Victoria may be the smallest mainland state in the area but it’s surely the most densely populated and urbanized so you’ll be sure that there is plenty to see and do. With a culturally diverse atmosphere, Victoria’s regions are all packed with plenty of accommodation, activities, and incredible scenery. The Eastern Regions of Victoria are some of the most beautiful and sought-after in Australia. Mixed with a diverse culture and staggering vineyards, this part of Victoria is mind-boggling. From the Murray River regions and Albury Wodonga to the vineyards of the Yarra Valley to Phillip Island and its inhabitants, you’ll be sure to find somewhere to rest on your travels.
Starting in the Yarra Valley and the Dandenongs, you’ll find a vibrant picturesque region with more than 70 award-winning wineries and superb restaurants just waiting to serve up local fresh produce with your favourite drop. The region offers a wide range of accommodation also with family-friendly Bed and Breakfasts being popular. Five-star luxurious hideaways are also on offer in the Yarra Valley region and all unique with their quality charm. Gippsland is one of Victoria’s most unique parts offering spectacular scenery throughout its national parks and natural landmarks. Soak up the sun along Ninety Mile Beach or relax on the shores of Gippsland Lake.
Mount Buffalo is another unique land attraction in the Eastern Region of Victoria. It is only one of the state’s ski fields and in the winter it’s the ideal spot for beginners to intermediate skiers. Throughout summer it’s also great for bushwalking and rock-climbing and just fantastic if you want to soak in its beautiful scenery. From the peaks of the mountains to the shores of the coastline, the Mornington Peninsula, on the Eastern side of Port Phillip Bay offers rolling greens of olive groves to the beautiful blue of the ocean, you could even be forgiven for thinking you’ve left Australia. Only an hour from Melbourne, the peninsula has an abundance of local produce being served up in award-winning restaurants and bustling markets. Some of Australia’s best sandy beaches can be found here, so you’ll be sure to be taking in the best of what the country has to offer.
Lakes Entrance is a part of the Gippsland Lakes area and lies at the point where the lakes system meets the Southern Ocean. It’s a popular fishing spot and the ideal place if you’re thinking about catching a big one while you’re on holiday. Phillip Island is one of Victoria’s most popular attractions with its abundance of penguins being its main inhabitants; it’s somewhere to take the family, or even enjoy that perfect romantic getaway. With plenty to see and do in the Eastern Regions of Victoria, why not include this on your next vacations. You’ll be sure to find the right accommodation for you, topped with romantic and scenic restaurants and marvelous activities to keep everyone amused.