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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 ..
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' ..
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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
⊜ 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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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"- ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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