Nothing much beats a view with a hue. Wander regional Victoria to see the sun set over mountains, ocean, plains and parks. Pack a rug and a picnic, a thermos and a camp chair, go it alone or take the moment to share. On Instagram.
Our top spots to look west and be the envy of all of your Insta-friends:
Boroka Lookout, Grampians National Park
One of the best lookouts in the Grampians, with 180-degree views of Western Victoria, looking out over Halls Gap and Lake Bellfield.
Reed Lookout and the Balconies, Grampians National Park
Two lookouts offering stunning, panoramic views of Victoria Range, Lake Wartook and Mount Difficult.
SkyHigh Mount Dandenong & Scenic Lookout, Mount Dandenong
On the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, with views stretching from the Mornington Peninsula to the You Yangs.
Mount Macedon Cross, Macedon Regional Park
At the summit of Mount Macedon, one of the highest peaks of Victoria's Great Dividing Range, with views across the southern plain towards Port Philip Bay.
You Yangs Regional Park, Werribee
Distinctive granite peaks with views over the flat volcanic plains between Melbourne and Geelong.
Red Rock Volcanic Reserve, Colac
Explosive views over the world's third-largest volcanic plain and 25,000-hectare Lake Corangamite.
Extinct volcano 15 kilometres southeast of Ballarat, with sweeping views of the surrounding area from its 745-metre summit. Keep an eye out for koalas.
Melville Caves, Kingower
Huge granite boulders in Kooyoora State Park, with a directional disc atop pointing out the park's features and landmarks.
Mount Alexander, Harcourt
Rising 350 metres above the surrounding area, offers panoramic views of the surrounding area from Dog Rocks and Shepherd's Flat.
Those limestone stacks, that coastline, those colours.
Point Addis lookout, Anglesea
Sandy beach and sandstone cliffs, accessed from the Koorie Cultural Walk, part of the Surf Coast Walk.
Point Danger, Torquay
Gateway to the Great Ocean Road, the easily accessible headland is home to a war memorial and affords views over the beach and Point Danger Marine Sanctuary.