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Wannon Falls

Wannon Falls are an exceptional phenomenon of nature which lie just 20kms from Hamilton. The formation of the water falls resulted from the directional flow of...

Wannon Falls

Grampians Town – Hamilton

Regarded as the Wool capital of Australia, Hamilton is a charming town near the popular Grampians region in Victoria.

Located almost 295km west of Melbourne, Hamilton is a major commercial centre for south-west Victoria.

Hamilton Attractions, Activities & Things to See & Do in the Grampians VIC


Hamilton is also known for its many scenic attractions on the gorgeous volcanic landscape and is often used as a convenient stop off point for those travelling from Melbourne through to Mount Gambier or Adelaide.

The major tourist draw is the popular Lake Hamilton. Located towards the eastern side of town, Lake Hamilton is one the most popular outdoor spots venue in the area for boating and fishing.

Come here for a leisurely walk or a fun-filled hiking across the breathtaking volcanic landscape. The lake area boasts a number of walking tracks heading to the small swimming beach. Visitors can swim, play and picnic at the lake area.

Those looking for historic attractions should visit Hamilton’s local museums. Hamilton houses an array of heritage museums and art galleries which are worth exploring. The Ansett transport museum and the Hamilton Art Gallery are two of the most popular tourist attractions in Hamilton.

Visitors to Hamilton can also explore the Hamilton Botanical Gardens and indulge in an array of fun-filled activities with their family. Whether you want to relax, play or picnic, the garden is a perfect venue for you.

Don’t forget to enjoy a home-cooked meal at any of the local eateries after a few hours of activities and touring.


Wannon Falls

Wannon Falls

Hamilton, VIC

Wannon Falls are an exceptional phenomenon of nature which lie just 20kms from Hamilton. The formation of the water falls resulted from the directional flow of lava to Wannon River, resulting in the spectacular display...

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Nigretta Falls

Nigretta Falls

Hamilton, VIC

Nigretta Falls, formerly the Upper Wannon Falls, are located within the Grampians region about 16kms from Hamilton. Nigretta Falls’ water comes from Wannon River and plunges over numerous rocky structures to...

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Royal Mail Hotel

Dunkeld, VIC

The Royal Mail Hotel is a much loved attraction in Dunkeld that boats a restaurant, hotel and also hosts weddings and private functions. Come here for a tasty dinner or for a longer stay during your visit to the...

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Byaduk Caves

Byaduck North, VIC

The Byaduk Caves are a stunning attraction located in the Mount Napier State Park, formed by lava flow from Mount Napier. The caves were created when the lava solidified on top, and molten lava continued to flow...

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Hamilton Golf Club

Hamilton Golf Club

Hamilton, VIC

The small township of Hamilton is a frequently visited destination for those who come to the famous Grampians National Park. This scenic township is loaded with a range of lodging and recreational facilities. Golfers...

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Hamilton Art Gallery

Hamilton Art Gallery

Hamilton, VIC

The Hamilton Art Gallery is one of the most popular tourist spots within the Grampians region. It has many exclusive collections of fine and decorative items from all over the world. The Gallery features over 8000...

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Lake Hamilton

Lake Hamilton

Hamilton, VIC

Lake Hamilton is a beautiful lake located in West Hamilton. The calm waters of the lake offer picture-perfect opportunities for visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of the area. A picnic by the lakeside creates a...

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Hamilton Pastoral Museum

Hamilton, VIC

The Hamilton Pastoral Museum is a unique attraction in Hamilton, and one of many must-visit destinations for anyone who is fascinated by local history. The museum was founded in 1968 when a group of enthusiasts found a...

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Hamilton Gallery

Hamilton, VIC

The Hamilton Gallery is a treasure collection whose pieces can be traced back over 50 years, making this a delightful space for art lovers in Hamilton. With a diverse collection and numerous events held throughout the...

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Hamilton Botanic Gardens

Hamilton Botanic Gardens

Hamilton, VIC

The Hamilton Botanic Gardens is a beautiful park set on four hectares with fountains, rare trees, animal and bird enclosures. The Hamilton Botanic Gardens is very special as it has artistic, historical and botanical...

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Hamilton Racecourse

Hamilton Racecourse

Hamilton, VIC

Hamilton Racecourse, located between the scenic coastline and the Grampians, offers race goers an enthralling opportunity to savour track events. The richness of the land on which the racecourse is located offers a...

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Western Speedway

Hamilton, VIC

The Western Speedway is a popular attraction in the township of Hamilton which hosts a number of car racing events throughout the year. The Speedway is owned and managed by a non-profit organisation known as the...

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Stonefield Estate

Penshurst, VIC

Stonefield Estate is a leading wine producer in the Henty Region best known for its Riesling, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines. In addition to these wines, the vineyard is also known to produce a handful of experimental...

