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Echidna Walkabout Tour

10 overnight tours to see more than Melbourne

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

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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. 

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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.

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Victoria’s best fish and chips

No matter the season or the stretch of coastline, there’s top notch fish and chips to be found in many of Victoria’s coastal towns and villages. Here are some of the top picks.

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See the Forrest with Trees Adventure

Trees Adventure will arrive at the Otway Ranges this April with over 80 challenges and 20 flying foxes.

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Global chef swap includes two Victorian chefs

As part of an annual international chef swap called The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle, two Victoria chefs, Dan Hunter of Brae and Ben Shewry of Attica, were invited to be part of an elite group of 40 Chefs from around the world to swap homes and restaurants for a one night only dining experience.

Wilsons Prom Wilderness Retreat - Gippsland

Holiday parks and campsites in regional Victoria

Pitch a tent or book a private cabin – holiday parks and campsites provide some of the most impressive locations in Australia and now cater to all budget levels and types of holiday-makers from families to groups.

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Accommodating all creatures great and small

A family holiday doesn’t just have to include human members of the family. Today, furry friends are welcome to stay at many of Victoria’s holiday accommodation options too.

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Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race joins UCI WorldTour

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has secured a place on the coveted UCI WorldTour racing calendar from 2017 – 2019.

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Off the beaten track: four wheel driving in Victoria

The compact state of Victoria with it’s diversity of landscapes and terrains is the only region of Australia where visitors can get seriously off the beaten track. Off road adventures in Victoria are available for everyone from novice drivers to experienced four wheel drivers.

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Beach the winter blues

Some of Victoria’s beaches are best explored in winter, when the waves are thunderous and the shores windswept.

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The Inside Word with…Peter and Renata Singer

The son of European Jews who moved to Australia to escape the Nazis, Peter Singer studied philosophy in Melbourne before moving to Oxford. He has campaigned against cruelty to animals, […]

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Victorian restaurants hero-ing native flavours

From Brae to The Royal Mail Hotel, Oakridge Estate, Little Green Corner and more – regional Victorian chefs are sharing a commitment to using ingredients native to Australia and Victoria.

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Leaving a legacy for our wildlife

Eco-tourism in Victoria provides travelers with the opportunity to go beyond having little or no impact on the places they visit, to leaving behind a positive legacy of their stay.

Cycling the High Country

Car(e)free

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