Escape into nature this Spring
There’s no better way to escape the stress of daily life than by immersing yourself in nature. Daylight savings brings with it more opportunities to make the most of the great outdoors. Take a picnic against a stunning backdrop, wander botanic gardens or walk to waterfalls.
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When the sun is shining, there's no better way to enjoy nature than on a picnic with friends. Before you go, stock up on delicious local produce by visiting Click for Vic. Picnic with stunning coastal views, near cascading waterfalls, among tall forests or on beautifully manicured gardens. Make a day of it and explore the beautiful nature that surrounds you. How ever you enjoy nature, there's a picnic spot for you.
Visit our picnics page to plan your perfect day.
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Spring is a great time to see waterfalls flowing, but without that winter chill. Remember, waterfalls may seem like an inviting place to take a dip, but swimming can be dangerous. There’s plenty of other ways to enjoy the beauty of waterfalls. They make for a spectacular end to a nature walk, with the opportunity to take great photos for your efforts.
Find your next waterfall adventure on by visiting our waterfalls page.
Flower lovers, spring is the perfect time to visit botanic gardens. Some of Melbourne’s oldest urban parks are home to wondrous floral displays. Wander rows of flowers beds and sculptures in manicured gardens. See Australia's largest collection of rhododendrons at Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden or delight in the colour of more than 5,000 roses in bloom at Victoria State Rose Garden.
Find more gardens on our botanic gardens page