Things To Do
Close encounters at Halls Gap Zoo
Halls Gap Zoo gives you the opportunity to have close encounters with a number of cute and cuddly creatures. Feed kangaroos, wallabies and deer or experience meerkats climbing onto your lap, play fetch with dingoes or say hello to the friendly African giraffe.
The Grampians is bursting with adventure activities for all ages! Local adventure companies offer guided walking, rock climbing and abseiling and horse riding tours. Absolute Outdoors provides friendly and professional rock climbing and abseiling courses for all skill levels. Take a ride on the wild side with Grampians Horse Riding Centre. Get a unique riding experience in the foothills of the mountains that is suitable for anyone from first timers to top international riders.
Make a Splash
Whether it's fishing, kayaking, swimming, canoeing, sailing or water skiing, there are heaps of lakes to choose from in the Grampians to ensure you can cool down from the summer heat.
Situated in Ararat on the Western Highway, Green Hill Lake is a popular family camping stop for travellers. With picturesque mountain ranges providing the perfect backdrop, the lake is host to many recreational water sports and activities to entertain the whole family.
Lake Fyans, recently voted the best swimming destination in the Grampians, is well known for its safe and sandy beaches. Try boating, fishing and canoeing on the lake, or just splash around and chill out on the beach.