Holiday Planner

Holiday Planner

 

Explore the Heart of Victoria with the Goulburn River Valley Tourism Holiday Planner!

It is designed to encourage you to pack the car, jump on a train or get off the freeway and visit our picturesque region. 

With a myriad of different touring options you have many choices to choose from to suit your tastes and interests, so come along and explore the Heart of Victoria.

View the Holiday Planner as a Flip Book here 

 
Go Your Own Way
A Good Drop

A Good Drop

Goulburn River Valley is home to some of Australia’s oldest vines including centuries-old Shiraz and Marsanne varieties brought from France’s Rhone Valley and planted in 1860. The area’s cool climate produces some sensational wines – some completely organic – and boasts many talented winemakers passionate about their craft.

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Country Markets

Country Markets

Goulburn River Valley is home to arguably the world's best local produce from stone fruit, olives and grapes to cheese, trout and caviar, the climate and topography of the region is perfect for producing amazing-quality food.  From farm to fork, plan your culinary journey through our backyard.

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Creative Flair.

Creative Flair.

Perhaps it’s the beauty of the landscapes that inspire. Or maybe there’s something in the water. Either way, there’s no doubt this region brims with creative talent spanning the artistic spectrum. From acclaimed public galleries to specialised spaces showing photography, gems, sculpture and contemporary paintings. From big festivals to intimate performances, visitors can choose to be delighted, moved and amazed by a feast of fabulous artistic offerings across the region and throughout the year.

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Delicious Things

Delicious Things

From five star posh nosh, to al fresco cafe grazing, to great pub fare in front of a blazing log fire, the Goulburn River Valley serves up a fantastic array of dining experiences to suit all tastes and pockets.

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Experience Murrindindi's Great Outdoors

Experience Murrindindi's Great Outdoors

Just 90 minutes drive north east of Melbourne, the Shire of Murrindindi is blessed with stunning natural beauty – from the Goulburn River flats to cool temperature rainforests of the Yarra Ranges and the rugged peaks of the Cathedral Range. If you enjoy fern walks and majestic waterfalls, watersports or fishing, discovering local history or a relaxing camping holiday, this gorgeous area has it all.

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Fun for Families

Fun for Families

Whatever the season, the Goulburn River Valley region is a perfect destination for families. It’s a great place to introduce the kids to the great outdoors, teach them how to row a boat, catch a fish, ride a horse, spot a platypus, build a snowman or just enjoy the thrill of hurtling down a waterslide or a snow covered hill on a toboggan. This is a place tailor made for memorable family holidays.

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Great Victorian Rail Trail

Great Victorian Rail Trail

Just an hour by road or train from Melbourne’s CBD, one of Victoria’s great outdoor adventures is ready to be discovered. The Great Victorian Rail Trail, at 134km, is the State’s longest purpose built off-road path offering cyclists, hikers and horse-riders a safe and accessible way to enjoy some of the prettiest countryside in Australia.

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Let's Get Active.

Let's Get Active.

While the Goulburn River Valley is well known as a great place to relax and unwind, it’s also one of the best areas in Australia to get out and get going. Many of the region’s secrets can be discovered on foot, by boat or bike and even on horseback. This is a great place to plan an action-packed adventure getaway.

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Let's Go Shopping

Let's Go Shopping

One of the great pleasures of spending time in the Goulburn River Valley region is to indulge in some leisurely shopping. From bulk goods to fresh local produce, yummy treats to great gifts and knick knacks, from books to wine to fashion. The pace is unhurried and the service is friendly.

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Mother Nature's Wonders

Mother Nature's Wonders

The mighty Goulburn River created and shaped this incredible valley, winding through plains and vast mountain ranges, through towns, villages, farms and stunning bushland in between. Explore and enjoy the sheer majesty of this unique and diverse natural environment.

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Pieces of History

Pieces of History

With its ancient forests and fertile soils the Goulburn River Valley Region was shaped in large part by the early timber-getters and pioneering farmers whose legacy is still evident today. this is the area that shaped Ned Kelly and his gang. it was a place Australian Lighthorsemen trained before heading to Anzac Cove and later, to the jungles of Vietnam.

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