Victoria's iconic parks

Celebrating our greatest national parks

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A father leads his family across the rocks in front of the Point Hicks Lighthouse and cottage.

Beaches and Coasts

Venture out along Victoria's dramatic coastline.

A young woman leading a man on a walk while admiring the scenery

Rugged Bushlands

Escape to woodlands, arid deserts, and grassy plains.

A couple look on at a Waterfall in the Great Otway National Park.

Tall Forests

Take a stroll under grand canopies and giant ferns.

Two kayakers on the Gippsland Lakes near Metung.

Bays, Lakes and Rivers

Explore Victoria's parks from the water.

A young couple walks up through ancient lava flows to Sundial Peak in the Central Grampians.

Mountain Peaks

Experience alpine landscapes and grassy high plains.

Two women in activewear walk their dogs while two runners approach them.

Urban Parks

Walk, jog, run or cycle at Melbourne's doorstep.

Beaches and Coasts

Venture out along Victoria's dramatic coastline and explore one of the most biodiverse and unique marine ecosystems in the world.

Rugged Bushlands

Escape to virtual isolation in open, dry forests and woodlands, dry and semi-dry arid deserts or grassy plains abundant with wildflowers and wildlife.

Tall Forests

Walk 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.

Bays, Lakes and Rivers

Explore Victoria's parks from the water with a variety of inland river systems, ports made up of wide bays and stunning tranquil lakes.

Mountain Peaks

Climb some of Australia’s most stunning mountain peaks, cross-country ski across alpine landscapes, escarpments and hike through grassy high plains.

Urban Parks

Walk, 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.

News

Looking up at the Mount Buffalo Chalet on a stormy day.

Protecting the iconic Mount Buffalo Chalet

Conservation works are now underway to protect the heritage-listed Mount Buffalo Chalet.
Loretta Beliniak from Friends of Organ Pipes National Park

Calling all Friends, young and old

People decide to join a Friends group for all sorts of reasons, whether that be giving back and caring for nature, wanting to connect with their local community, or simply just an excuse to spend more time outside. For Loretta Beliniak, it was a combination of all three that made her want to connect with her local group, Friends of Organ Pipes National Park.
Ranger Kelsey Fraser atop the Wilsons Prom lighthouse

Volunteering kickstarted Kelsey's career in conservation at Wilsons Prom

Wilsons Prom has been a cherished sanctuary for Kelsey Fraser ever since she was little, igniting a passion that led her to dedicate her time to its care as a volunteer with the local Friends group. This commitment helped nurture her connection to the park and later gave her the experience needed to secure a career with Parks Victoria.
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