See why adventurers have been coming to the Grampians since the mid-nineteenth century, and sign up for your own outdoor adventure. Choose from hiking and rock-climbing, kayaking and canoeing, cycling and four-wheel driving.
The Grampians by foot
Traverse the Grampians National Park on a relaxing walk, stopping at scenic lookouts and spotting native animals, or on a challenging hike along rocky escarpments, to ancient rock art sites and remote campsites. For a walk to remember, take the path up through the Grampians' Grand Canyon to the sweeping views and unique rock formations of The Pinnacle. The Balconies, a short walk from Reed Lookout, is another great option.
Up and down the rock faces
Scale the face of rock-climbing and abseiling haven, Mt Arapiles. Learn the ropes from the professionals, or pit your well-honed rock-climbing experience against climbers from all over the world. Try your hand at some of the other rock-faces in the Grampians National Park, like the popular Mt Rosea. Pitch your tent in the campground and choose from a wide range of routes up the cliff.
On the water and beyond
Combine a kayaking or canoeing adventure at remote mountain lakes and rivers with a camping expedition or a biking adventure. Bring your mountain bike or hire one locally to explore the region. The wide streets of the regional centres are ideal for a casual cycle.
Four-wheel drives and gliders
Deviate from the beaten track by four-wheel drive in the Grampians National Park, and see a carpet of springtime wildflowers among the hundreds of kilometres of sandy tracks on a four-wheel-drive safari through Little Desert National Park.
Prefer to take to the skies? Get a bird's-eye view of the spectacular scenery on a gliding experience from the Ararat airfield.
As a precaution, ensure you're always well prepared and equipped – and know your limitations.
Step out and explore the Grampians region's spectacular natural beauty on foot, with a short gentle stroll or a full day wilderness adventure.
Explore the Grampians' hard-to-reach nooks and crannies on two wheels, with plenty of shady bike paths or invigorating mountain bike adventures.
Swing into action in the Grampians region on one of the first-class fairways at golf courses in Ararat, Stawell, Horsham and Hamilton.
You're never far from water in the Grampians region, with streams, lakes and creeks providing ideal settings for canoeing and kayaking adventures.
Uncover fishing paradise in the Grampians region's lakes and rivers and snare a prize catch from the plentiful species of fish that bite year-round.
Pitch a tent or park your campervan in the Grampians to truly appreciate the regions' natural attractions and meet resident wildlife.
Go off-road in the diverse terrain of the Grampians National Park's vast sandstone mountains or in the sandy environs of Little Desert National Park.