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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.

Cruise Ships Melbourne

Cruising into Melbourne

Ideas for day-stop cruise passengers – how to capture the essence of Melbourne in just 12 hours.

Cycling in the High Country

New site a one-stop shop for High Country cyclists

Tourism North East has launched a new website, ​Ride High Country​, which acts as a one-stop-shop for all things cycling.

Cycling the High Country

10 reasons to visit the High Country

From waterways to wineries, cycling to ballooning, the High Country is ready to welcome visitors this summer – whether looking to indulge in local produce or get active in nature’s gym. Here are the top 10 reasons to visit.

moonlight cinema

The movies are moving outdoors

Victoria is showcasing a fantastic selection of new and old outdoor cinema experiences this summer.

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.

Lavandula

Victoria in bloom

Victoria’s parks and gardens are the perfect place to keep cool during the warmer weather with huge shady trees and lush green grass.

arthurs seat eagle

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.

arthurs seat eagle

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.

Bogong Horseback adventures

Giddy-up: horseback adventures in Victoria

Home to Australia’s biggest recreational horse riding area and the fabled Man From Snowy River, Victoria has a myriad of trails, tracks and tours for riding enthusiasts.

Peter Parry at the new Athletic Club Brewery

Brew your own beer in Victoria

For serious hop lovers where Oktoberfest is not enough – a range of hands-on year round beer brewing experiences are now available, including at the State’s newest brewery.

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.

chris knights with Fisho's Kelly Oudendyk

The Inside Word with… Chris Knights

Former Australian Football League player turned app developer, Chris Knights gives the inside word on his home city of Melbourne.

World Cup of Golf packages

A final field has been announced for the 58th World Cup of Golf which will be held at Melbourne’s Kingston Heath this November 23-27.

Great Ocean Road Race 2016; 13th Beach. Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race joins UCI WorldTour

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has secured a place on the coveted UCI WorldTour racing calendar from 2017 – 2019.

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.