The Victorian Tourism Awards showcase tourism excellence. The Awards encourage businesses to meet and strive to exceed industry standards, and play an integral role in rewarding excellence, innovation, industry professionalism and collaboration.

South Gippsland businesses shined bright at the Victorian Tourism Awards Gala Ceremony. Congratulations to the following businesses who, despite the challenges of the past 12 months and beyond, have done us all proud:

  • Wilsons Promontory Cruises – Pennicott Wilderness Journeys – Gold in the New Tourism Business category.
  • Destination Gippsland – Gold in the Tourism Marketing and Campaigns category for the ‘All Kinds of Wonder’ campaign.
  • Tour Local – Bronze in the Tour and Transport Operators category.
  • Trulli – Bronze in the Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services category.

Wilsons Promontory Cruises – Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Wilsons Promontory Cruises took home the Gold in the New Tourism Business category. The cruise allows travellers to explore the spectacular coastline of Wilsons Promontory National Park aboard custom built yellow amphibious boats. Discover pristine beaches, granite rock formations and search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife on our 2.5 hour wilderness cruise.

Find out more – Wilsons Promontory Cruises – South Gippsland (visitsouthgippsland.com.au)

Destination Gippsland

Destination Gippsland won gold in the Tourism Marketing & Campaigns category of the VTIC Victorian Tourism Awards. Destination Gippsland has worked closely with the region’s six councils and the state tourism body, Visit Victoria, to launch a new brand and new website for the region, while responding to the marketing and industry development needs resulting from the black summer bushfires and Covid restrictions.

Find out more – Visit Gippsland | What’s On

Trulli

Trulli won bronze in the Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services category. Their menu is a testament to the local producers who cultivate their food and drinks. Taking their raw products, Trulli strive to bring you an experience born of family, tradition and love. By linking their guests to the producers, they hope to build beautiful memories, knowledge, and compassion, all around the humble table.

Find out more – Trulli – South Gippsland (visitsouthgippsland.com.au)

Tour Local

Tour Local, who bring large numbers of visitors to South Gippsland, took home bronze in the Tour and Transport Operators category. They are a proud family owned, family operated Tour Company. They have been providing quality tours and memorable experiences to the wider Victorian community for over 13 years now.

They believe in quality of service, and their unique family touch that they provide to all of their tours and charters.

Find out more – About Us – Tour Local