Greater Melbourne & Victoria

Things to do and see in Greater Melbourne and Victoria.

 12 Apostles | Great Ocean Road 12 Apostles | Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is one of the most picturesque ocean roads in the world on the way to Australian icon – The Twelve Apostles. This awe inspiring spectacle of nature is one of Melbourne's most popular tourist attractions as well as popular for Victorians. A day-tour expe Read more..

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 Anti-Gravity Hill Anti-Gravity Hill
Not far from Melbourne is one of its best kept secrets and most unusual and baffling places, Anti-Gravity Hill in Straws Lane, Woodend. Standing near the bottom of a hill facing up hill, if you tip water onto the road it flows 'up' the hill not downhill as gravity would normal Read more..

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 Ararat Lunatic Asylum Ararat Lunatic Asylum
Aradale is Australia's largest abandoned lunatic asylum. Opened in 1867 as Ararat Lunatic Asylum, this building housed tens of thousands of people described as "Lunatics", "idiots" and "imbeciles" - some of them described as the worst lunatics in the British Empire. Compl Read more..

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 Arthurs Seat Eagle | Skylift Arthurs Seat Eagle | Skylift
Board a state-of-the-art gondola and fly over the state forest to the highest point of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. You will be torn between looking at the breathtaking view across the bay to the city and spotting wildlife as you soar high above the trees. Either wa Read more..

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 Arthurs Seat State Park Arthurs Seat State Park
Rising above the Mornington Peninsula, Arthurs Seat is the most familiar of all Port Phillip Bay landscape features. It's 314 m summit, reached by road or on foot, gives spectacular views of the bay and Port Phillip Heads. On a clear day the view extends as far as the city sk Read more..

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 Bells Beach | Torquay Bells Beach | Torquay
Bells Beach is an internationally famous surf beach located 100 km south-west of Melbourne, on the Great Ocean Road near the towns of Torquay and Jan Juc. Bells Beach is a long, generous, slightly archaic surf break in the Australian state of Victoria. There isn’t really much Read more..

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 Bendigo Joss House Temple Bendigo Joss House Temple
The Bendigo Joss House Temple, a Chinese place of worship, was constructed in the 1860s. Originally part of the Ironbark Chinese Camp, it is now one of the few remaining original buildings of its type in Australia. The main temple is dedicated to Guan Di (Kwan Gong), the Read more..

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 Bendigo Tourism Bendigo Tourism
Impressive Victorian buildings line the wide streets of Bendigo, as a reminder of the rich history built from one of the world's most exciting gold rushes. Today there are new treasures to be discovered in this thriving city. Bendigo is a place where art, culture, food, wine and Read more..

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 Bendigo Vintage 'Talking' Tram Tours Bendigo Vintage 'Talking' Tram Tours
With the boom of the gold rush in Bendigo came a wave of development in the late 1800s. A substantial tram network was established to link the city. Today, there is still no better way to experience the sights of Bendigo than aboard the majestic Vintage ‘Talking’ Tram. Be Read more..

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 Castlemaine & Maldon Castlemaine & Maldon
Come and discover Castlemaine & Maldon located only 120 kilometres from Melbourne in historic Central Victoria! We have so many experiences for people to enjoy - indulge in luxury at an opulent B&B, chat to a winemaker about his latest vintage, retrace the steps of the digger Read more..

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 Central Deborah Gold Mine Central Deborah Gold Mine
Looking for a truly unique experience? Descend underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, home of Australia’s deepest underground mine tour, and catch ‘gold fever’. The passion, enthusiasm and knowledge of the tour guides is contagious and you can’t help but become enthralled Read more..

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 Coal Creek Community Park and Museum Coal Creek Community Park and Museum
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum - FREE ENTRY and unlimited fun for the whole family. Come along and ride the bush tramway, buy some old fashioned lollies from the general store, visit our friendly animals and feed the ducks too. While you're here drop in and have a l Read more..

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 Crater to Coast Bicycle Hire | Great Ocean Road Crater to Coast Bicycle Hire | Great Ocean Road
Have a family day out with our bikes, scooters, skateboards and bumper balls. Enjoy a picnic lunch down at the trestle bridge or ride the Great Ocean Road. Bicycle Hire is a locally ran business located in Timboon, 15 Minutes from the Great Ocean Road . We specialize in Read more..

