Victoria

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

Great Ocean Road highlights

Tried and true, the Great Ocean Road Touring Route consistently ranks among Australia’s most breathtaking road trips for a reason. Home to the Twelve Apostles and some of the most iconic views in the country, this drive weaves through rainforests and hugs cliff faces against a backdrop of dramatic coastal panoramas. Geelong to Lorne – … Continued

The Murray River: Victoria edition

Thinking about travelling along the Murray River? Honestly, we don’t blame you. This 659-kilometre monster will deliver some of the greatest views you’ll ever experience. How do you tackle this humungous path, though? Well, we have you covered. Albury Wodonga to Echuca-Moama This leg is a massive 242 kilometres but is filled with history at … Continued

The Victorian travel bucket list

If you want to experience Victoria, then it’s vital to explore places outside the city. Here we take you through what to put on your Victorian bucket list. The Great Ocean Road Put simply, this one should be at the top of your list. The huge coastline is famous for its rugged beauty, which includes … Continued

Victoria’s spring must-dos

As the warm weather starts to return this spring, take the opportunity to explore Victoria’s lush landscapes with family and friends. Whether it’s romance or relaxation you’re after, Victoria’s fertile soils and fresh air have got you sorted! Victoria, despite being the second-smallest Australian state, has a rich variety of natural landscapes for those travelling … Continued

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