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Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum

Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum

Hamilton, VIC

The Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum is located near Lake Hamilton, and was built in honour of Sir Reginald Ansett, the founder of the Australian transport empire formerly known as Ansett. The Museum is dedicated to...

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Hamilton History Centre

Hamilton, VIC

Hamilton History Centre is a research facility located in Hamilton, and whose main purpose is to collect, preserve and catalogue the region’s records. Additionally, the centre allows people to research their genealogies...

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Bochara Wines

Bochara Wines

Bochara, VIC

Bochara Wines is one of the most popular wineries in the Hamilton, and an ideal destination for wine lovers. Set amongst the towering redgums and surrounded by fertile lands in the region, the handcrafted wines produced...

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Hamilton Cinema

Hamilton, VIC

Hamilton Cinema is a must-visit attraction in The Grampians for movie enthusiasts looking forward to the latest releases on big screen. A thriving destination for movie buffs, this cinema is an iconic part of the...

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Tarrington Vineyards

Tarrington, VIC

Tarrington Vineyards is a small family-managed wine producer located in Hamilton that is best known for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines. The beauty about these wines is that the grapes are grown organically onsite...

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Hochkirch Wines

Tarrington, VIC

Hochkirch Wines is a vineyard that is located on the Hamilton Highway, 15 kilometres south-east from Hamilton. The vineyard stretches out for an expansive 20 acres and the altitude of the property (250 metres above sea...

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Hamilton Indoor Leisure & Aquatic Centre

Hamilton, VIC

The Hamilton Indoor Leisure & Aquatic Centre is a state of the art facility that provides access to an array of sports and leisure facility to the residents of Hamilton. The centre opened in 2006 and some of the...

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Campes Motor Museum

Hamilton, VIC

Campes Motor Museum is every motor enthusiast’s dream come true. Founded more than three decades ago, the museum is home to vintage cars and an array of motor memorabilia. You will find Campes Motor Museum, just behind...

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Dunkeld Racecourse

Dunkeld, VIC

The Dunkeld Racecourse is the perfect place to experience the sights and sounds of Dunkeld, while soaking up one of Victoria’s most exciting racing locations. The Dunkeld Racecourse is best known for hosting the...

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The Picaninny

Dunkeld, VIC

The Picaninny is a popular walking track located in the southern region of The Grampians, not too far from the Dunkeld township. The track is best known for its stunning views of the town and another iconic natural...

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Dunkeld Historical Museum

Dunkeld, VIC

The Dunkeld Historical Museum houses many historic artefacts from the Grampians region that date back as far as the 1830’s. With a large collection of memorabilia, photographs, tools, and items from both world...

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Only Ewe

Dunkeld, VIC

Only Ewe is a popular outlet in The Grampians, one that is best known for its specialization in woollen products made in Australia. In addition to this, Only Ewe stocks a wide range of gifts and homewares that make for...

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Hamilton Reservoir

Hamilton Reservoir

Hamilton, VIC

Hamilton Reservoir, one of the many attractions in the Grampians, has a scenic and serene environment that makes it ideal for a weekend getaway for those visiting the Grampians region. Locals and visitors all enjoy the...

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Waiting Room Art Gallery

Dunkeld, VIC

The Waiting Room Art Gallery is an iconic part of the Dunkeld art scene, and one of the region’s most beautiful galleries. The commercial gallery showcases works of art by renowned artist, Anne Fleming. Fleming runs the...

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Kranz Art Studio

Dunkeld, VIC

Kranz Art Studio is a stunning space located in the heart of Dunkeld township just off the Glenelg Highway. One of the region’s idyllic spots for art lovers, the studio is home to a diverse range of paintings. These...

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The Dower House Gallery

Glenthompson, VIC

The Dower House Gallery is one of the most vibrant art galleries in The Grampians. For a studio that keeps the region’s art scene pulsating, Dower House is a must-visit both for art lovers and anyone who is curious to...

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HIRL Parklands & Bandicoot Enclosure

Hamilton, VIC

HIRL Parklands & Bandicoot Enclosure is a popular attraction that allows visitors to see beautiful Australian bandicoots up close. HIRL (Hamilton Institute of Rurual Learning) established the enclosure especially...

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Volcanoes Discovery Centre

Volcanoes Discovery Centre

Penshurst, VIC

The Volcanoes Discovery Centre is situated on one of the largest volcanic plains in the world and provides vast knowledge on volcanic patterns in Victoria. Wondering what the process of volcanic formation entails? How...

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Mount Pierrepoint Estate

Mount Pierrepoint Estate

Hamilton, VIC

Mount Pierrepoint Estate is a premier wine producer, specialising in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris wines. This winery was established in 1998 by two enthusiastic entrepreneurs – Andrew and Jennifer Lacey. With...

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