Things to do in Victoria
The RedBalloon range of things to do in Victoria are all about experiencing everything this state has to offer and oh boy does it have a lot! Home to one of the most liveable cities in the world, visiting Melbourne should be at the top of your to-do list as you’ll experience the city’s diverse range of activities and cultural scene. However, you shouldn’t just finish your trip to Victoria at Melbourne, there are plenty of other spectacular regions worth exploring such as the Yarra Valley, the Mornington Peninsula and the Great Ocean Road to name a few. There are so many amazing Victoria attractions to visit and explore during your trip to this state and with a RedBalloon experience, you’ll get to see it all!
If you’re a local simply looking for ideas of things to do in Victoria on the weekend or with your family, there are plenty of experiences to keep you entertained or exploring your own backyard. The activities are perfect to enjoy with your partner, kids, family or friends. From surf lessons at URBNSURF to V8 race car driving at Sandown Raceway, you’ll find some of the best things to do in Victoria to keep everyone delighted. These experiences are also the perfect gift ideas if you’re looking to spoilt someone for a special occasion. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, Christmas or any other milestone moment, why not gift them an experience in Victoria that they will rave about to all their family and friends!
Places to visit in Victoria
There are plenty of amazing places to visit in Victoria, perfect for locals looking to explore their hometown or visitors enjoying a getaway in this state. A RedBalloon experience is the best way to explore the variety of landscapes and tourist attractions in these regions. Discover below some of the best places to go in Victoria.
The state’s capital city should be one of the first places you visit in Victoria. Melbourne is famous for its cultural diversity, street art, local produce and is considered the culinary capital of Australia. Discover plenty of fun things to do in Melbourne from fine dining restaurants and delicious cooking classes, to sea life aquarium passes and hot air ballooning.
Venture to the Yarra Valley and discover award winning wineries, breathtaking natural landscapes and plenty more. Located only an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Region is the perfect place for a day trip or mini getaway. From sunrise hot air balloon flights and exhilarating skydives, to winery tours and luxury getaways, you’ll find the best things to do in the Yarra Valley.
Less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is the epitome of coastal charm. With plenty of things to do on the Mornington Peninsula, you can experience everything this coastal city has to offer. From hot springs and indulging getaways, to horse riding and scenic cruises, there is so much to see and do in this part of Victoria.
Great Ocean Road
Hugging the south-west coast of Victoria, the Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage listed landmark and home to the 12 Apostles. Exploring this stunning coastline is a bucket-list worthy trip and there are plenty of things to do on the Great Ocean Road along the way. Discover experiences like tandem skydiving, treetop ziplining adventures, scenic helicopter flights plus so much more.
Daylesford & Hepburn Springs
Located in the largest concentration of mineral springs in Australia, there are plenty of luxurious experiences to enjoy in Daylesford and Hepburn Springs. Located roughly 90 minutes from Melbourne, there are plenty of amazing things to do in this region including day spas, facial treatments and day tours.
A popular spot for a day trip from Melbourne, there are plenty of amazing things to do on Phillip Island. Lying just off the southern coast, this island is known for its natural beauty, wildlife and motor sport track. Enjoy a range of experiences in Phillip Island from jet boating and whale watching, to penguin encounters and stunning getaway packages.
Things to do in Victoria from RedBalloon
You’ll never be short of ideas of things to do in Victoria, especially with the range of experiences available on RedBalloon. No matter if you’re looking for an activity to explore the great outdoors or something a little more indulging like a fine dining restaurant, you’ll find the perfect experience for you! To help make finding the best Victoria attractions and experiences easier, we’ve curated a list of some of our top-selling things to do.
- Ultimate dumpling cooking class: learn the secret of making dough and the art to shaping the perfect dumpling before treating your taste buds to them. Melbourne is known for its amazing food culture, so why not put your culinary skills to the test with this cooking class.
- Hot springs and breakfast, pizza or graze platter for 2 people: clear your schedule and recharge your batteries at the award-winning Peninsula Hot Springs, located less than 90 minutes from Melbourne. A retreat from the busyness of life, relax and unwind with all day access entry to the Bath House. This experience will leave you feeling completely refreshed and rejuvenated.
- Hot air ballooning over the Yarra Valley with breakfast: float amongst the clouds in one of Australia’s most famous wine regions, enjoying the beautiful Victoria attractions below. This peaceful yet exhilarating flight will take you over the top of unique landmarks and includes a delicious celebratory champagne breakfast.
- Midweek winery glamping with breakfast and wine for 2 people: this overnight stay for two is the perfect romantic getaway! Relax and unwind in a luxuriously appointed glamping tent, superbly set amongst the vines of Balgownie Estate Bendigo. Enjoy wine tastings with a bottle to take home and a delicious in-room continental breakfast.
Kids activities in Victoria
If you’re looking for activities to keep the kids entertained either on the weekend or during school holidays, there are plenty of fun things to do in Victoria. With our range of experiences, you’ll find kid-friendly activities and even ideas the whole family can enjoy. These are the perfect experiences if you’re looking for ideas for things to do in your city of if you’re looking for places to visit in Victoria with your kids. Some of our customers’ favourite kids’ activities in Victoria include:
There are plenty of amazing Victoria attractions and experiences on offer at RedBalloon! Don’t know which one to pick? Don’t worry, you can always choose a gift voucher and decide later. A gift voucher can be used to purchase any experience or product within Victoria including any accommodation available on RedBalloon. Find out more about our gift vouchers.