Experience the rugged majesty of the Grampians National Park on this great day out from Melbourne. Highlights include visits to The Balconies, McKenzie Falls and Boroka Lookout. You'll also have ample time to explore the town of Halls Gap and the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Lunch is included.


Grampians Day Tour from Melbourne with Lunch
Runs: Tuesday, Wednesday Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Departs at: 7.20am
Departs from: Selected CBD hotels and St Paul’s Cathedral
Duration: 13.5 hours (approx.)

4.5 stars

Editor's summary:

‘Journey out to the stunning and geologically fascinating Grampians National Park in regional Victoria on this fabulous tour. Experience the wild natural beauty of the Grampians and enjoy an included gourmet pizza lunch. Photo opps of kangaroos are almost guaranteed!’

Tour highlights

  • Enjoy a day exploring the stunning Grampians in regional Victoria
  • Visit scenic sites such as The Balconies and McKenzie Falls
  • Take in the views from glorious Boroka Lookout
  • Encounter Aussie wildlife, including kangaroos and wallabies
  • Discover local Indigenous history and culture at the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Maximum group size: 24.

What's included

  • Guided tour with commentary
  • Comfortable air-conditioned transport
  • CBD hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Friendly and knowledgeable guide
  • Sightseeing stops at various points of interest
  • Pizza lunch in Halls Gap
  • Visit to the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre.


Adults: AUD $129pp
Children (8 to 12 years): AUD $85pp

This tour is not suitable for children under the age of eight.

What you can expect

Experience the natural beauty and Indigenous significance of Victoria’s famous Grampians National Park (known by the First People as Gariwerd) on this small group Grampians Day Tour from Melbourne. The tour operates at a relaxed pace and includes all the must-see sights.

Following hotel pick-ups, you’ll head northwest towards the Grampians range. The drive takes around three hours and comfort stops are provided as needed. On arrival at the Grampians you’ll ascend into the majestic peaks, and stop at various lookouts and points of interest. Make sure your camera is full charged! [More]

Some of the highlights of this Grampians Day Tour from Melbourne include the magnificent views from The Balconies and a walk to beautiful McKenzie Falls (steps are involved and the walk is optional). You’ll also visit the scenic Boroka Lookout and some of the water reservoirs dotted throughout the range — where you’re quite likely to encounter Aussie wildlife, including some of our most beautiful bird species. As you travel through the Grampians you’re almost guaranteed of seeing kangaroos and wallabies. Stunning wildflowers bloom for much of the year.

In the historic township of Halls Gap you’ll enjoy a delicious included pizza lunch, and have ample free time to explore purchase souvenirs. Next, the tour heads to the wonderful Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre. This amazing facility brings the heritage of the traditional Indigenous owners to life.

The tour arrives back in Melbourne around 9pm. You’ll have the opportunity to purchase dinner en route (own expense).

This Grampians Day Tour from Melbourne provides a friendly way to experience a truly magnificent part of Australia.

Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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Grampians Day Tour from Melbourne
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Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent automatically to your email address, including hotel pick-up details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed pick-up time.

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Hotel pick-ups are generally between 6.30 and 7.20am.

Please dress appropriately for the season and wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.

Cover image courtesy of Wildlife Tours Australia. Image: Rob Blackburn