Victoria, Australia

Located on the tip of the eastern coast, Victoria is the smallest state in Australia. The capital of Victoria is the city of Melbourne which is an enticing tourist destination for all its exciting festivals, local culture, great food, wine, and the best shopping venues in Australia. With many flights to Australia, many tourist and adventure seekers will fly right in to Melbourne to start their adventures in Victoria.


Famous for their local events, Melbourne and Victoria play host to exciting events year round. Weather in Australia is quite opposite of the northern hemisphere with summer from December to February, autumn from March to May, winter from June to August, and spring lasting from September to November. Therefore, the Spring Racing Carnival (which concludes with the Melbourne Cup) is held in November, the Australian Open Tennis Championships is held in January, and Formula 1™ Australian Grand Prix happens in March. The Melbourne International Arts Festival draws crowds in October, and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the famous Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show happen in March and April.
The Arch, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
Victoria is best seen with taking a series of guided day trip tours that take visitors to exotic and popular tourist attractions. Discover the great Australian outdoors by touring the Grampians, a region of Victoria rich with scenic mountain peaks, pristine coastlines, rainforest hinterland, and an amazing collection of Aboriginal rock paintings.

Depending on the tour, visitors are guided through extraordinary rock formation, waterfalls, and the great ocean road coastal trails. Other tours offer a 4WD day trip to explore the Australian terrain and wildlife. Self Guided walking tour of the Grampians National Park is designed for nature lovers to experience the cliffs, forests, stream, waterfalls, wildflowers and the largest gathering of Australian animals in the country. Customized tours are available.

Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is a perfect combination of natural beauty and the culture, shopping, dining and all the conveniences of a modern city. The people of Melbourne believe in having fun and living well. Melbourne is passionate about sports and hosts a festival for just about anything. The city is a nucleus of art, culture, great food, wine, and live entertainment. Tourists can indulge themselves with a fine collection of day spas and wellbeing services for relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind, body, and spirit. Discover the exciting shopping on the City laneways lined with boutiques, specialty shops, restaurants and cafes. The a few of the best shopping venues in Melbourne are Swanston Street, Bourke Street Mall, the Queen Victoria Market, and Victoria Gardens where everything from IKEA to fresh produce to high fashion is available.



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