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West

In the regions West, you will discover world renowned rock climbing sites, wide open spaces and delectable food and wine offerings. Rising from the Wimmera plains, you will find Horsham, a lively city with excellent opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment. Base yourself in here and explore the attractions of the west, all within easy reach of the beautiful Grampians National Park. 

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DISCOVER THE WEST

The Grampians National Park is located 30km south-west of Horsham and boasts ancient Aboriginal rock arts sites and the breathtaking Mt Zero and Hollow Mountain. Meander your way on to MacKenzie Falls, Victoria’s largest waterfall that proudly flows all year round.

Wartook Valley offers magnificent sunrises, sunsets and brilliant night skies. The area is famed for its mountain views and inspiring sandstone escarpments with panoramic views of the surrounding plains, ancient rock art shelters, diverse wildlife and colourful wildflowers. The Laharum area is known for its olive groves, with heritage trees and organic farming, the Mediterranean-like climate produces award-winning olive oils. Visit Grampians Olive Co. and discover how organic olive oil is made and taste the west’s finest olives. 

The west is the perfect gateway to the Silo Art Trail, soon to become the country's biggest outdoor gallery. Cruise the 200km journey from town to town and witness this innovative art project that sees renowned street artists from Australia and across the globe transform wheat silos into giant works of art.

Mt Arapiles is widely regarded as the top rock climbing area in Australia and is world renowned. If rock climbing is not your thing, drive, ride or walk to the summit and take in the scenic views of the surrounding wheat plains.

Be sure to stop at the nearby picturesque township of Natimuk, with its historic buildings and a growing community arts and cultural scene.

From boutique wineries to outdoor adventures and everything in between, the west is ready for you to discover.

THINGS TO DO
GREAT GRAMPIANS AND LITTLE DESERT TOURING ROUTE
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Celebrate the rich heritage of Victoria's Wimmera/Mallee region
with a journey along the 200 km Silo Art Trail, soon to become the country's
biggest outdoor gallery. Horsham in the west of the Grampians is the perfect
gateway to cruise from town to town and witness this innovative art project
that sees renowned street artists from Australia and across the globe transform
wheat silos into giant works of art.

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