Licola is the only privately owned town in the state, purchased entirely by the Lions Club of Victoria. The remote town currently has a population of 29 and to this day generates its own power and pumps and treats its own water.
Surrounding farmland supports predominantly beef cattle and sheep and is owned and run by families, many of whom have descended from the early settlers and have lived and loved the area for generations.
The town has a CFA shed, Wilderness Village and a Caravan Park/ General Store, where you can buy fuel, groceries and other essentials. Licola is commonly used as the starting for exploration of some of Gippsland's most spectacular High Country.
Licola serves as an ideal launchpad for exploring the breathtaking High Country of Gippsland. For those who revel in the great outdoors, this town is nothing short of a dream come true. The Macalister and Caledonia Rivers offer a plethora of recreational opportunities, including excellent fishing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing and 4WD tracks. The Macalister Gorge Scenic Reserve, a natural wonder in its own right, captivates with its pristine beauty. It boasts fantastic camping spots that allow you to immerse yourself fully in this unspoiled environment.
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