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Moorabool Valley Taste Trail

Regional Victoria’s top food and wine trails

The producers of Victorian food and wine are clustered in tight knit communities across this compact state. Attracted by fertile soil and clean water, food producers and wine growers have founded their farms and vineyards in the most beautiful parts of the state. Here they welcome visitors with open arms to try their wines and taste their food. Throughout Victoria, visitors will find food and wine trails mapped out showing the road to take and the places to stop along the way.

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.

Paddlesteamer at Port of Echuca

10 reasons to visit The Murray

Whether it’s food and wine, family time, on-water activities or feeling at one with nature that’s in order, there are many reasons to visit the Murray River region.

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.

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.

Ballarat vintage

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.

melbourne writers festival

Victoria: the write place to be

As a UNESCO City of Literature, Melbourne offers many opportunities to curl up with a good book – or to spend time with someone who has written one.

Cycling the High Country

Car(e)free

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

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.

Grapes in the King Valley

5 winery tours with a twist

There is more than one way to peel a grape and gain an appreciation for Victoria’s diverse wine producers.

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.

A multi-syllable vista over the Grampians

Wandering where? Film locations

Wander Victoria showcases the scenic beauty and diverse natural landscapes to be found throughout Victoria’s regions. Find out more about the featured locations.

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.