Thursday, February 27, 2020  
 
News & Updates
CAFE AND GORGE VAN CLOSED FEB
10-02-2020 
The Dingo Dell Cafe and the gorge coffee van is closed during February due to post fire issues - The cafe will open again in March.


TOTAL FIRE BANS
19-12-2019 
On days of severe or higher fire risk, emergency services may declare a Total Fire Ban where fires are banned. Check to ensure you are aware of the requirements for compliance on these days.

CODE RED FIRE DAYS
19-12-2019 
Note that Mount Buffalo (and all National Parks and Public Land will be closed on Code Red fire days and also may close at other times if the land managers and emergency services consider that the risk warrants this decision - be informed and check prior to leaving for the bush.

FIRE DANGER RATINGS
24-11-2019 
Ensure you keep informed of local heat and fire conditions and issues over summer- the ABC local radio is a good source of information and you should have the VIC Emergency App on your phone with updates for your area activated - take care in the outdoors or at home and check that your emergency plan is ready to go. Buffalo is 10 degrees cooler than in the valleys below.


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POREPUNKAH VILLAGE

THE GATEWAY TO MOUNT BUFFALO


Porepunkah is a small village at the base of Mount Buffalo

(With amazing views of the "Island in the Sky")

Porepunhah has a Hotel, two Cafes, a Service Station / takeaway food / General Store plus a ski shop in winter.

There are five Caravan / Camping Parks in the vicinity offering a range of accommodation options including self contained cabins.

Porepunkah also boasts two wineries (both of which serve meals) plus an olive grove with olive products for sale.

Located on the Ovens River foreshore is a picnic reserve with public toilets, a summer swimming hole, a play ground area and grassed banks for relaxing and watching the river go by.

The rail trail also passes through Porepunkah and there are historical goldfields remains to explore along the river banks.

There is also a V Line Bus stop located in the Village centre that connects with the rail service at Wangaratta via Beechworth (and Bright)