40 days in Grampians Itinerary

40 days in Grampians Itinerary

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St Arnaud
— 10 nights
2
Natimuk
— 7 nights
3
Hamilton
— 10 nights
4
Halls Gap
— 8 nights
5
Beaufort
— 4 nights

10
nights
St Arnaud

St Arnaud ©
St Arnaud is a town in the Wimmera region of Victoria, Australia, 244 kilometres north west of the capital Melbourne. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Melville Caves and Kooyoora State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Terrick Terrick National Park and Mt Wycheproof. Change things up with these side-trips from St Arnaud: Redbank Alpacas (in Redbank), Moonambel (Dalwhinnie Wines, Summerfield Cellar Door, &more) and Donald (Kookas Country Cookies, Lions' Train Park, &more). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Bridgewater Riverwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Wychitella Flora & Fauna Reserve, examine the collection at The Bible Museum, and admire the striking features of Immaculate Conception Church.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our St Arnaud trip planner.

Sydney to St Arnaud is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Natimuk.

Things to do in St Arnaud

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Donald, Boort, Moonambel, Inglewood, Rupanyup
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 8:
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Terrick Terrick National Park ©
Terrick Terrick National Park
Kooyoora State Park ©
Kooyoora State Park
Mt Wycheproof ©
Mt Wycheproof

7
nights
Natimuk

Natimuk ©
Natimuk is a town in Western Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park and Friedmans Salt Lake. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Arapiles and Little Desert National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Lowana Craft Shop (in Nhill), Dimboola (Pink Lake, Dimboola Native Fauna and Flora Reserve, &more) and Lake Hindmarsh Lake Reserve (in Jeparit). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Olivers Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Ratzcastle Lake Reserve, and explore the striking landscape at Mitre Rock.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Natimuk route site.

You can drive from St Arnaud to Natimuk in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hamilton.

Things to do in Natimuk

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dimboola, Edenhope, Lowana Craft Shop, Toolondo Reservoir, Lake Hindmarsh Lake Reserve
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 15:
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Little Desert National Park ©
Little Desert National Park
Mount Arapiles ©
Mount Arapiles
Mitre Rock ©
Mitre Rock

10
nights
Hamilton

Hamilton ©
Hamilton is a large town in south-western Victoria, Australia, at the intersection of the Glenelg Highway and the Henty Highway. Get outdoors at The Picaninny (Bainggug) and Mt Sturgeon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Hamilton and Cape Nelson State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Hamilton side-trips: Glenelg Chocolates (in Coleraine), Mount Rouse (in Penshurst) and Mount Abrupt (in Dunkeld). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Lower Glenelg National Park. Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Mount Eccles National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at MacKenzie Falls, explore the galleries of Hamilton Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Byaduk Caves, and take in nature's colorful creations at Cave Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hamilton trip website.

You can drive from Natimuk to Hamilton in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Hamilton

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dunkeld, Mount Gambier, Macarthur, Portland, Fort O`Hare Campground
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 25:
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The Picaninny (Bainggug) ©
The Picaninny (Bainggug)
Mt Sturgeon ©
Mt Sturgeon
Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park

8
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grampians Adventure Golf and Venus Baths Loop. Visiting The Pinnacle and Silverband Falls will get you outdoors. Explore Halls Gap's surroundings by going to Mt Stapylton (in Laharum), Dunkeld (Chimney Pots & Mt Thackeray) and Grampians Estate Cellar Door (in Great Western). Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Grampians National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Falls, hike along Wonderland Loop Hike, get interesting insight from Tours, and stroll through Grampians Peaks Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Halls Gap travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hamilton to Halls Gap in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Beaufort.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Dunkeld, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, Montara Winery, Mt Stapylton, Grampians National Park
Find places to stay Nov 25 — Dec 3:
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Fish Falls ©
Fish Falls
Chatauqua Peak ©
Chatauqua Peak
The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle

4
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a town in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Mt. Elephant and Mooramong Homestead. Take a break from the city and head to Ferntree Falls and Lake Tooliorook. Explore Beaufort's surroundings by going to Wimmera Hills Winery (in Elmhurst) and Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail (in Skipton). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Goldsmith, look for gifts at Imperial Egg Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Mount Buangor State Park, and don't miss a visit to Beaufort Band Rotunda.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Beaufort road trip planning app.

Getting from Halls Gap to Beaufort by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skipton, Mt. Elephant, Lake Tooliorook, Wimmera Hills Winery, Ferntree Falls
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:
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Mt. Elephant ©
Mt. Elephant
Mount Buangor State Park ©
Mount Buangor State Park
Beaufort Band Rotunda ©
Beaufort Band Rotunda