5 Great Reasons to Visit Victoria in the Summertime

Australia is a brilliant place to be during the Summer months. The warmer weather and long days of sunlight seem to bring an atmosphere of excitement and relaxation that is conducive to enjoyment. Of all the Australian states to visit in the Summertime, Victoria is one of the best.

What is it that makes Victoria such a great place to be over the Summer?

1:  Climate

In contrast to some of Australia’s other parts, Victoria usually enjoys a slightly cooler and more comfortable climate. The good news for sun lovers is that you will still find plenty of sunshine and warmth that makes Melbourne tours and journeys to other parts of the state comfortable and a lot of fun.

2:  Great atmosphere

Victorians and visitors really come out to enjoy the Summer months. Making the most of the weather and the opportunity to be outdoors, many people head to the coast and seize the chance to enjoy Melbourne and wider Victoria’s stunning parks and gardens.

By taking a Great Ocean Road tour, you are sure to experience the excellent and infectious atmosphere of Victoria in the Summer time. There is no better place to enjoy the state’s most picturesque and beautiful beaches than along the Surf Coast of the Great Ocean Road and when you journey to the area you will find that there is plenty to do and enjoy at so many different seaside locations.

3:  Premier sporting events

Melbourne is often referred to as the sporting capital of Australia – and for good reason. Over the Summer, the Australian Open grand slam tennis tournament takes place in Melbourne and international cricket test and one day matches occur at the majestic and much respected Melbourne Cricket Ground.

If you have the opportunity to attend a premier sporting event in Melbourne, seize this opportunity! Even if you are not a sports devotee, the atmosphere is electric and the energy of the crowd will inspire you.

4:  Beautiful beaches

Victoria has some beautiful beaches that are a wonderful place to be in the Summer months. As well as the stunning beaches of the Great Ocean Road, beautiful beaches can be found in other parts of the state. The Mornington Peninsula is popular with both locals and visitors and Phillip Island is a wonderful place to visit.

In fact, Phillip Island’s close proximity to Melbourne makes it a perfect place to visit for a day. By taking a Phillip Island day tour you will have the opportunity to experience the beautiful coastline and, if you are there in the evening, you will have the opportunity to witness the incredible sight of the ‘Penguin Parade’.

5:  So much to do…

Victoria is a great place to be at any time of year, but this is especially so during the Summer months. There is an abundance of things to do in the Summer months, no matter whether you seek action and participation or the opportunity to relax and enjoy.

In the Summer, Victoria is an especially enchanting and exciting place. Victoria offers supreme sporting events, a spectacular coastline, gorgeous parks and gardens and wonderful cuisine. There really is something for everyone in Victoria and no better time to experience the charm of this state than in the Summer months.

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