdale Road, and then drive down Stockdale Road to the end, where it forks off into two roads. Follow Beverleys Road, which ends on the C601 route. From there, you can just go up the C601 route until you reach Dargo. The road north of Dargo is closed in winter.

Get aroundEdit

 
Map of Dargo

SeeEdit

  • 1 Dargo Heritage Museum, Dalmore Road, +61 03 5140 1352. Open by appointment. Features exhibits and museums that show life in the High Country in the gold mining era. $1-$2.

DoEdit

  • Wonnagatta Drive. This drive is classed as "very difficult" for good reason, with the dirt track meandering through hamlets and ghost towns. This drive will take 2-3 days. It's not passable from June to November.

BuyEdit

EatEdit

The only restaurant in Dargo are at the Dargo Hotel (listed in drink).

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

  • 1 Dargo Motor Inn, 95 Lind Avenue. Motel with 11 rooms.

ConnectEdit

The only mobile coverage in Dargo is from Telstra on the 4G network. A satellite phone may be wise if you're going on the Wonnagatta Drive.

Go nextEdit

  • Stratford is a small country town with a number of parks and cafes worth a stop to check out.
  • Bairnsdale is the gateway to the Gippsland Lakes and located at the junction of the Great Alpine Road (B500) into High Country and the A1 route across Gippsland.
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