Hall's Gap, the Grampians
Halls Gap is a village in Victoria, Australia. It’s a gateway to Grampians National Park, known for its sandstone mountains, wildflowers and wildlife. Park trails lead to waterfalls like towering MacKenzie Falls and slender Silverband Falls. The Balconies lookout offers views of the Victoria Range, while Boroka Lookout is perched above Fyans Valley, with glimpses of Lake Bellfield.
Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world come for the abseiling, rock climbing, bush walking and cycling, whilst nature lovers are awestruck by the wild life, native plants and delicate wildflowers.
The region’s fascinating aboriginal history is told through ancient rock art.
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 take bush tucker walks from Brambuk – the National Park and Cultural Centre.
With no light pollution, star gazing is a truly remarkable pastime in Halls Gap, and a night walk with a torch will see you soon spot of our nocturnal critters by their glowing eyes.
With several lakes in and around the Grampians, 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, horse riding and cycling are all on offer.
If you’re a shopper, you can browse our retail stores, galleries and local craft and farmers’ markets, and visit our artists’ workshops open to the public.
The Grampians has been a sacred place to the Indigenous people of this area for thousands of years, and there are many ancient rock art sites throughout the national park. You can visit many of these and learn more about our rich cultural history at Brambuk.
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 film makers for decades, and has been a popular haven for families and friends to relax, reconnect and experience the beauty of the Australian native landscape.