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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.
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.
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Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.
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.
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.
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.
Develop a delicious addiction, with chocolates to taste, try and buy, at this wondrous factory, cafe and art gallery celebrating all things chocolate.
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Collingwood Children's Farm is only five kilometres from the centre of Melbourne, nestled on a bend of the Yarra River lies seven hectares of...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
Kryal Castle, Australia's only medieval adventure park and resort, has reopened its doors and is now welcoming visitors.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Get up close with more than 250 species as you explore rainforests, bushland and underwater worlds. Don't miss the zookeeper talks and feeding times!
Take a family holiday to Phillip Island Surf and Circuit. Stay in a two bedroom self contained unit and entertain the kids with all the resort facilities - tennis court, swimming pool, playground.
Two nights in a two bedroom apartment at Phillip Island Apartments with family passes for the Eco Boat Express to Seal Rocks, Phillip Island Three Parks Pass and Panny's Amazing World of Chocolate.
Stay three nights and only pay for two at Big4 Yarra Valley Holiday Park. Free wifi and go kart use is included in this great deal.
Stay three nights at Crown Promenade Melbourne in a Standard Twin room, including return airport transfers, AAT Kings - Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Tour with lunch and kids stay free!
Pottery Painting at Glaze It Studio is a unique, fun and creative activity for all ages and occasions, which involves decorating ready-to-paint...
Join in a fun session of stories, songs and rhymes, designed for children two and under to explore language with the Library's own show-stopping...
This autumn join us for Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary - our biggest celebration of Indigenous people and culture. Launching on 28 March,...
Calling all rangers. Go on a guided gorilla patrol to help monitor, track and care for gorillas at Werribee Open Range Zoo this autumn. The adventure...
Step into Rippon Lea and enter the opulent 1920s world of the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher and her crime fighting associates. Based on the novels of...
Physical theatre tells stories through movement, body language, hand gestures and sometimes even with objects. As a group, devise your own stories as...
Discover Victoria's stunning beaches
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.
Grab your treddly and hit the road, track or trail to make the most of Victoria's thriving bike culture and dizzying mix of bike-friendly terrain.
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.
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.
Experience Victoria from the saddle and explore windswept beaches, snow-capped alps, rolling hills and eucalypt forests from a different perspective.
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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