Towns and Cities around Victoria

The beautiful City of Melbourne  has lots to offer, both the first time tourist and the regular traveller. An ever changing spectacle of events, features and cultural activity such as wonderful laneways to explore, life changing coffee to drink and lots of art and music. Outside of Melbourne, there is a huge variety of attractions and activities to captivate  even the most well-travelled person. Once called the 'Garden State of Australia", it offers no bounds to all that wish to adventure outside of the city.

It is now time to discover the beauty of regional Victoria. Quick City  Guide

Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges 

Daylesford is the heart of spa country, and the perfect destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. Explore the beauty of the Macedon Ranges and take a scenic bush walk in Mt Macedon National Park . Explore the mysterious Hanging Rock. For local information click Visit Daylesford

Gippsland (East Coast Victoria)

Gippsland is diversity personified. It comprises of snowfields, wilderness, rainforests, beaches,  farmland and much more. When you think of Victoria's East Coast, think of diverse and inspiring experiences. For local Information See Discovereastgippsland


Experience Victoria’s gold rush history by unearthing the riches of the Goldfields. Quaint historical towns brimming with art galleries, museums, award winning eateries and boutique wineries. Get gold fever and walk in the footsteps of miners at Victoria's Gold Towns.

Grampians and Surrounds

Be dazzled by the Grampians diverse natural world, two hundred bird species, Aboriginal heritage trails, rock art and walking trails. A breath of fresh air, the Grampians is a wonderful region to explore. Don’t forget to try a sparkling wine or two while in the area! Local Tourist Information Centre

Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is more than a road; it is home to the coastal region of south-west Victoria. The Great Ocean Road extends for a 243 km and you can spend time at Bells Beach, spot koalas, hike the Otway's Rainforest and be wowed by the 12 Apostles.

The Victorian Alps

Victoria’s Alps have a distinct appeal of adventure. From enjoying the spectacular scenery all year-round at the Snowy National Park where the ‘Man from Snowy River’ rode, to soaring alpine peaks and remote rivers, to the mystic forests of the Great Dividing Range.

Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is known for its beaches, which are traditionally an Aussie holiday destination. Just an hour from Melbourne it has sandy, pristine beaches, local markets, galleries, antique markets, and historical gardens. Mornington Peninsula tourist Information will tempt you with its laidback vibe and redefine your traditional beachside holiday.

Phillip Island

Phillip Island is renowned for its little visitors, Penguins or Koalas, but they are not the only thing to visit the Island for. This area offers spectacular coastal views from the boardwalks and lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens, surfing, fishing, water sports and so much more. Information Centres

The Murray

Bordering New South Wales and Victoria is the Murray River. Australian's and visitors simply find the Murray's natural beauty and the hidden charm alluring. Relax in the region with good food and wine or unwind with a game of golf, hire a houseboat, or explore bushlands and gum forests. Discover MurryRiver 

Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

Escape less than an hour from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges’ , vineyards, villages and tall, mist-cloaked forests. Indulge in fresh local food and wine and be surrounded by nature for a truly Victorian experience. Visit The Yarra and Dandenong Ranges

Image Courtesy: Getty Images/Tourism Victoria : Photograph Robert Blackburn/Ken Stephills