Nature & wildlife7 ways to unwind by the water
From lakes and rivers to rugged coastlines, Victoria's varied landscapes offer countless opportunities to reflect both figuratively, and literally.
Aboriginal VictoriaAboriginal food on show in Victoria
Sample contemporary and traditional dishes that showcase the native Australian ingredients that have been used by Aboriginal people for millennia.
FeaturesBeach the winter blues
Forget the catch-cry of 'sun, surf and sand' and explore Victoria's beaches in winter, when the waves are thunderous and the shores windswept.
FeaturesFireside romantic escapes
Make the most of Victoria's winter months, which provide the perfect excuse for romantics to snuggle up and re-connect on an indulgent weekend away.
FeaturesFive winter walks
From a brisk walk along the Capital City Trail to snowshoeing in the High Country, these five Victorian winter walks showcase the best of the season.
Great Ocean Road and Grampians-Gariwerd itinerary
Visit rock art sites, experience Aboriginal culture, and witness Victoria's magnificent natural wonders, including dormant 30,000-year-old volcanoes.
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RestaurantsAngus & Bon
Steakhouse helmed by ex-Rockpool’s Declan Carroll, with a multicultural edge and wood-fired creations. Plus bottomless brunch. Yes, please.
Gyoza. Craft Beer. Soft Serve. Three good reasons to make your way to Chotto Motto, Collingwood's casual eatery specialising in Japanese dumplings.
Expect meticulously crafted cocktails at this pop-up bar from Black Pearl alumni. It's only in Little Collins Street for six months. Don't miss out.
Expect aperitivo paired with traditional chichetti at this Italian-leaning spritz and salumi bar named after infamous bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd.
Live musicGeddes Lane Ballroom
This eighties rock venue turned strip club is now back to what it does best. Catch local and international bands cracking the boards every weekend.
BarsJohnny's Green Room
Expect fabulous views, drinks and Italian bar snacks, even Pidapipó choc tops, at this spacious rooftop bar atop the refurbished King and Godfree deli.
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