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Bring the kids and make the most of Victoria's interactive museums and festivals, exhilarating outdoor adventures and fascinating wildlife parks.
Take a 30-minute ride on Melbourne's newest star attraction for extraordinary views and a unique bird's-eye perspective of the city and surrounds.
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Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
Strike it rich with a day out in 1850s Ballarat and pan for gold, ride in a horse-drawn carriage and relive the Eureka Rebellion with sound and light.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
See Phillip Island's little penguins emerge from the sea, peek at life inside a burrow, and spot other Australian animals at this wildlife wonderland.
Watch for waking koalas and peek at a joey in a kangaroo's pouch, meet keepers or observe vets in the animal hospital, all in an Aussie bush setting.
Enjoy a real bird's eye view and sway with the branches when you take a walk high in the dense rainforest canopy in the heart of the ancient Otways.
Lose yourself in hedge and 3D indoor mazes, explore themed gardens and a sculpture park, or up the adrenaline on giant tube slides and tree surfing!
All aboard for a ride on Australia's oldest steam railway, through thick forests and lush fern gullies, or travel first class for olden-times romance.
Touch and feel your way through local history; give Phar Lap a nod, explore a rainforest, rest in a rollercoaster car, and discover Koori heritage.
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Ballarat Wildlife Park is an award winning Park that is owned and operated by Greg Parker and his family. Founded in February 1985 through a passion...
In the tradition of the world's busiest public spaces, "Fed Square" buzzes with a daily program of events, restaurants and cafes and bold galleries.
Sentence yourself to a day of fun or a spooky night at Victoria's oldest prison, which housed tough criminals and the infamous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Develop a delicious addiction, with chocolates to taste, try and buy, at this wondrous factory, cafe and art gallery celebrating all things chocolate.
Take the kids for a day of optical illusions, puzzles and mazes, that will have you rolling around with laughter and scratching your heads in wonder.
Enliven your zoo visit with up-close Wild Encounters tours, groove in summer to the 'Zoo Twilights' music performances, or just gawp at new arrivals.
Super charge your summer at Victoria's biggest theme park! With awesome family fun all day long, Adventure Park Geelong is home to some of the...
Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.
Kryal Castle, Australia's only medieval adventure park and resort, has reopened its doors and is now welcoming visitors.
Launched in Belfast in 1885, the Polly Woodside sailed 1. 5 million kilometres around the globe. Located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf...
Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.
Clip 'N Climb is Melbourne's most exciting and exhilarating indoor climbing attraction. With 33 unique and colourful climbing challenges, each...
Step back in time to Victoria's treacherous southern coast as it was in the 19th century, when 160 ships were lost at sea, in this recreated village.
The annual Tessellar Tulip Festival celebrates spring in the Dandenongs with a month of family and music events, and a blooming showcase of flowers.
For the first few days of the September school holidays Friday 19th to Sunday 21st September 2014, Tania Moloney will be running a Nurture in Nature...
Pottery Painting at Glaze It Studio is a unique, fun and creative activity for all ages and occasions, which involves decorating ready-to-paint...
Creswick Natural Fibres - Beechworth hosts a great family friendly event featuring some of the friendliest alpacas in the region. Get up close with...
April and Esme Underhill have never collected a tooth before. Mum and Dad always do it. But tonight it's their turn. So, equipped with a bag, a coin...
Explorers get ready! This spring, bring the kids to Melbourne Zoo for the chance to discover a world of bugs like no other. Start your journey by...
Discover Victoria's stunning beaches
Strap on a helmet and get out of your comfort zone with adventures in rock climbing, caving, abseiling, or even jumping out of a plane.
Get out your trusty old bike and join the growing community of cyclists discovering unique perspectives of Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Tee off on Victoria's outstanding sand-belt, links-style and resort courses, following the swings of some of the world's biggest names in golf.
Fish Victoria and cast a line on the bay, a lonely beach, river or inlet, head out to sea or fly-fish for trout in a mountain stream or alpine lake.
Head off the highways to tackle spectacular scenery and some of Australia's best four-wheel drive country, including rocky outcrops and sand dunes.
Experience Victoria from the saddle and explore windswept beaches, snow-capped alps, rolling hills and eucalypt forests from a different perspective.
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