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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.

During the late 1850s, gold was discovered in Stawell. Soon after, a number of European settlers headed to this town to settle and grow their businesses. Today, Stawell is a popular and prosperous city in the Grampians region.

Stawell Accommodation, Caravan Park & Motels, Victoria

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. The Stawell Gift Foot race draws thousands of visitors to this town every year.

To suit your lodging needs, Stawell provides a wide choice in accommodation options. Guests can choose from hotels, motels and B&B’s, most which have a range of amenities including private rooms, wi-fi, air-conditioning and tea and coffee making facilities. There is also a large caravan site within the township for those looking for budget accommodation whilst staying in Stawell. Check out the map below for the Stawell Grampians Gate Caravan Park which gives details about the facilities on site.

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.


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    • Hi Susy,

      Looking at the official website, all that it mentions is that “free car parking can be found in the surrounding streets”.

      So based on that, it doesn’t sound like there is an official car park and you will just need to play it by eye on the day.

      It states that “ground entry is via the Stawell Athletic Club or via the entry gates on Main and Victoria streets”, so perhaps use that as a guide of where to aim near.


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