Travelling Victoria and wondering what are the best Grampians walks? In this guide we dive into the best Grampians hikes and trails for all visitors, and share our tips on how to make the most of your time in the Grampians National Park.
The Grampians is a mountain range extending southwest from the Great Dividing Range in the southwest of the Australia state of Victoria, and it is arguably one of the most beautiful places in the country.
People travel to the Grampians to experience the great hiking, rock climbing, Aboriginal history, camping and gorgeous lookout sites where you can literally see for miles.
The area has sandstone mountains where you can see amazing cliffs, deep gorges, fantastic weathered rock, stunning coloured wildflowers and lots of wildlife including echidnas and wallabies formations, and wildflowers.
You can base yourself out of the most well known town of Halls Gap, where many hiking trails start for or there are other hiking trails near with a short drive.
There is so much hiking in the area, and being on two feet is the best way to get out and see the area.
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But where do even you start? Right here of course!
We have created a mini guide of the best Grampians walks that you cannot miss, and share some tips and things you need to know about hiking in the Grampians.
Acknowledgment of Country
In the spirit of reconciliation NOMADasaurus acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Gariwerd, the Djab Wurrung and Jardwardjali people, and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
The Aboriginal history is strong in the area. Visiting the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre before you go on your hikes will give you a great insight into local Aboriginal history and rock art you may see.
The area of the Grampians is home to the Djab Wurrung and Jardwardjali people for 20,000 years. Grampians is know as “Gariwerd” in the local Aboriginal language.
The Aboriginal history is so strong here and this is why it is on the Australia’s National Heritage List to be protected. It is home to 90% of the rock art found in Victoria.
We would like to acknowledge the traditional lands of the Djab Wurrung and…