Popular experiences Bays, Lakes and Rivers Beaches and Coasts Mountain Peaks Rugged Bushlands Tall Forests Urban Parks
Bays, Lakes and RiversExplore Victoria's parks from the water with a variety of inland river systems, ports made up of wide bays and stunning tranquil lakes.
Beaches and CoastsVenture out along Victoria's dramatic coastline and explore one of the most biodiverse and unique marine ecosystems in the world.
Mountain PeaksClimb some of Australia’s most stunning mountain peaks, cross-country ski across alpine landscapes, escarpments and hike through grassy high plains.
Rugged BushlandsEscape to virtual isolation in open, dry forests and woodlands, dry and semi-dry arid deserts or grassy plains abundant with wildflowers and wildlife.
Tall ForestsWalk under grand canopies of Mountain Ash and through lush green tall forests. See ancient mossy trees and stand under magnificent waterfalls surrounded by giant ferns.
Urban ParksWalk, jog, run or cycle in Melbourne’s picturesque urban parks. Pack a picnic or BBQ and lunch alfresco in nature or meander through picturesque gardens.
Get into nature
Fairy Dell rises from the ashes
A very special piece of East Gippsland nature has reopened, three years on from devastation in the Black Summer bushfires.
More improvements on the way: Designs released for the Olinda Precinct
Local community members and visitors to the Dandenong Ranges will soon enjoy an even better experience when visiting the Olinda Precinct, with upgraded carparking, new visitor facilities and improved pathways and access planned.
Enjoying a winter hike near Melbourne
Some of Victoria’s most beautiful walks are just a short drive from Melbourne. Despite their proximity to the city, these parks are still wilderness areas and it’s important to be prepared. That’s not just about being ready for bad weather.