Great Alpine Road Visitor Guide

GREAT ALPINE ROAD VISITOR GUIDE | PAGE 79 METUNG A vibrant and scenic lakeside town The tranquil village of Metung has long been a favourite for holiday-makers. It is a delightful spot, steeped in a history of boats, fishing and tranquil lifestyles. The village is situated on a spit of land that points south into Lake King, with water on three sides. To get to Metung, turn off the Princes Highway at Swan Reach, and travel along the scenic road that runs beside the Tambo River. Along with being a romantic setting for couples, Metung is also a fabulous place for families. Metung village balances its natural and tranquil waterfront appeal with an array of modern and sophisticated eateries, delis, bakeries, wellbeing services, and specialty stores. You can stroll along the waterside boardwalk, watch yachts sail by, head out in your boat, drop in a line from the jetties, do a relaxing yoga session, dine in one of the many eateries, or take your meal outdoors – there are so many ways to enjoy this vibrant and scenic lakeside town. There's a selection of accommodation available right in the village, so you can easily reach all of the places that make Metung so special. Metung Holiday Villas The accommodation at Metung Holiday Villas is fully self-contained, with reverse-cycle air-conditioning and private balconies with outdoor settings – most with barbecues. Recently upgraded with new furniture and linen, the villas are an easy 10-minute walk to the centre of Metung. All villas have fully-equipped kitchens for those who want to self-cater. There's a children's playground, as well as a swimming pool and a splash pool for the little ones. To find out more, visit The outdoor pool at Metung Holiday Villas. Metung is a delightful lakeside village, steeped in a history of boats, fishing and tranquil lifestyles. Photo: Visit Victoria Ph: (03) 5156 2306 Quality affordable accommodation for overnight or longer PB10956