How to Make the Most of a Holiday in Victoria
It is not difficult to enjoy a great holiday in Victoria. In fact, because this state offers so many possibilities and features that are conducive to holidays of all types and purposes, precious few visitors to this beautiful state fail to be impressed.
Doing a little research and planning your time in Victoria, before you leave home, can be a great way to ensure that you make the most of the time that you spend in the state that refers to itself as ‘The Place to Be’.
Be sure to see Melbourne:
Melbourne is steeped in culture and has a dynamic and interesting atmosphere. Often renowned as Australia’s most artistic city, it definitely will please those that have a passion for history, cultural pursuits and the arts. Equally though, Melbourne is home to some of Australia’s most significant sporting events, including: the Australian Open, Melbourne Cup and Formula 1 Grand Prix, as well as incredible food, wine and coffee.
Melbourne tours are a brilliant way to see and experience some of this dynamic and very beautiful city. A Melbourne tour will expose you to some of the city’s best highlights and most noteworthy features and, as you gain access to some of the tips and recommendations of locals, a tour can provide a wonderful and welcome introduction to the city.
Visit the Great Ocean Road:
Of course, Victoria is so much bigger than just its capital city, Melbourne. A Great Ocean Road tour is heartily recommended as, by travelling this expanse of more than two hundred kilometres, you will see and experience incredible coastline and mountainous scenery, picturesque towns, delectable food, varied activities and amazing beaches.
Breathtaking scenery and a diverse range of accommodation options make the Great Ocean Road a perfect place for a holiday or day trip. Families, singles, couples and groups will all find enjoyment and desirable activities along the Great Ocean Road and this part of Australia will provide spectacular memories and see you recommending a Great Ocean Road tour to family and friends.
Be adventurous if you want to:
The climate, terrain and natural features of Victoria make it an ideal place for activities and sports of many different kinds. To best enjoy your holiday in Victoria, you may partake in activities such as:
- Canoeing and kayaking
- Visiting national parks and possibly hiking or bushwalking in these locations
- Snow skiing at Victoria’s beautiful snowfields
- Snorkelling, diving, surfing or sailing
- Paragliding, hang gliding or hot air ballooning
- Visiting them parks or a place such as Sovereign Hill in Ballarat where the state’s significant gold mining heritage can be learnt about and even experienced.
And of course, this list only touches the tip of the iceberg of the huge range of things to do to make the most of your Victorian holiday.
Evaluate accommodation options:
Victoria is very well set up for travellers and visitors and a range of accommodation options are available. Have a good look around and do a little research to determine the best type of accommodation, in the location that you most desire, so that your holiday meets your specific needs and, of course, your budget.
Victoria is a wonderful place to love or visit and it really is not difficult to make the most of your time there. However, you are well advised to at least have a taste of the different features of Victoria and experience not only the atmosphere and vibe of cosmopolitan Melbourne, but also the beauty and spectacular scenery of Victoria more broadly.