The Nigretta Falls, previously known as the Upper Wannon Falls.

Grampians

Nature-lovers will savour the walking tracks, wildlife, lookouts and waterfalls in the breathtaking rugged landscape.

If you’re looking for an exciting destination to explore in Australia, look no further than the Grampians in Victoria. This wild region is a paradise for outdoor lovers, with stunning scenery and endless activities to enjoy. From walking trails to rock climbing and more, there's something for everyone here. Let’s take a look at why the Grampians should be your next stop on your Australian adventure.

The Landscape of the Grampians

The Grampians National Park covers over 167000 hectares and is filled with remarkable landscapes that are sure to take your breath away. Towering sandstone mountains stretch as far as the eye can see, while lush forests offer plenty of shade during long hot summer days. There are also some amazing waterfalls here that make for great photo opportunities. Whether you're looking for a peaceful hike or an adrenaline-filled rock climbing experience, you'll find it all here in the Grampians.

What You Can Do Here

No matter what kind of activities you prefer, you're sure to find something fun and exciting to do in the Grampians area. There are many easy walking trails that will take you through some truly breathtaking scenery. For those who want a bit more adventure, there are plenty of rock climbing routes available too—from beginner friendly slabs to advanced multi-pitch climbs! Plus, if you're into photography then this is the perfect place to capture some stunning images of nature - from wildflowers to soaring birds of prey!

Autumn is the perfect season to visit the Grampians. In spring the Grampians wildflowers are a major attraction. Celebrate the Grampians food and wine, famous sporting spectacles, music, and more. See rugged mountains, vast plains, ancient Aboriginal rock art sites, unique native plants and animals, majestic waterfalls and vibrant wildflowers.

Learn about the indigenous culture of Gariwerd at Brambuk – the National Park and Cultural Centre. Discover ancient oven mounds, scatterings of stone left over from tool making, rock art sites and learn about the traditional beliefs handed down from one generation to the next. Motifs painted in numerous caves include depictions of humans, human hands, animal tracks and birds. Notable rock art sites include:

  • Billimina (Glenisla shelter)
  • Jananginj Njani (Camp of the Emu's Foot)
  • Manja (Cave of Hands)
  • Larngibunja (Cave of Fishes)
  • Ngamadjidj (Cave of Ghosts)
  • Gulgurn Manja (Flat Rock)

If you're looking for a unique way to explore Australia, then look no further than the beautiful Grampians area in Victoria. With its stunning scenery and endless activities available, this is definitely one destination you won't want to miss out on! Whether you're looking for an easy walk or adrenaline-filled rock climbing experience - or just somewhere peaceful and serene - the Grampians has it all! So start planning your trip today and get ready for an unforgettable experience exploring this wild corner of Australia!



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Victoria - Overview
About Victoria

Victoria combines heritage, nature, arts, architecture and class. It has a variety of landscapes from the dry outback, to snowy mountains & lush forests to an inspiring coastline.

Craigs' Hut
Craigs' Hut

Mount Stirling is located a 3 hour drive from Melbourne and it is here you will find Craig's Hut, the famous cattlemen's hut featured in The Man From Snowy River.

Woolamai Beach, Phillip Island
Phillip Island Surf

From ultra-blue waves to bright turquoise tides, Woolamai Beach on Phillip Island is the dream destination for beachgoers and surfers alike.

Ghostly Legends of Luna Park Melbourne
Ghostly Legends of Luna Park Melbourne

Luna Park, Melbourne's iconic amusement park, is a place of laughter and fun. But did you know that it also has a darker side?

Melbourne's Southbank
Melbourne's Southbank

Southbank is located along 2km of the Yarra River and lined by wide pedestrian promenades offering scenic views of the river and city skyline.

Tracks, trails and reserves
Tracks, trails and reserves

When trekking through the Victorian High Country make sure to hit the tracks and trails of national parks and reserves across the High Country.

Barmah National Park - Echuca
Barmah National Park - Echuca

Discover the serene beauty of Barmah National Park, nestled by the winding Murray River near Echuca.

The Twelve Apostles
The Twelve Apostles

The 12 Apostles is one of the most visited natural sites in Australia and this coastline is responsible for the sinking of up to eighty vessels.

River Trading
River Trading

Paddlesteamers are a part of Australia's romantic culture. While an integral part of the Murray transport system, they combined the magic of outback Australia and the River itself.

Ballarat
Ballarat

Ballarat is the most significant gold rush boomtown in Australia, which saw the Victorian gold rush of the 1850's transform Ballarat from a small sheep station to a major settlement.


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