The highs and lows of the Grampians

The Grampians region takes in a vast swathe of Victoria, from Golden Plains to the South Australian border. The area is practically covered with outcrops and cascades, and Ararat is the perfect base from which to explore the natural splendour of the region. The regional centre is the Grampians National Park, Mount Langi Ghiran, Mount … Continued

Walhalla to Phillip Island

Walhalla has a front-row seat to the popular Baw Baw National Park, so be sure to explore its bushwalking and picnicking opportunities before you hit the road. It’s also the site of the Walhalla Goldfields Railway – a must-visit for any train enthusiast! Then it’s on to Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park, where you’ve got … Continued

Victoria’s Portland Dunes

Australia, you may have noticed, has an impressive coastline: 59,736 kilometres, to be precise – and there’s no better way to travel it than by car. In Victoria, publicly accessible coastal tracks aren’t as easy to come by as they are in other parts of the country, but if you’ve ever dreamed of testing your … Continued

A quick drive down the Great Ocean Road

There’s nothing better than hitting the road for a few days and letting the salty breeze tousle your hair as you wind along Victoria’s most iconic road. Here’s a just a sample of what a drive down the iconic route has to offer. If you’re leaving from Melbourne, take a quick detour and turn off … Continued

Wind the windows down for summer

While the beaches are buzzing and the city is sweating, pack the car for an outdoor adventure on some of these spectacular tracks: tracks with a view, remote tracks a world away from the hustle and bustle of summer in the city, and beach tracks with glorious ocean vistas are among some of the south … Continued

Melbourne to Phillip Island

Victoria’s relatively small size compared to the other states means that you don’t have to drive far before you’ll want to jump out of the car and explore. The invigorating surf coast and the calm waters of the bay offer up a wealth of summer fun for everyone. Depart from Victoria’s beloved capital, and hit … Continued

Gippsland sampler

We begin our regional sampler in Noojee, in Gippsland’s north, just one and a half hours east of Melbourne. West Start with the three-kilometre Noojee Trestle Bridge Rail Trail, which takes you over and around one of the oldest wooden trestle bridges still remaining in Victoria, surrounded by towering gum trees. Immerse yourself in the myrtle beech rainforest on … Continued

A weekend away between Shepparton and Bright

In Shepparton Start your journey with a breath of fresh air at the newly redeveloped Victoria Park Lake, known by locals and visitors alike as the oasis at the centre of town. With barbecue facilities and picnic spots, as well as local flora and wildlife, Victoria Park is sure to put you in the right … Continued

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