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Overview

Dunkeld

Discover the immense sights and inspiring flavours of picturesque Dunkeld, gateway to the southern Grampians. Enjoy striking views of Mount Sturgeon and Mount Abrupt whichever way turn, explore the popular Arboretum and cap things off with an impeccable meal at the award-winning Royal Mail Hotel.

Royal palate

Walk down Dunkeld's main street and visit local shops and cafes before tucking into a decadent meal at the acclaimed Royal Mail Hotel, winner of two hats from The Age Good Food Guide. A destination in itself, the restaurant sources fresh produce locally and from its expansive organic kitchen garden. The onsite accommodation comes with sweeping views of the Southern Grampians.

Pinch-yourself views

Hike up Mount Sturgeon, Mount Abrupt or the Piccaninny and be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the Southern Grampians range. Opt for a self-guided tour or join Grampians Eco Tours for a half or full-day jaunt.

Wander through the Arboretum's walking track and be inspired by native flora and serene billabongs shaded by river red gum and stringy back forests. Complete your journey with a quiet moment taking in the view of Mount Abrupt at sunset.

Pencil it in

Play a round on the greens at the Grampians Golf Course or visit in time for the 3 Peaks Festival in October – a celebration of the town's history, culture, food and wine. The Dunkeld Cup in November is another great chance to see the town come together against the magnificent backdrop of Mount Abrupt.

Need a time out? Rest easy with a few days at the Griffins Hill Retreat, a sanctuary of yoga, mediation and healthy food to feed your body, mind and soul.

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Dunkeld

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Walking & hiking

The Picaninny (Bainggug) Walk

This walk gives excellent views of Mt Abrupt (Mud-Dadjug) and the nearby town of Dunkeld with its surrounding pastoral landscape.

Road trips & itineraries

Southern Grampians touring route

Combine the spectacular scenery of the rugged Grampians mountain range with western Victoria's rich pastoral heritage on this inspiring touring route.

Walking & hiking

Mt Sturgeon (Wurgarri) Walk

This walk to the summit of Mt Sturgeon offers panoramic views of Dunkeld and the surrounding ranges and volcanic plains.

National parks & reserves

Grampians National Park

Discover grand and rugged mountain ranges, spectacular wildflowers and a wealth of Aboriginal rock art sites in the Grampians National Park.

Restaurants

Royal Mail Hotel

Experience destination dining at its best in the Grampians at the justly celebrated Royal Mail Hotel, awarded two hats in The Age Good Food Guide.

Art galleries

Ros McArthur Art Studio

Ros McArthur Art Studio is located in the large garden of "Woollahra" sheep farm in the Victoria Valley, an area known for its production of...

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Nature and wildlife

See rugged mountains, vast plains, ancient Aboriginal rock art sites, unique native plants and animals, majestic waterfalls and vibrant wildflowers.

Food & wine

Restaurants and cafes

Drive to Dunkeld for the main meal of deceptively simple dishes, but save room for entree and dessert at other regional restaurants and cafes.

Outdoor activities

Walking and hiking

Step out and explore the Grampians region's spectacular natural beauty on foot with a short gentle stroll or a multi-day wilderness adventure.

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Road trips and itineraries

Throw a leg over your motorcycle or step into your car, either way a driving holiday in the Grampians comes well recommended.