Grampians National Park, Victoria

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The Grampians National Park, commonly referred to as The Grampians, is a national park located in the Grampians region of Victoria, Australia. The 167219ha national park is situated between and on the Western Highway and on the Glenelg Highway, west of Melbourne and east of Adelaide. Proclaimed as a national park on, the park was listed on the Australian National Heritage List on 15 December 2006 for its outstanding natural beauty and being one of the richest indigenous rock art sites in south-eastern Australia. The Grampians feature a striking series of sandstone mountain ranges.EtymologyNamed Gariwerd by one of the local Australian Aboriginal languages, either the Jardwadjali or Djab Wurrung language, the ranges were given their European name in 1836 by Surveyor General of New South Wales Sir Thomas Mitchell after the Grampian Mountains in his native Scotland. After a two-year consultation process, the park was renamed Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park in 1991, however this controversial formality was reversed after a change of state government in 1992. The reinstated dual naming for geographical features, and this has been subsequently adopted in the park based on Jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung names for rock art sites and landscape features with the National Heritage List referring to "Grampians National Park (Gariwerd)".
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  • Grampians is a good place for young and outdoorsy people. If you want to enjoy the place be prepared for lots of walking. We have two very young kids and it is probably not the best place for them. A ...  more »
  • We visited Pinnacle Outlook at Grampians while our visit to Australia. We were the group of two elders (50+) and grown up kids (22-26y).The hike was 2.1km long and height was 2330m. The hike was mostl...  more »
  • Great and wonderful, but... Australia.com and du Routard guides are not reliable! Don't us not venture to the assault of this expedition if you're not in great shape a little sports and physical. You climb on slippery rocks. No young children. Allow 2 hours to go up and down. Take plenty of water in December it was 40 degrees. Otherwise the efforts are rewarded at the top.
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