Victoria

Caravan parks in Victoria

Australia

This state is a treasure chest of natural attractions and diverse regions. The state boasts of vast coastlines, immaculate beaches, beautiful national parks and forests rich in wildlife. There are also wineries, lakes and mountains for hiking, skiing and climbing. Best of all, Victoria's unique and varied landscapes are easily accessible if you’re coming in from Melbourne. Victoria also hosts a number of Australia's most popular annual events every year. These events includes the Spring Racing Carnival, going into the Melbourne Cup in early November. The state also hosts many exhibitions from all over the world. Booking your next Victoria holiday adventure has never been easier. Campstay offers a great selection of camping options in and around Victoria which include family friendly camp sites, motorhome and campervan powered sites, caravan sites and cabins.

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1234 Lake Goldsmith-Carngham Road, Lake Goldsmith, 3373
Next Event Date: 04/11/2017

Step back in time to a world of blacksmiths, steam engines and vintage machinery at the Lake Goldsmith Steam and Vintage Rally. Held twice a year this event attracts people from across the country to view vintage machinery at its finest. There are 65 display sheds with steam and oil engines, operational 90-tonne Ruston steam shovel, Buyrus rail-mounted steam shovel, Furphy tank rebarelling, blacksmith, grand parade daily, children's activities, parents' room, second-hand goods sales, stalls, crafts and food.

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Next Event Date: 04/11/2017

A fun family day with activities and competitions for all. Floral Art Exhibition, Champion Chocolate Cake Competition, produce, arts, crafts, stalls, games and much more. The Vintage Dodge Car Club will also be displaying their cars. Entries welcome.

Gilmore Street, Yarrawonga, 3730
Next Event Date: 27/10/2017

Motorbikes hit the road to kick of the inaugural 1st Road Warriors Charity Festival on 27, 28 and 29 October, 2017. The event runs in support of the K.I.D.S. Foundation (Kids In Dangerous Situations), a dynamic charitable entity dedicated to childhood injury prevention and injury recovery. Starting at Coles Express Bunker Hill, Donnybrook, riders will proudly escort a bus of K.I.D.S. Foundation youth ambassadors and supporters set off to the Yarrawonga Showgrounds. What a spectacle. The event offers a range of entertainment with live music, Roll the Dice Run, Ladies Mystery Lunch, World Record Attempt, stunts, displays, stalls and activities for the kids over the three days of festivities with a focus on value for money for the motorcycle enthusiast. So whether you are into trikes, bikes, sidecars, vintage, modern, European, Japanese or American machines get yourself along for the three days family entertainment – there will be something for everyone at the Road Warriors Charity Festival.

See the sights at Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, including relaxing day spas, restaurants, galleries, wineries, boutique shops and markets. Explore Gippsland's scenery, including Wilsons Promontory. Go cycling, fishing, walking and hiking, and enjoy national parks, rivers, coast and wildlife. Indulge yourself in the history, art galleries, shops, fresh food and wineries of the Victorian goldfields, including Ballarat, Castlemaine and Bendigo. Have an adventure in the Grampians, by taking in the waterfalls, wildlife, walking and hiking trails, food and wine culture, or the adrenaline-pumping rock-climbing and abseiling. Discover Victoria's spectacular west coast, including the Great Ocean Road. Or visit the High Country and enjoy skiing and snowboarding, nature and wildlife, wine regions and cycling. Explore everything the City of Melbourne has to offer including Queen Victoria Market, Scienceworks, city arcades and Federation Square. Experience the renowned culture in Melbourne by visiting the galleries, spas and cafes in breezy seaside villages, cool off with a day on the beach, or escape to the hinterland for gourmet delights at boutique wineries. Spend the day exploring the beaches and coastline, seeing the penguins and taking the family to motor sports on Phillip Island. Get outdoors and journey through the vibrant Murray region by splashing around on sandy river beaches, wander through towering red gum forests, or take a cruise downriver on a paddle steamer or canoe. Music, food and wine festivals are held all year-round, or spend the day at some of the country's finest golf courses. The wineries, quality restaurants, iconic scenery and local artwork are just some ways to get your cultural fix in Victoria's Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

Attractions

234 Ballarat Road, Braybrook, 3019

For birthdays, gatherings with family and friends or team building corporate events, 234 Fun Galore on Ballarat Road, Braybrook is the place to go. With loads of attractions to keep everyone amused, including a custom designed super speed go kart track and exciting indoor laser tag, your next event or function will be talked about for a long time. There are a range of party packages to choose from and a great variety of catering options, from basic party finger food right through to a gourmet barbecue or spit roast with dessert, perfect for corporate events or end of year functions. Contact the friendly team at 234 Fun Galore to book your next event or function today. Their enormous two and a half acre indoor family entertainment complex is filled with lots to do including a huge go kart track, two story laser tag arena, arcade hall and pool hall, sumo wrestling, Nerf, bucking bull, dodgem cars, kids playground, jumping castle, bowling, mini golf, pool hall and skate park Plus their newest amusements; The Human Gyroscope and slot car track.

