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Small-Group Grampians Day Trip from Melbourne

Highlights
  • Full-day tour to Grampians National Park, from Melbourne
  • Take in panoramic views of the mountains in The Grampians from Boroka Lookout and Reed Lookout
  • Get great photo ops of the spectacular Balconies rock formation
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Small-Group Grampians Day Trip from Melbourne
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Overview
Explore the history and beauty of Grampians National Park on this full-day trip from Melbourne. Climb to the top of Boroka Lookout and other natural vista points for sweeping valley views, and bushwalk through the parklands to explore diverse habitats and spot local wildlife such as kangaroos. Learn about the area’s original inhabitants with a visit to Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre, and admire the cascading rush of waterfalls.
What to Expect
Grampians National Park offers visitors a chance to connect with diverse landscapes, native wildlife and aboriginal history. In the early morning, make your way to St Paul’s Cathedral in central Melbourne to meet your guide and board a comfortable air-conditioned minibus. Stop for morning tea and snacks midway through the 3-hour drive to the park.

Get your first introduction to the dramatic Grampians landscape at Boroka Lookout, where you can admire spectacular views of the eastern plains and Halls Gap Valley. Next, visit the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn about the area’s indigenous people. Explore interactive displays and maps that will help you appreciate the abundance of aboriginal rock art scattered throughout the park.

Stop in the nearby town of Halls Gap to purchase lunch, and then continue on to Reed Lookout for more impressive views. An easy 1.25-mile (2-km) hike will take you to Balconies Lookout, where you can see a rock formation shaped like an open mouth known as the ‘Jaws of Death.’ A moderately challenging hike through the surrounding landscape will lead you to the glorious cascade of MacKenzie Falls. Feel free to cool off with a dip in the pool at the base of the falls.

After a packed day of exploring, sit back and relax on the return drive to Melbourne. You’ll stop for dinner along the way (own expense), and be dropped off back at the original departure point in the late evening.

Please note: In the event that MacKenzie Falls is inaccessible due to weather, you will visit Silverband Falls instead.
Reviews (16)
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile
Highly recommended

Right from the 7:15am departure from St Paul's cathedral, we knew this was going to be a AMAZING day out. Henning our tour guide is 10 star awesome, his sense of humour & knowledge about the tour was on point. Our first stop was Beaufort...More

1  Thank ash_natb
GLTCustomerService, Front Office Manager at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review! Henning certainly is 10 Star awesome and we believe his knowledge of the Grampians is incredible! So glad you also enjoyed all the food inclusions, hopefully the Pizza set you up right for the 250 odd steps back...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Best day tour ever!

We had an enjoyable trip with Autopia day tour. Our tour guide, Darren, is very friendly and awesome! He knows his fact well and gives very good information about each place we visit. He also give us tips on how and where to take good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Hui Jia T
GLTCustomerService, Front Office Manager at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Wow Hui Jia T, Thank you for your lovely words, the Grampians certainly is amazing and so is Guide Darren! We hope the rest of your travels are just as wonderful. Kind Regards, Autopia Tours.

Reviewed June 5, 2018
The best trip to experience the Grampians!

We had an awesome trip in the Grampians! The sights were beautiful and we made enough stops to see as much as possible, without it being too much. The Translation App was very easy to use and because of that, my group of friends was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kimbogaard
GLTG, Front Office Manager at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Thank you Kim, Our translation app is a new feature that we are loving and are so pleased it enabled you and your friends to have a great time on tour! Come back and explore another great destination with us soon! :-)

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Must do

2 of us went on this full day tour. We had to go to another hotel a very short walk away as they didn't pick up from our hotel at 7.45. Not any problem. Do wear comfortable walking shoes. We did short stop in Ballarat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank COOKIES8Perth
GLTG, Front Office Manager at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Hey Cookies! Thank you for the kind review, we will be sure to let Paul know about your great feedback and we are pleased the rain stayed off for you. For those not keen on the steps down to the base of Mackenzie Falls there...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Breathtaking sights

When we were planning to choose which tour operator to choose we decided to read many of the reviews on TripAdvisor to see which one suit our liking with their itinerary. And we decided on Autopia Day Tour as we were staying in an apartment...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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