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Our diverse regions

Regional Insights Map

Regions of Victoria

1. Melbourne

A packed agenda of food, wine, sports and arts is your introduction to the best of Melbourne - from its creative, exciting city centre to its buzzing neighbourhood hubs. Enjoy the twists at every turn.

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2. Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges

Invigorate body and mind, and reignite your imagination amid the spectacular forests, natural mineral waters and historic villages of the Daylesford and Macedon Ranges region. Find balance and harmony at mineral spas and wellness retreats.

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3. Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

Escape to the Yarra Valley for indulgent food and wine and disappear into fern glades and forests in the Dandenong Range. Take an early morning balloon flight, meet passionate food producers and encounter a platypus at Healesville Sanctuary.

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4. Mornington Peninsula

Breathe in the fresh sea air, sample innovative local cuisine, and soak up the relaxed alfresco lifestyle of the Mornington Peninsula, just an hour from Melbourne. Explore the galleries, spas and cafes in breezy seaside villages, cool off with a day on the beach, or escape to the wineries.

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5. Phillip Island

Endless family fun and iconic wildlife, pristine white beaches and hi-octane motor sports, you'll find it all on a seaside holiday at Phillip Island, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. See little penguins and sleepy koalas in their natural habitat.

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6. Geelong and The Bellarine

Lovers of the good life need look no further than the vibrant Geelong and Bellarine region. Kick up your heels in Geelong's waterfront precinct, explore tranquil seaside villages, and meet local makers and growers along the Bellarine Taste Trail.

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7. Great Ocean Road

Set off on your own Great Ocean Road adventure and experience one of the world's most scenic coastal drives. See the towering 12 Apostles, get up close to native wildlife, and take in iconic surf breaks, pristine rainforest and misty waterfalls as you go. 

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8. Goldfields

Experience the diverse character and rich history of the Goldfields. Discover the legacy of Victoria's gold rush, visible everywhere, from the tree-lined boulevards and botanic gardens to the stunning architecture, artistic communities and charming country towns. 

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9. Grampians

Scale the great sandstone mountains of the Grampians region to reach breathtaking views and a bright, new perspective. Head out on walking tracks that lead to powerful waterfalls, wildlife, dazzling wildflower displays and awe-inspiring lookouts.

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10. High Country

Taste your way around the High Country's villages and receive warm welcomes from the families who run the gourmet restaurants and boutique wineries. Ski over the Alps in winter, and return in the warmer months for a breathtaking array of adventure activities.

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11. Gippsland

Be inspired by the space and solitude in Gippsland's unspoilt beaches, lakes and mountains, then dip into bustling gourmet waterfront villages.

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12. The Murray

Replenish the soul, reconnect with nature and share the best of outdoor life in the vibrant Murray River region. Delve into the past at open-air museums and Indigenous cultural sites, hitch a ride on an historic paddle steamer, or captain your own houseboat.

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