Victoria Family Holidays
Victoria is a beautiful, coastal Australian region that attracts numerous families looking for a holiday filled with adventure, excitement and even a little relaxation.
Watch Professional Sports Teams In ActionVictoria is home to numerous sports arenas and professional sports teams. Going on a Victoria family holiday can give you the chance to catch professional athletes competing in your favourite sporting event, such as the Australian Tennis Open, AFL Grand Final and the Cricket Boxing Day Test. Families staying in Melbourne can choose to watch teams compete in rugby matches or individuals square off for a tennis match in sports complexes and arenas all across the Australian state.
Watch Penguins On Parade At Phillip Island's Penguin ParadePhillip Island is located just 90 minutes from Victoria's capital city, Melbourne, and is home to the popular wildlife attraction the Penguin Parade. A little after sunset the local penguins come up on shore and walk parade-like down the shore. Travellers of all ages will enjoy getting a chance to view these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat up close and personal. Grab some fresh fish and chips and enjoy cozying in with the locals to witness this special nightly moment.
Relax Aboard A Daytime Ocean CruiseFamilies will enjoy relaxing aboard a daytime ocean cruise while in Victoria. A short trip to Phillip Island provides families with the perfect spot to choose several ocean cruises that will take them out and about on the crystal clear waters. Daytime ocean cruises in Victoria can give families the chance to relax while surrounded by beautiful ocean views. And who knows, you just might be able to catch a view of Australia's beautiful native whales while out and about.
Catch A Wave With Victoria's Surf SchoolsVictoria is notorious for its large ocean waves that are perfect for surfers of all levels of experience. Both avid and amateur surfers can enjoy a family holiday to Victoria. Avid surfers will enjoy renting a surfboard and hitting the waves off Philip Island and the Great Ocean Road, while amateur surfers can learn the ropes with some of the numerous surfing schools located all along the coast. Families looking for a little excitement and adventure will enjoy learning to surf together as a family along Australia's coastline.
Enjoy The Beauty Of Nature
Take a moment to sit back and experience natures beauty up close and personal with a trip to one of Victoria's national parks or botanic gardens. Melbourne, Phillip Island, Geelong and other cities located throughout Victoria are filled with numerous national parks and botanic gardens that offer breath-taking views and sights. Gather together as a family and relax with a picnic during the day at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne or hike through the mountainous region with a trip to the Dandenong Ranges.
Victoria family holidays can also be filled with numerous outdoor adventures that combine both breath-taking sights and animal experiences. Numerous wildlife parks and nature preserves provide families with the perfect place to see animals up close and personal while surrounded by natures beauty.