Smartphone apps for Victoria, Australia

Smartphone apps: Victoria

Tap into your travel smarts with your iPhone, iPad or Android phone and download these apps to find your way around the best of regional Victoria, including food and wine, touring routes and walking trails.

Food and wine

The Wine Regions of Victoria
Tourism Victoria's guide to Victorian wine regions and wineries, including maps.
Free
iPhone/iPad (14.3 mb)
Android (14 mb)

The Age Cheap Eats 2011
Reviews of the best places to get a meal for less than $30.
Paid
iPhone/iPad (6.1 mb)

The Age Good Food Guide 2012
Reviews of Melbourne and Victoria's best restaurants.
Free
iPhone/iPad (7.8 mb)

Destination guides

Discover Daylesford
Guide to Daylesford's best dining, spa, shopping and nature experiences, including itineraries and insiders' hints and tips.
Free
iPhone (27.6 mb)

Visit Ballarat
Guide to Ballarat's attractions, from Ballarat Regional Tourism.
Free
iPhone (16.8 mb)

About Ballarat
Information about things to see and do, from Ballarat Regional Tourism.
Free
iPad (5.6 mb)
Android (4.9 mb) 

Official Visitors Guide (OVG) Bright
Guide to accommodation and attractions in Bright, with GPS mapping.
Free
iPhone/iPad (4.8 mb)

Golden Plains
Guide to the region's pubs, wineries, attractions and accommodation, with maps.
Free
iPhone/iPad (13 mb)

Great Ocean Road
Guide to attractions, accommodation, dining and shoppping. With maps and photos.
Paid
iPhone/iPad (6.5 mb)
Android (4 mb)

52 Discoveries in Greater Shepparton
Things to see and do in Shepparton, Tatura, Murchison, Dookie and Merrigum.
Free
iPhone/iPad (4.2 mb)

Sun Country
Guide to Sun Country's destinations, accommodation and attractions, with maps.
Free
iPhone/iPad (20.3 mb)

Explore Grampians
Guide to the Grampians, including itineraries, maps, camera bag and a field guide of the local plants and wildflowers.
Free
iPhone (45.1 mb)

Visit Marysville
Guide to Marysvile, including walking directions, day and weekend planners and up to date event information.
Free
iPhone (46.6 mb)
Android (49 mb)

Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges Official Visitors Guide (OVG)
Guide to Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, including maps, special offers and information on accommodation and things to do in the region.
Free
iPhone (108 mb)
Android (37 mb)

Shopping

My Markets
Guide to markets in Melbourne and Victoria.
Free
iPhone/iPad (2.8 mb)

History and heritage

Vic Heritage
Explores the histories of important and unusual places in Melbourne and Victoria.
Free
iPhone/iPad (7.2 mb)

Albury's Historic Buildings Walk
Guide to Albury's historic buildings and landmarks, with maps, audio and photographs.
Free
iPhone/iPad (32.7 mb)
Android (20 mb)

Nature and wildlife

Penguin Parade, Phillip Island
Interactive guide to Phillip Island's Penguin Parade. With maps, images, penguin tracking and a live Burrow Cam.
Free
iPhone (33.5mb)
Android (26 mb)

Outdoor activities

Inspiring Gippsland Walks
Comprehensive guide to walking tracks in Gippsland, from Destination Gippsland.
Free
iPhone (44.6 mb)
iPad (47 mb)

Hotham
Weather, lift, run and activities updates, plus ability to map, record and share runs.
Free
iPhone/iPad (4.7 mb)

Mt Baw Baw
Shows snow reports, trail status, resort news and upcoming events.
Free
iPhone/iPad (5 mb)

Mt Buller Live
Includes snow reports, lift information and functionality to map, record and share runs.
Free
iPhone/iPad  (11.7 mb)

MyFallsCreek
Features snow reports, plus lift and run status updates. OpenFeint enables users to compete with other skiers.
Free
iPhone/iPad (13.7 mb)
Android (9 mb)

Touring

West Gippsland Hinterland Drive
Maps and guide to this scenic drive, from Destination Gippsland.
Free
iPhone (55.3 mb)
iPad (48.4 mb)

Great Southern Touring Route 
Guide to touring the Great Ocean Road, Grampians and Goldfields.
Free
iPhone (66.9 mb)
iPad (66.9 mb)

Go. Melbourne
Guide to short breaks around Melbourne, from Deck of Secrets.
Paid
iPhone/iPad (1.9 mb) 

Transport

V/Line Escape
Guide to attractions, accommodation, events and destinations in Victoria, including GPS mapping and journey planner.
Free
iPhone/iPad (3.6 mb)
Android (3.4 mb)

SilverTop
Direct taxi booking.
Free
iPhone/iPad (1.7 mb)
Android (1,013 kb)

13CABS
Direct taxi booking.
Free
iPhone/iPad (2.5 mb)
Android (2 mb)

Miscellaneous

Nothing Like Australia
Tourism Australia's visual guide to things to see and do in Australia.
Free
iPhone/iPad (8.3 mb)
Android (3.8 mb)

Oz Planner
Journey planner from Tourism Australia.
Free
iPhone/iPad (13.4 mb)

Weatherzone
Australian weather forecasts.
Free
iPhone/iPad (17.9 mb)
Android (7.7 mb) 

BeachSafe (SLSA)
Guide to forecasts, services and hazards at Australian beaches.
Free
iPhone/iPad (7.1 mb)

FireReady
Bushfire information for Victoria, from the Country Fire Authority (CFA).
Free
iPhone/iPad (7.4 mb)
Android (2.6 mb)
Blackberry (2402 kb)
Windows Phone (3 mb)

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