If you ask almost anyone in Melbourne, ‘Where can I go for a weekend in Victoria?’ their answer will likely include the Great Ocean Road. Our region has been one of the premier destinations for weekends and holidays in Victoria for over 100 years. Here are just a few ideas to get your weekend-planning underway.
Where Can I Go for a Weekend Away in Victoria?
- If it’s food and drink that you love, consider a place along the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail. We not only have the freshest seafood but also our hinterland boasts fertile volcanic soil and the best farm produce. Read what our locals have to say about the trail and more in our Food and Drink blog.
- If it’s big nature that relaxes and inspires you we have lots of that too. And it’s not just the rugged coastline that The Great Ocean Road offers but also the beautiful Great Otways National Park. Our locals, who know the park better than anyone, have written all about the big nature on offer.
- If it's an active adventure that’s your idea of time out we have bike trails, coastal walks, forest walks, hikes, camping, running, boating, fishing and wildlife activities galore. Check out the local expert’s top active adventure recommendations.
Where Can I Go for a Long Weekend in Melbourne?
Only 103 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD the Great Ocean Road is the perfect answer to the question, ‘Where can I go for a weekend in Victoria?