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Victoria Holidays

Australia's 'Garden State' Victoria is home to some of the country's best national parks. This is a great place to tick off some highlights from your bucket list and also enjoy the laid-back Aussie lifestyle.

The Grampians boast a variety of wonderful hiking trails, and the Great Ocean Road has been voted one of the best coastal drives in the world. Metropolitan Melbourne beckons urbanites with the boutiques, eateries and concert halls that line the banks of the Yarra River, but it also serves as a convenient base for stepping out into its wildly different surrounding regions, with great access to the coast and natural Australia so you can experience beaches, wildlife and authentic Aboriginal interactions. 

Victoria's iconic cities

Discover Victoria, and her capital Melbourne. There are a multitude of things to do in Victoria, a relatively small state; it is jam packed full of unforgettable experiences, so it’s highly manageable if you’re short on time or budget. Melbourne, a stylish buzzing city, has world-class food and wine and spacious green parks. It’s a must-see destination, iconic in its right and an unbeatable gateway with daily direct flights from Heathrow via Dubai. 

Residents of Melbourne are sports mad and the city hosts some top ranking international events, such as Australian Open Tennis in (January), Formula 1 Grand Prix (March/April) and the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s major horse race (November). The excitement that these events bring to the city makes attending well worth it - even if you’re not a sports fan.

Considered one of the world’s most liveable cities, Melbourne has a diverse mixture of village-like suburbs, which make holidays to Victoria so interesting.  Explore the city’s main highlights which include hidden laneways, Federation Square and the fashionable South Bank area.  Ride the city’s trams and sample al fresco Melbourne dining with the locals at one of the many popular restaurant and cafes in St Kilda.  Melbourne has indeed got to be one of the best places in the world for dining outside. Who doesn’t like enjoying delicious cuisine and top-quality wine in the sunshine?

A trip to Victoria should always include a helicopter trip over the Twelve Apostles is a highlight not to be missed.  To view this stunning collection of limestone rock formations, from the air is an amazing experience and they’re found off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria.                   

Unique wildlife

Once you’ve exhausted all possibilities on the mainland, head out to Phillip Island and watch the Penguin Parade.  A fascinating sight to be behold, you can get up close from just a few metres away, as every night the resident penguins march up the beach over the dunes, heading home to their burrows. There are plenty of other opportunities not to be missed on and around Phillip Island too. Seal Rocks lies just two kilometres away and is home to a large colony of wild fur seals. Take a two hour cruise to see them or watch them from above on a full island tour by helicopter. From the sky you can see Woolamai Surf Beach and you’ll be flown around the Cape, taking in Seal Rocks and Summerland Beach where the penguins can be seen, along with numerous other great sights and experiences. 

What to do in Victoria

Take a look at all the escorted tours and excursions on offer for your next trip to Victoria.

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Places to stay in Victoria

From self-catered apartments to all-inclusive luxury hotels, find the ideal accommodation for your Victoria holiday.

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Where to go

Great Ocean Road

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Melbourne

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Penguins on Phillip Island
Phillip Island

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Wilsons Promontory

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Grampians National Park

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Yarra Valley

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