With glorious glamping, cosy bush breaks and lavish inner-city stays, there's something for everyone as Victoria begins to blossom once more.
Wine, wildlife, the coast, the bush, the best of local produce and then there's the serenity. Welcome to East Gippsland.
It's a fine place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the weekend, with or without kids in tow.
When one of the first things you see is the seafood leaping out of the ocean, you know you're in for some good meals.
Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, fur seals and whales.
This Aussie gem is the perfect place to get out and about on a boat for the first time.
Alberton, is another example of the tendency of Australian colonists to name towns after members of the English royal family.
Bairnsdale (including Lindenow, Nicholson and Mitchell River National Park) is a major rural centre in the East Gippsland.
This large part of Victoria, starting east of Melbourne and stretching all the way to the NSW border, is a diverse and rich region, with spectacular beaches, lakes, mountains and on offer.