Driving from Melbourne to Adelaide

When you fly somewhere, it’s all about getting to your destination as quickly as possible. You step on a plane at one end and leave the plane at the other end. Whereas when you drive to your destination, you get to see and experience what is along the way, and maybe even take a detour… Continue reading Driving from Melbourne to Adelaide

Tourism regions in Victoria

The state of Victoria is divided into 12 tourism regions which group together areas of similar geography, environment, history or culture. How are region boundaries defined? In general, tourism regions consist of several local government areas (also known as local councils or municipalities), with region boundaries following the lines of municipal boundaries. There are a… Continue reading Tourism regions in Victoria

Free listings for tourism businesses and events in Victoria

Tourism businesses and event organisers may spend a significant amount of money and time on promotional activities, but did you know there are many high exposure opportunities on the internet where they can be promoted for free? Events There is always plenty going on in Victoria.  From community festivals to markets, concert, sports tournaments, shows… Continue reading Free listings for tourism businesses and events in Victoria

How to get to Wilsons Promontory from Melbourne

Wilsons Promontory is a peninsula at the southernmost tip of of Victoria that is surrounded by water on three sides and extends into Bass Strait. The Wilsons Promontory National Park covers around 50,000 hectares of this peninsula, consisting of stunning granite mountain peaks, beautiful beaches, lakes, forests and gullies.  It is home to a large… Continue reading How to get to Wilsons Promontory from Melbourne

How to get to the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne

The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s most iconic coastal drives. It covers around 240 kilometres between Torquay in the east and the outskirts of Warrnambool in the west. The journey along the Great Ocean Road passes through several coastal holiday towns and showcases the natural beauty of this part of Victoria including rugged… Continue reading How to get to the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne

How to get to The Grampians from Melbourne

The Grampians is one of Victoria’s most popular natural attractions. Located north-west of Melbourne, it encompasses a huge national park which surrounds a series of mountain ranges. Visitors can explore many walking tracks including the Grampians Peak Trail, enjoy panoramic views from lookouts, and visit several lakes and waterfalls. It is a great place to… Continue reading How to get to The Grampians from Melbourne

The 12 Days of Christmas in Victoria

With Christmas just around the corner, here is our version of the timeless carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas“. On the 12th day of Christmas, Victoria gave to me… …12 famous apostles The 12 Apostles are Victoria’s most famous coastal attraction consisting of towering limestone stacks near Port Campbell on the Great Ocean Road. However,… Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas in Victoria

How to get to Phillip Island from Melbourne

Phillip Island is one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations. It is well-known for its famous penguin parade, large fur seal colony,  native wildlife, exciting racing at the island’s Grand Prix circuit, its scenic coastline, quaint fishing villages, beautiful beaches, outdoor dining, and so much more. The island’s reasonably close proximity to Melbourne makes it… Continue reading How to get to Phillip Island from Melbourne

Queensland Vs. Victoria for shopping hours

As highlighted in our post from last year, Queensland Vs. Victoria for Summer Holidays in the Sun, visitors enjoy several hours of extra daylight in the evening when choosing to holiday in Victoria during summer rather than in Queensland. Extra daylight is not the only thing visitors to Victoria enjoy more of. Queensland has some… Continue reading Queensland Vs. Victoria for shopping hours

Experience the history and heritage of Victoria’s Gold Rush era

Melbourne and the state of Victoria boomed in the 1850s after an influx of people from around the world entered the region to try their hand at winning big in the gold rush. In fact, in 1852 more immigrants leaving Britain purchased tickets to Melbourne than to any other destination around the world. While the… Continue reading Experience the history and heritage of Victoria’s Gold Rush era