Hugging the tip of the Australian east coast, Victoria is Australia’s second-smallest state. Packed into such a compact area is a wealth of diverse regional areas and attractions, from sweeping coastline and pristine beaches to picturesque wineries and national parks teeming with wildlife.
Drive Victoria's Great Ocean Road, home to the world class surf at Bells Beach and the craggy limestone spires of the Twelve Apostles. This dramatic region also offers fishing villages, migrating whales, shipwrecks, golden beaches, rainforests and national parks. Tackle the Great Ocean Walk or drive the Great Southern Touring Route between Melbourne and Adelaide.Read More
A packed agenda of food, wine, sports and arts is your introduction to the best of Melbourne – from its creative, exciting city centre, to its buzzing neighbourhood hubs. It's the gateway to Victoria's world-class wineries, natural springs, peninsulas, spectacular coastline and alpine villages. Discover more when you play Melbourne.Read More
Iconic wildlife and family fun, stunning white beaches and hi-octane motor sports, you'll find it all on a seaside holiday at Phillip Island, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. See little penguins and sleepy koalas, teach the kids to swim on a quiet bay beach, and soak up all the action at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.Read More
The Yarra Valley is home to more than 80 wineries, ranging from small, family-owned operations to large estates. The region is renowned for producing Australia's finest pinot noir and sparkling wine, along with a range of other cool-climate wines. It was Victoria's first planted wine region back in 1838. The region is known for its fresh produce including freshwater salmon, trout and caviar, organically grown fruit and vegetables and handmade cheeses and preserves. Follow one of the many self-drive wine trails and fill your picnic hamper on the Yarra Valley Food Trail or at the many huge, fresh food markets.Read More
Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is known as Australia’s most stylish city, with a passion for food and wine, a vibrant arts scene and home to the nation’s major events and festivals.
The Great Southern Touring Route takes in The Great Ocean Road, The Grampians and Daylesford in a self-drive touring loop from Melbourne. Allow a minimum of five days.
|Season:||Temperature Range (Celsius)||Seasonal Comments|
|Summer (December to February)||14°C to 25°C||Warm to hot days, mild evenings|
|Fall (March to May)||11°C to 20°C||Mild days, cool evenings|
|Winter (June to August)||7°C to 14°C||Cool to brisk days and evenings|
|Spring (September to November)||10°C to 20°C||Cool to mild days, cool evenings|