From bird watching to boating, fishing to fossicking, star gazing to strolling, lake swimming to simply relaxing. Halls Gap is home to so many attractions you’re sure to find something to keep everyone entertained.
You don’t need to be an adrenaline junkie to enjoy the Grampians region – with so many attractions on offer you’ll find an activity to suit every one of your holiday aspirations.
While bushwalking and sightseeing are Grampians staples, there are some options available to you when you’re staying in Halls Gap.
You don’t have to venture far to find native fauna and nature lovers are amazed by the plethora of native animals and birds that frequent Halls Gap. Kangaroos regularly lie around in the park, emus stroll along footpaths, and friendly kookaburras, magpies, corellas, and sulphur-crested cockatoos can be very inquisitive.
The Grampians boasts some of Australia’s most amazing native flora with endemic plants and beautiful wildflowers and native orchids in easy reach in and around the town. The Halls Gap Native Flora Botanical Garden will shed light on botanical information, and you can find out more information about the local flora and fauna from Brambuk – the National Park and Cultural Centre.
With little light pollution, stargazing is a wonderful experience in Halls Gap, and a night walk with a torch will see you soon spot some of our nocturnal residents.
With several lakes in and around the Grampians region, water activities such as swimming, kayaking, water skiing, fishing and boating are made all the more enjoyable with incredible views and the sounds of nature surrounding you. Streams and creeks around Halls Gap and its neighbouring towns are perfect for fossicking, and golf, mini-golf, and cycling are all on offer.
You can browse our retail stores, galleries and local artisans to pick up a memento of your visit to our beautiful village.
The Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park has been a sacred place to the Aboriginal people of this area for thousands of years, and there are many ancient rock art sites throughout the National Park.
Several rock art sites are accessible by the public and the Visitor Information Centre can assist you in locating these.
Topped off by breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, it’s no wonder that all of the rich facets of the Grampians has inspired writers, artists, and filmmakers for decades, and has been a popular haven for families and friends to relax, reconnect and experience the beauty of the Australian native landscape.