Top 10 Things to Do in Victoria
Although the state of Victoria is the smallest of all the states in the mainland, it has the second largest population in all of Australia. Victoria many be small, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for it in its diversity, with bustling metropolises, picturesque mountains, dense wildernesses, harsh deserts, and crystal clear waters. Victoria has something for every holiday maker.
No holiday in Victoria would be complete without a trip to the capital. Melbourne has a plethora of things to do. Families with children can watch kangaroos at the Melbourne Zoo. Couples looking for an exciting time can try and charm lady luck at the Crown Casino and Entertainment complex.
Drive along the Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is a 243 kilometre stretch of road along the south eastern coast of Australia. The Road connects the cities of Torquay and Warrnambool and is home to a host of landmarks including the Twelve Apostles limestone stack formations. It is a must for families with children.
Visit Philip Island
Families love to visit the Philip Island Nature Park with their children and watch the penguin parade. Petrol heads can check out the Philip Island Grand Prix Circuit for some exciting motorsports action.
Have a Romantic Dinner in the Yarra Valley
The Yarra Valley is known for its wine growing industry. The area’s speciality is chardonnay and pinot noir. So grab a bottle and enjoy a romantic dinner with a lover one.
Visit the Gippsland Lakes
The Gippsland Lakes are known to be the home of about 50 extremely rare, burrunan dolphins. The wetlands also provide a habitat for approximately 20,000 species of water birds.
Check out the Dadenong Ranges
The Dandenong Ranges is home to the Puffing Billy Railway. Buy a ticket at Belgrave station and enjoy a one of a kind experience.
Visit Geelong for the Australian International Air Show
Aviation enthusiasts will love the Australian International Air show held annually at Geelong. Some of the most advanced aircraft are on display at this show.
Visit Mornington Peninsula
Check out the wreck of the HMAS Cerberus at Mornington Peninsula or climb up to Arthur’s seat for some truly stunning views of the Port Phillip area.
Head Over to Bellarine Peninsula
The southern coast of the Bellarine Peninsula is home to several nature reserves like the Ocean Grove Nature Reserve, Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary and Moorfield Wildlife Park.
Ski down the Australian Alps
The ski resorts of Thredbo and Perisher are home to some of the most exciting slopes in Australia. It is a must visit for Thrill seekers.
Victoria offers a diverse range of activities which will suit all kinds of holiday makers. No matter what you choose to do, you can be sure that you will love every second of it.