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Grampians Town – Stawell

The prosperous and lively city of Stawell is one of the most beautiful communities on the outer edge of the Grampians.

Regarded as the service centre of this region, the township of Stawell is a thriving community known for its unique attractions and wide range of activity options.

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




Popular events in Stawell include the world-renowned Stawell Gift foot race. Every year, a number of local and international athletes come to Stawell to participate in this prestigious event.

Visitors to Stawell can also enjoy an array of other activities including golfing, heritage walks, driving tours, scenic tours, winery tours and cultural tours to the museums and art galleries located throughout the town. Discover the history of this vibrant city by taking a heritage tour across the many historic sites of Stawell.

Art lovers should ensure they visit Bunjil’s Shelter which depicts the famous rock art of Bunjil, an imaginary Aboriginal spirit entity.

The Stawell Gift Hall of Fame museum is also a popular attraction in this region. Enjoy viewing the popular artefacts, exhibits and the many nineteenth century costumes on display. Visitors to Stawell can also take a tour to the Pioneers Memorial which honours the early residents of Stawell.

With so many things to see and do, Stawell is certainly a great choice for your next day trip or weekend getaway.



Central Park

Central Park

Stawell, VIC

Central Park is an oval in Stawell; best known for being home to the famous Stawell Gift foot race at Easter. It is conveniently located in the heart of the town, surrounded by beautiful gardens, grassy areas, and trees...

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Stawell Gift Hall Of Fame

Stawell Gift Hall of Fame

Stawell, VIC

The Stawell Gift Hall of Fame is an iconic attraction in Stawell, frequented by locals, tourists, and school groups alike. It has long been a significant attraction for the country as it is home to a valuable collection...

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Cato Park

Cato Park

Stawell, VIC

Cato Park is located right in the heart of Stawell, and is one of the most popular recreational spots in the region. The park forms part of the beautiful surroundings of the Cato Lake, has a children’s playground...

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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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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 is a great family attraction that puts you in touch with koalas and a petting zoo where kids can pat native animals, farm...

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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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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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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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Seppelt Great Western

Seppelt Great Western

Great Western, VIC

Seppelt Great Western is another historic winery in the Grampians Wine Region, with over 150 years of winemaking experience. Over the course of time, the quaint facility has established itself as a reputed quality wine...

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Stawell Golf Club

Stawell Golf Club

Stawell, VIC

The Stawell Golf Club is an idyllic golfing destination in the township of Stawell. This golf venue is ranked amongst the top 50 country courses in the state of Victoria. The course is settled on a rugged terrain...

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Stawell Harness Racing Club

Stawell Harness Racing Club

Stawell, VIC

The Stawell Harness Racing Club is a significant player in the local harness racing community. Established in 1956 at Laidlaw Park, the club holds 10 race meetings that are held throughout the year. Stawell Harness...

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Stawell Racecourse

Stawell Racecourse

Stawell, VIC

Racegoers visiting Stawell will be thrilled to plan a visit to Stawell Racecourse, conveniently located off the Western Highway, approximately 240kms from Melbourne. Stawell Racecourse hosts the Stawell Gold Cup held on...

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Stawell Historical Society

Stawell Historical Society

Stawell, VIC

The Stawell Historical Society is an interesting museum that is dedicated to preserving the unique heritage of Stawell from the 1850s onwards. Visitors will find an array of old newspapers, historical records...

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Stawell Town Hall

Stawell Town Hall

Stawell, VIC

The Stawell Town Hall is an important cultural and architectural gem in Stawell. At a local level, the structure’s design represents the original features of interwar Art Deco and eclectic Victorian Classical...

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Bunjils Shelter

Bunjils Shelter

Black Range, VIC

Bunjils Shelter is a popular attraction in the Grampians, and is one of the country’s most important Aboriginal Art sites. To appreciate the significance of this attraction, it helps to know that the Grampians...

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St Patrick’s Catholic Church

St Patrick’s Catholic Church

Stawell, VIC

St Patrick’s Catholic Church serves the local Catholic community in Stawell, with services held throughout the week and confessions twice a month. The church was built in 1873 and was constructed of Black Range...

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St Peters Lutheran Church

St Peters Lutheran Church

Stawell, VIC

The St Peters Lutheran Church is a church in Stawell that was built all the way back in 1858. The primary objective of the church is organising religious activity intended to serve Australia’s general community...

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Stawell Uniting Church

Stawell Uniting Church

Stawell, VIC

Stawell Uniting Church is an iconic place of worship for the local community. It is also a significant landmark for its aesthetics and architecture while serving as a gathering place for the local faithful. It is best...

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Stawell Arboretum

Stawell Arboretum

Stawell, VIC

Stawell Arboretum is conveniently located on Upper Sloane Street in Stawell and provides an enticing escape from the town into the lush green scenery. The arboretum was designed and developed with the aim of reversing...

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Stawell Railway Station Gallery

Stawell Railway Station Gallery

Stawell, VIC

The Railway Station Art Gallery is a must-visit for arts, crafts, and culture enthusiasts. Created by and for artists, visitors are in for a treat with the extensive collection of jewellery, paper tole, paintings...

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Stawell Sports And Aquatic Centre

Stawell Sports and Aquatic Centre

Stawell, VIC

The Stawell Sports and Aquatic Centre is the premier fitness and sports facility in Stawell. It boasts of fully-equipped facilities that cater to several popular fitness activities. Stawell Sports and Aquatic Centre...

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Stawell Trotting Track

Stawell Trotting Track

Stawell, VIC

The Stawell Trotting Track (also referred to as the Stawell Harness Racing Club) is located on Patrick Street in Stawell, a 3 hour drive from Melbourne. The Stawell Harness Racing Club was established in 1956 and its...

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