• SELF-GUIDED
  • 5 DAYS
  • Moderate
PRICE FROM £ 900 per person
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £ 325 per person

Self-guided

OVERVIEW

The Grampians Peaks Trail is a 12-day walk that runs north-south from the very northern tip of the Grampian Ranges all the way to the southern end in Dunkeld.  We have pieced together 3 of the best walks on the Grampian Peaks Trail, beginning in Halls Gap with a slow climb up and over the mountains via the Pinnacle and Mount Rosea.  Trek over rugged escarpments with superb views along the way. The walk finishes with the Mount Sturgeon portion of the Peaks Trail, making your way into Dunkeld and your accommodation at the Royal Mail.

The Grampians is sure to inspire with its sheer immensity.  Enjoy the serenity, with little chance of bumping into anyone, especially on the last 2 walks.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Wonderland Range with its many unusual rock formations including Venus Baths and Elephant's Hide
  • Breathtaking views upon reaching the Pinnacle Lookout
  • Hike to the top of the stunning Mount Rosea and Mount Sturgeon
  • Beautiful views over the Victorian Ranges and the Western Plains
  • Amazing accommodation at the Royal Mail in Dunkeld for 2 nights, with optional gourmet dining experience at Wickers

AT A GLANCE

TRIP LENGTH
5 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate
PRICE FROM
£ 900 per person twin/double share
SINGLE OCCUPANCY
£ 325 per person

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 5 day pack free walking holiday
  • Walk 3 of the iconic walks on the Grampians Peaks trail
  • 4 nights accommodation with ensuites
  • Cooked breakfasts, 2 chef-prepared dinners (plus extra dinner on weekend at Royal Mail ( with surcharge)) 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. We stay in Halls Gap at a comfortable motel right in the middle of town. We also stay at the Royal Mail for 2 nights. The hotel 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 Wednesday. If you start on a Wednesday 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 Monday, 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

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 three walking days on this five-day itinerary starting in Halls Gap and finishing in Dunkeld. There is an option to walk from Halls Gap on the first day if you arrive early enough. We include accommodation from day one to day four, 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 in our FAQ section.

HOW TO GET TO AND FROM THE WALK

Day one of this holiday sees you spend the night in Halls Gap. 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 if you are arriving by private vehicle.

The Grampians Peaks Trail Highlights walk finishes on day five 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 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1065

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 325

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

  • 1 Jan 2024 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 900

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 325

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

  • 1 Jan 2024 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 900

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 325

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

  • 1 Jan 2025 - 31 Dec 2025
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1110

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 340

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

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Overview

The Grampians Peaks Trail is a 12-day walk that runs north-south from the very northern tip of the Grampian Ranges all the way to the southern end in Dunkeld.  We have pieced together 3 of the best walks on the Grampian Peaks Trail, beginning in Halls Gap with a slow climb up and over the mountains via the Pinnacle and Mount Rosea.  Trek over rugged escarpments with superb views along the way. The walk finishes with the Mount Sturgeon portion of the Peaks Trail, making your way into Dunkeld and your accommodation at the Royal Mail.

The Grampians is sure to inspire with its sheer immensity.  Enjoy the serenity, with little chance of bumping into anyone, especially on the last 2 walks.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Wonderland Range with its many unusual rock formations including Venus Baths and Elephant's Hide
  • Breathtaking views upon reaching the Pinnacle Lookout
  • Hike to the top of the stunning Mount Rosea and Mount Sturgeon
  • Beautiful views over the Victorian Ranges and the Western Plains
  • Amazing accommodation at the Royal Mail in Dunkeld for 2 nights, with optional gourmet dining experience at Wickers
Itinerary
What’s Included
  • 5 day pack free walking holiday
  • Walk 3 of the iconic walks on the Grampians Peaks trail
  • 4 nights accommodation with ensuites
  • Cooked breakfasts, 2 chef-prepared dinners (plus extra dinner on weekend at Royal Mail ( with surcharge)) 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. We stay in Halls Gap at a comfortable motel right in the middle of town. We also stay at the Royal Mail for 2 nights. The hotel 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 Wednesday. If you start on a Wednesday 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 Monday, 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

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 three walking days on this five-day itinerary starting in Halls Gap and finishing in Dunkeld. There is an option to walk from Halls Gap on the first day if you arrive early enough. We include accommodation from day one to day four, 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 in our FAQ section.

HOW TO GET TO AND FROM THE WALK

Day one of this holiday sees you spend the night in Halls Gap. 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 if you are arriving by private vehicle.

The Grampians Peaks Trail Highlights walk finishes on day five 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
    1 Jan 2024 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1065
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 325
    DETAILS

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

  • Date
    1 Jan 2024 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 900
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 325
    DETAILS

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

  • Date
    1 Jan 2024 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 900
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 325
    DETAILS

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

  • Date
    1 Jan 2025 - 31 Dec 2025
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1110
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 340
    DETAILS

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

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