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The Grampians Way Touring Route in 5 days

30 Aug 2023

Embark on an unforgettable road trip along The Grampians Way Touring Route, which circumnavigates the awe-inspiring Grampians National Park, also known by its indigenous name, Gariwerd. As you journey, admire picturesque pastoral landscapes, bear witness to breathtaking sunsets over the rugged peaks, and make delightful detours to find mountain waters.

With nearly 300 kilometers of road to explore, craft an itinerary that aligns with your road-trip preferences, granting you the freedom to enter and exit the touring route at your leisure and unveil hidden gems just beyond its foothills.

Here's a 5-day itinerary to inspire you.

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Start your road trip at the popular tourist town of Halls Gap. Choose the tranquility of Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park or live it up in an outdoor jacuzzi at one of luxurious properties. Immerse yourself in nature with breathtaking hikes, encounter wildlife at Halls Gap Zoo and savour artisanal brews at Grampians Ale Works. Your culinary adventure then awaits at Paper, Scissors Rock Brew Co. or the legendary Halls Gap Hotel.

Let the journey of a lifetime begin!

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Take a guided tour of J Ward, Ararat's Old Gaol and Lunatic Asylum. Savor a delightful lunch at Mount Langi Ghiran while taking in the picturesque surroundings. Then set up camp or book at cabin at Lake Fyans Holiday Park or Acacia Caravan Park, both offering a peaceful escape. Then wrap up the day with refreshing drinks and a bite to eat at Pomonal Estate, followed by a serene sunset vista from the One Tree Hill. It's a day of exploration, indulgence, and tranquility all rolled into one memorable experience.

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Begin your day with a sleep in, then head to Clayfield Wines in Moyston, ensuring you call ahead. Enjoy scenic mountain views toward Dunkeld or venture off through Penshurst's volcanic plains. Discover the charming Petschel House Studios Gallery & Gardens or cast a line at Lake Hamilton. End your day with a cosy stay at Southern Grampians Cottages.

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Explore the wines of the west at Mount Stapylton Wines and Norton Estate Wines. Savour lunch at Grampians Olive Co, , where you can also learn the art of olive harvesting in one of the country's oldest olive-growing regions. Then admire the aboriginal rock art at Gulgurn Manja Shelter Shelter or enjoy a serene stroll along the sparkling Wimmera River. Rest up at the Horsham Holiday Park or stay in a snug and comfortable tiny home at Grampians Edge Caravan Park.

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No matter your direction home, you'll find a cellar door to take home treasures from your trip, especially in the wine village of Great Western, home to Seppelt Wines, Grampians Estate, Best's Wines, and hidden gem, Miners Ridge Vineyard.

The Grampians Way Touring Route guarantees a unique adventure brimming with natural beauty and boundless exploration.