Things to See and Do

Garfield North OEC does not have permanent staff located at the camp.

To assist teachers from the member schools, a popular in-service is run each year, usually in Term 1.

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Places to Go

As well as enjoying the immediate camp precincts, there are many places in the surrounding areas that are lots of fun to take your students.

View this video for some ideas:

Some suggestions for your program:

  • Mt Cannibal Trail [ PDF ]
  • Toorongo Falls Reserve [ PDF ]
  • Coal Creek
  • Noojee Trestle Bridge
  • Tarago Reservoir
  • Rubicon OEC - 264 Rubicon Rd, Thornton- 87.4 km from Garfield- $35 per head for a day of activities including mountain bike riding
  • Nayook Outdoor Education Centre ( Rubicon)
  • 610 Nayook - Powelltown Rd, Neerim Junction, VIC, 3832. Derek Wiggley 5628 4210 same activities as the main OEC.
  • Jungai Centre Aboriginal cultural centre-
  • Gumbuya Park- Open - 10am - 5pm, Rides Operate 11am - 4pm.  PARK ENTRY PRICES Adult: $14.00, Disability Concession: $9.00- School p.ackages available
  • Warrook Cattle Farm - South Gippsland Hwy Monomeith –
  • Robert Gordon Pottery , paint your own pot- $18 per person
  • Baw Baw Arts Guide - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / – 1800 234 793
  • Baw Baw Country –
  • Phillip Island- - Cowes, Newhaven, Rhyll, San Remo info
  • Gippsland travel- Drouin, Korrumburra, Noojee, Neerim South, Warragul etc –
  • Korrumburra- Coal Creek, South Gippsland Tourist Railway
  • Drouin - Ficifolia Festival- flowering gums
  • Warragul - Lillico Glass Studio, West Gippsland Art Centre, Arts Discovery Linear Trail
  • Neerim South - Tarago Reservoir Park
  • Noojee - Noojee Trestle Bridge rail trail, Toorongo Falls Reserve, Loch Valley Tramway Walk
  • Glen Nayook Rainforest Walk

Attractions from Garfield North OEC – time in the bus from camp

  • Tarago Reservoir -  40 mins
  • Noojee – 1 hour
  • Torrongo Falls- 15-20 mins from Noojee- the first level of the Falls takes 20 -30 mins walk.


Things to Do

There are heaps of great activites that you can do whilst at the campsite.

Examples include environmental activities, orienteering, campfire cooking, frisbee golf and lots and lots of different games.

See below for ideas and the resources available at the camp.


Last Updated ( Friday, 27 July 2012 04:58 )