The Heart of Victoria is a welcoming oasis for lovers of nature. The mighty Goulburn River, magnificent lakes, towering forests, striking mountains and sweeping open plains are just some of the many beautiful landscapes found here in this region. Take time out to explore, discover and enjoy this unique and diverse environment. It truly is nature at its very best!

The majestic Goulburn River is the lifeblood of this beautiful region. Traveling from the mountains of the High Country near Woods Point to the Murray River at Echuca, the Goulburn is Victoria’s longest river and binds the many different ‘Hearts’ of Victoria together as one.

Try your hand at fishing in the river or find a quiet spot in one of its many tributaries. Explore the Goulburn by boat, drifting past many beautiful estates and wineries as you hunt for the perfect picnic spot or simply admire from a distance.

While you’re here, make sure to enjoy one of the many National & State Parks and Reserves throughout the Heart of Victoria. From iconic areas like the Lake Eildon National Park to lesser known gems such as the Tahbilk Wetlands, this diverse region is home to a many different species of bird, animal and plant life.

Waterways and waterfalls are also abundant throughout the region, and each secluded spot offers a unique and magical experience. Spend an afternoon by a cascading waterfall as you lounge in the sun, splash in the water and nibble on a delicious picnic made with local produce.

The Heart of Victoria is a truly breathtaking region that will have you gasping at the variety of natural beauty on offer.

  • Goulburn River
  • Nagambie Lakes
  • Lake Eildon
  • Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton
  • Lake Bartlett, Tatura
  • Polly McQuinn’s, Strathbogie
  • Seven Creeks, Euroa
  • Goulburn Weir, Nagambie
  • Falls Creek Reservoir, Tallarook
  • Rubicon River
  • Yea River
  • Eildon Pondage
  • Little River, Taggerty
  • Hughes Creeks, Avenel
  • King Parrot Creek, Strath Creek
  • Steavenson River, Marysville
  • Masons Falls, Kinglake
  • Jehosaphat Gully, Kinglake
  • Wombelano Falls, Kinglake