Victoria is a state full of surprises and has more than enough natural attractions to keep visitors busy for months. From the capital city of Melbourne to the high country, mountains, our world-famous coastal drive and some of the best beaches in the country.
Melbourne offers superb accommodation as well as plenty to see and do, keeping visitors busy for days.
We live in the Dandenong Ranges, near Melbourne and have seen much of our home state, mostly camping and touring with our 1959 vintage caravan.
Exploring the rest of the country – Is it better to fly or to drive?
This is certainly a question many travellers ask when it comes to touring Australia, the incredible East Coast road trip through Queensland and New South Wales is one of the most visited destinations. Read our flight and drive times page to get some help in planning a trip down under.
The total distance around the country is 14, 935 kms / 9,280 miles via National Highway 1. Australians love to travel and doing ‘The Big Lap’ of the country is high on the agenda for many. A drive around Australia takes a long time and it’s little wonder that many Aussies spend a year or more on the road exploring. Even the little island state of Tasmania can easily take a few months to fully experience…