Things To Do in Victoria

The state of Victoria is the second smallest in Australia by area, but actually has the second largest population. It is compact by Australian standards with every point in the state within a 6 hour drive of the capital city Melbourne. Victoria features some truly amazing coastline like the Great Ocean Road and Ninety Mile Beach, as well as a variety of distinctly different regions. In the west there is the flat farming plains of the Wimmera, along the north are some amazing rivers including the mighty Murray River and in the south there are lots of interesting beach locations. Central Victoria is famous for its goldfields, the east of the state features some remarkable wilderness areas and the Victoria Alps are home to some great skiing in the winter months. right across the state there are hundreds of things to do in Victoria including exciting activities for kids, famous natural wonders to visit, romantic activities for couples and family friendly entertainment. Moving to Melbourne

Below are destinations that contain some of the most popular things to do in Victoria:

Things To Do In Melbourne
Melbourne is home to so many different cultures, artforms and sporting events that there is always something to do for people of all ages. The city comes alive throughout the year when the Australian Open, Formula 1 Grand Prix, Comedy Festival, Spring Racing Carnival and other major events come to town. There are also lots of things to do for families with kids or couples on a romantic getaway, both in the CBD and the surrounding suburbs. Whether its watching a live band, attending the theatre, dining out, shopping or riding on Puffing Billy there is sure to be something interesting for you to do.
 
Things To Do In Ballarat
The rural city of Ballarat was founded on the gold rush of the 1850's and today still retains a rich history with this precious metal. Many of the local attractions like the Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill historical village and the Eureka Centre are based around prospector's search for gold in and around the Ballarat area. Apart from its rich history there is many more things to do and see in Ballarat including a relaxing walk around lake Wendouree and the botanical gardens or admiring the animals at the Ballarat Wildlife & Reptile Park.
 
Things To Do In Geelong
The city of Geelong is the second biggest in the state and as such has lots of things to do for travellers of all ages. Kids will love Adventure Park which is the biggest theme park in Victoria and the Royal Geelong Show, whilst adults will appreciate a relaxing walk along the newly revamped waterfront precinct. Not only does Geelong have lots of shopping, restaurants and local activities but is also provides an excellent base from which to explore the attractions on the nearby Bellarine Peninsula and the amazing beaches at Torquay and along the Surf Coast.
 
Things To Do In Daylesford
Ideally located in the heart of Victoria's 'Spa Country' Daylesford is a great place for a romantic getaway with your special loved one or as a weekend retreat to recharge your batteries. The entire region is filled with relaxing things to do including indulging yourself in some spa treatments, picnics alongside the naturals springs, walks through the bush and wandering around the local Sunday market. The unique township of Daylesford also features a number of art galleries & museums to examine, wineries & vineyards to explore and the picturesque Lake Daylesford.