From the breathtaking, rugged beauty of the coastline along the Great Ocean Road to the calm of the Gippsland Lakes and the cosmopolitan cool of Melbourne, Victoria can offer wonderful family holidays to suit all tastes and budgets.
there are many day trip options not far from Melbourne.
Visit the fantastic Open Range Zoo at Werribee. Ride on the legendary Puffing Billy steam train, or swim at one of the pristine beaches of the Mornington Peninsula.
Kids of all ages will love a visit Phillip Island.
Here animal lovers can watch the penguin parade at Summerland Beach or see the fur seals near The Nobbies.
Follow it up with a day boogie boarding or surfing at some of the beaches in the state.
Do your little ones enjoy a little bit of history with their holiday? A visit to Sovereign Hill in Ballarat is a must.