Just add water

The region is dripping with rivers, lakes and waterways. Perfect if you’re looking to get afloat in a kayak or canoe, dangle a fishing line or ogle a cascading waterfall.

Wild things

Snap a selfie with a wild kangaroo or emu at Wartook Valley or Halls Gap. Time your visit for early morning or late evening and you’ll almost certainly capture a picture worth sharing.

Beat about the bush

Brambuk - The National Park & Cultural Centre tells the traditions of the Jardwadjali and Djab Wurrung Aboriginal communities, and offers the opportunity to taste authentic bush tucker.

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Built to scale

Incredible vistas over the Grampians National Park await those who trek up The Pinnacle or take the easy stroll to Boroka Lookout.

Art house

Hamilton Art Gallery exhibits a remarkable, inspiring and ever-changing collection of Australian and European artworks.

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Aladdin’s cave

Formed by molten lava flowing beneath the earth, the amazing Byaduk Caves feature wrinkles, stalactites, stalagmites, columns and ropy lava flows. Find them near Hamilton.

Gung ho

Chinese immigrants have helped shape the region. Uncover how at Ararat’s Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre.

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On the grapevine

Cellar doors swing wide open at boutique vineyards and big-name wineries throughout the Grampians, Pyrenees and Henty wine regions.

Dare you

Feed your inner daredevil with a quad biking, rock climbing, horse riding or adventure hiking experience.

Bloom time

Visit in spring to see an explosion of wildflower blooms paint the landscape in picture-perfect colour.

Grampians National Park & Surrounds