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Koala Day

May 3 is Wild Koala Day

May 3, 2017 marks the second Wild Koala Day initiative started by Koala Clancy Foundation in Victoria to raise awareness of declining populations of koalas in Australia and the need to protect their habitats.

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Victoria’s best farm stays

Visitors can experience the true essence of Victoria’s regions, by immersing themselves in nature, via one of these idyllic farmstays.

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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10 reasons to visit West Gippsland

The West Gippsland region of regional Victoria is somewhat of a hidden gem, a place that offers visitors space and time to experience an authentic slice of rural life.

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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.

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.