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Grampians National Park

Renowned as the major attraction in the region, the Grampians National Park is a must-visit destination for all travellers, backpackers and day...

If you are planning a trip to the Grampians, then you’ll quickly realise that there is no shortage of things to see and do. The Grampians is a well known natural landscape in the west of Victoria and each year thousands of holiday makers travel to this beautiful location to relax and rejuvenate, as they enjoy the many outdoor attractions the area has on offer.

With the many mountainous peaks and hidden valleys, the striking thing about the Grampians is its beautiful landscapes.

Top 10 Grampians Attractions, Things To Do & What To See in Victoria




Boasting scenic pathways, hidden hiking trails, stunning waterfalls and picnic spots, there are plenty of natural attractions and things to do while in the Grampians.

The main attractions are the Grampians National Park and the Halls Gap Zoo. When visiting the national park, visitors will be spoiled for choice at the scenic hikes, beautiful waterfalls and fabulous lakes.

In addition to the wide array of native flora, the park is a habitat for native wild animals and birds including; wedge-tailed eagles, kangaroos, koalas and emus. The Halls Gap Zoo is another wonderful attraction where you can get up and close with Australia’s fascinating wildlife.

A trip to the Grampians would not be complete without a visit to the beautiful waterfalls; including Mackenzie Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Wannon Falls and Silverband Falls. Each waterfall is unique and accessible by foot.

For the adrenaline junkie, take a hike or rock-climbing tour to the peaks of the mountains. Climb up to the Boroka Lookout or the Pinnacle for the best views of the region.

Visitors to the Grampians can also take some time out and play some golf or have a picnic at the many picnic spots throughout the region. Check out the local art gallery or have lunch in one of the many cafes in Halls Gap. There really is so much to see and do in Victoria!

So bring your camera to capture the views of the Grampians and its unique animals and flora – one visit will not be enough!



Grampians National Park

Halls Gap, VIC

Renowned as the major attraction in the region, the Grampians National Park is a must-visit destination for all travellers, backpackers and day-trippers in Victoria. The spectacular setting of the mountainous landscape...

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Pinnacle

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Mackenzie Falls

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Halls Gap Zoo

Halls Gap, VIC

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Boroka Lookout

Boroka Lookout

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Lake Bellfield

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Mount Arapiles

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Bridal Veil Falls

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Grampians Peak Trail

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Avoca, VIC

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Hamilton Art Gallery

Hamilton Art Gallery

Hamilton, VIC

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Mount William

Pomonal, VIC

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Laharum, VIC

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Hollow Mountain

Laharum, VIC

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Beehive Falls

Beehive Falls

Roses Gap, VIC

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Byaduk Caves

Byaduck North, VIC

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Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld, VIC

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Mount Cole State Forest

Raglan, VIC

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Stawell, Vic

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Dunkeld, VIC

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Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre

Nhill, VIC

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Hamilton Racecourse

Hamilton, VIC

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Murtoa, VIC

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Big Hill Lookout

Stawell, VIC

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Giant Koala Tourist Complex

Dadswells Bridge, VIC

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Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park

Natimuk, VIC

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Wonderland Loop

Halls Gap, VIC

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Western Speedway

Hamilton, VIC

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Horsham Cinema

Horsham, VIC

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Taylors Lake

Drung, VIC

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Hamilton Pastoral Museum

Hamilton, VIC

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Mount Abrupt

Dunkeld, VIC

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Tower Hill

Tower Hill, VIC

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Green Lake

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Best’s Wines

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Glenelg River

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Lake Lonsdale

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Pomonal Estate

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Rocklands Reservoir

Rocklands, VIC

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Silverband Falls

Silverband Falls

Bellfield, VIC

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Stawell Gold Mine

Stawell, VIC

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