1 Day Grampians Eco Wilderness Escape

Australia Trips & Tours: Melbourne

  • National Heritage Listed Grampians National Park
  • Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage at Brambuk the National Park & Cultural Centre
  • Summit views from Reeds, Boroka & The Balconies Lookout
  • Australian wildlife encounters with wild emus and kangaroos
  • Be inspired at Mackenzie Falls or Silverband Falls
  • Guided bush walks and panoramic trail hikes
  • Explore the town of Halls Gap within the Grampians National Park

Journey with us to the Grampians or Gariwerd, one of Australia’s ancient and spectacular mountain ranges. Enjoy the breath-taking views and amazing landscapes. Learn and appreciate the rich Aboriginal heritage. Encounter native wildlife and 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 the 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 stop 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 breath-taking scenic vistas.

You stop for a break in Halls Gap in the heart of the Grampians for lunch (at guest’s own expense) before a visit to Brambuk Aboriginal 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’. Then stroll to the base of Australia’s most inspiring waterfall Mackenzie Falls (alternatively Silverband Falls or Beehive Falls). Returning to Melbourne, stopping along the way for dinner (at own expense)

Driving Distance: 550km

  • National Park entry fees
  • Aboriginal interpretation centre
  • Guided bush walks* (*2hr walking subject to fitness level)
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
  • On board water refill station
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel
  • Comprehensive tour commentary
  • Select inner city pick up and drop off points
  • Audio translation available in 10 languages
  • Any meals not indicated within the itinerary
  • Travel insurance is recommended
  • Personal expenses
  • 1L refillable water bottle
  • Hat, sunglasses & sunscreen
  • All-weather clothing ie.windbreaker
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Small day pack 5-7kg
  • Money for snack and meals
  • Camera to capture every moment!

Not suitable for infants or children 5yrs and under

  • Adult (13+) – $140pp
  • Child (6-12) – $110pp
  • 6:20 – Newport Bus Interchange, Mason St, Newport
  • 6:50 – YHA Metro, 78 Howard St, North Melbourne
  • 6:55 – Space Hotel, 380 Russell St, Melbourne
  • 7:00 – Ibis on Therry, 15-21 Therry St, Melbourne
  • 7:05 – Pegasus Apartments Hotel – 206 A’Beckett St, Melbourne
  • 7:10 – Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collin St, Melbourne
  • 7:15 – Windsor Hotel – 111 Spring St, Melbourne (Hotel Guests Only)
  • 7:25 – The Savoy Hotel – 630 Little Collins St, Melbourne
  • 7:30 – Crown Promenade – 8 Whiteman St, Southbank
  • 7:30 – Holiday Inn, 575 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
  • 7:35 – Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St cnr Market St, Melbourne

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In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider.

  • A moderate level of fitness is required to complete the walks.
  • Child fare prices apply from 6 to 12 years old. This tour is not suitable for children 5 years old and under, due to the nature and walking involved.
  • Passenger contact information and will be kept on file for 30-days for the purposes of contact tracing. We require the full name, contact phone number and email address of the lead passenger.
  • For your safety, we have implemented comprehensive hygiene measures and increased regular sanitation. Temperature checks of all staff will be conducted pre-departure and face masks and hand-sanitizer will be provided.
  • All tours must be re-confirmed with the operator within 7 days prior to departure on 03 9393 1333.
  • Please notify the provider of any medical conditions and contact number at the time of booking.
  • Private touring is available on request.

Registered as a COVID Safe business using guidelines from Safe Work Australia and well as ATEC COVID Ready badge program. Our approach addresses four key areas in controlling the risks of coronavirus for our Tour Guides and Guests:

  • Manage staff and traveller well being
  • Maintain practical physical distancing limits, where possible
  • Enhanced hygiene and cleaning
  • Keeping records to facilitate contact tracing
  • Hand sanitiser and disposable face masks will be provided onboard our vehicles.
  • Fully vaccinated business
VACCINATIONS

The customer shall comply with all Government (Federal, State and Territory) COVID entry restrictions and vaccination guidelines or testing requirements for entry into Australia and/or at the time of travel for tour and transport services. Our business is a fully vaccinated workplace.

TEMPORARY CHANGES INCLUDE
  • Smaller passenger numbers and limited number of separate bookings per tour
  • Scheduled days of operation have been reduced, private charters are available on request
  • Price revised mid season to accommodate reduced numbers, effective from 1st September 2020

BLACK OUT DATES
25DEC, 01JAN

DEPARTURE SCHEDULE
Tue, Fri & Sun (Apr-Sep) / Tue, Wed, Fri & Sun (Oct-Mar)

TOUR DURATION
12.5 Hours

PASSENGERS
Min 11 – Max 23

DEPARTURE TIME
07:35

DEFAULT DEPARTURE LOCATION
Immigration Museum – 400 Flinders St cnr Market St, Melbourne

ALLOCATIONS
Free Sell

RETURN TIME
20:30 Approx

DEFAULT RETURN LOCATION
Immigration Museum – 400 Flinders St cnr Market St, Melbourne

RELEASE PERIOD
1 Day

FITNESS LEVEL
Moderate

TOUR LANGUAGE
English

AUDIO TRANSLATION APP
Yes – Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Dutch, French, Italian & German