From thriving cityscapes to thrilling nature and wild life, Victoria is diverse in its boundless beauty. Enjoy intimate encounters with Australian wildlife, arguably the world’s great coastal drive, beautiful gardens plus savor superb food, wine and coffee throughout the state. In addition, discover brilliant ZUJI travel deals awaiting you in our exclusive Victoria feature.
Phillip Island is big on activities for weekend wanderers and families alike. Let your kids be mesmerized by Panny’s Chocolate Factory while you savour fresh seafood and locally sourced produce with a side of resplendent views at Phillip Island’s numerous dining spots. It is only a 90 minute drive from Melbourne. From a surfing destination to its Jazz Festival and resident penguins, Phillip Island really has something for everyone. Find out more here.
Less than an hour drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is home to vineyards, fine dining, wildlife experiences and quaint accommodation, making it a favorite destination of many. The Yarra Valley is celebrated for its fresh produce, including freshwater salmon, trout and caviar. For the adventurous, visit a sanctuary in the Dandenong Ranges to get up close to Australian native wildlife, including Tasmanian devils, koalas and kangaroos. Discover more here.
With its wall-to-wall wineries, busy bayside villages and stunning walks along the coastline, it’s easy to see why the Mornington Peninsula is a summer playground. Roll out your towel on the golden shores of Port Phillip Bay or explore Australia’s premier craft breweries. The Mornington Peninsula is also home to more than 50 cellar doors. With so much to do and explore, it’s great that there are also numerous spas in Mornington peninsula for you to relax at. Find out more here.