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The Pinnacle Walk & Lookout

The iconic Pinnacle walk and lookout is one of the highlights of the entire Grampians region. Hikers are rewarded with stunning views of Halls Gap and the Grampians' many peaks.

There are a number of walking options to reach The Pinnacle, varying in distance and difficulty:

The Pinnacle from Sundial Car Park

From Sundial Car Park is easiest and the best route to use if young children are part of your walking group. The 2.1km walk up will take a little over 2 hours for the return trip allowing time for a rest at the top. It does include some water crossings and rock-hopping, so good sturdy shoes are essential.

Distance: 2.1km
Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour
Track condition: Good
Grade: Medium
Start: Sundial Carpark
Finish: The Pinnacle
Nearby: Halls Gap
Permits/bookings: None required
Safety: Wear sturdy shoes. Check for bushfire warnings before you leave.

The Pinnacle from Wonderland Car Park

From Wonderland Car Park is slightly more challenging and ascends via the impressive Grampians version of the Grand Canyon with its unique Australian rock formations. The walk continues through the Silent Street before rising up to The Pinnacle.

Distance: 2.1km
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Track: Steep, rocky areas
Grade: Medium/Hard
Start: Wonderland Carpark
Finish: The Pinnacle
Nearby: Halls Gap
Permits/bookings: None required
Safety: Follow markings along the track and take care on rocky areas that can be slippery when wet.


The Pinnacle Walk from Halls Gap

Starting at the rear of the Halls Gap Caravan Park this extended walk is 9.6km and will take around 5 hours return, it is suitable for fit and experienced walkers. Follow the well-formed track to Venus Baths. The rocky track continues to Splitters Falls then connects you to the Wonderland Car Park.

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