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5 things to do in the Grampians in 2023

3 Mar 2023

Escape to the Grampians, where the rugged terrain and lush greenery paint a picture of natural splendour. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, sample the delicious local wines, embark on thrilling adventures and indulge in the peaceful tranquillity of the great outdoors.

Here are the top 5 must-do activities in the Grampians in 2023.

Grampians Estate

Sample Local Wine

Uncork the secrets of the Grampians and discover a wine lovers’ paradise. Sip on the fine, complex and silky notes of Grampians Estate, Best's Wines and Seppelt Wines. Indulge in the celebratory essence of Australia's beloved Sparkling Shiraz, crafted to perfection.

Be sure to visit Mount Langi Ghiran, one of the forerunners of cool-climate Shiraz in Australia. Families with little ones will love Fallen Giants - the cellar door has ample outdoor space and a playground for kids to enjoy.

If you can’t make it to our wineries, you can always order a taste of the Grampians at home from one of many award-winning wineries.

Hanging Out

Embark on a thrilling outdoor adventure

With a wide range of activities on offer, visitors can explore the rugged landscapes, diverse wildlife and the rich cultural heritage of the Grampians area. Embark on an unforgettable multi-day hike on the Grampian Peaks Trail with Grampian Peaks Walking Company.

Home to some of the best rock climbing in Australia, the region is at the epicentre of adventure. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced, Hangin' Out in the Grampians and Absolute Outdoors offer visitors a chance to take part in rock climbing, alongside other heart-racing experiences.

Explore the Grampians from new heights with award-winning Grampians Helicopters. Take in the natural splendour of the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park on a scenic flight, touching down at the region’s iconic wineries along the way.


Gather the family for an activity

Get up close with some furry (and scaly) friends at Halls Gap Zoo. Home to over 120 species of native and exotic animals, it’s the ultimate addition to your itinerary.

Why not explore the Grampians from your own two wheels with an E-Bike from Halls Gap E-Bike Hire? Conveniently located in Halls Gap, you and your family can briskly explore nearby lakes and waterways, restaurants and shopping.

At Grampians Adventure Golf, where an 18-hole mini-golf course awaits you, you may end the day on a competitive note. With the opportunity to take in the breathtaking surroundings, this is a fun and challenging way to spend some time with the family.

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Indulge in delicious food

With a focus on locally sourced ingredients and seasonal produce, the Grampians is a great place to indulge your inner foodie. If you’re looking for a tempting culinary experience, head to Spirit of Punjab Indian Restaurant for a feast of traditional and contemporary Indian dishes.

Flame Brothers Restaurant & Bar is the only restaurant in the neighbourhood with a custom-built wood fired American BBQ, serving a truly unforgettable dining experience against a striking backdrop.

The ideal place to recharge before continuing your adventures is Paper, Scissors Rock Brew Co. Sandwiches, burgers and pizza are among the delectable dishes offered at this friendly Halls Gap microbrewery and café.

Visit Gelato Guys for a tasty treat to break up your day. A broad range of flavours are available, including traditional favourites like vanilla, chocolate and strawberry as well as more unusual flavours like lavender honey and balsamic strawberry.

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Witness cascading waterfalls

If you appreciate nature, the region's waterfalls are calling. A great picnic location is Silverband Falls, just near Silverband Creek. The waterfall is in a quiet location, making it a wonderful spot to unwind and take in the scenery.

On hotter days, Venus Baths is a popular destination in which to cool off. It is the ideal location for swimming and picnics and is home to several cascading pools.

One of the most well-known locations in the Grampians is Boroka Lookout, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding ranges.