13 days in Grampians Itinerary

13 days in Grampians Itinerary

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Moonambel
— 2 nights
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Natimuk
— 2 nights
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Hamilton
— 2 nights
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Halls Gap
— 6 nights
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Moonambel

— 2 nights
Immaculate Conception Church and St Arnaud Heritage Trail will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Summerfield Cellar Door and Grape Farm Winery. Explore Moonambel's surroundings by going to Mountainside Wines (in Warrak), Mount Langi Ghiran (in Buangor) and Wimmera Hills Winery (in Elmhurst).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moonambel vacation planner.

Melbourne to Moonambel is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Natimuk.

Things to do in Moonambel

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums

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Natimuk

— 2 nights
Natimuk is a town in Western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Arapiles Big Sky Bicycle Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Arapiles, and then explore the striking landscape at Mitre Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grassflat Swamp Flora and Fauna Reserve, then immerse yourself in nature at Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park, and then stroll through Olivers Lake.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Natimuk trip planner.

Getting from Moonambel to Natimuk by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Hamilton.

Things to do in Natimuk

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

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Hamilton

— 2 nights
Hamilton is a large town in south-western Victoria, Australia, at the intersection of the Glenelg Highway and the Henty Highway. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Abrupt, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Picaninny (Bainggug), and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Sturgeon. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum, then explore the activities along Lake Hamilton, and then do a tasting at Pierrepoint Wines.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hamilton route planning tool.

Getting from Natimuk to Hamilton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Hamilton

Parks · Nature · Trails · Museums

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Halls Gap

— 6 nights
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Silverband Falls and Pomonal Estate. Do some cultural sightseeing at Best's Wines Great Western and James McMurtrie. Get out of town with these interesting Halls Gap side-trips: Ararat (Montara Winery, Ararat Gallery TAMA, &more) and Grampians Estate (in Great Western). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Falls, do a tasting at The Gap Vineyard, hike along Wonderland Loop Hike, and stroll through Grampians Peaks Trail.

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You can drive from Hamilton to Halls Gap in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wineries

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Grampians travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Zoos · Lookouts
Also known as Gariwerd, the Grampians National Park made it on the Australian National Heritage List for its stunning indigenous rock art and majestic natural wonders. Apart from the rock art, the area is relatively untouched. Go to see the vast array of wildflowers. This is the home of the "Grampian Wave." This isn't a wave that needs water: It's a wind wave. This strange phenomenon happens when westerly winds hit the ridge at a right angle and push paragliders as high as 8,500 m (28,000 ft). In 2006, bushfires destroyed almost half the park, but only a few months after nature began to regenerate and visitors returned in full force.