The South West and Grampians are popular destinations for fishing, kayaking and rock climbing. Lookouts at the Grampians provide 360 degree views of the area and is a favorite for families and couples to go on adventures over short and long stays.
Food & Wine
Taste fresh baked goods from bakeries and cafes while you enjoy the small town charm of Camperdown or Dunkeld. Digest some of the regions best food and enjoy cool-climate wines that this area is known for as well as spicy reds and crisp white wines.
There's activities for everyone on your trip away including abseiling, kayaking, bird watching and night walks. Halls Gap Zoo is regional Victoria's largest zoo and the perfect day-out for couples and families, with more than 160 species of native and exotic animals, reptiles and birds.
The Grampians National Park is one of Victoria's favourite hiking destinations, but that's not all. Its four unique areas - north, south, east and west - have varying landscapes and experiences to provide any traveler the chance to do something different.
Click here for more information on the Grampians National Park.
Grampians Peak Trail
The Grampians Peak Trail is a 160km 13-day/12-night hiking experience through the unique terrain of the Grampians National Park. Starting at Mt Zero in Northern Grampians it travels through grade 4 trails to finish at Dunkeld in the Southern Grampians.
Click here for more information on Grampians Peak Trail.
See the region from your bike as you pass through rainforests, historic railway remnants and farm land. The Camperdown and Timboon Rail Trail is popular trail with locals and visitors, which links up to the Twelve Apostles Trail in Timboon.
There are many waterfalls within the Grampians National Park which are easy to find and well sign-posted. Lesser known waterfalls include the Wannon Falls and Nigretta Falls near Hamilton, both have cultural and historical significance to the indigenous groups in the area.
Art & Heritage
The Grampians National Park holds an extensive number of Aboriginal rock art, more than anywhere else in Victoria. Tours are available for anyone that would like to be guided to the art, or visitors can grab maps from the information centre for a self-guided tour.
Visit Grampians - events, deals, maps and inspiration.
Corangamite Shire Events Calendar - markets, events, festivals.
Information Centres - locations of information centres across Grampians, Ararat and Hamilton.