Federation Square and Yarra River, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Melbourne and Victoria

From major events to hidden bars, ballooning over vineyards to kangaroos on golf courses, there's always something new to discover in Melbourne and Victoria.

Jean Paul Gaultier, NGV, Melbourne, Australia
Great Ocean Walk, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
Mount William, Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia
Australian Open tennis at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Grand Slam

2015 Australian Open

Tennis greats serve up their best at Melbourne Park for the first Grand Slam of the year. See skill and endurance on show 19 January − 1 February.

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Rooftop, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

All of Victoria

Venture into Melbourne's basements, rooftops and laneways for secret bars, boutiques, and events.

Rooftop, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Melbourne

Venture into Melbourne's basements, rooftops and laneways for secret bars, boutiques, and events.

Bulong Estate, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia

Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges

Disappear from city bustle in the Dandenong Ranges, and indulge away in the Yarra Valley.

Mt Martha, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Mornington Peninsula

Combine European coastal living with traditional Aussie charm on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.

Peppers Springs Retreat & Spa, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Daylesford & the Macedon Ranges

Take to the relaxing waters of Daylesford - in spas, decadent meals, or lakeside rooms.

Penguins, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Phillip Island

Experience penguins, scenery, family fun, outdoor pursuits, motor sports and life by the water.

12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Great Ocean Road

Travel one of the world's best coastal drives, and see the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road.

Craig's Royal Hotel, Ballarat, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Goldfields

Unearth the riches of the Goldfields in modern galleries, museums and boutique bistros and wineries.

Mount William, Grampians, Victoria, Australia

Grampians

Inhale the air up there in the panoramic Grampians, and learn Aboriginal stories through rock art.

Boyntons Feathertop Winery, High Country, Victoria, Australia

High Country

Taste your way around the High Country year round, whether winter skiing or wine tasting in summer.

Gippsland Lakes, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Gippsland

Be inspired by Gippsland's calm beaches, lakes and peaks, then dip into busy waterfront villages.

The Murray

Unwind along the mighty Murray River and enjoy the region's slow food, fine wine, golf and scenery.

Shopping Melbourne Style

Discover The City

Grossi Florentino, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Restaurants

Melbourne is a melting pot of cultures, a fact reflected in its restaurants, cafes, bistros and bars.

Luluc, Northcote Social Club, Melbourne. Image courtesy: Carbie Warbie

Live music

Melbourne features an ever-changing number of trendy clubs, bars and live music venues.

Centre Place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

City laneways

There's always an exhilarating thrill to be had in Melbourne's hive of bustling, creative laneways.

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria, Australia

Spectator sports

From the crack of the bat to the roar of the engine, the city is a prime playing field throughout the year.

Von Haus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cafes

Follow the aromas of espresso down laneways and into laid-back coffee strips for that caffeine buzz.

Summer festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Music festivals

Melbourne and Victoria dance all year celebrating all types of music.

 

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Yarra Valley vineyards, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia

Wine regions around Melbourne

From the Yarra Valley to Geelong, discover five wine regions within an hour and a half of the city.

Peninsula Hot Springs & Day Spa

Spa and wellbeing

With a long spa tradition, if it's relaxation you need, Victoria is the place for an indulgent escape.

Croajingolong National Park, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Walking and hiking

Pack a picnic, map and camera and discover Victoria on walking trails in scenic parks and reserves.

Couple feeding a kangaroo, Healesville Sanctuary, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Nature and wildlife

Get outside to find abundant nature and wildlife in Victoria's deserts, coasts, alps and waterways.

12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Great Ocean Road

Travel one of the world's best coastal drives for the magical 12 Apostles and iconic surf breaks.

Great Alpine Road, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Touring routes

Travel from the mountains to the coast to the city in no time thanks to Victoria's compact size.

 

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