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 Discovery Science & Technology Centre Discovery Science & Technology Centre
Discovery Science & Technology Centre is regional Victoria’s largest not for profit educational science centre and one of only seven science centres in Australia. With over 120 hands-on exhibits, Discovery activates community learning in an environment that is fun, safe and p Read more..

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 Duneira Estate Duneira Estate
The 1875 historic Victorian homestead is in excellent condition and is warm and inviting as it is still a much-loved family home. Built in 1875 by Suetonius Officer, Duneira is a renovated homestead that tells the tale of its subsequent owners. The house features an extens Read more..

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 Emerald Bank Adventure Park Emerald Bank Adventure Park
Open 10.00 - 4:30pm weekends 7 days during school holidays. Closed public holidays. Emerald Bank Leisure Land is a family friendly destination with plenty to see and do. Whether it is shopping, adventure or relaxation you are looking for, the Emerald Bank complex has s Read more..

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 Endeavour Fern Gully Endeavour Fern Gully
Endeavour Fern Gully provides visitors with a glimpse of the original natural environment of the Mornington Peninsular. It includes 17.5 hectares of natural indigenous bushland that has natural regrowth of many indigenous middle and ground story plants and a lush fern gully. I Read more..

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 Fairhaven Pole House Fairhaven Pole House
The Pole House at Fairhaven Beach is the most photographed house on the Great Ocean Road, and probably Australia! Suspended 40 metres above Fairhaven Beach, the Pole House is one of Australia's most iconic homes. The vision of architect and engineer Frank Dixon, the pedestal h Read more..

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 Gabo Island Gabo Island
A friend recently remarked, why is Gabo Island in your directory? Easy, almost every night its mentioned during the weather report on the ABC, and if you are like me you eventually say, I wonder where Gabo Island is? Gabo Island is located off the coast of eastern Victoria, Read more..

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 Geelong Australia Geelong Australia
With a view over spires and heritage rooftops to the waterfront, Geelong warmly invites you to rediscover a more relaxed lifestyle with all the benefits of a city and nature''s playground just minutes away. Turn left off at the Princes Highway, or arrive in comfort via rail or co Read more..

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 Gippsland Country Tourism Gippsland Country Tourism
Gippsland is one of the few unique and diverse regions in Australia. It comprises of snow fields, wilderness, rainforests, beaches, industrialised areas, farm land and much much more. With Australia's number one highway running through the centre of Gippsland, access to the co Read more..

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 Grampians Tourism Grampians Tourism
The Grampians region is approximately three hours from Melbourne. Follow the Western Freeway through Ballarat to Ararat and from there choose between the Ararat Pomonal Road west towards Halls Gap or continue on the Western Highway to Stawell and Horsham. If coming from Ballarat, Read more..

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 Great Ocean Road Great Ocean Road
Described as one of the world's greatest coastal drives, a trip down the Great Ocean Road with it's severity and striking contrasts will remain etched in your memory forever. The Great Ocean Road region demonstrates the power of the sea as it ruthlessly battles the land. View Read more..

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 Great Victorian Rail Trail Great Victorian Rail Trail
The trail is Australia’s longest continuous rail trail, with Victoria’s longest rail trail tunnel at Cheviot. The trail spans 134 kilometres from Tallarook, through Yea to Mansfield, with a spur line linking Cathkin and Alexandra. Located less than one hour from Melbourne, th Read more..

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 Hanging Rock Hanging Rock
Hanging Rock Recreation Reserve South Rock Road, Woodend Hanging Rock is a great day out, a scenic one hour drive from Melbourne through the heart of the Macedon Ranges. It will take roughly forty minutes to walk up to the top of Hanging Rock but the spectacular views acro Read more..

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 Hepburn Springs Hepburn Springs
Hepburn Springs just one hours drive from Melbourne is in the middle of Australia's largest concentration of mineral springs, which are full of health-giving minerals. Hepburn Springs Mineral Reserve 30 hectares of mineral waters springs that have been used for bathing and d Read more..

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 Kryal Castle Kryal Castle
Kryal Castle Adventure Park and Resort caters to all ages from children discovering the myths, legends and fairytales of the new Castle to teenagers being entertained and thrilled in the Torture Museum and special effects Dungeon and parents enjoying the dramatic Castle Arena sho Read more..

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 Lakes Entrance Lakes Entrance
Lakes Entrance is located 319 km from Melbourne. Memories of childhood summers and long days at the beach are revisited here. Cooler months are great for beach walking and fish and chips on the shore. Fishing boats create an idyllic picture. Let the coastal beauty engage you f Read more..

