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We’re usually available at short notice, however if it’s after hours or during peak season, it can sometimes be a little longer.  You are welcome to call if you need to contact us sooner. Our details are listed below. 

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Note: Manager lives onsite at the cottage.


    La Riva Bluff

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    Getting Here


    La Riva is located in East Gippsland, Victoria. The Homestead is nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac street overlooking the Mitchell River, the Bluff and Jones Bay, which all form part of the Gippsland Lakes.

    From Melbourne

    La Riva is approximately 3-3.5 hours drive from Melbourne. We can be found in Google Maps. Upon approach, turn left off Mathiesons Road into a short gravel driveway and through the gates towards The Homestead. Other transport options to Bairnsdale:

    • VLine train service
    • Public Transport Victoria coach service
    • Charter flights into Bairnsdale airfield can be arranged.

    Please Contact Us if you require a pickup from Bairnsdale.


    The Homestead contains garage space for several vehicles and there is plenty of open space for casual parking. Electric Vehicle (EV) charging (Tesla) is available in the garage. Caravan, boat or trailer parking can be arranged with prior notice.

    Ask Us

    How can we help you?

    Our most frequently asked questions can be found below.
    If you have further queries, please get in touch with us.

    The 25 metre infinity edge salt chlorinated swimming pool is heated during the day between 26°C and 28°C (78°F and 82°F) over summer and the shoulder periods where feasible based on weather temperatures.
    The Homestead is not suitable for infants or children and there are safety concerns regarding the pool area. Please ensure all guests are older than 12 years of age when considering this property.
    As we have a large number of wildlife on the property, we do not allow pets unless they are support or assistance animals. Please Contact Us to discuss your requirements.
    Accommodation booking includes the entire Homestead providing exclusive use of the property.
    Mathiesons Road is located approximately ½ way between Bairnsdale (main township) and Paynesville which both offer options for supplies and great food. The drive is approximately 7-10 minutes to either location.