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Cann River is a small town, with around 200 people in the East Gippsland region of Victoria. It is most significant as the junction of the Monaro Highway with the Princes Highway.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Cann River is located between the Princes Highway (A1) and the Monaro Highway (B23). If travelling from Melbourne, it's possible to simply follow the highway east to get to Cann River.

By public transport[edit]

Two coach services — one between Melbourne and Canberra, and another between Melbourne and Batemans Bay — both stop in Cann River. In both cases, train services from Melbourne to Bairnsdale interconnect to coach services from Bairnsdale to their destination of Canberra or Batemans Bay. For the service to Canberra, one service operates on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday; the service from Canberra to Melbourne operates once on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The Batemans Bay service operates once daily in both directions. The Canberra timetable can be found here. The Batemans Bay timetable can be found here.

Get around[edit]

Map of Cann River

The town's so small, that you can really, get through most of the town just by walking.


  • Cann River. well... the town is named after the river, so the main thing to see is... the river.


  • 1 Alfred National Park (20 km east of Cann River). 3,050 hectares (7,500 acres) temperate rainforest park. Alfred National Park (Q1163128) on Wikidata Alfred National Park on Wikipedia


You can get supermarket supplies in Cann River.


There are a total of six places to get a Cappuccino in Cann River. Choices of food go from cafe, to take-away style to the pub. As you drive through the town you will quickly see all the options within a block or two.

  • 1 Wild Ryes Bakery, 16 Princes Highway, +61 03 5158 6226. 8AM-4PM. Artisan bakery that offers breads, pastries and coffee.


There are no pubs here.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Cann River
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