From towering rainforests, ski resorts and endless golden bays, to craggy ocean cliffs, rolling green hills and red sandy deserts, discover the diversity and beauty of Victoria's regions. Many people travel within Victoria for its natural attractions or to participate in the major sporting, fashion and cultural events.

Food and wine lovers know the state for its superb fresh produce extensive wineries, gourmet food producers and award winning restaurants. Victoria also serves up lashings of history. In its earliest days, this was a state besotted with gold. Now, these towns have become lively modern cities, balancing stunning period architecture with art galleries, cosmopolitan cafés and luxury retreats.

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Fun Fact: Victoria is Australia's second-smallest state and is roughly the size of the British Isles.

At Phillip Island Nature Park, visitors can meet koalas and watch the Little Penguins as they waddle out of the ocean at sunset. Moving inland, Daylesford is the spa capital of Victoria, where visitors can sample the rejuvenating mineral waters. Elsewhere, natural wonders like the rugged Grampians provide archetypal Victorian bush land, ancient yet beautiful. The Great Ocean Road, with its scenic coastline, is another unforgettable icon of regional Victoria.

Finding the Victoria's many highlights is as easy as packing a camera and a map. But don't forget to enjoy the journey!

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