Victoria’s High Country, Victoria © Visit Victoria
Guide to Victoria's High Country & King Valley
- Getting to Victoria's High Country
- When to visit
Well known as an epicurean delight, the High Country food and wine regions are just the beginning.
Victoria’s High Country offers something for everyone, from breathtaking scenery, picturesque mountains to explore, snowy slopes to ski, luxury accommodation, and incredible food and wine. It’s a destination for rugged adventure peppered with world-class epicurean delights created by humble visionaries. What more could you ask for?
Victoria’s High Country is approximately a three-hour drive from Melbourne and is serviced by a regional airport.
- Mount Hotham Airport (MHU); domestic flights only
Getting around Victoria’s high country is easy with transfers and tours available throughout the region. If you are driving during winter, ensure you have snow chains on your tires.
If ski slopes are what’s calling you to the region, peak ski season is between July and August. However if you are visiting to mountain bike, horse ride, and tour the local wineries, then summer and spring are perfect for you.
- High season: Summer (December to February)
- Low season: Winter (June to August)