Day 1: Grampians Eco Wilderness Escape
Journey with us to the Grampians or Gariwerd, one of Australia’s ancient and spectacular mountain ranges. Enjoy the breathtaking views and amazing landscapes. Learn and appreciate the rich Aboriginal heritage. Encounter native wildlife and the fascinatingly lush vegetation of the Grampians National Park. In this Grampians Tour, witness the spectacles of sandstone ridges, rugged mountain ranges, panoramic views, picturesque waterfalls, and bustling plant and animal life. Travel into the heart of the Grampians National Park, one of the world’s oldest and most spectacular mountain ranges. Rich in Aboriginal history & cultural significance surrounded by an abundance of Australian wildlife, and seriously breath-taking scenery. Enjoy bushland hiking trails with the best lookout views the Grampians National Park has to offer. One of the world's oldest and most spectacular mountain ranges, rich in Aboriginal history, and with an abundance of wildlife, the Grampians are sure to leave you in awe. En route to the Grampians stops at the township of Beaufort for refreshments. As you drive through the Grampians your experienced guide will point out our unique wildlife, including kangaroos, emus, and a vast array of birdlife and seasonal native wildflowers. Travel straight into the heart of the Grampians National Park to the delightful town of Halls Gap, then off to stretch those legs with a walk through the breathtaking scenic vistas. You stop for a break in Halls Gap in the heart of the Grampians for lunch (at the guest’s own expense) before a visit to Brambuk the National Park & Cultural Centre. This Centre brings to life the amazing history, art, and culture of the local aboriginal communities. Hike to the remarkable Jaws of Death and Balconies Lookout experiencing majestic views and scenery, featured in the famous Japanese Animation ‘Princess Mononoke’. Follow the steep trail to the base of the falls, one of Australia's most inspiring waterfalls, MacKenzie Falls (alternatively Silverband Falls or Beehive Falls). Returning to Melbourne, stopping along the way for dinner (at the guest's own expense).
Departs: Our main meeting point for this tour will be at the Immigration Museum (East Side)-, 400 Flinders St on the corner of Market St, Melbourne at 7:35 am.
Returns: 8:30 pm
Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to your nominated pickup time so as not to delay or miss your tour.
What to bring
1L refillable water bottle
Hat, sunglasses & sunscreen
All-weather active clothing ie. windbreaker
Comfortable walking shoes (tread closed-toe shoes)
Small day pack 5-7kg
Money for snacks and meals
Camera to capture every moment!
Limited storage space on our vehicles, baggage is to be kept to 1 x 5-7kg day bag per person.
Any meals not indicated within the itinerary - at the guest’s own expense. We provide plenty of opportunities for guests to support locals and buy lunch along the way.
Travel insurance is highly recommended
Hotel transfers pre/post tour itinerary to a nominated pickup point.
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