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Nature and Wildlife 

Start your journey to the rugged mountains looming over the farmland plains into Halls Gap, the gateway to the Grampians National Park.  

Rugged mountains loom over farmland plains in the Grampians – home to ancient Aboriginal rock art sites, unique native plants and animals, majestic waterfalls and vibrant wildflowers.

Enjoy one of Victoria’s best all year running McKenzies Falls, walk The Balconies and soak up the panorama views or key an eye out for native wildlife along The Pinnacle trails with offer breathtaking views of Halls Gap. 

 

Art & Culture 

Take in extraordinary art, old and new, in galleries indoors and out. Wherever you go, be enchanted and inspired by the striking landscapes of the Grampians spread out before you.

Silo Art Trail

Celebrate the rich heritage of western Victoria with a journey along 200km Silo Art Trail. The trail takes in eight of Victoria’s smallest towns while bringing together internationally recognised street artists – Julia Volchkova, Guido van Helten, Smug, The Zookeeper and Rone. 

 

J Ward, Ararat’s Old Gaol and Lunatic Asylum 

J Ward started its life as a goldfields prison in 1859 after the gold ran out and was acquired by the Lunacy Department as a temporary facility housing Victoria’s most depraved and dangerous men were housed in horrific conditions. 

 

More information 

For more information on what to do in the Grampians , go to https://www.visitvictoria.com/regions/grampians