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Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking
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Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking

By Autopia Tours
Recommended by 97% of travellers
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About
Ideal for nature lovers, Grampians National Park is home to a plethora of scenic spots, including the Balconies rock formation, MacKenzie Falls, and Boroka Lookout. Avoid the hassle of organizing car rental, and travel to the park with ease in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy a guided bush walk, learn about the local flora and fauna, and visit Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre.
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Ages 6-99, max of 23 per group
Duration: 12h 30m
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Highlights
  • Save time and see the best of Grampians National Park in a day
  • Lots of variety—see Aboriginal rock art, waterfalls, and more
  • Travel from Melbourne with ease in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Ideal for photography fans—visit scenic viewpoints such as Boroka Lookout

  • Admission to Grampians National Park
  • Australian wildlife sightings, guided bush walks (2 hours in total)
  • Experienced local driver guide to assist you throughout the day
  • Comprehensive live commentary in a fun and social atmosphere
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel, small group touring experience
  • Entry/Admission - Grampians National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Beaufort
  • Entry/Admission - Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Boroka Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - MacKenzie Falls
  • Entry/Admission - The Balconies
  • Entry/Admission - Brambuk The National Park & Cultural Centre
What's not included
  • Meals not included, guests will have an opportunity to support locals and buy lunch along the way.
  • Hotel transfers pre/post tour itinerary to a nominated pickup point.
  • Travel insurance is highly recommended
  • Personal expenses


Start:Multiple meeting point options.
  • Option 1
    Immigration Museum (Museums Victoria), 400 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Our main meeting point for this tour will be Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St corner of Market St, Melbourne @ 7:35am. Alternatively, if you wish to change your pickup location please contact our reservations team on +61393931333.
  • Option 2
    Grampians VIC 3314, Australia
    We offer pickups within the Grampians Halls Gap, for more information contact our reservations team on +61393931333.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 6770TOUR4

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum moderate level of fitness is required to complete the walks.
    • Limited storage space on our vehicle, baggage kept to 1 x 5-7kg day bag per person.
    • Child fare prices apply from 6 to 12 years old. This tour is not suitable for children 5 years old and under, due to the nature and walking involved.
    • Autopia Tours reserves the right to alter the route or itinerary schedule during seasonal weather fluctuations and/or during park closures.
    • Please ensure you have checked the average temperatures for the time of year you are travelling and have packed adequate clothing.
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 23 travellers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    How much is Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking?
    Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking price starts from AU$167.85. Discover and book Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking on Tripadvisor
    What is the Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking cancellation policy?
    Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Small-Group Grampians Great Wilderness Escape Day Trip with Hiking on Tripadvisor
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    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 6770TOUR4

