As states in Australia go, Victoria is relatively compact and there is always something of interest nearby. Within easy reach of Melbourne are a variety of coastal drives , quaint towns and mountainous National Parks. Explore and click the Victoria Map for further details. Slightly further afield you can Ski during the winter months, see Penguin colonies, some of the wildest surf beaches and coastline in Australia, The Gold Towns of Bendigo and Ballarat, The Mighty Murray River or perhaps Bush walk in the rugged terrain of The Grampians or Victorian Alps.
Melbourne , the Victorian capital, is a mixture of old European elegance and new-world style.
Melbourne has apopulation of around 3.7 million and it is currently (2007) Australia's fastest growing city. This booming city attracts over 50 000 new residents each year and is predicted to be Australia's most populated city in around twenty years time.
Melbourne is dominated by the Yarra River, its tree-lined boulevards, grand buildings and parks.
The city is famed for its restaurants, shopping, sense of style and has always been a champion of the arts and culture in Australia. More...
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road has been voted one of World's most beautiful drives.
The road which starts 90km from Melbourne hugs the dramatic coastline passing the famous 'Twelve Apostles'. More...
The Dandenong Ranges
Popular Tourist Destinations
As there are too many to mention, please see our Victoria Interactive Map for more detailed information on the regions, towns and cities in Victoria.
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Click our Victoria accommodation page to book resorts, hotels and self catering appartments throughout the state
Melbourne is a popular location to base yourself.
V.I.C At A Glance
SIZE:22 8000 Sq Km
It is only ~750km from Hamilton in the West To Cann River in the East.
Land Form: Mostly Lush, Mountainous in North. Rugged Coast line. Desert in NW
POPULATION: Circa 5 Million
The Grampians, located in the mid west of Victoria, were named after a explorer after their resemblance to their name sake in his native Scotland.
This is an area of immense beauty and some of the peaks reach 1000m.More...
Everything Within Easy Reach
As Victoria is relatively compact there is always something of interest nearby. Within easy reach of Melbourne are a variety of coastal drives , quaint towns and mountainous National Parks.
Melbourne makes a good base for a holiday in Victoria as it is centrally located on the coast. Melbourne is renown for its restaurants, cafes. shopping, famous trams and its sense of culture.
Slightly further a field you can Ski during the winter months, see penguin colonies, some of the wildest surf beaches and coastline in Australia, the gold towns of Bendigo and Ballarat, The Mighty Murray River or perhaps bushwalk in the rugged terrain of The Grampians or Victorian Alps.