Grampians National Park

The Grampians National Park

Elephant's Hide, Grand Canyon and other spectaular formations

The Grampians National Park covering 167,000 hectares is one of the largest National Parks in Victoria. The park is nationally significant for its extraordinary variety of native flora and fauna and the many Aboriginal rockart sites. Its spectacular scenery, rugged mountain ranges, colorful wildflowers and wonderful opportunities for outdoor recreation have made it one of the Victoria's most popular tourist destinations - an all seasons destination.

A trickling streamWith 600km of roads and 160km of walking tracks it takes time to fully experience the diversity of the Grampians. There are cool fern gullies, many walking trails, waterfalls, lookouts and wonderful wildflower areas.

The Grampians National Park is a great place for outdoor activities: bushwalking, picknicking, camping, rockclimbing, fishing, photography, nature study and car touring. Certain roads are suitable for cycling and you can swim in some nearby lakes.

Wartook Gardens Grampians Bed and Breakfast is an ideal base from which to explore all that the Grampians has to offer.

For further details about the Grampians National Park, see the following sections:

  • Activities - in and around the Grampians
  • Drives - in and around the Grampians
  • Events - in and around the Grampians throughout the year
  • 2006 Fire - where it burnt, photos and the recovery process
  • Lakes / Rivers - try a spot of fishing, or picnic by the water's edge
  • Wildflowers - in and around the Grampians
  • Wineries - within easy reach from Wartook Gardens
  • History - visit historical places in the Grampians, including Aboriginal rock art sites
  • Walks - spectacular views in all directions
  • Waterfalls - sit and relax to the sound of falling water
  • Picnic Areas - in and around the Grampians

Wartook Gardens are also within easy access of nearby wineries, Mt Arapiles (a mecca for rockclimbers from around the world), Little Desert National Park and many of the Wimmera Lakes and waterways.