5627 Great Alpine Road, Eurobin, 3739

Victoria’s 7 Peaks Ride is an at-your-own pace cycling challenge which run from October 2017 to April 2018, taking you up winding mountain roads, around steep turns and past spectacular views right to the top of seven Victorian Alpine Resorts. You can tackle the 7 Peaks - Mt Baw Baw, Mount Buffalo, Mt Buller, Dinner Plain, Falls Creek, Hotham, Lake Mountain - anytime from October to the end of April (check the website for exact dates). Give your cycling a serious hit of altitude this summer. Throw down the challenge to yourself, your mates or your cycling club. Victoria’s 7 Peaks are there for the taking.

, Dinner Plain, 3898

Victoria’s 7 Peaks Ride is an at-your-own pace cycling challenge which run from October 2017 to April 2018, taking you up winding mountain roads, around steep turns and past spectacular views right to the top of seven Victorian Alpine Resorts. Climb out of Omeo past Cobungra Station on the Great Alpine Road, taking note to grab a breather at the Kosciuszko Lookout eight kilometres along the way. The climb is steep to start; a 400 metre ascent followed by undulating road and another long steep climb from the Victoria River to the alpine plateau. Climb through the changing landscape of alpine ash, snowgum forest and heathland. Only 12 kilometres from Hotham, picturesque Dinner Plain village is a top spot to stay overnight. Distance 42.8 kilometres Rise 943 metres Grade Average 2% Grade Max 11% Start Omeo Bakery, 194 Great Alpine Road, Omeo Finish Dinner Plain Village Entrance, Great Alpine Road, Dinner Plain Water and Shelter Dinner Plain Hut Mobile coverage Good in the village, variable during ride For more information and to register for a passport, visit the website.

Experience the best of Victoria with Tourism Victoria’s Touring Routes. Listed below are some of Victoria’s best sightseeing journeys, ranging from overnight drives to extended journeys. Great Southern Touring Route (777kms) Starting in Melbourne, the Great Southern Touring Route passes through the scenic Great Ocean Road and The Grampians. See The Twelve Apostles, whales and Victoria’s spectacular coastline, then travel inland for the walking trails and waterfalls of the Grampians National Park. The last leg of the journey takes in Ballarat where you can explore the Goldfields of the 1880s at Sovereign Hill. The Great Alpine Road- Wangaratta to Bairnsdale (308kms) Extending from Wangaratta in the North-East to Bairnsdale in Gippsland, the Great Alpine Road is Australia’s highest year-round accessible sealed road. Capital and Country Touring Route – Melbourne to Sydney via Echuca and Canberra (1090kms) Take the inland scenic route to Sydney, travelling through the heart of Victoria. Explore the Goldfields, the Murray River and the Rutherglen wine region before venturing on to Canberra and Sydney. Touring the Murray - Albury Wodonga to Mildura (657kms) Explore the Murray River as it continues on its course to the ocean. Start in Albury-Wodonga and visit Echuca, Swan Hill and Mildura. Around the Bay Touring Route (233kms) Starting in Melbourne, travel right around Port Phillip Bay, crossing the bay on the car ferry from Queenscliff. Visit Geelong, Sorrento and Mornington Peninsula wineries. Western Parks Tour (1196kms) Experience the indigenous culture and desert sands of North Western Victoria. Highlights include the Grampians National Park and the red sand dunes of Victoria’s desert national parks, including the Wyperfield National Park and the Murray-Sunset National Park. Goldfields Touring Route (540kms) Explore Victoria’s Goldfields. Visit towns, villages and cities along the Goldfields Tourist Route. Ballarat, Castlemaine, Bendigo and Ararat are all prominent in the history of Victoria’s goldfields. Experience 1880’s goldfields at Ballarat’s Sovereign Hill.