Victoria is the second most populous state in Australia with over 70% of the population living in the state capital and largest city, Melbourne. Dramatic landscapes extend throughout the state, from snow-covered alpine mountains, pristine white beaches and rocky sheer cliffs; to rich green valleys, abundant with orchards and vineyards. Nearly every type of environment can be found in Victoria.
Melbourne is serenely situated around the shores of Port Phillip Bay. It is Australia’s second largest city with a population of more than 3 million people. Famous for its fine restaurants, Melbourne is considered to be the fashion and cultural capital of Australia. It is a genuinely multicultural city, welcoming travellers from all over the world and more than 25 percent of its residents were born overseas.
Melbourne offers accommodation to suit a range of tastes and budgets. Indulge in the 5-star luxury of a chic boutique or lavish city hotel. Experience the scenic wonders of Australia in a cosy hostel or caravan park. For a longer stay, book a self-contained apartment. There are also many hotels, motels, and B&Bs for the budget-conscious traveller.
Melbourne hotels offer access to an abundance of entertainment and activities in this thriving cosmopolitan city. Whether you choose to explore the area with a guided tour or venture out on your own, opportunities abound for creating a truly memorable holiday.
National parks, wetlands, rainforests, wild animal viewing, beaches and coastline – discover the beauty and diversity of Victoria-Melbourne. Hit the waves on famous surf beaches or explore historic buildings along the Golden Mile. From stylish fashion stores to popular bars; sports stadiums to botanic gardens; film and food festivals to lavish theatres and galleries; Melbourne has something for everyone. Extend your stay to discover even more of the city’s breathtaking scenery and sophisticated lifestyle.