Get your adrenaline fix

Experience breathtaking locations for outdoor sports, perfect for adventure lovers and thrill seekers.

Remember to always put safety first and keep to designated areas and tracks, and help us protect our precious natural attractions.

Celebrate Spring in nature

It's all about the birds and the bees – Spring brings with it new life across Victoria's natural landscape. As the days start to get warmer and Melbourne is bursting with festivity, Spring is the social season to get into nature and get active with a walk, run or cycle.
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Mountains of Spring Adventure

The warmer spring weather is the perfect excuse to get outdoors and explore mountain peaks. Choose your own adventure by hiking, biking or climbing!

Keep cool and play safe in Summer

Bask in the warm Summer sun and enjoy the health benefits of nature. Keep cool in watering holes, alpine climates and secluded woodlands and rainforests. Remember to always put safety first and obey all park signage and ranger instructions.

A mountain biker leading another down a rocky trail at Lysterfield Park

Outdoor fitness and adventure in Melbourne

We know that spending time in nature is good for our health and wellbeing, so why not boost your fitness time with some fresh air. We’ve rounded up a list of parks around Melbourne with outdoor activities to help you switch off, detox from the digital and soak up some sunlight.
Two teenage girls kayaking on Mallacoota Inlet with mountains in the background.

Watersports to try in summer

Ready for your next summer adventure? Get out on the water with scuba diving, swimming or canoeing and kayaking. Going with a licensed tour operator is a great way to enjoy these activities for beginners and experts alike.
A couple looks out of the mountains from The Horn, Mount Buffalo National Park

Five reasons to choose mountains this summer

Are you still pondering what to do this upcoming summer? We’re here to tell you why Victoria’s mountain peaks – those alpine landscapes, escarpments and grassy high plains across our state– should be top of your list, even once the snow has melted.

Experience nature in Autumn

Enjoy Victoria's dramatic landscapes and breathtaking scenery in Autumn to see parks in a whole new light - without the crowds and the warmer weather. The Autumn months provide the perfect temperatures for greater exploring to remote places and hidden treasures.

Two men with surfboards look out over the ocean

Ride into autumn fun

Whether it's horse riding, bike riding or riding a wave, our parks have plenty of options. Get your adrenaline rush in nature this autumn.

4 hidden-gem spots to dive and snorkel in Victoria

No need to travel to see some of the world’s most unique underwater life. We’ve put together a list of 4 lesser-travelled snorkelling and diving spots for you to escape the city and discover an underwater world.
The view of the rock formations at Hollow Mountain in the Grampians National Park.

Sheer beauty: 8 spectacular rock formations in Victoria

We’ve picked eight of the state’s most-beautiful, but least-known cliffs and rock formations for you to get that perfect landscape shot. Bold colours, dramatic formations, or beautiful lighting, each of these cliffs is a sight to behold.

Snowplay and explore nature in Winter

Hit the Alpine region for cross country skiing, tobogganing and snow shoeing during Winter.

2 friends cross-country ski in the Baw Baw National Park.

Keep moving in winter

Don’t let cooler temperatures deter you from getting into nature this winter. Skip the city streets and head to the park for your morning run, or head further afield on a dry weekend for some winter bushwalking. If you’re an experienced cross-country skier, our mountain peaks are calling!
Two people walk across a dry pink salt lake.

Five great winter hikes in north-west Victoria

The days might be getting shorter, but don’t rush to pack away your hiking boots. Getting out into nature in the crisp, clear days of winter is invigorating in a whole new way.
A mother and daughter in front of the Point Hicks Lighthouse and cottages.

Winter adventures by the sea

There’s something spectacular about being close to the sea in winter. The fresh, salty air, the open, desolate shorelines, the marvelling views – these, and more are on offer if we step outside our cosy dwellings and visit Victoria’s rugged coast.
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