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Sorrento was the prettiest little town. Great restaurants and shops! The guys and locals were pretty all right too!
Warrnambool is a great place to live and visit... the beaches are fantastic!!!
Echuca is a great place to stay, the people are lovely and there is nothing better than sailing down the murray with friends around to have a few beers with. Loved the place and hope to get back in the future.
I have visited Apollo Bay many times and I would like to recommend to EVERYONE that they must try one of the delicious treats from the local bakery. The food is excellent and the staff are delightful.
I commenced my journey around Australia 5 years ago and Phillip Island was my first stop... I'm still here and loving it! - Too bad when the secret's out! ;-)
Anglesea has great views of the beach from the lookout, fantastic place to see kangaroos at the Angelsea Golf Course, hundreds of kangaroos.
Melbourne is a fantastic city, and I thoroughly enjoyed my time there. There are some beautiful parks in the center of the city, and some lovely galleries and museums. I ended up staying in Melbourne for longer than I originally planned as I found it to be a 'fun' city - great bars and nighclubs, to suit all tastes …
Geelong is a great gateway to Great Ocean Road. Public transport is available to all beaches and Melbourne. Go to www.geelongotway.org and www.greatoceanroad.org for all tourist info and links to Geelong and the Great Ocean Road.
Bright is a busy country town sandwiched between Mount Buffalo National Park and the Alpine National Park, so there is no shortage of activities in the area. The town has all the stores you could need, mostly along the main street through town. There are many opportunities in the area to leave your hostel to go …
Phillip Island, on the Mornington Peninsula of Victoria, is a spectacular place to visit -- it is equipped with some of the most amazing wildlife and is abuzz with things to see and do. The top of the list of things to do is the Penguin Parade. It is a good idea to stop off at the visitor center, which is just off to …
Port Campbell is a town in coastal Victoria, Australia. It is located on the Great Ocean Road and is a common stopover for backpackers while they travel the great coastal highway, be it on a tour bus or with a rental car. There are less than 1,000 residents in Port Campbell, and the town was founded in the late 19th …
The Grampians is located approximately four hours north west of Melbourne. There are some shuttle bus companies that run on a daily basis from Melbourne to the Grampians if you don't have a car. The best way to explore the entire region of the park though is to have a hire car, given that the national park covers quite …
Geelong is the second-largest city in the state of Victoria and you will find much to see and do while you are here. If nature tickles your fancy, you will love taking a trip down to Eastern Beach for a swim and a relaxing day. From there you can take a stroll through the Geelong Botanic Gardens, which is home to …
Located along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia, Anglesea is a small town of just over 2,000 people. It is a common place for backpackers and travelers to stay while traveling on the Great Ocean Road, which is one of the most popular activities and road trips to do in Victoria. Anglesea was first known by the …
Situated on the banks of the mighty Murray River, Echuca is a historic country town where visitors can experience the traditional Australian way of life, far removed from big city influences. Over a century ago, the town was one of the most important river-ports in Australia, when hundreds of paddle-steamers traversed …
Situated in the Sunraysia region of Northwestern Victoria, Mildura is a regional city of around thirty thousand people. Producing around eighty percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is a major agricultural centre where backpackers go to search for employment in seasonal jobs. Many wineries also source grapes from …
Apollo Bay is situated in Colac Otway Shire, Victoria, Australia. A quiet, pretty seaside town of about 2,000 people, Apollo Bay is along the Great Ocean Road and is a common place of stay for travelers and backpackers. Apollo Bay is one of the smaller places along the road, and is a great place to relax for a day or …
Bendigo, about a three-hour drive north of Melbourne, is large enough to have the city luxuries, but small enough to have the small-town culture and vibe. The town was established during the gold rush and you will find an abundance of history in gold mining in Bendigo. At the Central Deborah Goldmine, you can go down …
Torquay is a town in Victoria, Australia. Situated on the Bass Strait, Torquay is often referred to as the gateway to the Great Ocean Road, the most scenic highway in all of Australia. Torquay has a population of approximately 7,000 people and was founded in late 19th century, first under the name of Spring Creek. …
Melbourne is the shopping and culture hub of Victoria and home to the University of Melbourne. It is a compact but adorable city which is easy to get around and backpacker hostel options are readily available. A good starting point to look for hostels in Melbourne is Flinders Street Station which is located centrally …