I’d describe the Grampians like this: spectacular scenery, amazing waterfalls, treks and trails, fresh air and wildlife. So easy to include this region with the Great Ocean Road – it’s called the Great Southern Touring Route and is a circular journey that people can do from Melbourne.
- Marsha, Aussie Specialist Ambassador, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Ontario, Canada
Rising from the flat pastoral land of Victoria's west are the Grampians – a playground for adventurers and a haven for food and wine lovers, with a fascinating Aboriginal story to tell. The Grampians National Park is home to an incredible mountain landscape dotted with small towns such as Dunkeld, Stawell, Halls Gap, Wartook Valley, and Beaufort.
Tullamarine International Airport Melbourne and Avalon Airport are the nearest airports.
A three-hour drive west of Melbourne. The popular Great Southern Touring Route passes through the Grampians region.
By Public Transport
V/Line runs daily train services from Southern Cross Station direct to Ararat with connecting coach services to other parts of the region.
Many coach and tour operators offer transport from Melbourne.
Nature, food, wine, plus a little adventure all just a hop from Melbourne.
Art & Culture
Festivals & Events
Choose from five-star retreats and eco-friendly options, hosted B&Bs, traditional guesthouses, and an abundance of self-contained holiday cottages, caravan parks, and campgrounds.
The Grampians climate is warm and dry in summer, cool in autumn followed by a wet winter. Spring consists of mild days.