Fish Creek, or Fishy to its friends, is a small, vibrant community in South Gippsland near Wilsons Promontory and Cape Liptrap Coastal Park. It is ideal farming country and has thriving dairy, egg, cattle and sheep farms, as well as olive groves, herb farms and wineries.
There are a number of galleries and shops in Fishy showcasing the work of local artists and artisans, including the Celia Rosser Gallery, Alison Lester Gallery and Bookshop, Stefani Hilltop Gallery, Gecko Studio Gallery, Fishy Image, Ride the Wild Goat and Roland Harvey Gallery and Bookshop.
Good tea, coffee and food can be found at Gibson’s Licensed Cafe & Larder, Headquarters at Gecko Studio Gallery, the Fish Creek Hotel, the Banksia Cafe at Celia Rosser Gallery and the Fish Creek Roadhouse and Cafe. Other businesses in the main street include Fish Creek Hardware, Fish Creek Pharmacy Plus and Fish Creek Post Office.
The Great Southern Rail Trail goes right through the town on its way to Foster, Toora and Welshpool to the east and Buffalo, Stony Creek, Meeniyan and beyond to the west.
The Fish Creek Memorial Hall was built in 1930 and is owned by the local community. The hall is a social and cultural hub in Fish Creek, as well as being the home of the Tea Cosy Exhibition and festival events!
Fishy is also home to the Big Mullet which lies atop the Fish Creek Hotel and is one of the many examples of street art in the town.