• SELF-GUIDED
  • 7 DAYS
  • Moderate
PRICE FROM £ 1,530 per person
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £ 565 per person

OVERVIEW

The Grampian's unique landscape is a phenomenal setting for a one of kind walking experience. The walk follows sections of the Grampians Peaks Trail from Mount Zero via Halls Gap and south to Dunkeld.  Walk through rugged, craggy-yet-strangely-beautiful landscapes with some of the best views seen by foot anywhere in Australia.

This is the place to see Australian native fauna with cliffs and rough valleys providing refuge for many native animals, including kangaroos, echidnas, koalas and an abundance of bird species. The sandy soil is ideal for native plants, making this national park famous for its spring wildflowers. There are over 800 varieties of indigenous plant species, many of them wildflowers which come into vivid bloom each spring.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore Mt Stapylton and Mt Zero in the Northern Grampians
  • The breathtaking MacKenzie Falls
  • The Grand Canyon circuit including many unusual rock formations
  • The lofty heights of the Pinnacle Lookout
  • Hike to the top of the stunning Mount Rosea and Mount Sturgeon
  • Amazing accommodation in Wartook at Meringa Springs and lovely bed and breakfast in Dunkeld

AT A GLANCE

TRIP LENGTH
7 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate
PRICE FROM
£ 1530 per person twin/double share
SINGLE OCCUPANCY
£ 565 per person

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 7 day pack free walking holiday
  • Walk the best of the Grampians Peaks Trail and Mackensie Falls
  • 6 nights accommodation with ensuites
  • Cooked breakfasts, chef-prepared dinners (4 nights only (5th-night included at Wickens if staying on weekend)) and substantial walkers lunches each day
  • All luggage transport and vehicle transfers
  • We shift you along the track from accommodation to accommodation to limit time in a vehicle, creating more time to relax and enjoy the region
  • National Park admission
  • Enjoy worry-free navigation with Stroll’s comprehensive track notes

ACCOMMODATION & DINING DESKTOP

We have sculpted this walking holiday so that it takes in the very best of the walking in the Grampians. The walking follows a linear path so there’s no backtracking. Just as importantly, we have managed to also reign in two of the very best accommodation experiences in Victoria with award-winning food and unrivalled wine lists. We start the walk at Meringa Springs a small luxury lodge, restaurant and bar, a luxurious accommodation right next to the park. Situated 27 km northwest of Halls Gap, this beautiful resort on the sunny side of the mountains has amazing views. The Royal Mail has two restaurants, Wickens at Royal Mail, and the casual diner, Parker Street Project, supported by an internationally recognised wine cellar, wine bar, landscaped gardens full of native plants, billabong inspired swimming pool and of course, all the rooms have ensuites.

This walk must start on a Monday or a Saturday. If you start on a Monday you will stay at The Royal Mail on Friday and Saturday night. This will include dinner 1 night at Parker Street Project and dinner at Wickens on the other night. Staying at The Royal Mail on the weekend will have an additional surcharge of $275 per person. 

If you start on a Saturday, you will stay at The Royal Mail on Wednesday and Thursday night. Dinner at The Parker Street Project is included for 1 night. This is included in the per person price and there is no additional cost. 

The dinners in the restaurants are prepared by professional chefs, as are the cooked breakfasts. A continental breakfast is included for the mornings at The Royal Mail.

Each day whilst you’re walking you’ll be provided with a substantial walkers lunch and get to eat it at a fabulous location on the track. A walkers lunch is varied and may include a high protein type salad, roll or a wrap, muesli bar, cake or muffin and a piece of fruit.

Alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

GENERAL INFO

The Grampians walks build nicely and can be as challenging as you wish them to be. There are extra walking opportunities here, so if you want more we are pleased to offer them. Overall this walk is moderate with some moderate to challenging days, with some flat sections along well-marked trails, gradual ascents to mountain summits for spectacular views, and some steep uphill and downhill sections to the forested valleys below.

You’ll be walking an average of 17 km a day. Those that enjoy the solitude of nature will appreciate some days where you are more likely to encounter echidnas and kangaroos rather than other people.

There are five walking days on this seven-day itinerary starting in Wartook and finishing in Dunkeld. We include accommodation from day one to day six, most meals, transfers and comprehensive trip notes and walking maps. We transfer your luggage to the next accommodation so you can focus on enjoying the walking with just your daypack and what you need for the day.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

Day one of this holiday sees you spend the night in Wartook. Regular V-Line train and coach services to Stawell are available from Melbourne. We organise for you to be transferred from Stawell to your first accommodation. There is also the option of self driving on this walking holiday.

The Grampians walks finish on day seven in Dunkeld at the end of the Grampians Peaks Trail. For walkers who caught public transport, there are V Line coach services back to Melbourne via Ballarat.  Please use the PTV travel planner to work this through to find out the best way to get back that suits you. For more help please contact the Stroll office.

WEATHER

September to November is usually warm. The summer months of December to March are likely to be warm, and sometimes quite hot. During summer, it is common to have daily temperatures in the 30s, with the nights remaining quite warm. April and May are cooler and the winter months of June through August can vary from cool to mild temperatures with the occasional cold, wet spell. The wildflowers are usually at their best between August and November – although there are always some flowers around. Not available during July.

See the Bureau of Meteorology’s information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@stroll.com

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    Details
  • 1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1810

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 565

    This walk must start on a Monday or a Saturday. If you start on a Monday there is a weekend Surcharge at The Royal Mail of $275 per person.

  • 1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1530

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 565

    WITH OWN CAR: This walk must start on a Monday or a Saturday. If you start on a Monday there is a weekend Surcharge at The Royal Mail of $275 per person.

