All posts in Daylesford & Macedon Ranges

clifftop at hepburn

Regional Victoria’s most romantic getaways

Bypass the florist stores and send away the violins – recent research shows that a short break in regional Victoria is one of the most romantic things that partners can do for each other.

Echidna Walkabout Tour

10 overnight tours to see more than Melbourne

Travel beyond Melbourne’s city limits to properly appreciate the beauty of Victoria.

Visit Victoria Day 2-145

Victoria: awesome in autumn

A sunny summer, followed by good rains and an autumnal cold snap have seen Victoria’s deciduous trees swiftly produce leaves in all manner of vivid reds, oranges and browns. The oh-so-photogenic foliage makes this the perfect time of year to explore the landscapes of regional Victoria, while also sampling some of the best food, wine and events the season has to offer.

Moorabool Valley Taste Trail

Regional Victoria’s top food and wine trails

Throughout Victoria, visitors will find food and wine trails mapped out guiding the way to some of the state’s best producers. 

TALO retreat

Victoria’s best bush stays

Nature lovers are well catered for in Victoria, where accommodation options include rustic rainforest retreats, modernist eco-homes set in bushland, and beachside cottages with killer ocean views.

Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens

A-MAZE-ing experiences in Victoria

Visitor will be a-maze-d with the variety of hedge and other mazes in which to get lost in regional Victoria.

Lavandula

Victoria in bloom

Victoria’s parks and gardens are the perfect place to keep cool during the warmer weather with huge shady trees and lush green grass.

Cycling the High Country

Car(e)free

No wheels? No worries! Victoria’s compact nature lends itself to easy escapes without a car.

WSUP Geelong

12 unexpected Mother’s Day ideas

With so many activities on offer in Melbourne and regional Victoria, there is no better excuse to move away from the traditional and do something completely different this Mother’s Day.

Rotten Point House

Indulgent overnights in regional Victoria

Luxury accommodation in regional Victoria offers much more than fluffy dressing gowns and high cotton thread counts.

Flying Brick Cider Paddle

Sampling Victoria’s cellar door cideries

Victoria is home to thousands of fruit orchards, with organic apples and pears snapped up by boutique cideries to create thirst quenching batches of this favourite fruity tipple.

phillip island's glamping surf and stay

Girls getaways in regional Victoria

There’s nothing like grabbing a bunch of girlfriends and hitting the road for a weekend of laughs and leisure. Discover some of the best getaways regional Victoria has to offer.

regional producers day

Lake House celebrates local produce

Sunday, 17 April marks Lake House Daylesford’s Regional Producers Day, an annual celebration of the region’s best producers, bakers, farmers, makers, brewers, cooks, butchers, chefs and distillers. Visitors can start […]

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Victorian tourism set to get a $3.6m boost

Six Victorian tourism products will share in a $3.6 million funding boost under the Federal Government’s Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure programme. The successful projects are: Deep Blue Hot Springs Warrnambool […]

violet town market

To market, to market…

There are dozens of local markets throughout Victoria, where craftspeople and producers set up ‘shop’, offering a diverse array of homemade and hand crafted wares and produce.

Sam Abbott, Briagolong Open Studios

Following the artists’ trail

Artist trails and open studio events throughout regional Victoria enable art-aficionados to gain an insight into the world beyond the finished product.