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Echidna Walkabout Tour

10 overnight tours to see more than Melbourne

Travel beyond Melbourne’s city limits to properly appreciate the beauty of Victoria.

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.

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.

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.

Cycling the High Country


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

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.


Leaf-peepers love Autumnal Victoria

Victoria is awash with bright autumn colour, attracting leaf-peepers who travel to view and photograph the foliage of the season.

Koala at Healesville Sanctuary

Top eco experiences

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


Australian Open stars talk Melbourne

Some of the world’s best tennis players share why they love coming to Melbourne for the Australian Open

Yarra BBQ

Top 10 spots to fire up the barbie

It is a favourite Aussie pastime; to get outdoors and throw a ‘snag’ on the barbie. Here are our top 10 locations for a barbecue this summer.

Cape Woolamai

Choose life in Victoria this summer

Active holidays are all the rage with travellers too busy to get outdoors during the normal working week. By foot, by water or by bike, there are many ways to enjoy Victoria’s great outdoors.

Steavenson Falls

Eat. Stay. Play in Marysville

A guide to Marysville, a village of regeneration and relaxation immersed in nature.

Great Ocean Walk

Great Trails Victoria website launch

Victoria’s extensive network of trails and natural assets is showcased with a nifty new website.

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Top tips for visiting friends and family

Relatives coming for the holiday season again? Don’t panic – Melbourne has plenty of attractions and experiences to keep visitors entertained. When is the last time your visited these top tourism destinations?


Explore Victoria’s top rail trails

Victoria is home to some of the most iconic rail trails in the country. Right across the state adventure lovers will find winding rail trails built for the walking enthusiasts, the cycling gurus and even the horseback riders. With so many different trails showcasing the natural beauty of Victoria’s regions the options are endless. Some of Victoria’s best trails include:


Top footy fever experiences in Melbourne

Top five experiences for action-packed attractions, tours, shopping and food experiences to fuel a footy fever weekend in Melbourne.