Great Western is a quaint town in Victoria located just off the Western Highway and approximately 220 kms from Melbourne. With an approximate population of 650, the town of Great Western is a popular residential community and less known as a tourist destination.
Great Western was originally started from a European settlement during the early 1840s. Gradually, the area developed with the installation of a post office, communication and transportation facilities. Today, Great Western is a thriving community in the western region of Victoria.
Great Western Accommodation, Hotel & Winery, Victoria
Visitors coming to Great Western can also enjoy an array of activities, including horseback riding, picnicking and hiking. As the area houses a number of horse racing clubs and many people visit this township in January for the famous Great Western Cup.
If you have any plans for a vacation in the Grampians, there are plenty of accommodation options including hotels, motels, private rentals, B&B’s and long term apartment rentals. Check with the individual providers, but most have wi-fi, private bathrooms and breakfast available.