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Grampians Towns

Grampians Towns encompass a number of areas within a region known as “The Grampians“. Located in the western part of Victoria, the Grampians covers around 48,000 square kilometres.

The largest towns within this region include Hamilton, Horsham, Ararat and Stawell and there are a number of fun things to do whilst visiting these towns.

Grampians Towns, Regional Townships, Hotel & Motel Accommodation


Whilst vacationing in the beautiful Grampians region, make sure you don’t miss a short detour to the picturesque township of Halls Gap. Nestled amongst the stunning landscape and surrounded by lush green woodland, Halls Gap rests in the foothills of the Grampians.

Halls Gap boasts a number of natural attractions, including the popular Grampians National Park, Mount William, Clematis Falls, Fish Falls, Mackenzie Falls, Reed Lookout and the Pinnacle (widely considered the best lookout in the Grampians region).

Lake Bolac is a town that centres around a beautiful freshwater lake, also known as Lake Bolac. It is located on the Glenelg Highway near the Grampians and connects to the Ararat-Mortlake road, the Great Ocean Road and Grampians Road. Lake Bolac’s freshwater lake is one of the most popular tourist spots in the Grampians.

Dunkeld is a popular rural community often visited by tourists to the Grampian ranges. Located on the Glenelg Highway, the township of Dunkeld is a picturesque town boasting gorgeous mountainous landscape and verdant forested areas.

The township is also regarded as the southern gateway to the Grampians. To cater the lodging needs of visitors, Dunkeld offers a remarkable variety of lodging options including several bed & breakfasts, hotels, motels and caravan parks.

Click the links below for a full list of the regional townships located in the Grampians region.

Zumsteins

Zumsteins

Zumsteins, VIC

Zumsteins is a renowned picnicking area located in the Grampians. With a number of picnic shelters equipped with a children’s play area, outdoor BBQ points and walking tracks, Zumsteins is a favourite picnic spot...

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Carapooee

Carapooee

Carapooee, VIC

Carapooee is a small town in central Victoria; best known for its mining activity. The town is straddled by the Strathfillian and Carapooee creeks. The first pastoral run occurred in 1844 in the Strathfillian area, and...

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Marnoo

Marnoo

Marnoo, VIC

Marnoo is a town located at the intersection of Donald-Stawell Road and the Wimmera Highway. Though sparsely populated, the quiet town is rich in history and has a thriving community with several recreational facilities...

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Mount Cole

Mount Cole

Mount Cole, VIC

Mount Cole is a small rural town in Western Victoria and is best known for its state forest, though there are many other things to explore, see, eat, and do here. The Mount Cole State Forest is one of the most popular...

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Byaduk

Byaduk

Byaduk, VIC

The township of Byaduk is located in the southern region of the Grampians. Started as a European settlement, this quaint township is now a vibrant residential community. As the township is located only a few kilometres...

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Wartook

Wartook

Wartook, VIC

The picturesque Wartook Valley is a must-visit destination whilst staying in the Grampians. Enjoy some of he most magnificent sunrises and sunsets while staying in this serene country location. Wartook offers a variety...

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Deep Lead Flora And Fauna Reserve

Deep Lead

Deep Lead, VIC

Deep Lead is a town in Victoria that has a rich history, thanks to the fundamental role it played in the gold rush era. The former gold mining town borders Illawarra, and both of them form a rural region that is located...

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Dooen

Dooen

Dooen, VIC

Dooen is a small town located in Wimmera, in the western region of Victoria and just north of the Grampians National Park. Dooen does not have many amenities within the township, but is located just 5kms north of the...

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Wickliffe

Wickliffe

Wickliffe, VIC

Wickliffe is a beautiful town in Victoria; home to a small township of families and farmers, as well as many new residents who have moved in search of more affordable housing combined with a laid-back lifestyle. The...

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Mirranatwa

Mirranatwa

Mirranatwa, VIC

If you are planning a vacation in Victoria and want to choose a place with many things to see and do, then the quaint city of Mirranatwa is a great choice for you. With vineyards, wineries, museums, art galleries and...

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Cherrypool

Cherrypool

Cherrypool, VIC

Cherrypool is a must-visit location for anyone touring the Grampians and is conveniently located so that visitors have easy access to the numerous attractions onsite. Cherrypool is home to the Black Range State Park...

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Lower Norton

Lower Norton

Lower Norton, VIC

Lower Norton is a small town located 20km south-west of Horsham and 279km away from Melbourne. It’s a great destination to visit if you want to immerse yourself in a few days of the splendid outdoors, art...

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Bayindeen

Bayindeen

Bayindeen, VIC

Bayindeen is a small rural town in Victoria, located within the Ararat Rural City Council area. If you’re looking to go off-the-beaten-track and head to a remote destination, this town is highly recommended...

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Bornes Hill

Bornes Hill

Bornes Hill, VIC

Bornes Hill is a rural Victorian town in near Dunkeld. Though remote, it makes a great road trip destination for visitors looking for something unique. While here, visit the Ros McArthur Art Studio, located in the...

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Glenisla

Glenisla

Glenisla, VIC

Glenisla is a small town in the Southern Grampians, some 252kms away from Melbourne and 64km away from Halls Gap. Though it has just a little over a dozen residents, this area is home to many beautiful attractions and...

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Glenorchy

Glenorchy

Glenorchy, VIC

Glenorchy is a rural village town tucked away in Wimmera District within the Northern Grampians Shire, three hours from Melbourne. The town is located just 25 kilometres north from Stawell and is accessible using the...

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Crowlands

Crowlands

Crowlands, VIC

Crowlands is a small town located along the banks of the Wimmera River in Victoria. As an agricultural community, it is home to a tiny village, although there are several larger farms scattered throughout the area...

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Rupanyup

Rupanyup

Rupanyup, VIC

Rupanyup is a scenic country town located around 285km away from Melbourne, 50km from Horsham and 60km from Stawell. Its name is derived from ‘rubunyup’, an Aboriginal term that refers to a tree by a...

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Moonambel

Moonambel

Moonambel, VIC

Moonambel is a small rural town in central-west Victoria, nestled between the slopes of Avoca and St Arnaud. Many of the best wineries in Victoria are located in and around Moonambel, making it a perfect destination for...

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Lexton

Lexton

Lexton, VIC

Lexton is a small town in the Pyrenees region of Victoria along the Sunraysia Highway; an area renowned for its world-class wine. Located around 141km away from Melbourne, 26km from Beaufort & 24km from Avoca, this...

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Redbank

Redbank

Redbank, VIC

Redbank is a small town in Victoria; east of the Grampians and only 7km from Moonambel. Though the town itself doesn’t have much to see, there are certainly lots of outdoor activities to do while here. Redbank...

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