Venue Information

Stawell, Victoria

Located in the beautiful Grampians region of provincial Victoria, Stawell is located 237 kilometres north-west of Melbourne – approximately a 3 hour drive.

For further information regarding the region including accommodation and activities, please visit www.grampianstravel.com.au or www.visitvictoria.com

Central Park

Central Park is located on Main Street in Stawell, approximately 1km from the Western Highway.

Ground entry is via the Stawell Athletic Club or via the entry gates on Main and Victoria streets.

Seating is available in the grandstands, or many patrons choose to bring their own chairs or picnic rugs.

Catering, first aid and public toilets are also available, and free car parking can be found in the surrounding streets.

Please note:  alcohol cannot be brought into the venue, but can be purchased at the ground.

Travelling by car to the Stawell Gift 

From Melbourne CBD

  • Head onto the West Gate Freeway towards Altona/Geelong
  • Take the left fork onto the Western Ring Rd Exit at Altona North
  • Continue along the Western Ring Road and take the left fork onto the Western Freeway (M8) at Derrimut
  • Continue along the Western Freeway and follow signs to Ballarat
  • Continue along the Western Highway and follow signs to Ararat/Stawell/Horsham (bypassing Ballarat)
  • Once you reach Ararat turn right to stay on the Western Highway and follow signs to Stawell/Horsham
  • Once in Stawell, from the Western Highway turn right at Seaby Street that merges into Main Street
  • Arrive at Central Park Stawell 

From Melbourne Airport

  • Follow signs to Melbourne and merge onto the Tullamarine Freeway
  • Exit at Western Freeway, towards M8/Ballarat
  • Merge onto the Deer Park Bypass
  • Continue along the Western Freeway and follow signs to Ballarat
  • Continue along the Western Highway and follow signs to Ararat/Stawell/Horsham (bypassing Ballarat)
  • Once you reach Ararat turn right to stay on the Western Highway and follow signs to Stawell/Horsham
  • Once in Stawell, from the Western Highway turn right at Seaby Street that merges into Main Street
  • Arrive at Central Park Stawell.

This information is provided as a guide only. Travel time from Melbourne CBD is 2 hours and 45 minutes and 2 hours and 50 minutes from Melbourne Airport.

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