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 Loch Ard Gorge Loch Ard Gorge
The Loch Ard Gorge is part of Port Campbell National Park, Victoria, Australia, about 10 minutes drive west of The Twelve Apostles. Loch Ard Gorge is named after the sailing clipper Loch Ard (itself named after Loch Ard in Scotland), which ran aground on nearby Muttonbird Isl Read more..

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 Lovick's High Country Adventures Lovick's High Country Adventures
Horse Ride in the Victorian High Country! The Lovick family are 6th generation mountain cattlemen and have been taking horseback safaris into the mountains since 1967. In 1978 the Lovick family was immortalised through their screening of the film "The Man from Snowy River" wit Read more..

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 Macedon Ranges Macedon Ranges
Located on Melbourne’s doorstep, the Macedon Ranges is a diverse collection of unique villages and natural landscapes less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne along the Calder Freeway, and only half that time from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. Tour the Macedon Ranges and ta Read more..

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 Mansfield Mt Buller | High Country Mansfield Mt Buller | High Country
Within a 3 hour drive from Melbourne when the High Country comes out to play, expect a good time. Events and traditional celebrations worth a special trip. Picnic Races - November There's been a horse race and picnic in Mansfield on this weekend for over 50 years. Read more..

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 Melbourne Tour Company Melbourne Tour Company
We have the best job in Australia... showing people around Melbourne and Victoria. Enjoy the best of Melbourne and Victoria with a great range of tours to suit any budget. One hour to one week tours taking you to the best Melbourne has to offer! Your Tour Guides live work Read more..

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 Melbourne's West Melbourne's West
Melbourne's West is without a doubt one of the most dynamic and diverse spots in Melbourne. From the semi-rural setting along its western flank to the urban environment along the Maribyrnong River and Port Phillip Bay, the region offers a multitude of unique experiences. Melbo Read more..

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 Mornington Peninsula Online Mornington Peninsula Online
Mornington Peninsula Online Regional Business, Tourism and Events Directory. Mornington Peninsula the Region The grandeur of its coastline, glimpses of wind filled sails, distant views of a shimmering city skyline and the heritage of the district give Mornington its unique ch Read more..

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 Mount Baw Baw Mount Baw Baw
Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is the closest major snowfield to Melbourne & Mornington Peninsula. The snowfields are situated on the edge of the baw baw Plateau & have spectacular views across West Gippsland towards Bass Straight & Western Port Bay. Given the nature of the terrain Read more..

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 Mount Macedon Mount Macedon
Visit the vibrant and beautiful district of Macedon and Mount Macedon. Hanging Rock Hanging Rock is the heart of the Macedon Ranges - less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne. Made famous in Joan Lindsay’s novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock, and Peter Weir’s film of the same title Read more..

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 Mount Wycheproof Mount Wycheproof
Mount Wycheproof in country Victoria is the world's smallest mountain. Standing 148 metres (486 ft) above sea level (43 metres - 141 ft) above the surrounding plains, Mount Wycheproof is regarded as the smallest mountain in the world. The township of Wycheproof is located on t Read more..

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 Ned Kelly Touring Route Ned Kelly Touring Route
The Ned Kelly Touring Route website has a wealth of information about things to do, places to see and more along the route. The Ned Kelly Touring Route is a joint initiative between the municipalities of the Rural City of Wangaratta, Benalla Rural City, Mansfield, Strathbogie, Read more..

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 Nobbies Centre Nobbies Centre
The Nobbies (named because of its unique rock formations) lies off Point Grant at the western tip of Phillip Island. The area has high conservation significance featuring penguins and seabirds and, just off the coast, is Seal Rocks - home to Australia's second largest colony of A Read more..

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 Nude Beaches in Victoria Nude Beaches in Victoria
Victoria's 3 legal 'clothing optional' beaches that allow nude bathing are Sunnyside North, Southside and Point Impossible. A nude beach is where the local council has a "clothing optional" status for the beach area. Sunnyside North Beach - Mornington Point Impossible B Read more..

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 Old Gippstown Heritage Park Old Gippstown Heritage Park
Step back in time to the 1850s and enjoy a visit to Old Gippstown, Gippsland’s Heritage Park. This complete Historical Township filled with authentic buildings and decor makes an ideal venue for weddings and functions. Old Gippstown is also renowned for its Coach house which Read more..

