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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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

Chinamans Hut, Port Phillip Bay

Victoria’s aquatic and coastal adventures

There are plenty of aquatic adventures to be had around Victoria – from the mighty Murray to Phillip Island and everywhere in-between.

Girawerd Grampians rock art

Discovering Aboriginal Victoria

The Aboriginal history of the South Eastern corner of Australia stretches back 40,000 years, and can be uncovered with these experiences.

Wildlife Tours Australia at The Grampians

Best wildlife tours in Victoria

Victoria’s diversity of landscapes and climates make it the preferred habitat for some of the country’s most iconic wildlife.

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.

Maremma dog, Eudy on Middle Island

Every (Maremma) dog has its day

Across Victoria, a certain breed of dog has been charged with protecting some of the state’s most endangered species.

Koala at Healesville Sanctuary

Top eco experiences

Memorable moments in nature abound with a range of eco experiences available throughout the state.

Yarra Ranges National Park

Discover Victoria’s parks

To enable everyone to enjoy Victoria’s abundance of parks and waterways, Parks Victoria has released a new app, Parks Discovery. Designed to encourage locals and visitors of all ages to get […]

Global Ballooning

Access all areas of Victoria

Melbourne welcomes millions of visitors each year – it is a city that truly has something for everyone. So visitors with special mobility needs or other accessibility requirements are well-catered for, with more than 1000 accessible venues and services listed on the Visit Victoria website. Victoria is also setting the standard when it comes to access beyond the city, with world-first motorised all-terrain wheelchairs available in some regions.