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rutherglen winery walkabout - photo by georgie james

Eat, Stay, Play: Rutherglen

Located between Yarrawonga and Wodonga, just 10 kilometres from the Murray River and the small state border town of Wahgunyah, Rutherglen combines historical charm with a burgeoning food and wine scene.

howling huskys at mt baw baw

There’s no business like snow business in Victoria

Victoria’s snow season is fast approaching and 2017 promises to be another bumper year with a range of activities, events and amenities just waiting to be experienced.

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.

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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.

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10 reasons to visit Bright

For adventure sports enthusiasts and foodies, wine lovers and craft beer aficionados, Bright offers a slice of paradise in the foothills of Victoria’s alps.

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.

Cycling the High Country

10 reasons to visit the High Country

From waterways to wineries, cycling to ballooning, the High Country is ready to welcome visitors this summer – whether looking to indulge in local produce or get active in nature’s gym. Here are the top 10 reasons to visit.

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.

chum creek hut

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.

Fancy Butter at the new King Valley Dairy

Life is butter dream at the new King Valley Dairy

The new King Valley Diary in the High Country will offer a restaurant, museum and tastings of their famous artisan cultured butter.

Maticevski: Dark Wonderland

5 ways to escape the football frenzy

Where in Victoria to switch off from the footy

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Shopping vintage Victoria

Victoria’s rich gold rush history has left a trail of interesting treasures resulting in hundreds of antique shops with thousands of collectibles capturing a moment in time.

Cross country jeep club blue rag

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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Snow your own way

Whether on skis or a board, or if taking a more relaxed approach on snow shoes, a toboggan or dog sled, or simply building a snow man, Victoria’s alpine region has an option for everyone and plenty of accommodation options from which to explore it.