Marvel at some of Australia's most spectacular views from scenic lookouts across Victoria. From atop mountain peaks to craggy outcrops along the southern beaches and coasts, reward yourself with a leisurely drive or challenging hike to take in nature's stunning vistas.
Parks that boast the best lookouts
Rising abruptly from the surrounding Western Plains, the Grampians (Gariwerd) is a series of rugged sandstone mountain ranges and forests rich in wildlife. One of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations, the park is a great venue for camping, climbing, scenic drives, bushwalks and nature study.
The park features rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, rock platforms and windswept heathland. In the north, the park features tall forests, ferny gullies, magnificent waterfalls and tranquil lakes.
The wild Southern Ocean has carved the Port Campbell National Park coastline into formations that are famous the world over - and earned it the nickname of the Shipwreck Coast.
Sheer cliffs, granite tors, waterfalls and big views make Mount Buffalo a must-see alpine retreat
Croajingolong follows the far-eastern coastline of Victoria for 100 km and features eucalypt forest, rainforest and heathland.
More to see in nature
Learn about the seafaring past of Victoria's rugged and unforgiving coastline at marine and maritime exhibits and sites.
Spectacular sunsets from the summits and to west, and picturesque sunrises in the east , top-and-tail your day the perfect way.
Escape the city lights to remote nature locations to see the spectacular starry southern night sky.
Get up close and personal with some of Australia's shy native wildlife or look up to spot tree-dwelling mammals and flocks of colourful birds,