Visit Victoria and Australia

Take some time pre or post-symposium to explore Victoria in the wintertime. Whether you are visiting world class wineries, immersing yourself in the atmosphere of the AFL or spending the day at one of Victoria’s sensational surf beaches there’s something to explore for everyone.

Discover the diversity and beauty of regional Victoria, from natural springs, to world-class wineries, coastal villages, peninsulas and alpine towns. Drive one of the many scenic routes, pull on your walking boots and follow tracks and trails, or wander shops and produce markets.

Book a trip before or after the Symposium from Localing Tours and use our special discount code IASS10 to get 10% off the normal price!

  • Great Ocean Road

    Great Ocean Road - Coastal Chic

    An amazing coastline to travel and stunningly breathtaking, the Great Ocean Road is a photographer's delight and consistently features in the Top 10 of the world's greatest scenic coastal drives.

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  • Mornington Peninsula

    Mornington Peninsula - Bayside Glam

    Explore the serene atmosphere of the Mornington Peninsula. Why not take in the stunning views from Arthurs Seat summit and take in the bay with its long white sand beaches, the splendour of vineyards, farms, holiday homes and a quiet relaxed lifestyle.

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  • Yarra Valley

    Yarra Valley - Nature's Wonderland

    Sample some of the best wine and food the state of Victoria has to offer whilst traveling through the serene forest of the Blue Dandenong Ranges and the Yarra Valley, one of Australia's most picturesque wine regions.

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  • Macedon Ranges

    Macedon Ranges - Wellness Retreat

    Experience the lush environment of the Macedon Ranges. Why not indulge in a spa or wellness treatment, or if being outside is more your thing, enjoy a hike or bike ride in one of Victoria’s most green regions.

Accessible Victoria

Melbourne is one of Australia's oldest cities but accessibility for people with special mobility needs is improving all the time. Find out about accessible activities and attractions and the best ways to get around Melbourne and Victoria.

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Amazing Australia

After attending the Symposium, take the opportunity to explore some of the other amazing destinations that Australia has to offer.

  • Sydney Opera House

    Sydney Opera House – New South Wales

    Located on the shores of one of the world’s most picturesque harbours, the Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in both Australia and the world, which is also a masterpiece of the 20th century architecture. If you are visiting Sydney for the first time, it is impossible to miss the beautiful and timeless curves of the Opera House. It host more than 1,500 performances annually. Make sure to book a tour or a concert ticket to enjoy the Sydney Opera House.

  • The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef – Queensland

    Don’t miss the chance to visit the world’s largest coral reef system that stretches for 2,000 kilometres. Just off the coast of Cairns, Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef has over 400 different types of coral and 1,500 species of tropical fish. This large reef is also known as the only creature on Earth that is visible from the space. Experience this breathtakingly beautiful and rich ecosystem with diving, snorkelling, sailing, scenic flights and a world of options.

  • Uluru

    Uluru – Northern Territory

    Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is one of the world’s largest monoliths found in the heart of the Northern Territory’s “Red Centre”. It is believed that Uluru started forming approximately 550 million years ago and is a deeply spiritual place. The sandstone formation stands 348 m high, with most of its bulk lying underground, and has a total perimeter of 9.4 km. This formation is sacred to indigenous Australians. Breathe in, see the colours change before your eyes, hear the stories of time and be amazed as Uluru captures your heart.

  • South Australian Wineries

    South Australian Wineries – South Australia

    North or South, it doesn’t matter where you go in South Australia, you will always find a great winery that offers unparalleled wine options and fantastic food experiences. From McLaren Vale to Barossa and Clare Valley wine, the production of wine in all 18 South Australian regions has earned South Australia the title of Great Wine Capital. Step inside the wine wonderland and explore some of the most interesting winery architecture in Australia.

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