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5 Best Places to Holiday in Victoria

Located in southeastern part of Australia, Victoria is a state that is dotted with alluring mountains, sparkling surfing beaches, beauteous national parks, and blooming wineries, just to mention a few. It’s no wonder why many put Victoria on the top list of the best places for an adventurous escapade while in Australia.

Here are the 5 best places you should visit while in Victoria, Australia.

1) Melbourne

Located along the stunning southeastern coast at the head of Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne City is well known for being the capital of Victoria. On Melbourne’s flat side, you will find a unique rectangular pattern of streets; which, for someone with an architectural eye and a heart for history, will find surprisingly attractive. In addition to its numerous well-known national parks, Melbourne has built its reputation as Australia’s cultural capital which boasts a rich culture, and food, sporting, and shopping options. Here you will also find the iconic vividly colored Brighton Bathing Boxes.

2) Torquay

For visitors planning for an escapade in Victoria, Torquay is a highly recommended destination. It is a must visit if you’re a surfing aficionado looking for an awesome surfing destination. This charming seaside town is located toward the end of the Great Ocean Road and is popular for its fantastic surf beaches such as the crystal-clear Jan Juc Beach and the scenic Bells Beach.

Torquay is also home to the National Surfing Museum where visitors get a chance to capture the surfing culture from a glimpse of the museum’s hands-on displays and pictures.

3) Grampians National Park

A breathtaking nature reserve in Victoria, Grampians National Park provides the perfect destination for visitors seeking a scenic getaway. Enjoy unique picturesque views filled with wildflowers, dreamy mountains, and diverse wildlife, which includes echidnas and wallabies. This park provides one of the best bushwalking terrains giving visitors a chance to explore the Australian animals and plants, first-hand!

4) Daylesford

Situated at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range of Victoria State, Daylesford town is most popular for its natural mineral springs. Visitors also get a chance to explore the leafy Wombat Hill Botanical gardens; which sit atop a now extinct volcano. Also considered Victoria’s favorite spa town, Daylesford invites tourists to pamper themselves while enjoying its serene spas and luxury resorts.

5) Ballarat

Identified as the largest inland city in Victoria State, Ballarat provides a thriving hub filled with contemporary arts, fascinating heritage backdrop events, food, and wine among others. The town’s origins stem from the Gold-rush Era booming in the 1850s, thanks to the discovery of gold. As a result, visitors get a unique chance to enjoy the fascinating view of the mid-19th century architecture, along with its beautifully preserved streetscapes.

If you are looking for a holiday packed with plenty of fun activities at swoon-worthy destinations, Victoria is the place to be! From its sweeping horizons, glorious beaches, rich culture, pulsating art scene, and amazing dining experiences, the supported holidays from ClubMates Travel will surely leave you with beautiful, happy memories!

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