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Victoria Australia

Victoria

Travel Guide

Australia's southeast state is the ultimate road trip destination with many unique Aussie experiences only a stone's throw away from Melbourne, the world's most liveable city for the sixth year running! Venture along the dramatic Great Ocean Road to the rugged mountains in the Grampians, get off the beaten path and explore Gippsland, horseback-ride through wineries in the Yarra Valley, and much more...

Victoria's most unmissable highlights

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Great Ocean Road

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Melbourne's laneways

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Grampians National Park

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The Yarra Valley

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The most epic Victoria road trips

A 7 day Road Trip of Victoria’s Highlights
Cover Victoria's highlights in 7 days, from tasting premier wines in the Yarra Valley, to spotting penguins on Philipp Island and surfing at the Mornington Peninsula. Also pack in a coastal drive along the Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles, bushwalking in the Grampians and gold panning in Ballarat. You may or may not hit gold but this road trip will leave you enriched, no doubt.
A 5 day Road Trip of Victoria’s Southern Coast
Waddling little penguins, cute Koalas and playful seals - Philipp Island is the perfect place to spot Aussie wildlife. From there, make your way to Wilsons Promontory and hike through coastal forests to the summit of Mt. Oberon for breathtaking views over the dramatic coastline. Hear the sand squeak at Squeaky Beach, stop by the Gippsland Lakes for a swim and uncover Walhalla on this 5 day road trip.
A long weekend in Victoria’s High Country
Don't have much time in Victoria? That's a shame but hey, you can still hit the road and gorge on delicious cheeses, fruits and wine on a cycling tour of Victoria's high country, hike through Mt. Buffalo National Park and stop in the historic town of Bright. Optional activities for adrenaline junkies on this 3 day road trip include hang gliding, abseiling, caving and rock climbing.

Plan your trip to Victoria

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Need the lowdown on the best accommodation, neighbourhoods or things to do in the city, or how to find a job once you've touched down? Look no further!
Adventure tours around Victoria
Explore the best Victoria has to offer with our adventure tours and day trips. Get taken to hidden gems by knowledgeable guides, and meet other like-minded travellers on your journey.
Hire a Campervan
Thanks to its compact size and diversity, Victoria is the perfect state for a roadtrip. So hire a campervan and tick off Victoria's highlights in your own time.
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Melbourne Accommodation
We've handpicked our top hotels and hostels located close to all the central and trendy places in Melbourne.
Work in Victoria
Shake cocktails on the rooftops of the world's most liveable city, or head out of Melbourne and spend your days working in a vineyard in the Yarra Valley or picking fruits in Mildura, there are many options to find work in Victoria and with our Work Starter Packages, you can hit the ground running.

When is the best time to visit Victoria?

Victoria is a year-round destination but if you want to make the most of the beautiful coastline and beaches, we suggest you travel to Victoria in the Australian summer, between December and February. With an average temperature of 26°C, this is the perfect time for swimming and surfing. Spring and autumn are mild and winter average temperatures range between 7°C-14°C.

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