Mallacoota is a small coastal town in southeastern Victoria, East Gippsland (East Gippsland region), at the junction of Victoria and New South Wales, within the entrance to the Karagong National Park (Croajingolong National Park), the Waragra River (Wallagaraugh River), about 515 km from the Victoria Capital Melbourne and about 640 km from the New South Wales Capital, with a permanent population of about 1,000 people.
Mallacoota is a scenic coastal town, often on the list of Australia's most beautiful towns. Surrounded by 87500 hectares of forest in the Karakimgulung National Park, the town is blessed with a hidden beach, where quietness and quietness allow many people from the city to feel the peace of mind, away from the city's hustle and bustle. Outside the town, kola and kangaroos can be seen everywhere, dolphins and whales can be seen with the naked eye on the coast, and less than 16 kilometers from the beach is Garbo Island (Gabo Island), accessible by a small boat. Garbo Island has Australia's oldest pink granite lighthouse, where visitors can feel the smell of history. Moreover, Garbo Island is also home to penguins and seabirds, one of the world's largest penguin colonies.
Moreover, the gypsy horn (Gipsy Point),15km north of the Mallacoota, is a popular resort for locals. The gypsy horn, at the junction of the varagra and genoa rivers (Genoa River), is a wildlife paradise where kangaroos can be picnicked and fish and sea eagles fed.
Australian bushfire 2019-2020
Mallacoota is one of the worst of all the fires in australia between the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020. On december 31,2020, the town burst into flames, when the sky was red and the buddha died, dozens of house were burned down, and all roads to the outside world were impassable by runaway fires. More than 4,000 people were trapped in the region, residents and tourists on holiday, who were forced to take refuge on the local seaside on a cross-year night, and two warships were dispatched to rescue them. The 11-year-old boy Finn Burns wearing a gas mask and driving a small ship leave land on his own photo, which is constantly shared and forwarded on social media and on major international news sites such as headlines in Australian newspapers and British The British Broadcasting Corporation.
The situation in Mallacoota and surrounding areas remained unchecked as of 5 January 2020, with one person death ,17 missing as a result of the.