Grampians Tour | Great Escape
7:45am - 9:00pm
Journey with us to the Grampians National Park, one of Australia’s ancient and spectacular mountain ranges. Enjoy the breathtaking views and amazing landscapes. Learn and appreciate the rich Aboriginal heritage. Encounter native wildlife and fascinatingly lush vegetation of the Grampians National Park.
In this Grampians Tour to the National Park, witness the spectacle of sandstone ridges, rugged mountain ranges, panoramic views, picturesque waterfalls, and the bustling plant and animal life. Enjoy bushland hiking trails with the best lookout views the Grampians National Park has to offer.
Visit Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Experience wildlife encounters with kangaroos & emus
Visit Reeds or Boroka Lookout
Visit MacKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls
Walk out to the Balconies lookout and Jaws of Death
Guided Bush Walks and hikes
Enjoy Lunch at Halls Gap within the Grampians National Park
Operates: Tues, Wed, Fri & Sun.
Morning Tea & biscuits
All Park fees included
Wifi on board
Hotel Pick up & drop off
18 guests Average Group size
Audio Translation in 10 languages
Meet at Immigration Museum (east-side) CNR FLINDERS/MARKET ST MELBOURNE / OR pick up locations below:
6:50 YHA Melbourne Metro 78 HOWARD ST NORTH MELB
6:58 Space Hotel 380 RUSSELL ST MELBOURNE
7:00 Pullman Albert Park 65 QUEENS ROAD ALBERT PARK
7:00 Ibis on Therry St 15 THERRY ST MELBOURNE
7:05 Pegasus Apartment Hotel 206 A’BECKETT ST MELBOURNE
7:10 Base Backpackers 17 CARLISLE ST ST KILDA
7:15 St Paul’s Cathedral Cnr SWANSTON ST and FLINDERS ST MELBOURNE
7:20 Windsor Hotel 111 SPRING ST MELBOURNE
7:24 Regent Theatre 191 COLLINS ST MELBOURNE
7:25 Mercure Welcome (only if staying onsite) 265 LITTLE BOURKE ST MELBOURNE
7:32 Vibe Savoy 630 LITTLE COLLINS ST, CNR SPENCER ST MELBOURNE
7:35 Crown Promenade Hotel 8 WHITEMAN ST SOUTHBANK
7:35 Holiday Inn 575 FLINDERS LANE MELBOURNE
Grampians National Park Tour
At 8am in the morning, we begin our journey from Melbourne to the Grampians National Park. Located 235 kilometres west of Melbourne, the Grampians is an ancient mountain that is home to abundant Australian wildlife, lush vegetation, and rich Aboriginal history and culture. The mountain ranges are simply spectacular and the scenery amazing!
Halls Gap Grampians Tour
We head straight into the heart of the Grampians, Halls Gap. Throughout the journey be always on the alert. Watch out for various species of birds in the woodlands and open forests.
There are more than 200 avian species in the Grampians aside from 35 mammal species, 28 reptile types, and much more. Always on the lookout for wild animals such as kangaroos, koalas, possums, and wallabies to name a few. See the beautiful wildflowers in spring among the over 800 native plant species.
Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Then we visit the award-winning Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Learn about everything Aboriginal and the natural environment of the Grampians. Know more about the 5000 years of history of the Aboriginal people and appreciate the richness of their cultural heritage, arts, and traditions. Listen to the stories and tales of the origins of Gariwerd, the local name for the Grampians.
We make sure you enjoy your Grampians tour with great food and wonderful scenery. We have a lunch picnic at the Boroka Lookout where you can enjoy some breathtakingly spectacular mountain views.
Then we follow the trails to get to Reeds Lookout overlooking Victoria Valley, Victoria Range, Serra Range, Lake Wartook, and Mt Difficult Range. So you better ready your cameras and your lenses.
Grampians Guided Bushwalks
In the afternoon, we will spend some time in the “Jaws of Death” also known as the Balconies, the landscape scene that appeared in the Japanese anime “Princess Mononoke”. Then we stroll down to the base of McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls.
Enjoy the waterfalls and capture some images of the cascades against the rocks and the green vegetation. In this heavenly paradise on earth, experience the magic and the soothing music of the waterfalls, the fresh breeze passing through ancient trees, and the birds. Immerse yourself in the experience and calm your restless soul. Be refreshed and rejuvenated.
Reflect on the eventful day full of action, fun, and adventure. As we drive back to Melbourne we have a stopover for dinner along the way. The meal is at your own expense.
The Fine Print
Child 8 - 12 years
Please bring sunscreen, water bottle, hat, sunglasses, warm clothes, camera & comfortable walking shoes.
May need spending money for meals & beverages