7 days in Taylors Lakes & Grampians Itinerary

7 days in Taylors Lakes & Grampians Itinerary

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Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Taylors Lakes
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Taylors Lakes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Halls Gap
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moonambel
— 1 night
Drive to Melbourne International Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Taylors Lakes

Your day by day itinerary now includes Grampians. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Woodlands Park and Watergardens Town Centre. Explore Taylors Lakes' surroundings by going to St. Kilda Beach (in St Kilda) and Werribee (Werribee Open Range Zoo, Werribee River Park, &more).

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Taylors Lakes trip planner.

Sydney to Taylors Lakes is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Taylors Lakes reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Taylors Lakes

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

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Halls Gap

Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stawell Gift Hall of Fame and Burrong Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halls Gap: Ararat (Ararat Gallery TAMA & J Ward Museum Complex) and Best's Wines Great Western (in Great Western). The adventure continues: trek along The Pinnacle, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, get great views at Boroka Lookout, and stroll through Venus Baths Loop.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Halls Gap travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Taylors Lakes to Halls Gap in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Moonambel.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Moonambel

On the 20th (Sun), do a tasting at Summerfield Cellar Door, learn about winemaking at Taltarni Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Grape Farm Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at EQUUS @ Moonambel.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Moonambel trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Moonambel takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moonambel

Wineries

Grampians travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Zoos · Lookouts
Also known as Gariwerd, the Grampians National Park made it on the Australian National Heritage List for its stunning indigenous rock art and majestic natural wonders. Apart from the rock art, the area is relatively untouched. Go to see the vast array of wildflowers. This is the home of the "Grampian Wave." This isn't a wave that needs water: It's a wind wave. This strange phenomenon happens when westerly winds hit the ridge at a right angle and push paragliders as high as 8,500 m (28,000 ft). In 2006, bushfires destroyed almost half the park, but only a few months after nature began to regenerate and visitors returned in full force.