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 Otway Fly | Treetop Adventures Otway Fly | Treetop Adventures
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures offers a whole host of experiences with the two core activities being The Otway Fly Treetop Walk and The Otway Fly Zip Line Tour. The Otway Fly Treetop Walk is a 1 hour rainforest walk experience that is approx 2km in total and features a 600mt lon Read more..

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 Phillip Island | Nature Park Phillip Island | Nature Park
Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, we manage four major parks: the Penguin Parade; the Koala Conservation Centre; Churchill Island Heritage Farm; and the Nobbies Centre as well as other recreational areas, including beaches, wetlands and woodlands. We're a not-for-profit Read more..

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 Port of Echuca Port of Echuca
Uncover Echuca's Rich History at Port of Echuca! Located just over 2.5 hours north of Melbourne, Port of Echuca is located on the banks of the Murray River, in the historic Port Precinct of Echuca. Open 9am – 5pm daily, Port of Echuca is the perfect place to uncover Echuc Read more..

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 Prom Country  Prom Country
The Prom Country Information Centre has Level One Accreditation through the Better Business Program and provides tourism information and services to visitors, tourism operators and the wider local community. These services include: a central booking service, an extensive rang Read more..

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 Sidney Myer Music Bowl Sidney Myer Music Bowl
A Melbourne icon, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a public outdoor performance shelter and has hosted some of the biggest events this city has ever seen in it's short history. Recently renovated, this intricate and complex renovation has ensured that the Sidney Myer Music Bowl r Read more..

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 Sovereign Hill | Ballarat Sovereign Hill | Ballarat
Sovereign Hill is Australia's best outdoor museum, you go back over a century to Victoria's goldrush days and relive the history and excitement of the era. Built on a 25 hectare (60 acre) site linked with the richest alluvial goldrush in the world, Sovereign Hill faithfully d Read more..

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 Steam Train and Wineries Tour Steam Train and Wineries Tour
Journey into the rich land of the Yarra Valley via the scenic Dandenong Ranges and enjoy a ride aboard Australia's oldest steam train, Puffing Billy. Tour the picturesque valleys as we meander our way to lunch and lazily spend the afternoon enjoying the company of local winem Read more..

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 Stony Creek Trestle Bridge Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
About 4.5 km west of Nowa Nowa is the spectacular Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, built in the early 1900s and measuring 276m long and 19m high. Due to its poor condition the bridge itself is fenced off, and trail users must travel down and up the steep slopes of the Stony Creek vall Read more..

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 The Ballarat Mining Exchange The Ballarat Mining Exchange
The Ballarat Mining Exchange is one of those historic venues that simply look amazing. Managed by Her Majest's Theatre the venue consists of a large main hall with smaller rooms off to the sides. History The Mining Exchange building was constructed in Lydiard Street, Ball Read more..

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 Things to do in Marysville Things to do in Marysville
Come and enjoy what the Marysville region has to offer. Things to do include fishing, golf, walking, cycling, cross country skiing, hiking, food, wine, shopping, health and wellbeing. Escape, relax and unwind in the tranquil environment that the mystic mountains has to offer. Read more..

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 Toolangi State Forest Toolangi State Forest
The Toolangi State Forest extends from Mount Monda in the south up to Murrindindi in the north and includes the township of Toolangi. In the early 1890s the forest near the river was cleared for farming and the timber was taken for milling and paling splitting. Timber mill Read more..

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 Top 20 Victoria Hot Spots Top 20 Victoria Hot Spots
Here are the Top 20 places in Victoria for holidays, sightseeing and tourists. 1. Ballarat Known as Victoria's inland city, Ballarat is mostly known for its gold. It is still a big industry drawing tourists and gold seekers to this unique destination. You can choose from Read more..

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 Virtual Sorrento Virtual Sorrento
Virtual Sorrento, the internet portal into three towns on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Sorrento, Portsea and Blairgowrie are neighboring holiday destinations on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, about 90 minutes drive from Melbourne. Through Virtual Sorrento v Read more..

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 Werribee Gorge State Park Werribee Gorge State Park
Werribee Gorge retains a wild, rugged natural beauty. The park offers spectacular views and great opportunities for bushwalking and rock climbing. There are a variety of walks in the park. A popular walk follows the Werribee River from Meikles Point picnic area, offering impre Read more..

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 Y Water Discovery Centre Y Water Discovery Centre
The Y Water Discovery Centre incorporates a fully accredited Visitor Information Centre and interactive environmental interpretive displays to inform visitors about the importance of water resource management and local wetland ecology. Located adjacent to the Yea Wetlands the Read more..

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