All posts in Phillip Island

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.

The Nobbies at Phillip Island

Top 10 reasons to visit Phillip Island

From wildlife encounters to world-class surf breaks, family fun to adrenaline-fuelled action, Phillip Island is home to an array of activities, and all within 90 minutes drive of Melbourne.

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.

Maticevski: Dark Wonderland

5 ways to escape the football frenzy

For the second year running, Victorians are treated to a public holiday on the day before the Australian Football League Grand Final (30 September 2016). For football fans, it is […]

great ocean walk

Beach the winter blues

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

Bush foods

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.

Fish & Chips

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.

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.

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.

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.

Penguins Plus

New: Antarctic Journey and Penguins Plus at Phillip Island

Phillip Island Nature Parks introduces Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre and launches a new Penguins Plus experience.

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.

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Airborne: see Victoria from the sky

There’s nothing quite like the thrill of getting airborne, whether in a helicopter, hot air balloon, vintage plane or glider. Victoria has a range of options available to sweep visitors quite literally off […]

Camping at Gunbower Island on the Murray

Top spots for Easter camping

An Easter camping trip into Victoria’s stunning regional areas is an Aussie tradition. Here are some of the state’s finest spots to pitch a tent, put a billy on the boil or lay a swag under the stars.