#100s of reasons to visit Melbourne and Victoria

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There are hundreds of reasons to visit Melbourne and Victoria with Qantas.

If you're searching for a reason to visit Australia, Melbourne and Victoria have hundreds! As the ideal gateway to Australia, Melbourne and regional Victoria is surprisingly compact, visitors can take in a broad range of experiences within an hour's drive of Melbourne, from iconic road trips along jaw-dropping coastlines to sandy beaches, wildlife-rich wilderness and world-class wineries. Below are some of our favourite reasons, but you can find them all at visitmelbourne.comOpens external site.

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#100's of reasons to visit Melbourne and Victoria

An iconic roadtrip experience The Great Ocean Road

#83 - Drive the Great Ocean Road

Whilst the Great Ocean road can be done in a quick trip, we recommend that you take your time to really experience everything that it has to offer. We've created our perfect itinerary to see it all that The Great Ocean Road has to offer.

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#23 - Spend a weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Explore the laid-back coastal towns, vineyards and fine dining that have made the Mornington Peninsula a go-to playground for generations of Melburnians. 


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Plan your Grampians Adventure

#19 - Explore Grampians National Park

The Grampians are just a few hours' drive from Melbourne, offering dense National Park and delicious local food and wine, why not spend a weekend there and indulge in some of its highlights. 


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Find out what made his list A couple walking in the Yarra Valley wine region

#45 - The Yarra Valley Wine Region

The Yarra Valley is a name that will be familiar to wine-lovers around the world. Wine expert Peter Bourne has compiled some of his favourites that the region has to offer. 

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Explore the lanes A couple taking in the laneways street art

#18 - Take in The Laneways street art

Be surprised by Melbourne's street art scene, famous all over the world for its work by local and international artists. This ever-changing canvas provides plenty of good photo opportunities. 

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There's so much more to Melbourne & Victoria

Melbourne and Victoria offer a multicultural melting pot of cuisine, culture, wildlife and stunning scenery. To find out more of the many reasons why we love Melbourne and Victoria, explore visitmelbourne.comOpens external site.

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