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Overview

The Grampian's unique landscape is a phenomenal setting for a one of kind walking experience. The walk follows sections of the Grampians Peaks Trail from Mount Zero via Halls Gap and south to Dunkeld.  Walk through rugged, craggy-yet-strangely-beautiful landscapes with some of the best views seen by foot anywhere in Australia.

This is the place to see Australian native fauna with cliffs and rough valleys providing refuge for many native animals, including kangaroos, echidnas, koalas and an abundance of bird species. The sandy soil is ideal for native plants, making this national park famous for its spring wildflowers. There are over 800 varieties of indigenous plant species, many of them wildflowers which come into vivid bloom each spring.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore Mt Stapylton and Mt Zero in the Northern Grampians
  • The breathtaking MacKenzie Falls
  • The Grand Canyon circuit including many unusual rock formations
  • The lofty heights of the Pinnacle Lookout
  • Hike to the top of the stunning Mount Rosea and Mount Sturgeon
  • Amazing accommodation in Wartook at Meringa Springs and lovely bed and breakfast in Dunkeld
Itinerary
What’s Included
  • 7 day pack free walking holiday
  • Walk the best of the Grampians Peaks Trail and Mackensie Falls
  • 6 nights accommodation with ensuites
  • Cooked breakfasts, chef-prepared dinners (4 nights only (5th-night included at Wickens if staying on weekend)) and substantial walkers lunches each day
  • All luggage transport and vehicle transfers
  • We shift you along the track from accommodation to accommodation to limit time in a vehicle, creating more time to relax and enjoy the region
  • National Park admission
  • Enjoy worry-free navigation with Stroll’s comprehensive track notes
Accommodation & Dining

We have sculpted this walking holiday so that it takes in the very best of the walking in the Grampians. The walking follows a linear path so there’s no backtracking. Just as importantly, we have managed to also reign in two of the very best accommodation experiences in Victoria with award-winning food and unrivalled wine lists. We start the walk at Meringa Springs a small luxury lodge, restaurant and bar, a luxurious accommodation right next to the park. Situated 27 km northwest of Halls Gap, this beautiful resort on the sunny side of the mountains has amazing views. The Royal Mail has two restaurants, Wickens at Royal Mail, and the casual diner, Parker Street Project, supported by an internationally recognised wine cellar, wine bar, landscaped gardens full of native plants, billabong inspired swimming pool and of course, all the rooms have ensuites.

This walk must start on a Monday or a Saturday. If you start on a Monday you will stay at The Royal Mail on Friday and Saturday night. This will include dinner 1 night at Parker Street Project and dinner at Wickens on the other night. Staying at The Royal Mail on the weekend will have an additional surcharge of $275 per person. 

If you start on a Saturday, you will stay at The Royal Mail on Wednesday and Thursday night. Dinner at The Parker Street Project is included for 1 night. This is included in the per person price and there is no additional cost. 

The dinners in the restaurants are prepared by professional chefs, as are the cooked breakfasts. A continental breakfast is included for the mornings at The Royal Mail.

Each day whilst you’re walking you’ll be provided with a substantial walkers lunch and get to eat it at a fabulous location on the track. A walkers lunch is varied and may include a high protein type salad, roll or a wrap, muesli bar, cake or muffin and a piece of fruit.

Alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

General Info

The Grampians walks build nicely and can be as challenging as you wish them to be. There are extra walking opportunities here, so if you want more we are pleased to offer them. Overall this walk is moderate with some moderate to challenging days, with some flat sections along well-marked trails, gradual ascents to mountain summits for spectacular views, and some steep uphill and downhill sections to the forested valleys below.

You’ll be walking an average of 17 km a day. Those that enjoy the solitude of nature will appreciate some days where you are more likely to encounter echidnas and kangaroos rather than other people.

There are five walking days on this seven-day itinerary starting in Wartook and finishing in Dunkeld. We include accommodation from day one to day six, most meals, transfers and comprehensive trip notes and walking maps. We transfer your luggage to the next accommodation so you can focus on enjoying the walking with just your daypack and what you need for the day.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

Day one of this holiday sees you spend the night in Wartook. Regular V-Line train and coach services to Stawell are available from Melbourne. We organise for you to be transferred from Stawell to your first accommodation. There is also the option of self driving on this walking holiday.

The Grampians walks finish on day seven in Dunkeld at the end of the Grampians Peaks Trail. For walkers who caught public transport, there are V Line coach services back to Melbourne via Ballarat.  Please use the PTV travel planner to work this through to find out the best way to get back that suits you. For more help please contact the Stroll office.

WEATHER

September to November is usually warm. The summer months of December to March are likely to be warm, and sometimes quite hot. During summer, it is common to have daily temperatures in the 30s, with the nights remaining quite warm. April and May are cooler and the winter months of June through August can vary from cool to mild temperatures with the occasional cold, wet spell. The wildflowers are usually at their best between August and November – although there are always some flowers around. Not available during July.

See the Bureau of Meteorology’s information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@stroll.com

Map
Departure Dates
  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • Date
    Grampians Hike 7 day – Jan 2024 – Dec 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1810
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 565
    DETAILS

    This walk must start on a Monday or a Saturday. If you start on a Monday there is a weekend Surcharge at The Royal Mail of $275 per person.

  • Date
    Grampians Hike 7 day WITH CAR- Jan 2024 – Dec 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1530
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 565
    DETAILS

    WITH OWN CAR: This walk must start on a Monday or a Saturday. If you start on a Monday there is a weekend Surcharge at The Royal Mail of $275 per person.

REVIEWS

Customer Reviews

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