Luxury Victorian Holiday Packages

There’s a reason why Victoria’s tourism logo is a jigsaw puzzle of the state. Cleverly, this colourful analogy rings true to the varying pieces of the Garden State – each of which is just as important to experience as the other.

Of course, Victoria’s main puzzle piece is its capital, Melbourne. A city that counts dining, nightlife, art, shopping and sport amongst its many talents and passions. Of all of Australia’s capitals, Melbourne would have to take out the prize for most personality. And despite its commonly dreary weather, it’s never been one to let a little rain get in the way of a good tennis match, AFL grand final, morning coffee or evening cocktail.

Although you could easily spend an entire holiday dedicated to exploring the enchanting laneways of Melbourne, outside of the city is also worth a drive – the most popular being the beloved Great Ocean Road. The 243 kilometre stretch of road runs from Torquay along the coast to the town of Allansford, passing famed attractions such as the 12 Apostles, Bells Beach and Lorne along the way.

Away from the coastline, Victoria’s Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Rangers are another standout. If the region had to be described in just one word, we’d label it ‘indulgent’ in terms of both the stunning landscape and the pleasures that come from it. Think a glass of local red while overlooking the vineyard, sumptuous food from award winning restaurants and relaxing treatments from luxury spa retreats.

With such incredible facilities and views to match, it’s hard to come to the Yarra Valley and not indulge just a little. And if you ever start to feel guilty, there’s always a myriad of trails in the Dandenong Rangers to walk off that charcuterie plate and experience another piece of the puzzle.

More of Victoria

Inspirations From The Blog

The World’s Most Magnificent Railway Stations
13 Jan

The World’s Most Magnificent Railway Stations

Travelling provides an opportunity to discover transit points that are impossible to circumvent yet are often overlooked. A train journey offers experience no other means of travel can, including a dramatic entry into some of the world’s most beautiful railway stations. Let’s take a look at the most striking found around the world, from New York and Madrid to London and Melbourne....

Read more
Celebrity Travel Tales From 2015
06 Jan

Celebrity Travel Tales From 2015

Travel appeals to people from all walks of life, including the biggest names in Hollywood, sport and other famous industries. The thrill of discovering new places, cultures and people can’t be matched. From actors Viggo Mortensen and Jesse Metcalfe, to celebrity chef Raymond Blanc and singer Joss Stone, here are some of the best recounts in celebrity travel direct from the celebs...

Read more
Cycling In Australia: Mountain Biking The Mornington Peninsula
28 Dec

Cycling In Australia: Mountain Biking The Mornington Peninsula

Lycra and good wine are two things that don’t usually appear in the same sentence. But why not? Especially in Australia, where people are not so hung up on formality. With this in mind, I decided to tour some of Australia’s up-and-coming vineyards by mountain bike, on the Mornington Peninsula south of Melbourne. The peninsula encloses the southeastern corner of Port Phillip Bay like a flexed...

Read more
Australia’s Best City Beaches
24 Dec

Australia’s Best City Beaches

Whichever city you choose for an Australian holiday, there will be a buzzing metropolitan beach or a secluded cove within easy reach. Therein lies the reason as to why everyone around the world associates Down Under with the beach. If you’re looking for a beach break this summer, we recommend the following coastal spots. These not only offer quality sun, sand and surf, but also keep you...

Read more

By proceeding, I agree to the Website Terms of Use and to my personal information being handled in accordance with the Privacy Policy.