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There's so much to see and do across Victoria, that you might not know where to start. To help, we've put together a handy list of the state's top attractions – striking public spaces, state-of-the-art museums, unique wildlife, heritage sites, glorious examples of gold rush architecture, and more.

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Melbourne

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Arts & culture

Koorie Heritage Trust

The Koorie Heritage Trust was founded to preserve and promote the living culture of south-eastern Australia's Indigenous people.

Parks & gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens

Breathe deep and fill your lungs with the goodness of the freshest air from the heart of Melbourne's city centre at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Museums

Scienceworks

Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.

Museums

Melbourne Museum

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.

Family

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

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.

History & heritage

Werribee Mansion

Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.

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Regional Victoria

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Beaches & coastlines

12 Apostles

Witness the rugged splendour of the famous 12 Apostles, magnificent rock stacks that rise up from the Southern Ocean on Victoria's dramatic coastline.

Wildlife, zoos & farms

Healesville Sanctuary

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.

Gold rush history

Sovereign Hill

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.

National parks & reserves

Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons Promontory National Park sits at the southernmost tip of the Australian mainland, offering visitors stunning scenery and wildlife.

Gold rush history

Gum San Chinese Heritage

Unearth the critical and quirky contributions of the Chinese miners who came to the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s, through interactive exhibits.

Walking & hiking

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

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.

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