Victoria is the southernmost of the eastern mainland states of Australia. The state is roughly triangular in shape. New South Wales lies to the north/north-east, with the Murray River forming most of the boundary between the two states.
Popular in Victoria
Melbourne is Australia's second largest city, and the capital of the south-eastern state of Victoria, located at the head of Port Phillip Bay.
Bendigo is a large regional city in Victoria, Australia, population 100,000. Bendigo is located some 140 km north-north-west of Melbourne.
Mornington Peninsula lies south of Melbourne, Australia forming the eastern side of Port Phillip Bay.
Gippsland is the southeastern region of Victoria, Australia. It includes the southernmost point of the Australian mainland at Wilsons Promontory.
The High Country is a region of the state of Victoria in Australia. It extends down from the wine regions in the mid north-east of the state to the alpine regions to their south.
The Great Ocean Road is more than a road – it represents a coastal region of south-west Victoria, Australia, running from Bellarine Peninsula near Geelong to Portland near the border with South Australia.
The Yarra Valley is a wine-growing area with many wineries, near Melbourne in Victoria.
The Murray is a large and unique region along the northern edge of Victoria, Australia.
Geelong is a city located 70 km south west of Melbourne, Australia, on Corio Bay, part of Port Phillip Bay.
Tallangatta is a town near the inflows to Lake Hume in Victoria. Tallangatta is not pronounced like Coolangatta, rather tal-LAN-gadda.
Heathcote is a town around 50km south of Bendigo in rural Victoria. Take the B75 exit from the Hume Freeway heading north from Melbourne at Wallan.
Trentham is a small shire between Daylesford and Woodend in Victoria. It is about an hour northwest of Melbourne, and like Daylesford, has many spas.
Murray-Sunset National Park is in Victoria, Australia. The park is made up of semi-arid plain and four seasonal lakes.