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    Itinerary
    • You’ll have 2 starting options
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    • 1
      Grampians National Park
      Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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    • 2
      Beaufort Visitor Information Centre
      Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    • 3
      Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre
      Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    • 4
      Boroka Lookout
      Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    • 5
      MacKenzie Falls
      Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    • 6
      The Balconies
      Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    • 7
      Brambuk The National Park & Cultural Centre
      Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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    • You'll return to the starting point
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    • Autopia Tours
      828
      Australia
      Joined in May 2010
    • G6505CNjeng
      0 contributions
      Ilkay Was the Nest Guide Ever!
      Ilkay was such a riot. Wonderful personality - very attentive and so full of information and great stories. You can tell he loves what he does. The sights were simply amazing and I can’t recommend this tour enough. Thank you Ilkay for giving us such an unforgettable day! Cheers!
      Written 18 February 2024
    • Harriet M
      0 contributions
      Road trip to remember
      Great 3 day road trip with the fabulously entertaining & knowledgeable Janet AKA J-Dog as expert driver & guide. Her expertise meant we usually arrived at landmarks at a different time to the masses of tourist buses and often had the views & spaces to ourselves wherever we stopped off. Loved the latter and less touristy part of the Great Ocean Road & koala spotting along the way. Sadly a wildfire meant missing out on the Grampians but we were well informed by Autopia in advance and had a great detour which included the stunning Blue Lake in Mount Gambia & swimming in blue water in a nearby sinkhole. There were 16 of us on the bus which was l perfect number for travelling camaraderie.
      Written 18 February 2024
    • micheleeQ4924CR
      0 contributions
      Lovely day trip!
      Great tour experience with the best tour guide, Aidan! Even for someone prone to motion sickness, sitting in the back row of the bus was not a problem on this trip!
      Written 15 February 2024
    • wentaoj2024
      0 contributions
      best tour experience
      amazing trip, scenery is breath taking, our guide Aidan is great as well-friendly, meticulous and well versed in local culture
      Written 15 February 2024
    • H5045BFchristinef
      0 contributions
      10/10 Experience
      What an amazing experience! We had the best tour guide, Aidan - he explained all of the history to us in an easy way to understand, he was funny and friendly and made the day awesome! I’d highly recommend this tour as there are so many beautiful sites along the way
      Written 14 February 2024
    • 112svenjal
      0 contributions
      Great tour - can only recommend
      Our tour guide Craig was awesome - he took us safely to all spots of the itinerary and some more and his knowledge about the region and history was unbelievable. The group was lovely (age around mid 20s to late 50s) and everyone got along well. Great Tour for solo travellers! There was always a choice between an easier or more challenging walk. The accommodation (shared/basic) was clean and totally fine for the tour. Unfortunately, we couldn't do the programme for the last day (walk to Pinnacle Lookout) due to bushfires but a safe alternative was organised.
      Written 13 February 2024
    • lulJ2149WA
      0 contributions
      The great ocean road trip
      This is an amazing and unforgettable trip. the tour guide Adam is great.The weather is nice, and the tour guide is very interesting.
      Written 12 February 2024
    • freespirit8872023
      0 contributions
      Australian penguin and koalas tour
      Excellent Tours, Phillips Island Penguin Parade, and koala sightings were amazing! The only downside was ignorant tourists flashing their photos at the penguins after being repeatedly told no photos because it scares and blinds the small birds at night.
      Written 11 February 2024
    • Andrea110
      0 contributions
      Great trio but no koalas
      We booked on the eco wildlife trip but this was changed to normal Great Ocean Rd trip. Bit disappointed that we didn't see any marsupials. Driver who was our guide worked hard to keep us in track and told us lots of interesting facts and tips about the places we visited. The rainforest walk was magical and 12 Apostles well worth the trip. Could have done without final stop at fast food outlets as this added to return journey. Otherwise a great day
      Written 10 February 2024
    • Coeliac-Dane
      0 contributions
      Adelaide to Melbourne -So much better n
      A small group of us enjoyed a great trip with Janet from Adelaide to Melbourne. Great views and experiences and we enjoyed the peace and quiet that comes with this reverse schedule. You arrive at the major sights out of sync with all the other groups ensuring access and views. The trip is well organised and structured. Janet goes the extra mile taking care of one and all and livening up the trip with anecdotes and jokes. Iro allergies I had no issues or concerns.
      Written 5 February 2024
    • Genevieve K
      0 contributions
      3 day Great Ocean River Road only way to go!!
      We were originally scheduled for a 2 day tour which got cancelled so then did the 3 day and Im SO we did. Our guide, janet, was GREAT-knowledgeable, fun and very accomodating first two older ladies. This tour is much more strenuous than i anticipated but she always provided an alternative. We had enough time at a myriad of sites to enjoy it, the barbeque she provided was generous and tasty and wildlife sitings were frequent. Only downside was the 24 passenger van which was most uncomfortable -seats didnt recline, were VERY firm and provided little leg room. Im only 5’6” and cant imagine what a tall person did. And unless you like bunk beds, upgrade to a motel with comfortable beds and your own bath but otherwise, it was just GREAT!!
      Written 5 February 2024
    • Halfmoonlaner
      0 contributions
      Great trip on the Great Ocean Road
      We had a wonderful trip with amazing views of the spectacular coastline and scenery. The coach was comfortable and everything went to plan. Our driver Aidan filled us in with a lot about the history of the area and kept us amused with various anecdotes. Our expectations were fully met.
      Written 5 February 2024
    • _U5971EK
      0 contributions
      Aidan is the best
      Aidan is the best driver and guide ever! Happy birthday! We were fortunate to have Aidan to be our guide in our first trip in Melbourne. He’s humorous and intelligent. He shared a lot of stories during the trip which is fantastic.
      Written 5 February 2024
    • janekZ8888MU
      0 contributions
      The Highlight of Melb Trip!
      Had an amazing experience with Autopia! We did the 12 Apostles and the Great Ocean Road. We stopped at all those great spots and everything was perfect. Aidan was our tour guide and he was absolutely fantastic, friendly, humorous and very insightful. He knew the history of all the places we visited and just made our day with his humors. Thank you for such an excellent service and experience. Cant recommend Autopia enough for those looking for great tours.
      Written 4 February 2024
    • janerD4794HA
      0 contributions
      Go see the little penguins
