Explore the spectacular natural attractions Eastern Grampians has to offer, including Mount Langi Ghiran, Mount Cole, Mount Buangor and Ararat Hills Regional Park. From Ararat, take the short drive to One Tree Hill Lookout for unparalleled views of the town and beyond - be sure to snap a photo at sunset.
Eastern Grampians is also the perfect base for exploring the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park. Take the Tunnel walking track in Pomonal over the Mt William (Mount Duwil) Range where you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Serra Range.
Those fascinated with dark history will love stepping back in time at the iconic J-Ward Gaol, once home to the criminally insane. Test your bravery even further with a haunting ghost tour of Aradale Asylum.
If art and culture is your thing, marvel at the stunning collections housed at Ararat Gallery TAMA. It’s a truly unique and one-of-a-kind experience in the Eastern Grampians. Afterwards, take a stroll in the lakeside sanctuary, Alexandra Gardens.
Finally, discover outdoor adventure at Green Hill Lake, just 4km east ofArarat. In addition to camp sites there are walking tracks, boat ramps, a playground, fire pits, picnic tables and chairs, covered Picnic Pavilions, gas BBQs, an exercise machine and fishing pontoons from which to try and hook a feed of trout. A concrete walking and cycling path also runs all the way to and from Ararat, perfect for exploring.