Great Ocean Walk, Victoria, Australia
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Outdoor activities

Victoria's breathtaking scenery and diverse natural environments are a great excuse to head outdoors. Experience the adrenalin rush of white-water rafting, have a gentle walk through tall forests, play a round of golf on a championship course, or set up camp for a longer stay.

Croajingolong National Park, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Walking and hiking

Pack a picnic, map and camera and discover Victoria on foot on walking trails close to Melbourne or within easy driving distance of the city.

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Cycling along Torquay Esplanade, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Cycling

Get out your trusty old bike and join the growing community of cyclists discovering unique perspectives of Melbourne and regional Victoria.

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Commonwealth Golf Course, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Credit: David Scaletti

Golf

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.

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Falls Creek, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Victoria's snowfields

Find out about skiing and snowboarding at Victoria's alpine resorts, their proximity to Melbourne, on-mountain accommodation and annual activities.

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Canoeing, Otway National Park, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Water sports

Set sail for a day on Victoria's waterways, explore an underwater shipwreck, swim at a calm Murray River beach, or waterski around Gippsland Lakes.

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Fishing, Cape Bridgewater, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Fishing

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.

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Ballooning, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia

Ballooning and scenic flights

Take to the skies and survey Victoria's landscape from a hot air balloon or scenic flight, or experience the thrill of skydiving or hang-gliding.

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Camping, Great Ocean Walk, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Camping

Pitch a tent and set up camp to sleep under canopies of stars in campsites with the comforts of home, or rough it in undiscovered, secluded spots.

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Gunnamatta Trail Rides, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Horse riding

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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Baw Baw National Park, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Four-wheel driving

Head off the highways to tackle spectacular scenery and some of Australia's best four-wheel drive country, including rocky outcrops and sand dunes.

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Mt Buffalo, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Action sports

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.

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Adventure in the Grampians (1:30)

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