Melbourne is dynamic, sports-mad and cosmopolitan, There’s a coolness about it with chic bars, cafes, restaurants, festivals and inhabitants that transcend the borders.
Great Ocean Road
Day-tripping tourists from Melbourne rush in and out in less than 12 hours, but in a perfect world, you’d spend at least a week along this stretch of coast.
The Great Oceans Road’s iconic sight, the Twelve Apostles rock stacks rise spectacularly from the ocean, seemingly abandoned to the sea by the retreating headland.
Geelong is a proud town with swanky restaurants and bars. It is also a footy-mad town, passionate about its home-town AFL team, the Cats.
The Great Ocean Road may get the crowds, but Gippsland hides all the secrets. Gippsland is one region where it pays to avoid the cities-the towns along the Princes Hwy are barely worth a traveller’s glance.
Taste your way around the Victorian High Country’s welcoming villages year round, whether Alpine skiing in the winter or getting the adrenaline pumping over summer by hiking to get a panoramic view over the Victorian high country that will take your breath away.
When the temperatures drop and the snow begins to fall in the south-east of Australia, skiers and snowboarders flock to the Alps and Falls Creek becomes a buzzing winter playground. In Victoria’s High Country, the alpine village of Falls Creek is actually an incredible year-round destination thanks to its location within the beautiful Alpine National Park, but the winter wonderland it transforms into for around four months of the year is not to be missed