Tidal River camping peak season applications
Victoria

Melbourne Cup camping at Tidal River

Apply online from 9am Tuesday 1 September for Melbourne Cup weekend camping at Tidal River.

Visit Victoria's natural wonders
Victoria

Visit Victoria's natural wonders

Be inspired by Victoria's variety of natural landscapes. There are caves, hidden lakes, gorges, waterfalls and more.
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Victoria

Book your stay

Victoria has an abundance of camping, roofed and wilderness accommodation available with something to suit everyone’s needs. Book your stay online today.
Discover Victoria's parks with a licensed tour operator
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Take a tour

If you want to try something new or meet some like-minded people on your next visit to a park, contact a licensed tour operator.

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Popular things to do

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Grampians Peaks Trail

Be inspired by the spectacular outlook of rugged mountain peaks.
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Reeds Lookout & The Balconies

Get great views of Grampians National Park from these popular lookouts.
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Cave tours

Visit beautiful Buchan Caves and discover an underground wonderland.

Park projects and plans

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Shipwreck Coast Master Plan

Parks Victoria, in partnership with Corangamite Shire, Moyne Shire and Tourism Victoria, is developing a master plan for the 28 ...

Healthy parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks Healthy People

The evidence is clear that spending time in the natural environment is good for you. Time spent outdoors is linked with increased work productivity and creativity, and decreased levels of stress and anxiety.

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Visitor Guides

Park notes contain a summary of information for visitors and are designed to be taken to the park when you visit.

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Download the app

The Parks Discovery app is available for free download from iTunes and Google Play.

 

Friends Groups

Friends of Kalorama Park

This group cares for remnant garden areas associated with one of the first European settlements to the area in the ...

Parks affected by fire
Parks affected by fire
Plan your visit by using using one of our new interactive maps
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Be safe, plan ahead

Prepare for natural hazards and other outdoor risks before you leave home.

Photo of the week

Tent-based camping at Borough Huts

Tent-based camping at Borough Huts
By Parks Victoria Thursday 27 August, 2015.

What's on

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What's on at Albert Park

1 Jul 2015 12:00am - 30 Jun 2016 12:00am

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.

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The Father's Day Bike Ride

6 Sep 2015 7:00am-11:00am

Celebrate dads everywhere and raise vital funds to support men’s health and the important role fathers play in the lives of Australian children. This is a fun, family-friendly event open to all ages and abilities, with two cycling events to choose from: The Mattioli Challenge – 7.00am The Family Bike…

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You Yangs Mountain Bike Club - Cressy Descent 2015

12 Sep 2015 - 13 Sep 2015

Race against the clock DOWN everyone’s favourite track 13! This is NOT a downhill specific race, more a timed run down the track. Everyone is encouraged to enter. Doesn’t matter what type of bike you have, AM, XC, DH, HT, BMX or even a unicycle, they all go down hills…

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Friends of Kooyoora Wildflower Show

19 Sep 2015 9:30am - 20 Sep 2015 5:00pm

The event features an extensive display of local wildflowers, with twice daily bus tours, (bookings essential), and a major photographic competition in the categories of local landscapes, flora and fauna. Other features for the weekend will include static displays and digital presentations from the Friends Group, the Inglewood Eucalyptus Museum,…