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Mount William

The Grampians has many scenic areas, including picturesque hill ranges and summits. Mount William is a popular summit near the beautiful town of Mafeking. Known for its popular lookouts and fascinating scenic sites, the area of Mount William is a renowned tourist destination in the Grampians Ranges.

At over 1,168 metres, Mount William is known for having one of the best viewing platforms, which offers breathtaking views of the entire mountain range and its surroundings.

Mt William, National Park Walk / Hike Length & Map, Grampians

You can view the verdant farmlands, quaint townships and sub-alpine vegetation from this peak. Travellers can take a tour across the most scenic spots and enjoy the area’s panoramic views.

Driving tours to Mount William are very popular amongst city dwellers. Located about 250kms from Melbourne, this area is an easily accessible day trip destination. Many holiday-makers from all parts of the nation come here to enjoy the scenic views, picnic at the various picnic grounds and relax in a serene setting away from the busy city life. Also, enjoy hiking and rock climbing at this majestic Grampian peak.

Public amenities include the car park areas near the summit of the Mount William Range in the Grampians. Visitors enthusiastic about rock climbing can take guided or self-guided tours across the scenic landscape. Most tours take approximately 1-1.5 hours to get to the summit, and visitors of all ages can take a bushwalking tour, as the walk has medium-grade inclines. Moderate fitness levels are recommended.

The area’s ancient Aboriginal culture also fascinates visitors with an interest in history and heritage. While visiting this charming destination near the Grampians, don’t miss a visit to the popular Mount William.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Grampians Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having lived in Melbourne most of his life and has visited the Grampians many times), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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