Local attractions 

Cockatoo Rise Retreat is located in Sarsfield, Victoria - just a short 5 minute drive into Bairnsdale and set on 50 acres overlooking the Gippsland Lakes and surrounding hills.

Close to the Gippsland Lakes, we are also a pleasant drive to the High Country for snow in season or glorious when not so cold.  We have wineries near by, good shopping, a terrific climate, very friendly people, strong Veteran community, an extensive river system for boating and fishing, golf courses, bowling club, good restaurants and an RSL club.