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Fancy some time away from the routine of daily life? Dreaming of some fun in the sun? Luckily Victoria has all of that, and more!

From its dramatic eye-catching coastlines, beautiful beaches, parks, skiing, wineries and amazing food there is plenty on offer for the whole family to enjoy in Victoria.

Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley

What a wonderful place to visit. So much to do! The Dandenongs and Yarra Valley are home to a multitude of fun activities that the whole family can enjoy.

Highlights include

  • Hedgend Maze Healesville
  • Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery Yarra Glen
  • Yarra Valley Dairy in Coldstream
  • William Ricketts Sanctuary Park
  • Binjarra Cultural Centre
  • Healesville Sanctuary
  • SkyHigh Mt Dandenong Restaurant and Attractions


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Puffing Billy Steam Train

For all the little (and big!) train lovers out there Puffing Billy is a must. This well-loved steam train is over 100 years old and runs from Belgrave to Gembrook through the beautiful forests and gullies of the Dandenongs.

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Trees Adventure Glen Harrow Park

Fancy an amazing adventure? Ever felt like walking through the treetops? Then this is for you! Anyone from the age of four and above can enjoy this. Bookings are essential.

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We all love a good playground, so see the link below for a great list of playgrounds and parks!



Where to start? You could spend months exploring them! Several places are family friendly and offer playgrounds and other activities.


  • Big4 Dandenong Tourist Park
  • Quest Dandenong


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If you thought the snow fields were just for winter, you’d be wrong!


Mt Hotham

  • Horse Riding
  • Bushwalking
  • White Water Rafting on the Mitta Mitta River
  • Mountain Biking
  • Visit the Onsen Retreat and Spa at Dinner Plain



  • Davenport village in Hotham.
  • Dinner Plain, 10kms away, is a good alternative.


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Falls Creek

  • Canoe on Rocky Valley Lake
  • Horse Riding
  • Ride the Trails
  • Segway Tours
  • Golf
  • Wineries
  • Gliding



The Alpha Ski Lodge is open all year round. Self-catering, economical accommodation. 

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www.fallscreek.com.auRenault Snowclub (3-6yr)

Mt Buller

An easy three hour drive from Melbourne, Mt Buller offers a perfect summer escape.

Highlights include

  • Mountain Biking
  • Bush Walking
  • Horse Riding
  • Chairlift Rides
  • Four-wheel Driving



Arlberg Hotel – Has a kids stay free offer and a kids area with a pool table and x-box. It also has a kids ‘chill zone’ with bean bags, meals and movies

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Mt Baw Baw

  • Mountain Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Bush Walking



For something different, why not try ‘Glamping?’

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The Great Ocean Road

This is one of the most stunning ocean drives I’ve ever been on. Some of the amazing things on offer include:

  • Bells Beach
  • Apollo Bay
  • Kennett River Koala Walk
  • Cape Otway
  • Port Campbell National Park
  • The Twelve Apostles
  • Tiger Moth World, Torquay (Lots of fun!)

If you feel like a swim then head to the famous Bells Beach or take a stroll along the Surf Coast walk.

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There are plenty of choices on this route, from caravan/holiday parks, B&B’s, apartments and resorts.

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The Grampians

The Grampians have much to offer families, from camping, scenic walks, animals and more.

Highlights include

  • Little Desert National Park.
  • Grampians National Park
  • Mt Arapiles
  • McKenzie Falls.
  • The Stawell Gift at Easter


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Halls Gap Zoo

Halls Gap Zoo is Victoria’s largest regional zoo. It has a giraffe, water buffalo, meerkats, rainbow lorikeet and more. Why not consider ‘adopting’ one of their beautiful animals? How awesome would that be!


Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park. Here you can camp, stay in a cabin or rent a house!

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Phillip Island

What a gorgeous spot with lots of things to do. With everything close together you don’t have to spend ages in the car going from place to place.

Highlights include

  • Phillip Island Chocolate Factory. Yum yum!
  • A Maze’n’Things
  • Antarctic Journey
  • Churchill Island Heritage Farm
  • Wildlife Coast Cruises
  • Caldermeade Farm and Café


Penguin Parade

Who doesn’t love a cute penguin? Every day at sunset the penguins arrive and strut their stuff while waddling over to their burrows. Truly awesome.


During peak times, pre-book tickets to avoid missing out.


  • A Maze’n’Things Holiday Park
  • The Waves Apartments


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Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is renowned for being a popular holiday destination with lots to do.

Highlights include

  • Diving, fishing
  • Swimming with dolphins
  • The Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Park
  • Wineries
  • Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
  • The Big Goose
  • Visit village markets
  • The Enchanted Maze
  • Cape Schanck Lighthouse and Museum


* Special Mention *

The Bellarine Railway is having a ‘Day Out With Thomas’ 19-20 January 2019!

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Follow the link below for a comprehensive list of food and wineries in the Mornington Peninsula.



  • Ocean Blue Coastal Retreats (Some of these are even pet friendly)
  • Trumans Cottages (Mostly pet friendly)


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Victorian Goldfields

Gold was discovered over 160 years ago…will you be the one to make the next big find??

Highlights include

  • Ballarat – See the Lal Lal Falls
  • Bendigo – Vintage ‘Talking’ Tram Tours
  • Castlemaine – Old Castlemaine Gaol
  • Heathcote – O’Keefe Rail Trail,
  • Maldon – The Maldon Lolly Shop. An old time shop filled with sweet treats galore!

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Sovereign Hill

Pan for gold at Sovereign Hill! Sovereign Hill is a living museum with working exhibits. It’s home to shops, schools, gold digging, underground mines and more. It’s been named Australia’s best ‘Major Tourist Attraction’ three times.

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For something different why not stay at Kryal Castle? It’s located approximately 8km’s east of Ballarat. Kryal Castle is a replica medieval castle with plenty of shows and attractions.

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The Murray Region

The Murray River is Australia’s longest river and a great place to visit. It’s home to wonderful wineries and gourmet food as well as many other exciting things.

Highlights include

  • Fishing
  • Watersports
  • Paddle steamers
  • Houseboats
  • River Cruises
  • Port of Echuca Discovery Centre


Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement

Swan Hill is a town that carries a rich pioneer heritage. The Pioneer Settlement will really help you to embrace Australian history. You can chat to people from a bygone era while cruising the Murray on the PS Pyap. In the evening, enjoy a light and laser show.

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House Boating

Hire a houseboat and be your own captain! Kids and captains alike will love an adventure like this. You might just have to stop at one of the many wineries though!


Lots to choice! Houseboats, tourist parks, resorts, camping and more.

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