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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.

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17 new reasons to visit Victoria in 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

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What’s new in Melbourne and Victoria for 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

Grampians Peaks Trail

Hiking is the new running

A growing trend is seeing fitness-fiends trade their runners for hiking boots and head out into the wilderness to experience nature at its finest. With a network of more than 2,000 trails totalling a length of 8,000 kilometres there are plenty of hiking tracks to follow.

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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.

Japanese Garden at Melbourne Zoo

Top picks for a winter picnic

Melbourne’s brisk and bright winter days are perfect for picnicking amongst nature, wildlife and heritage gardens.

Gooram Falls

Go chasing waterfalls

From the roar of the water and white-water rapids to the towering cliffs and dark lagoons, Victoria’s waterfalls have been capturing imaginations for thousands of years. With rainfall at its highest throughout winter and spring, there is no better time of year to check them out.

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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.

Boroka Lookout, Grampians. Image by Ray Reyes of @rayofmelbourne

Melbourne’s top Instagrammers share their views

Victoria is a haven for picture opportunities. For the hottest tips on where to go for the ‘most liked’ photos, we asked some of Melbourne’s leading and best emerging travel and lifestyle Instagrammers.

Otway National Park. Image by Michael Raynor

Eat. Stay. Play. Otways

With great food options and accommodation that ranges from camping pods to boutique guesthouses, the Otways provides a stunning natural getaway experience for all.

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Melbourne’s best Easter holiday boredom busters

The Easter school holidays are on the horizon, providing both parents and children the chance to skip the school run and have a well-deserved sleep in. There are loads of […]

Montalto Vineyard

37 random facts re regional Victoria

Random facts, talking points and fodder to ponder. Even those who think they know regional Victoria may be surprised by some of these lesser-known facts and stats.

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.