It’s 12 sleeps until Christmas….. and it’s not too late for some great present ideas straight from the Grampians… We’ve got 12 great ideas to help you out!
For the foodies in the family, a Grape Escape ticket will give them the opportunity to wine, dine and dance in the Grampians foothills. This weekend away includes meeting winemakers, learning from local producers, and tasting the best artisan wine and food on offer in Western Victoria. With the freshest produce, best wine and beer, there’s no better gift to give your favorite food lover!
Returning for a bigger and even better second year Grampians Music Festival will showcase 20 hyped Aussie acts playing on the Grampians main stage in 2018. Listen to some of the best Aussie artists on the scene, whilst sampling local produce, boutique wines and craft beer from some of the most exciting producers around! This ticket gets you more than just a music concert; set in a beautiful location the atmosphere of the Grampians will make this the perfect present for all your festival head friends.
For some of the best range in local Grampians produce stop by Harvest Halls Gap Provedore and pick out your favourite treats to fill a Christmas stocking or hamper. Harvest provides a broad range of local wine and beer that is hard to find anywhere else, including AT Richardson, Pomonal Estate, Fratin Brothers and Rebellion Brewery.
If you 'd rather give an experience rather than a boring pair of socks purchase a gift voucher to stay at Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park. A unique camping experience for the young and old. Receive a BONUS voucher to the value of 10% for yourself! Just mention BONUS10%! Promotion will finish on 24 December midday.
If you know someone who loves the outdoors but hates the thought of pitching a tent, then this is the ultimate gift for a luxurious camping getaway! No longer do you have to deal with lost tent poles, flat air mattresses or wet sleeping bags. Glamping in the Grampians offers a wide variety of glamping options. Think bell tents, renovated caravan, pod, safari tent overlooking the valley, or what about an aero glamper? A fully function 737 flight simulator attached to a safari tent! This could be the solution for the dad or grandpa that has everything!
Halls Gap Zoo is Victoria's largest regional zoo exhibiting over 160 native and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds from cheetah, giraffe, meerkats, monkeys, red pandas and bison to kangaroos, koalas, Tassie devils, wombats, crocodiles, snakes and dingoes. Purchase a ticket from $17.50 or surprise someone with a meercat close encounter from $40.
Splurg on that special someone and indulge in Victoria's gold winning food and wine hotel! From $950 per couple/twin you will stay two nights in a Deluxe Mountain View Room, enjoy a five course dinner at new "Wickens at Royal Mail Hotel" restaurant, discover the hotels Kitchen Garden and Cellar, dine at the Parker Street Project as well as A la carte breakfast daily.
Give the gift that keeps on giving! Sign a friend up to become a valued member of Montaras Chalambar Wine Club. They'll enjoy generous discounts on all wine purchases, a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and exclusive wine event invites. Choose from receiving wine every 6 or 4 months. Each shipment includes the best wines from the Montara Grampians and Chalambar Road Reserve ranges, delivered directly to their doorstep.
For all those seeking adventure check out Grampians Peaks Walking Company, the local Grampians walking tour operators. With 30 years industry experience and local knowledge, Grampians Peaks Walking Co. provide unique walking experiences. Purchase a customised package inclusive of a local guide, accommodation, food and wine and transfers.
Take the time to explore the Grampians diverse natural landscape and iconic wildlife. Discover ancient rock art vibrant wildflowers, rugged mountains and majestic waterfalls, while getting up close to the natural inhabitants as you go. If you only have limited time be sure to see Mackenzie Falls: Victoria’s largest waterfall flowing all year round, Boroka Lookout: The famous lookout platform revels 180 degree views and Reeds lookout & The Balconies: The unusual rock outcrop that provides stunning views over the entire Victoria range.
If you know someone who enjoys all things spooky then why not give them the chance to experience the abundance of diverse historical attractions in Ararats chilling J-Ward Gaol and Aradale Asylum. These unique institutions will captivate all who walk through their ghostly steel doors. Book your tickets to the night time ghost tours online.
Halls Gap Zoo and Grampians Pioneer Cottages have teamed up to offer you the ultimate KEEPER & SLEEPER (Zoo keeper for the day- Pioneer for the night) packages. These zoo and accommodation packages can be tailored as required and will cover zoo entry, ‘Animal Encounters’ or ‘Keeper for the day’, and two nights’ accommodation at Grampians Pioneer Cottages. For an experience the whole family can enjoy book online now.