Holiday hotspots away from the seaside to book this Easter
With the school holidays and Easter break squarely in our sights, many people are eagerly planning their family’s great escape from the bustle of city life. While Victoria’s beautiful coastline is always a popular option for family getaways, if you’re after something a bit different this time around, why not head inland to see what regional Victoria has to offer.
Some hidden holiday gems are calling to you for adventure, history, culture and fun the whole family can enjoy. If you’re unsure where you should be heading, here are our top picks for family holidays.
Located 115km north-west of Melbourne, Daylesford is a place for relaxation and adventure. Whether you’re looking for a healing dip in natural minerals, boating on Jubilee Lake, or simply to meander through the Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm’s rows of lavender, you’ll end your weekend feeling ready to head back to your regular life.
There’s so much more to the Yarra valley than just wineries, in fact there are fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Try your hand at fishing at the Australian Rainbow Trout Farm, hop on the saddle at Chum Creek Horseriding, get up close to the animals at Healesville Sanctuary, or see some gorgeous scenery by walking one of the area’s many beautiful trails.
If you’re looking for a break that can offer non-stop fun for the kids, then Mildura in Victoria’s north-west will be a dream come true. The region is chock full of kid-friendly activities including river and rail tours, go-kart racing and the trampoline-filled House of Bounce. The Putt Putt mini golf course is family fun that keeps you dry, while the free water play parkpromises a great day in the sun if the weather stays warm.
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