Greater Melbourne & Victoria
Things to do and see in Greater Melbourne and Victoria.
12 Apostles | Great Ocean Road
⊜ Great Ocean Road Twelve Apostles
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 p ..
⊜ Straws Lane Woodend
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 ..
Ararat Lunatic Asylum
⊜ Heath St Ararat
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"- ..
Arthurs Seat Eagle | Skylift
⊜ 1085 Arthurs Seat Road Arthurs Seat
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 ..
Arthurs Seat State Park
⊜ Arthurs Seat Road Arthurs Seat
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 a ..
Bells Beach | Torquay
⊜ Bells Beach Road 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 ..
Bendigo Joss House Temple
⊜ Finn Street, Bendigo North
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 ..
⊜ 51-67 Pall Mall Bendigo
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 disc ..
Bendigo Vintage 'Talking' Tram Tours
⊜ 1 Tramways Ave, Bendigo Bendigo
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 experien ..
⊜ Buchan Caves Reserve Buchan
Near the township of Buchan, lies a honeycomb of caves full of spectacular limestone formations. Buchan Caves are located in Buchan Caves Reserve, on the Princes Highway 330 kilometres east of Mel ..
Castlemaine & Maldon
⊜ 44 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine
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& ..
Central Deborah Gold Mine
⊜ 76 Violet St, Bendigo
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 know ..
Coal Creek Community Park and Museum
⊜ 12 Silkstone Road Korumburra
Coal Creek Community Park & Museum was initially created to preserve the unique history of coal, the development of the South Gippsland railway and the rural settlement which was accelerated by the da ..
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 ..
Discovery Science & Technology Centre
⊜ 7 Railway Place, Bendigo
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, ..
⊜ Officer Lane, Mount Macedon
The jewel of the Macedon Ranges est. 1872. 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 Suet ..
Emerald Bank Leisure Land
⊜ 7725 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla
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 something for ..
Endeavour Fern Gully
⊜ 195 Arthurs Seat Road, Red Hill
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 reg ..
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 mos ..
⊜ French Island
French Island is something of a secret paradise. A place of peace and serenity with a backdrop of native bushland and stunning views. With abundant wildlife and birds, French Island is the place to go ..
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 wh ..
Gayle's List of Big Things in Victoria
When it comes to BIG, they don't get much bigger than the list of 44 of Victoria's Big Things to Visit by Gayle Beveridge | weekendnotes.com. Gayle is an accountant (shh) with way too much time on ..
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 ..
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 Australi ..
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 ..
Great Ocean Road
⊜ Great Ocean Road Torquay
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 ..
Great Stupa of Universal Compassion
⊜ 25 Sandhurst Town Road Myers Flat
The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion is the largest Buddhist monument in Australia and home of the largest Jade Buddha in the world. The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion is a not-for-profit o ..
Great Victorian Rail Trail
⊜ Great Victorian Rail Trail Yea
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 l ..
⊜ South Rock Rd, Woodend
Macedon Ranges' most famous landmark 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 Ma ..
⊜ 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 Rese ..
⊜ 121 Forbes Road, Leigh Creek
Take a step back in time, and journey inside Australia's only Medieval themed adventure park! Within the walls of Kryal Castle in Victoria, you'll find a sprawling medieval village of activities i ..
⊜ Cnr Marine Parade and The Esplanade 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. ..
Live Wire Park
⊜ 180 Erskine Falls Road Lorne
Nestled among the towering Otway treetops, Live Wire Park is powered by nature. Visit Australia's most electrifying Adventure Park. Unplug, recharge and set your senses alight with the beauty of t ..
Loch Ard Gorge
⊜ Great Ocean Road Warrnambool
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 (itse ..
Lovick's High Country Adventures
⊜ 20 Powers Rd, Merrijig
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 ..
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 t ..
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 b ..
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 ..
⊜ Melbourne's West Melbourne
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 ..
Mornington Peninsula Online
⊜ Mount Eliza
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 shimme ..
Mount Baw Baw
⊜ . Rawson
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 Gippsl ..
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 ..
⊜ Calder Highway 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 a ..
Murray River Cruise | PS Emmylou
➲ Every MondayLet PS Emmylou, now Australia's most luxurious boutique river cruise treat you to an unforgettable river cruise along the Murray River for an authentic Australian adventure. Cruising on the world' ..
Ned Kelly Touring Route
⊜ Ned Kelly Touring Route Glenrowan
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 municipalit ..
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 f ..
Old Gippstown Heritage Park
⊜ 211 Lloyd Street Moe
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 w ..
Otway Fly | Treetop Adventures
⊜ 360 Phillips Track Weeaproinah
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 ..
Phillip Island | Nature Parks
Discover your wild side at Phillip Island Nature Parks. Meet the world's smallest (and cutest) penguins at the world-famous Penguin Parade, get up close with one of Australia's largest fur seal col ..
Plane Spotting | Airplane Viewing Locations
Where to see aeroplanes taking off and landing in Melbourne.. Most people only think of Melbourne airport (Tullarmarine), but there are other landing fields and airports in Melbourne, and while the ..
Port of Echuca
⊜ 52 Murray Esplanade 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 ..
Princess Margaret Rose Cave
⊜ Princess Margaret Rose Caves Rd, Mumbannar
While everyone has heard of Buchan Caves, Princess Margaret Rose Caves in Mumbannar are Victoria's next best known caves. Princess Margaret Rose Cave is an 'Underground Wonderland' set in the natur ..
Prom Country Information Centre
⊜ South Gippsland Highway Korumburra
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 com ..
Ringwood is Going Places
⊜ 1 Civic Place Ringwood
Ringwood is a suburban centre in transition. As the key Central Activities Area in Melbourne's outer-east, Ringwood is the focus of significant public and private investment, employment growth and ren ..
Sidney Myer Music Bowl
⊜ Linlithgow Ave Melbourne
A Melbourne icon, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a public outdoor space, hosting some of the biggest events this city has ever seen. Come to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, our versatile, multi-purpose, ..
Sovereign Hill | Ballarat
⊜ 3 Bradshaw Street 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 lin ..
Steam Train and Wineries Tour
➲ Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, SundayJourney 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 ..
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
⊜ Nowa Nowa
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, ..
The Ballarat Mining Exchange
⊜ 8 - 12 Lydiard Street North Ballarat
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. ..
⊜ Phillip Island
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 ..
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 an ..
Toolangi State Forest
⊜ Toolangi State Forest Toolangi
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 f ..
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 dr ..
Victoria's LOST Towns
Much of Victoria's past centred around the gold rush. Hundreds of country towns established for the millions who came to Australia seeking their fortunes in the 1800's. Many of these towns are lost ..
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 Ph ..
Werribee Gorge State Park
⊜ Werribee Gorge Pentland Hills
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 popula ..
Y Water Discovery Centre
⊜ 2 Hood St Yea
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 ma ..
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