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SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS TOURING ROUTE

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OVERVIEW:SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS TOURING SUGGESTED ROUTE


Combine the spectacular scenery of the rugged Grampians mountain range with western Victoria's rich pastoral heritage on this inspiring touring route and you will be sure to be amazed.


BACK TO NATURE


Begin your journey in Dunkeld. Take a wander through the tranquil Dunkeld Arboretum, see spring wildflowers in bloom, and revel in the excellent views of the Grampians' Piccaninny, Mount Sturgeon and Mount Abrupt. These Mountains tells a thousand stories so take a minute and absorb it all in. Remember to gaze upon one of many of these everlasting mountains.


VOLCANOES AND BOTANIC GARDENS


Stop off in historic Penshurst, home to quaint bluestone buildings, the Wetlands Garden and the Volcanoes Discovery Centre. Make your way up to the peak of extinct volcano, Mount Rouse, to view the landscape of the surrounding volcanic plains.


Hit the road again and head towards Hamilton. Discover the treasures of local homesteads at the renowned Hamilton Regional Art Gallery and while away an hour or two in the outstanding Hamilton Botanic Gardens.


COLERAINE TO CAVENDISH


View the spectacular Wannon and Nigretta Falls en route to Coleraine. Sample handmade chocolates at the local Glenelg Fine Confectionery and then take a wander along the paths of Australia's Official Eucalypt Collection at the Points Arboretum.


Press on to Cavendish and disembark for a stroll along the banks of the Wannon River on Settlers Walk. Enjoy some of the most spectacular views the Grampians has to offer as you pass through the Mirranatwa Gap