Monday, March 9, 2009

National Parks in Victoria

The national parks in Victoria are some of the best in the world. Victoria's national parks have spectacular bird-life, mountain ranges and an abundance of wildlife to match the best parks of the world.

Victoria’s national parks and reserves provide an ideal setting for any outdoor pursuit, from adventure activities, to bird watching, bush walking and photography. Explore alpine, desert, forest, coastal, outback, bushland and urban landscapes.

Victoria’s 36 national parks cover more than 2.6 million hectares of outstanding natural environments and scenic landscapes.

Enjoy a family picnic or barbecue in a metropolitan park or garden. Go sightseeing along the Great Ocean Road, take a fishing trip on the bay or go birdwatching in the Mallee. For the more energetic, try canoeing along the Glenelg River, or an overnight hike in the Alps. Young or old, Parks Victoria's visitors can enjoy a world of recreation.

Visitors to Victoria's national parks are invited to observe native plants and animals, to camp, picnic, bushwalk, and enjoy the surroundings. You are requested to observe the rules and tread lightly.