      A wonderful chance to get out of the city and see some of the wildlife. The tour is well run and went to schedule. Good job, Vicky, Great opportunity to see koalas in a natural environment at the koala conservation centre. Good choice of places to dine in Cowes followed by an amazing time on the beach watching the penguins come in for the night, would thoroughly recommend.
      Written 4 February 2024
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    Journey00763317158
    2 contributions
    Nov 2023 • Friends
    What more can I say? J-dog (Janet) is AMAZING!!!! She is so funny and bonkers and she made the trip 1000 times better than it already was. She's so good at the job that she does, and I hope she gets the appreciation/recognition she truly deserves. Incredible woman🤗
    Written 7 November 2023
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    Hi There, We are so glad to hear that you had such an incredible experience and you had such a great time with Janet! We will definetly pass on your kind words to her! Thank you, Shania
    Written 11 November 2023
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    Abigail B
    3 contributions
    Jan 2024 • Solo
    Our tour of the Grampians National Park with Aidan was absolutely fantastic! Aidan's expertise and passion for the park shone through as he guided us through its breathtaking landscapes and hidden gems. His knowledge of the flora, fauna, and indigenous history enriched our experience immensely. Aidan's friendly personality and genuine enthusiasm made the tour even more enjoyable. We left feeling inspired and grateful for the opportunity to explore such a beautiful place with such a knowledgeable guide. Thank you, Aidan, for an unforgettable adventure!
    Written 6 February 2024
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    Hi Abigail, We are so happy to hear you had such a great time on tour with Aidan visiting the Grampians! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a great 5 star review! We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Shania
    Written 8 February 2024
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    Ana K
    13 contributions
    A great day out wasn't tiring like some tours. The driver/tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Felt safe in the bus. The main staple in the good stops were pastries, pies, and sausage rolls, probably because of the time of the year it was bust.
    Written 12 January 2023
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    Hi Ana, Thanks for your feedback, we're happy to hear you enjoyed the Grampians tour! Hope to see you again on another tour with us :) Kind regards, Luis
    Written 5 February 2023
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    Kris K
    1 contribution
    Nov 2023 • Solo
    Tour was amazing and took in some amazing scenery and experiences. Driver Wes was the best. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. Always made sure we were looked after and were briefed on a number of interesting facts. The tour was made better by his exceptional expertise, knowledge and personality.
    Written 3 November 2023
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    Hi There, Thank you for your kind words and we will be sure to pass them onto Craig. We're so glad you had a great experience on tour! We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Shania
    Written 4 November 2023
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    Amber H
    5 contributions
    Nov 2023 • Friends
    Thoroughly enjoyable day out. Was amazing to see wild kangaroos, emus and cockatoos. Special mention to J-Dog - she was outstanding. So knowledgable, engaging, and genuinely loves what she does. She really made the trip! The hikes themselves were short and not intense, with some great views.
    Written 7 November 2023
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    Hi Amber, Super exciting you were able to see the wildlife we have here! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our Grampians Tour with Janet! We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Shania
    Written 8 November 2023
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    The Wandering Boots
    Airport West, Australia42 contributions
    Right from the 7:15am departure from St Paul's cathedral, we knew this was going to be a AMAZING day out. Henning our tour guide is 10 star awesome, his sense of humour & knowledge about the tour was on point.
    Our first stop was Beaufort & had a cuppa & a biscuit. Then we made our way to Halls Gap & visit the cultural centre where we learnt about the aboriginal culture. Lunch is included in the ticket price & we got a large pizza between two people. OH. MY. GOD.
    Then we spent time visiting Mackenzie Falls. Fitness level is 3 out of 5 rating.. Walking down the Falls is fine but walking all the way back up is challenging, so if you're fitish then you can do this, if you have medical problems maybe just walk to the falls lookout.
    You won't be disappointed with this trip.
    Written 4 November 2018
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    Thank you for such a wonderful review! Henning certainly is 10 Star awesome and we believe his knowledge of the Grampians is incredible! So glad you also enjoyed all the food inclusions, hopefully the Pizza set you up right for the 250 odd steps back up from Mackenzie Falls. Many thanks again and we wish you safe onward travels
    Written 5 November 2018
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    marzenha
    Bydgoszcz, Poland12 contributions
    Mar 2019 • Solo
    The tour was very nice, beautiful views, cool tour guide, worth going. I just wished for some more hiking and it was more of a drive around but other than that everything was really nice
    Written 9 April 2019
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    Hui Jia T
    1 contribution
    June 2018 • Couples
    We had an enjoyable trip with Autopia day tour.
    Our tour guide, Darren, is very friendly and awesome!
    He knows his fact well and gives very good information about each place we visit. He also give us tips on how and where to take good pictures.
    The Grampians is an amazing place filled with beauty of nature. Anyone who loves nature should definitely give this place a visit!

    We're loving the tour and our tour guide!
    Definitely recommending this to everyone out there!
    Written 1 July 2018
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    Wow Hui Jia T, Thank you for your lovely words, the Grampians certainly is amazing and so is Guide Darren! We hope the rest of your travels are just as wonderful. Kind Regards, Autopia Tours.
    Written 6 August 2018
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    MarcusE
    Brisbane, Australia41 contributions
    Jan 2018 • Solo
    Probably one of the best tours I have been on around Australia. Our guide Dave was one of the best tour guides I have come across. He was a really funny guy who knew everything about Grampians and made the effort to get to know everyone on the bus and where they came from which I have found some tour guides in the past haven't bothered to do that. The grampians themselves were great to see, amazing views and the walk down to mackenzie falls was worth it. Definitely recommend this tour guide and if you have time make the effort to come back there and explore more of the grampians.
    Written 17 February 2018
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    MitchG
    1 contribution
    June 2022 • Solo
    Daniel was a personable, entertaining guide who managed to bring us to spectacular views of the Grampians, even despite the foggy weather.
    Written 5 June 2022
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