Whilst NSW has well-known attractions like Newcastle and Byron Bay, and in Queensland, the Whitsundays and Cairns are destinations just as popular as Brisbane, many visitors to Victoria concentrate just on Melbourne. They’re missing out! There are plenty of reasons to see more of Victoria than just Melbourne.
Melbourne is one of Australia’s most-visited cities, with lots to see and do. If you’re only spending a weekend in Melbourne however, it becomes difficult to pick and choose which adventures you want to have in the short time period.
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Of all the reasons to visit Ballarat – and there are many – the rich history of the area is the most encompassing of them all. Ballarat rose to fame as a gold mining town in the 1850s, before cementing its place in Australian history in 1854 as the site of the Eureka Rebellion.
Great Otway National Park (also known as The Otways or the Otway Ranges), is a national park west of Melbourne, sitting on the Victorian coastline along the Great Ocean Road. Whilst the most well-known attraction in the park is the famous Otway Fly, there are plenty of things to do in the Otway Rainforest
With the constant debate amongst wildlife lovers about the ethics of zoos, it’s always wonderful to come across a zoo that takes conservation and animal welfare as it’s first priority – which is why visiting the Melbourne Zoo is such a great experience.
It can happen, when visiting a place, that you only have limited time to explore and get a feel for the local vibe. Only got one day in Melbourne before you have to leave? Try these itineraries to get a sense of the best the city has to offer.