Best time to visit Victoria

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December–February (all year round) • nature

While these small grey creatures sleep in eucalyptus branches, tourists have one calling–to see koalas and be touched!

Kangaroo Watching

all year round • nature

Charismatic kangaroos are the most popular wild animals in Victoria

Great Ocean Road

June–November  • nature

Drive along one of the most scenic coastal roads in the world and enjoy the nature

Phillip Island Penguin Parade

all year round • nature

The world-famous Penguin Parade on the Phillip Island is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Australia

Whale Watching in Victoria

May–early October • nature

You will definitely meet humpback and blue whales during the migration period off Victoria coast

Waterfalls near Melbourne

June–August (all year round) • activity

Discover the numerous incredible waterfalls of Victoria

Surfing Off Victoria Coast

September–May • activity

The wild coast of Victoria may offer the best surfing in the world, among the densely overgrown hills and cliffs

Rhododendron Blooming in Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden

June–early December • nature

Contemplate the beauty of this stunning flower that grows across the Dandenong Ranges

Bicentennial National Trail

April–November (southbound) | September–May (northbound) • activity

Thousands of kilometres winding through the wildest corridor along Australia's east coast was once passable by horse riders only

Flying Duck Orchid

September–January • nature

Tiny flower resembling a flying duck lures insects into its arms, captivates, and enslaves them

Ballarat International Foto Biennale

August 23–October 20, 2019 • event

This is the only photographic biennale in Australia that attracts a huge number of elite and new photographers from different countries


mid-August–November (all year round) • nature

Every year, people from all over the world come to Southern Victoria to enjoy many migratory birds


September–November • food

In most refined dishes, asparagus should maintain its taste and structure: it should be slightly soft, but not too much


September–November • nature

Enjoy the riot of bright colours of wildflowers from late August–early September when spring comes to Victoria

Sydney Rock Oyster

September–March • food

Are you ready to taste these fancy little bivalves with a glass of Champagne?

Rock Climbing

March–May | September–November • activity

Victora offers endless climbing opportunities including beautiful cracks, ledges, and spectacular peaks


Tesselaar Tulip Festival

September 15–October 14, 2018 • event

The largest flower festival of the continent strikes with bright colours and great entertainment

Beach Season in Victoria

November–March • activity

Spend your vacation on one of Victoria's beautiful beaches from which you can enjoy stunning panoramic views of the Southern Ocean

Melbourne Music Week

November 16–24, 2018 • event

Melbourne Music Week creates a leisurely summer mood

Wombat Watching

April–July • nature

This is another of Australia's miracles

Picnic at Hanging Rock Car Show

February 10, 2019 • event

Check out this exhibition of retro cars of different models and brands

Melbourne Festival

October 03–21, 2018 • event

A leading art event in Australia brings more than two weeks of entertainment at indoor and outdoor venues throughout the city

Great Ocean Road Running Festival

May 18–19, 2019 • event

A unique running event which offers the best coastal views of Victoria

Boxing Day

December 26 • event

One of the best days to go shopping or enjoy a family BBQ

Festival of Sails

January 26–28, 2019 • event

The festival in Geelong is the most ancient sporting event of Victoria, as well as the largest annual regatta of keel yachts in the southern hemisphere

Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

October 26–28, 2018 • activity

Phillip Island offers a superb circuit for one of the most exciting motorsport events in the world


mid-June–September • activity

Did you know that the State of Victoria boasts the largest number of ski resorts in Australia?

Australian Grand Prix

March 22–25, 2018 • event

Witness how the first Formula 1 race of the year speeds up from 0 to 200mph in a flash

AFL Grand Final

September 29, 2018 • event

Even if you are not familiar with the rules of Australian football, don't miss this greatest sports event in the country

Fur Seal Breeding Season

October–December • nature

At the rookery of fur seals, there is constant turmoil: some pups sleep, some get food, some play, some snarl at neighbours or even climb the rocks

Rose Blooming in Victoria State Rose Garden

October–May • nature

This large-scale botanical garden dedicated exclusively to roses, in October, attracts thousands of visitors who come to admire the Queen of Flowers


March–July • food

One of the latest fruits of the year that will brighten up any dessert!

Pumpkin Season

March–August • food

Pumpkin seeds were brought to Australia on the First Fleet back in 1788

Australian Open

January 14–27, 2019 • event

The famous Australian Open Tennis Championships is among the four Grand Slam tournaments

Pine Mushrooms (Saffron Milk Caps)

March–May • food

These grow in places where the soil is densely covered with old coniferous needles, and often hide under them

Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

March 29–April 08, 2018 • event

This surf competition is so fascinating that it cannot be missed even if you are not a fan of this sport


December–May • food

This glossy and brightly coloured fruit will be a good addition to your meal