The Grampian National Park is the third largest national park in Victoria. It offers visitors 167 000 hectare of nature’s best, consisting of rugged sandstone formations, dense wilderness and forest, glorious seasonal wildflowers, rocky slopes and valleys, spectacular bushwalking trails, ancient Aboriginal art sites, and the tranquil waters of freshwater rivers, waterfalls, and lakes.
The Grampians National Park has become one of Victoria’s most popular tourist attractions – and if you are craving adventure then you are in the right place. There is so much to do and see here. You can try your hand at fishing, go for a bushwalk on one of the many walking trails, relax and take in the sights and sounds of the native flora and fauna, explore the mountainous terrain by 4WD or pitch your tent and kick back and enjoy one of Australia’s most magnificent holiday destinations.
The Grampian region is renowned for its fantastic all year round fishing, with its diverse species and stock of freshwater fish, making it one of the most popular fishing destinations for any avid angler. Anglers can cast out a line in one of the many waterways which are abundant with a variety of fish species such as, Redfin, Yellow belly, Trout ( rainbow and brown ), Cod, Catfish and Silver Perch.
Or why not get in the 4×4 and explore the tracks that wind their way through the Grampian National Park offering a great 4WD adventure, with the added bonus of witnessing some of the most stunning sandstone mountain views and sweeping valleys.
If you decide to stay the night their are some fantastic camping areas. The camping areas are spread throughout the park for the convenience of travellers. Camping permits are required, however bookings/reservations for camp sites are not taken. All camping areas have basic bush camping facilities, such as, toilets, picnic tables and fireplaces. Bush camping is permitted throughout the Grampian National Park, except in the Wonderland Range and the watershed of Lake Wartook. For those of you that prefer the extra comforts and camping is not their ‘thing’ other accommodation is available.
- Aboriginal history – with almost 4000 recorded Aboriginal art sites.
- Wildflowers – seasonal.
- Canoeing, abseiling, mountain biking and mountain climbing.
260km from Melbourne.
45km West of Ararat