Get into nature

Explore more ways to get into nature and learn from the experts. Whether you have a special interest in the environment or looking to get involved with Parks Victoria, find out more by taking a closer look at how we keep our parks special and ensure access for everyone whilst protecting our precious natural assets.

Man in wheelchair waits as his two friends cross accessible Kane's Bridge in Yarra Bend Park.

All abilities access

Visiting a park can be more of a challenge for people with disabilities however, in Victoria, there are a wide range of facilities to help people of all abilities enjoy our wonderful parks around the state.

Three park rangers smiling.


Find out more about opportunities to become part of the Parks Victoria team that is committed to making a difference to our natural environment through professionally managing one of the world's great park systems.

A couple talking to a Parks Victoria Ranger at The Grotto in Port Campbell National Park

Community engagement

Parks Victoria works closely with Traditional Owners, government, stakeholders and communities in the development of management plans and strategies. Engagement ensures that we consider a range of views and perspectives, while sharing some of the opportunities and tensions we face in managing our parks and waterways.

A ranger fixes a camera trap to a tree in a rugged bushland environment.

Conservation and science

We look after the most important areas of habitat for Victoria's native plants and animals.

A ranger chats with two park goers in Yarra Bend Park.

Corporate Partnerships

Parks Victoria welcomes the corporate sector to become official partners to support our important conservation, health, education, adventure and experience programs for the benefit of the environment, our community and our visitors.

A group of people walking along a path surrounded by trees.

Cultural diversity and inclusion

Parks Victoria embraces and celebrates the cultural diversity of the Victorian community, and we are committed to providing accessible, safe, and inclusive park experiences for all.

A mother and daughter talking to a Parks Victoria Ranger at the Cape Schanck Lighthouse

Doing business with us

With a beautiful and diverse portfolio of estate, Parks Victoria have opportunities for operators, private investors and registered community groups to do business with us across National Parks, Reserves, Crown Land, State Forest and Waterways.

A marquee on the lawns of Werribee Mansion.

Events and filming permits

Victoria's parks, reserves, and waterways can provide the perfect location for your next event, from school sports, private weddings to major events.

A cyclist follows the bike path along the Yarra River heading in to the Melbourne CBD at sun set.

Expressions of interest

Manage your business against some of Australia’s most beautiful backdrops. Parks Victoria offers some of the most iconic locations and venues for lease and licence opportunities in Australia.

A young boy and girl looking at the marine life with a Parks Victoria ranger at Mushroom Reef

Learning in nature

Parks Victoria supports the development of young nature stewards, which is why we offer a range of curriculum-aligned opportunities to learn in, for and about nature.

A snorkeler has a close encounter with a pair of seals at Chinamans Hat in Port Phillip Marine National Park.

Licensed tour operators

A great way to experience Victoria’s State and National Parks is with a licensed tour operator (LTO). Licensed tour operators are experts in conducting organised, recreational activities and more.

Three rangers in Parks Victoria uniform smiling at the camera with trees in the background.

Meet our rangers

As the state's largest employer of Rangers, our rangers play an important role in protecting our planet’s natural treasures, cultural heritage and biodiversity. They also contribute to the ongoing management, wellbeing and legacy of the parks we manage, protect and conserve now and for future generations.

A couple in their twenties chat at the Lakeview lookout in the Grampians National Park.

Nature First Supporters

The free supporter program aims to connect you with Parks Victoria’s places, programs, people and other supporters who are also passionate about nature and future of Victoria’s parks and waterways and the native wildlife that call them home.

Open tenders

Parks Victoria invites suitably qualified businesses to work with us on a number of open tenders.

Albert Park Golf Course with views of Melbourne's CBD skyline in the background.


Procurement within Parks Victoria is aligned to the Victorian Government Purchasing Board policy framework established under the Financial Management Act 1994.

A couple cross an old bridge deep in a lush rainforest near Cambarville.

Safety in nature

You can benefit both mind and body when you get outdoors to explore and experience Victoria's natural places. Before you go, take a look at our safety tips and check our changed conditions and closures information for a great visit.

Wildflowers at Pink Lakes, Murray-Sunset National Park

Supporting Nature's Future

Show your support for nature through advocacy, volunteering, giving or corporate sponsorship and learn more about our investment into nature.

A volunteer wearing a hi-visibility vest tends to a sand dunes regeneration project.


Volunteering in parks is a great way to contribute to conserving Victoria’s special places.

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