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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!



Avoca Chinese Garden

Avoca Chinese Garden

Avoca, VIC

The Avoca Chinese Garden is a beautiful Chinese heritage site in the Grampians. Also known as the Garden of Fire and Water, the tranquil area is a great place for visitors to learn about Chinese culture. Avoca Chinese...

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J Ward Museum Complex

J Ward Museum Complex

Ararat, VIC

The J Ward Museum Complex houses artefacts and information dedicated to informing visitors about the history of criminals who were imprisoned here. In 1859, J Ward Prison was opened as a goldfields prison. When the gold...

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Lakes Edge Adventure Playground

Lakes Edge Adventure Playground

Hamilton, VIC

Lakes Edge Adventure Playground is a spacious playground where families can spend hours playing in a safe environment. It was built in 2013 thanks to the help of the Commonwealth Government, and today is one of the most...

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Pink Lake

Pink Lake

Dimboola, VIC

Pink Lake (Loch Iel Reserve) is a surreal natural attraction located 7km away from Dimboola. Its claim to fame is its beautiful pink colour, created by a pigment produced by microscopic algae. This one-of-a-kind salt...

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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Halls Gap, VIC

The Grampians’ Grand Canyon refers to an incredibly majestic gorge located within the Wonderland Range. Getting here requires a 900-meter long circuit walk where bushwalkers will be treated to spectacular scenery...

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Mount William

Mount William

Pomonal, VIC

The Grampians is made up of a number of scenic areas including a number of picturesque hill ranges and summits. Mount William is a popular summit near the beautiful town of Mafeking. Known for its popular lookouts and...

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Mount Zero

Mount Zero

Laharum, VIC

Located close to the quaint township of Horsham, the picturesque Mount Zero is a peak perfect for hikers, mountain climbers and day trippers. With a height of 573 feet above sea level, Mount Zero is a challenging rock...

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Hollow Mountain

Hollow Mountain

Laharum, VIC

The magnificent region of the Grampians is arguably the best hiking and rock climbing destination in the entire state of Victoria. With many sightseeing spots and natural attractions, the Grampians welcomes visitors to...

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Beehive Falls

Beehive Falls

Roses Gap, VIC

Another scenic waterfall in the Grampians is Beehive Falls, right near the popular tourist town of Halls Gap. With the surrounding rugged cliffs on the stony valley in the backdrop, the gorgeous Beehive Falls appeal to...

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Byaduk Caves

Byaduk Caves

Byaduck North, VIC

The Byaduk Caves are a stunning attraction located in the Mount Napier State Park, formed by the 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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Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld Arboretum

Dunkeld, VIC

The Dunkeld Arboretum is a popular attraction you should check out whilst visiting the Grampians as it boasts a stunning view of wildflowers and an abundance of natural wildlife. Within the Arboretum, you will see...

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Mount Cole State Forest

Mount Cole State Forest

Raglan, VIC

Mount Cole State Forest is a bushwalker’s heaven. Located near Ararat, this incredible forest covers 12,150 hectares, and is filled with fern gullies punctuated by alpine plateaus, and provides visitors with...

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Blue Ribbon Raceway

Blue Ribbon Raceway

Kalkee, VIC

The Blue Ribbon Raceway welcomes all drivers, crew and spectators and members to take pride in the excellent complex that has been developed. The raceway is located on land owned by the Horsham Motor Sports Club and is...

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Sister Rocks

Sister Rocks

Stawell, VIC

The Sister Rocks are a popular attraction just outside of Stawell on the Western Highway. The attraction is best known for its collection of massive granite boulders that have been scattered and placed on top of each...

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Royal Mail Hotel

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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Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre

Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre

Nhill, VIC

The Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre was established in 2008 to preserve Nhill’s rich history in aviation. The museum, located at the former WWII Royal Australian Air Force Base, was specially established to...

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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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Lake Marma

Lake Marma

Murtoa, VIC

Lake Marma is a tranquil escape located right in the heart of Murtoa. Recognised for being one of the most picturesque lakes in the area, a visit will not disappoint. Lake Marma, Walking Loop, Fishing, Caravan Park...

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Big Hill Lookout

Big Hill Lookout

Stawell, VIC

The Big Hill Lookout is a delightful treat for visitors looking for panoramic views of the area. Located in Stawell, the viewpoint gives you scenic vistas of the town, Black Range, as well as the Grampians National Park...

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Giant Koala Tourist Complex

Giant Koala Tourist Complex

Dadswells Bridge, VIC

The Giant Koala Tourist Complex is a must-see tourist attraction in the Grampians region. This 14-metre high Giant Koala was created onsite in cold-cast bronze and fibreglass by internationally renowned sculpture Ben...

