Orbost is the hub for exploring Snowy River Country and is blessed with a mild climate. One of the richest river flats in the country sustains agriculture, dairying and beef farming. The timber industry remains an important but diminishing economic activity. Orbost population is around 200O while up to a futher 2000 people live in the surrounding district.
Orbost Chamber of Commerce represents over 70 businesses. The town supplies all the basic needs: hospital, library, police, supermarkets, banks ( CBA branch and auto-teller, Westpac auto-teller, NAB branch and auto-teller), Post Office as well as varied food outlets including two hotels and the Orbost Club.
There is ample accommodation available. See the listings from the services menu. There are many things to do in and around Orbost. Explore the options from the Attractions and Places to go tabs in the top menu. Your first place of call should be to the visitors Information Centre in the Slab Hut where the volunteers will give you the benefit of their local knowledge.
Use this website to explore the commercial facilities we offer.
For further information you can use the Contact Us information from the top menu or write to :
Orbost Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 558