Explore Victoria's National Parks
Some of Victoria’s best parks are its national parks. National parks help protect native plants and animals, their habitats and places of cultural and historical significance. They also allow us to get into nature and enjoy a range of activities in places of incredible beauty.
With more than 40 national parks in Victoria, there's bound to be a national park near you. A short distance from the centre of Melbourne you can see the stone columns of Organ Pipes National Park or explore the rainforest walk to Sherbooke Falls at Dandenong Ranges National Park. For the adventurous, head north to Bowden Spur Mountain Bike Area at Kinglake National Park or get out onto the water at Lake Eildon National Park. You’ll find both sand and snow in the state’s east when you explore the beaches of Wilsons Promontory National Park or take to the slopes at Baw Baw National Park. Western Victoria is home to Great Otway National Park, which stretches along the iconic Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park with its world-famous hikes.
From dramatic coastlines to stunning lakes, mountain peaks, rugged bushland and tall forests — explore the diverse landscapes of Victoria's national parks.