Wild swimming spots in Victoria

There’s nothing better than finding a quiet little cove or tucked away swimming hole on a hot summer’s day. Sure, you could take a jump into a busy, chlorinated pool where you can see the bottom – but where’s the mystery or joy in that? Vaughan Mineral Springs, Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park In the … Continued

Phillip Island, a camping and caravanning paradise

In partnership with Destination Phillip Island With the summer holidays and the warmer months now upon us, it’s time to hit the road and take advantage of the 101 square kilometres of amazing experiences on Victoria’s Phillip Island. Near enough to reach on a short drive from Melbourne, but far enough to feel like you’ve had … Continued

Take it easy on the Melbourne to Sydney coastal drive

From Victoria’s pumping surf beaches and sacred peninsulas, to New South Wales’s unspoilt South Coast and charming country towns, prepare for epic hikes in nature, relaxing on the beach, swimming in salty oceans, and indulging in a plethora of stunning arts, culture, and food scenes along this touring route. Wilsons Promontory Known as ‘Wilsons Prom’ … Continued

Enjoy the finer things in Central Victoria

Gold The Victorian gold rush may have ended 150 years ago, but Central Victoria is still one of the best places to find gold in Australia. Before you begin your search, it’s advisable to do some research, and maybe get in a bit of gold panning practice. Sovereign Hill, a cross between a theme park … Continued

Explore the history of modern Australia at Bonegilla

In partnership with the City of Wodonga. Rolling hills meet the rugged heights of the Australian Alps in North East Victoria, where the sparkling blue waters of a huge fish-filled lake are an epic backdrop to a window into a history that defined modern Australia. All this and more awaits you on the Bonegilla Migrant … Continued

The Yarra Valley’s winter wonderland

The Yarra Valley is one of Victoria’s most famous areas. It’s a unique wine region that acts as a weekend getaway destination for Melburnians wanting to escape the busy city, and is also a popular wedding destination. But beyond the wedding bells and the city slickers, the Yarra Valley is home to an array of … Continued

Moreish Mornington

The Mornington Peninsula is home to an array of sights, experiences and gourmet tastes that extend beyond its beloved summer season. Melbourne to Mornington Energise your adventures with an ethical latte and free-range all-day breakfast at Commonfolk cafe. Nestled among the industrial backstreets of Mornington, Commonfolk is decorated with cement flooring and metal finishes. But … Continued

Gippsland: from high country to the coast

In partnership with Visit Gippsland. From soaring high country to beaches that stretch on forever, lush rainforest and a labyrinth of limestone caves, there’s so much to explore in Gippsland. Channel your inner high-country cattleman with unforgettable horse-riding tours from Licola or Dargo to cattlemen’s huts, high plains and spectacular gorges. Further south, Tarra-Bulga National … Continued

Top Great Ocean Road attractions

If you’ve spent any time in Victoria, chances are you’ve travelled the Great Ocean Road and seen the Twelve Apostles. But the Great Ocean Road hugs 300 kilometres of the state’s coastline, and offers plenty more to see and do if you know where to look. Here are our favourite Great Ocean Road attractions to … Continued

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