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Mount Arapiles-tooan State Park

Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park

Natimuk, VIC

The Tooan State Park is a beautiful natural attraction located in the Wimmera plains of Western Victoria. It encompasses Mount Arapiles, the Tooan block, and Mitre Rock, for a total of 7,475 hectares. The state park is...

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Wonderland Loop

Wonderland Loop

Halls Gap, VIC

The Wonderland Loop is a popular half day walk in the Grampians National Park that begins and ends at Halls Gap. The walk is best known for its scenic views as well as its proximity to numerous attractions located...

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Western Speedway

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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Horsham Cinema

Horsham Cinema

Horsham, VIC

Horsham is a vibrant city located in Wimmera, Victoria and offers many opportunities for visitors to be entertained. One of the obvious entertainment options for visitors to Horsham is the Horsham Cinema. Horsham...

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Taylors Lake

Taylors Lake

Drung, VIC

Taylors Lake is a reservoir that is located 20 kilometres south-east of Horsham and is used as a water source for the Grampians region. The water comes from the Wimmera-Glenelg headworks and also provides water to the...

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The Hub Hamilton

The Hub Hamilton

Hamilton, VIC

The Hub Hamilton is a shopping centre home to a supermarket and several notable retail outlets in the heart of Hamilton, Victoria. It serves as a focal point in town and a popular place for grocery shopping. The Hub...

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Hamilton Pastoral Museum

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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Mount Abrupt

Mount Abrupt

Dunkeld, VIC

The mountain ranges of the Grampians house a number of small to large mountain ranges, sandstone cliffs, rock pools and summits. Some of the popular mountain ranges include Mount William, Mount Difficult and Mount...

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Tower Hill

Tower Hill

Tower Hill, VIC

Tower Hill is a popular highlight of many treks and trails in and around Bellfield in the Grampians National Park. The region is known for some of the most scenic hikes, although it’s also diverse and offers more...

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Green Lake

Green Lake

Bungalally, VIC

The Grampians has a host of attractions that make it popular with both local and foreign visitors and Green Lake is one of the most endearing attractions. Located just 10kms from Horsham, the lake offers visitors a wide...

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Astor Cinema Ararat

Astor Cinema Ararat

Ararat, VIC

The Astor Cinema Ararat is a historical landmark and a Heritage Listed building in Ararat. Whether you come for the cinema, the history, or both, you won’t be disappointed. Astor Cinema Ararat, Movie &...

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Soldiers Memorial Park

Soldiers Memorial Park

Ararat, VIC

Soldiers Memorial Park is a historic park located in the Town Hall Square of Ararat. It was built in August 1930 to commemorate the soldiers who fought during World War I and II, as well as other battles that took place...

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Best’s Wines

Best’s Wines

Great Western, VIC

Best’s Winery is one of the best-hidden gems of the Grampians wine region. Established back in 1866, it is one of the oldest wineries in Australia. Today, the business is run by the fifth generation Best family...

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Glenelg River

Glenelg River

Balmoral, VIC

The Glenelg River is located within the Lower Glenelg National Park, which is just a few kilometres west of the Grampians National Park. The Glenelg River is the central feature of the Lower Glenelg National Park. Along...

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Horsham Golf Club

Horsham Golf Club

Haven, VIC

Golf lovers who are visiting the township of Horsham should not miss a visit to the beautiful Horsham Golf Club. This gorgeous golfing venue is located halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide and is located in the south...

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Lake Lonsdale

Lake Lonsdale

Lake Lonsdale, VIC

While choosing your next holiday destination, try finding a place with a wide variety of attractions and activities for all age groups. The Grampians in Victoria is one such destination which is considered natures oasis...

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Pomonal Estate

Pomonal Estate

Pomonal, VIC

Pomonal Estate is a renowned winery, events space, and accommodation located in the East Grampians. The family-owned and run business is popular for their exquisite wines, beers, ciders, and food. Pomonal Estate Winery...

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Rocklands Reservoir

Rocklands Reservoir

Rocklands, VIC

In the Grampians, the Rocklands reservoir is also a well-known waterway known for its various tourist activities and attractions. As a part of the town’s Wimmera Mallee irrigation system, this huge reservoir is a...

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Silverband Falls

Silverband Falls

Bellfield, VIC

The Grampians National Park houses the beautiful waterfall known as Silverband Falls. Known for its charming scenery and many activities for visitors of all ages, the Silverband Falls welcomes all visitors to its unique...

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Stawell Gold Mine

Stawell Gold Mine

Stawell, VIC

Stawell Gold Mine is a popular historic attraction in the Grampians and has been ever since the gold mining boom that rocked the town in the late 19th century. The Stawell Gold Mine has produced over 2.7 million ounces...

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