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Grampians-Gariwerd Region - Cities, Towns and Localities
Ararat
Dunkeld
Grampians NP
Halls Gap
Horsham
Moyston
Stawell
Wartook
 
Other towns, villages and localities in Grampians-Gariwerd Region include:
• Brimpaen • Lake Fyans • Mininera • Nhill • Pomonal
The Grampians region offers access to one of Victoria’s popular holiday destination. It is a region encompassing a mountain range and one of Victoria’s largest national parks, as well as many other popular destinations including Ararat, Halls Gap and Horsham.

Known as Gariwerd by the local Aboriginal people who are the original inhabitants of the region, having lived in Gariwerd for thousands of years, the region provides one of the richest indigenous rock art sites in south-eastern Australia.

European explorers arrived and Major Thomas Mitchell, who went on to become Sir Thomas Mitchell, Surveyor General of New South Wales, scaled the highest peak in the Grampians, Mount Duwil (Mount William), with a group of explorers in 1836. Mitchell named the ranges after the Grampian Mountains in his native country Scotland.

The region soon became a centre for farming, mining and timber production, and a source of water for the surrounding farming region. The Grampians was designated as State Forest in 1872 and declared a National Park in 1984.

Check out our listing of Grampians Region accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre

The Grampians National Park & Halls Gap Visitors Centre
Grampians Road, HALLS GAP VIC 3381
Ph: 03 5356 4616
Freecall: 1800 065 599 (within Australia)
Freecall: 1800 246 880
Fax: 03 5356 4570
Email
Web: www.visithallsgap.com.au

Ararat Visitor Information Centre

Stawell & Grampians Visitor Information Centre

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Grampians Region Attractions

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Grampians Region Events

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Grampians Grape Grape Escape Wine and Food Festival
• Ph: 03 5356 4616 • Freecall: 1800 246 880 • Email
• Annual festival held early May
Wine, food, live music and more.
Grampians Wildflower and Arts Show
• HALLS GAP • Ph: 03 5356 4524 • Email
• early October
A annual exhibition of local wildflowers and art displays held early October. Arts and craft sales, children’s activities and guided wildflower walks and other excursions.
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Grampians Region Tours

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Check out some of the listings for All Nature & Wildlife in Melbourne (including Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, and Grampians National Park).

Many tours to nearby popular destinations start from Melbourne, taking you to places including Ballarat, Bendigo, Echuca, Grampians, Great Ocean Road, Mount Buller, Mornington Peninsula, Phillip Island, Yarra Valley, etc. There are tours that let you experience some of Victoria’s popular activities and pastimes including cruises, shopping, sport, food and wineries and much more...
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The Grampians Horse Riding Centre
• RMB 7353, BRIMPAEN VIC 3401 • Ph/Fax: 03 5383 9255
“Horses are our life, not just our business”. You are invited to come and ride the McDonald family's personal horses, comprising 18 quality hacks, highly-trained and educated to carry you over 1,100 acres of ultimate playground for horse and rider. Open plains and dense forest provide plenty of opportunity for experienced riders to stretch their legs, while novices are given a comprehensive lesson and are kept under the watchful eye of the guides. This is not “the train thing”, rather an enjoyable session in horsemanship. We quickly evaluate where you are at, and then give you lots of tips, instruction and encouragement to help you on your way.

WARNING: Horse riding is dangerous. We recommend you have accident insurance and ambulance membership. Waivers must be signed.
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