Victoria

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

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

The beautiful Dandenongs, only 50Km east of Melbourne, is a lush region known for its boutique hotels, colourful trees, the Puffing Billy Scenic Railway, cafes, restaurants .More...

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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Victoria Accommodation

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

Climate:Temperate/Tropical/Humid

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

CAPITAL:Melbourne

POPULATION: Circa 5 Million

Victorian Flag

Victoria Flag

The Grampians

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.

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VIC REGIONS/TOWNS

Albury-Wodonga

Bairnsdale

The Dandenongs

Great Ocean Road

The Grampians

Melbourne

Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance

Mount Beauty

Mildura

Philip Island

Portland

Swan Hill

Victorian Alps

Wilsons Promontory




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The Great Ocean Road is one of Victoria's must do's
Melbourne Tram
The Grampians ,Victoria
The Victorian Alps
Puffing Billy , The Dandenong Ranges
Wilsons Promentory
Paddle Boats on the Murray River , Victoria
View from the Great Ocean Road
Victoria's high country
Victoria coastal view