Poowong is a small place nestled in the hills amongst mostly dairy country in the Gippsland region of Victoria. Poowong is situated a short drive from the South East fringe of Melbourne. The South Gippsland Highway passes within a few kilometres. An alternative route from Lang Lang to Korumburra runs through Poowong. Poowong can also be reached from the Princes Highway exiting at Drouin or Warragul.