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Road trips to take around Victoria

We're shining a spotlight on some of Melbourne's coolest road trips, in partnership with Visit Victoria

Your essential road trip guide to Ballarat

Your essential road trip guide to Ballarat

  Ballarat is famed for its involvement in the gold rush, but there's much more to this flourishing regional town. Its original custodians are the...

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Your essential road trip guide to Geelong

Your essential road trip guide to Geelong

Getting to the seaside city of Geelong is an absolute snap from Melbourne, but most of us don't do it often enough. Sure you can easily get the train but we...

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Must-see destinations

The Big Drift

The Big Drift

Did you know there are sand dunes only two and a bit hours south of Melbourne?

Lake Tyrrell

Lake Tyrrell

Located in north-west Victoria, about four hours from Melbourne, is Lake Tyrrell, Victoria’s largest inland salt lake.

Buchan Caves

Buchan Caves

Buchan Caves are an incredible set of limestone caves that have to be seen to be believed.

Areas to explore

Weekend getaways: Central Gippsland

Weekend getaways: Central Gippsland

You'll find everything from wineries to dairies, freshwater lakes to coastal beaches, hikes through temperate rainforests to boat trips down meandering rivers.

Weekend getaways: Daylesford

Weekend getaways: Daylesford

The region is extremely popular with weekenders from Melbourne, and once you visit you'll soon realise why many of them decide to make the tree change.