The Grampians is located in Western Victoria, 250km west of Melbourne.
Be careful and cautious driving at dusk, night and dawn for our wildlife, especially kangaroos and deer.
- From Melbourne (254km)
- From Adelaide (500km)
- From Ballarat (142km)
- From Bendigo (194km)
- From Warrnambool (157km)
For more information on how to get to Grampians or to order the official visitors guide for the Grampians please call the:
- Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre on 1800 065 599
- Ararat Visitor Information Centre on 1800 657 158
- Stawell Visitor Information Centre on 1800 330 080
Great Southern Touring Route
The Great Southern Touring Route starts in Melbourne and follows the Great Ocean Road where you can see koalas at Cape Otway, the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge. From Port Fairy you journey through the volcanic plains to the rugged sandstone mountains of the Grampians. Following your time here in the Grampians, you travel back to Melbourne via the Ballarat Goldfields.
Melbourne to Adelaide Touring Route
The inland Melbourne to Adelaide Touring Route is a fantastic sight seeing journey.
Leaving Melbourne the route travels first to the Goldfields in Ballarat with its grand architecture. Further west The Grampians National Park rises out of the western plains. Travel southwards through Dunkeld to Hamilton, rich sheep grazing pastures.
When you enter South Australia you’re in Coonawarra wine region. The World Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves, you cross the Murray River and visit the Adelaide Hills and a visit to the Germanic village of Hahndorf finishes your trip to Adelaide.
Halls Gap is accessible by public transport.
Regular trains commute between Melbourne and Ararat, with connecting buses from Ararat to Stawell, then to Halls Gap.
For more information on departure times see Public Transport Victoria (PTV).