Victoria

Victoria Travel Guide

For flirty summer dresses and linen skirts and tops, the boutique showcases up-and-coming Australian designers like Thurley and Lisa Brown.

Must-try: 2008 Sexton Vineyards Pinot Noir.

A modest dirt road leads to this winery, where vintner Richard McIntyre's earthy Shiraz and wood-fired pizzas (served only on weekends) have a cult following.

Open since 1878, "Queen Vic" is an over-1,000-stall melting pot of Southeast Asian greens, Italian cheeses, kangaroo salami, and Tasmanian scallops.

Original Debut: Though local residents complained to the press that the new movie theater would be built “too close to churches” and that “such a noisy, showy place of entertainment would detract from the dignity and charm” of the area, the Astor Theater first lifted its curtain

Exquisite children's clothing, including colorful bathing suits (or cossies, as the Australians call them).

Graceful wines in a glorious setting, with an adjacent art gallery/museum.

The winery has made a name for itself with its rich Chardonnays.

Aussie brews James Squire and Fat Yak are on tap.

From the tip of the peninsula, you can see black wallabies, blue-winged parrots, and long-nosed bandicoots.