After the discovery of gold in the vicinity of the city in the mid nineteenth century the city of Moe was established. Though the town grew up a century ago, it got a status of a city only in 1963. The city apart from gold also became famous for the dairy industry and power industry.
The climate of Moe city is temperate type of climate. The average temperature is 25 degree Celsius during the summer and in the winter season the average temperature is about 13 degree Celsius.
The city of Moe is very near to Melbourne and it takes only one hour and thirty five minutes to reach Moe from Melbourne. Morwell is only about 15 minutes from Moe. The city is connected to Melbourne via rail and the Princes Highway. Latrobe Regional Airport is the nearest airport of the city and it is only about twenty minutes from Moe.
The tourists in Moe city can visit various parts of the Gippsland region. Both rural life and the lifestyle of a small town can be experienced here. There are a number of national parks and lakes in this region to explore. A hike in the bush reserves and witnessing the exotic flora and fauna can also be an experience in itself. The two events during which the city must be visited are the Moe Jazz Festival when the whole town comes to life. Moe Racing Club is a famous horse racing club of the city.
There are a number of accommodations in Moe like motels, inns, cottages and hotels. Tourists can also choose to stay in a caravanparks. Some of the hotels in this region are:
- Best Western Moe Motor Inn
- Comfort Inn