Victoria

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

Regional hotspots in Victoria

As winter melts into spring, the idyllic towns of regional Victoria blossom, along with their wildflowers and wattles. Enjoy flourishing local culture and gold rush relics against a backdrop of lush lawns, native flora, lakes, wetlands and wildlife. Bendigo Half an hour north of Maldon, Bendigo is as rich in charm as it is in … Continued

All that glitters in Victoria

Today, Victoria’s once-prosperous goldfields bear riches of a very different nature. Expect splendid Georgian and Victorian architecture, history by the bucketful, and some of the state’s most sought-after gourmet goodies and boutique wines, all in the heart of Victoria’s rugged bushland. Ballarat An hour and a half’s drive from Melbourne, the streets of Ballarat epitomise … Continued

Victoria’s Goldfields: the bucket list

The gold rush saw all manner of mismatched people come together in a patchwork community with one common goal. This quirky spirit still characterises the Goldfields, and locals are all too willing to share with you the compelling, off-kilter experiences that will stay with you long after you leave. 1. Drive a train at Castlemaine … Continued

Six places to celebrate Christmas in July

Christmas Down Under has its perks, but it doesn’t compare to picture book scenes of snow-capped pine trees, toasty fires and gloriously ugly knitted jumpers – which is what Christmas in July is all about! You’re more likely to spot a roo than a reindeer, but this round-up of Australia’s most fabulous Christmas in July … Continued

Delights in the Yarra Valley

Renowned for its incredible wines, cheeses and smallgoods, the Yarra Valley is the perfect destination for a relaxing daytrip of meandering, tasting and breathing in the fresh valley air. What’s more, the rolling green hills, picturesque vineyards, rustic buildings and alluring mountain ranges are just a stone’s throw away from Melbourne’s outer suburbs. Coldstream to … Continued

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