Victoria

Victoria’s best wildlife parks

Heading to Victoria? Looking for a way to spend a day in the sun with some adorable native animals? Here are three wildlife sanctuaries that will let you get up close to many of Australia’s most well-loved animal species. Moonlit Sanctuary, Pearcedale Moonlit Sanctuary is the home of Australian animals in Victoria. This is your … Continued

Camping from the back seat

Below is an article by Tom McGay for our inaugural By Kids for Kids feature. Want a new place to go this summer? Somewhere you can bring your kids, too? Take a trip to Bright, Victoria. Bright is filled with beautiful parks that are perfect for the kids, and contains some of the best mountain … Continued

Fill up on fun to finish off the footy season

For some, there is nothing more exciting than making the annual pilgrimage down to Melbourne for the AFL Grand Final. The city is bursting with excitement and anticipation for Saturday’s big event. There are plenty of other fantastic things that you can do in Melbourne this Grand Final long weekend. Here are three fun activities … Continued

Explore the Grampians Way

The Grampians is one of the most picturesque places you can visit within Victoria, with breathtaking views to accompany the myriad things to see and do in this neck of the woods. Halls Gap to Pomonal 13 kilometres Start your journey at Halls Gap – a small town with a big personality that’ll no doubt pack … Continued

Explore Victoria’s golden past

Travel along Victoria’s Midland Highway and discover towns steeped in the state’s gold rush history. Ballarat Situated just an hour out of Melbourne, begin your journey in the historically rich town of Ballarat. It is Victoria’s third-largest city, experiencing major population growth in the 1850s after news spread that it was home to the world’s … Continued

Adventures in Victoria’s High Country

As winter descends, snow settles atop the Victorian stretch of the Great Dividing Range, making some of the best panoramas in Australia all the more enchanting. The Victorian Alps cover a vast area of plummeting river valleys gouged from rugged mountain terrain, with peaks reaching 1900 metres above sea level. As winter grips the area, there … Continued

Mosey on down to Adelaide

The drive from Melbourne to Adelaide is less than 750 kilometres and can be done in a day (with breaks, of course!). But with so much to see along the way, why rush it? Here are our top picks for stops as you make your way! Ballarat Ballarat is a historical city only 120 kilometres … Continued

Make your way to the Macedon Ranges

Just over an hour north-west of Melbourne, on the road towards Bendigo, you’ll find an area known as the Macedon Ranges. This little slice of heaven is dotted with charming country towns, which are home to divine spas and wellness centres, unique local galleries and nutrient rich mineral water straight from the ground. It’s no … Continued

Victoria’s camping highlights

There’s nothing better than camping in autumn – walking through crunchy leaves, sitting by the camp fire with a cup of hot tea and waking up early to the sounds of the bush. Victoria is a hub for picturesque camping destinations and autumn is the perfect time to escape the drab Melbourne weather and experience … Continued

Explore Australia’s top spooky spots

Whether you’re a sceptic, a scaredy-cat or a diehard paranormal believer, there’s no denying the excitement you feel on a ghost tour. When you visit a haunted site, you can’t help but get sucked into the mystery of its disturbing past. These spooky sites are bursting with history and secrecy – they’re the perfect way … Continued

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