Victoria offers an abundance of attractions and experiences for those eager to explore. Visitors can immerse themselves in Melbourne’s vibrant culture and dynamic arts scene, while also discovering the breathtaking coastal views along the Great Ocean Road. The state’s diverse landscapes, from lush vineyards in the Yarra Valley to the rugged peaks of the Grampians, provide endless opportunities for adventure and discovery.


What you’ll love most about Victoria

  • Start your journey in Victoria’s vibrant capital, Melbourne, known for its cultural diversity, thriving arts scene, and culinary delights. Explore the laneways of the CBD, visit iconic landmarks like Federation Square and Flinders Street Station, and indulge in world-class dining and shopping experiences
  • Embark on one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives along the Great Ocean Road, stretching along Victoria’s southwest coast. Marvel at the iconic Twelve Apostles, explore the lush rainforests of the Otway Ranges, and soak up the coastal beauty of towns like Lorne and Apollo Bay
  • Venture east of Melbourne to the Yarra Valley, Victoria’s premier wine region, known for its picturesque vineyards, cellar doors, and gourmet food experiences. Take a wine tour, indulge in local produce at farm gates and restaurants, and enjoy scenic hot air balloon rides over the valley
  • Explore the coastal beauty of the Mornington Peninsula, located just a short drive from Melbourne. Relax on pristine beaches, soak in natural hot springs, and explore charming seaside towns like Sorrento and Portsea
  • Head west to the Grampians National Park, known for its rugged landscapes, stunning lookouts, and abundant wildlife. Hike to panoramic viewpoints like The Pinnacle and Boroka Lookout, visit Aboriginal rock art sites, and enjoy outdoor activities like rock climbing and bushwalking
  • Explore the scenic Murray River region, which forms part of the border between Victoria and New South Wales. Take a paddle-steamer cruise, go fishing or waterskiing, and explore historic towns like Echuca and Swan Hill
  • Discover the alpine beauty of Victoria’s High Country, located in the northeast of the state. Explore the ski resorts of Mount Buller and Falls Creek in winter, and enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and wine tasting in the warmer months

Please note that the estimated temperature, rainfall and recommended months of when to go are based on Melbourne’s weather patterns

Where to Book

  • De Bortolli Wines, Yarra Valley, Tourism Australia

  • Surfer on Bells Beach, Great Ocean Road - Tourism Victoria

  • Melbourne skyline

  • Driving the Great Otway National Park - Great Ocean Road Marketing

  • Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road - Tourism Australia

  • Aerial view of Great Ocean Road, Victoria - Tourism Australia

  • Aerial view of Mallacoota Inlet

  • Melbourne beach huts, Victoria - Tourism Australia

  • Dusk at the Twelve Apostles' Gibson Steps, Great Ocean Road - Tourism Australia

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 26℃
  • 27℃
  • 24℃
  • 21℃
  • 17℃
  • 15℃
  • 14℃
  • 16℃
  • 18℃
  • 20℃
  • 22℃
  • 24℃
  • 5
  • 4
  • 5
  • 7
  • 8
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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