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1 Day Great Escape Grampians Day Tour

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1300 346 672

Operates: Tues*, Wed, Fri, Sat*, Sun  (*seasonal)
Departs:  Melbourne 7:00am (approx)
Returns:  Melbourne 9:00pm (approx)
Average Group Size:  18

Journey with us to the Grampians or Gariwerd, one of Australia’s ancient and spectacular mountain ranges. Enjoy the breathtaking views and amazing landscapes. Learn and appreciate the rich Aboriginal heritage. Encounter native wildlife and fascinatingly lush vegetation of the Grampians National Park. In this Grampians Tour to National Park, witness the spectacles of sandstone ridges, rugged mountain ranges, panoramic views, picturesque waterfalls, and the bustling plant and animal life. Travel into the heart of the Grampians National Park tour, one of the world’s oldest and most spectacular mountain ranges. Rich in Aboriginal history & culture significance surrounded by an abundance of Australian wildlife, and prepare yourself for some seriously breath-taking scenery. Enjoy bushland hiking trails with the best lookout views the Grampians National Park has to offer.

Prices start from $145

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Highlights

  • GRAMPIANS NATIONAL PARK
  • EXPERIENCE ABORIGINAL CULTURE
  • VISIT REEDS OR BOROKA LOOKOUT

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What’s included

  • Grampians Tours Great Escape
  • Morning Tea & Biscuits
  • Picnic Lunch & Snacks
  • Water Refill Station
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Itinerary

  • Day 1. 1 Day Great Escape Grampians Tour
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Accommodation

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Terms & Conditions

  • Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to you nominated pic
  • Although every effort is made, HolidayXP shall not
  • HolidayXP retains the right to alter routes, itine
  • Child Policy: The operator does not carry children
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Day 1. 1 Day Great Escape Grampians Tour

Get lost with us in the Grampians where we hike on the bushland trails to experience some breathtaking scenery and encounter Australian wildlife in their natural habitats. In this Grampians tour, we climb up to the Boroka Lookout and slither to the Reeds Lookout. We also stroll down the McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls. Then we chill out at the Jaws of Death or Balconies Views. At around 7 or 8 in the morning, we begin our journey from Melbourne to the Grampians National Park. Located 235 kilometers west of Melbourne, the Grampians is an ancient mountain that is home to abundant Australian wildlife, lush vegetation, and rich Aboriginal history and culture. The mountain ranges are simply spectacular and the scenery amazing! We head straight into the heart of the Grampians, the Halls Gap. Throughout the journey be always on alert. Watch out for various species of birds in the woodlands and open forests. There are more than 200 avian species in the Grampians aside from 35 mammal species, 28 reptile types, and much more. Always on the lookout for wild animals such as the kangaroos, koalas, possums, and wallabies to name a few. See the beautiful wildflowers in spring among the over 800 native plant species. Then we visit the award-winning Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Learn about everything Aboriginal and the natural environment of the Grampians. Know more about the over 5000 years history of the Aboriginal people and appreciate the richness of their cultural heritage, arts, and traditions. Listen to the stories and tales of the origins of Gariwerd, the local name for the Grampians. We make sure you enjoy your Grampians tour with great food and wonderful scenery. We have a lunch picnic at the Boroka Lookout where you can enjoy some breathtakingly spectacular mountain views. Then we follow the trails to get to Reeds Lookout overlooking Victoria Valley, Victoria Range, Serra Range, Lake Wartook, and the Mt Difficult Range. So you better ready your cameras and your lenses. In the afternoon, we will spend some time in the “Jaws of Death” also known as the Balconies, the landscape scene that appeared in the Japanese anime “Princess Mononoke”. Then we stroll down to the base of McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls. Enjoy the waterfalls and capture some images of the cascades against the rocks and the green vegetation. In this heavenly paradise on earth, experience the magic and the soothing music of the waterfalls, the fresh breeze passing through ancient trees, and the birds. Immerse yourself in the experience and calm your restless soul. Be refreshed and rejuvenated. Reflect on the eventful day full of action, fun, and adventure. As we drive back to Melbourne we have a stopover for dinner along the way. The meal is at your own expense. Due to the nature of the trip, please be reminded that this Grampians National Park Tour is not suitable for children below 8 years old for safety reasons. Also, make sure you are physically fit for this Grampians tour because there will be a lot of nature walks. So be ready with your comfortable walking shoes and water bottle. Bring your sense of adventure and fun as you travel with us to the Grampians. Be mystified by the beauty of the mountain’s natural wonder. Explore nature in its rawest and wildest!

Inclusions

  • Grampians Tours Great Escape
  • Morning Tea & Biscuits
  • Picnic Lunch & Snacks
  • Water Refill Station
  • Aboriginal History and Culture
  • National Park Entry Fees
  • Modern Air Conditioned Bus
  • Highly Experienced Driver/Guides
  • Informative Tour Commentary
  • Audio Translation Devices
  • WiFi for the journey home
  • Inner city pickup/ drop off*

Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa fee
  • Food and beverages not mentioned
  • Tips, Personal Expenses & Others not clearly mentioned abov

Meeting Point

  • 07:10:00             :            Base Backpackers, 17 CARLISLE ST, ST KILDA
  • 07:05:00             :            Discovery Melbourne, 167 FRANKLIN ST, MELBOURNE
  • 07:15:00             :            Habitat HQ, 333 ST KILDA RD, ST KILDA
  • 07:35:00             :            Holiday Inn, 575 FLINDERS LANE, NEAR SPENCER ST
  • 07:30:00             :            Ibis on Lt Bourke, 600 LITTLE BOURKE ST
  • 07:30:00             :            Ibis on Therry, 15 THERRY STREET, MELBOURNE
  • 07:45:00             :            Immigration Museum, CNR FLINDERS/MARKET ST
  • 07:20:00             :            Mercure Welcome, 265 LT. BOURKE STREET
  • 07:10:00             :            Pegasus Apart’ Hotel, 206 A’BECKETT ST
  • 07:00:00             :            Pullman Melbourne on Albert Park, 65 QUEENS RD, ALBERT PARK
  • 07:25:00             :            Regent Theatre, 191 COLLINS ST, MELBOURNE
  • 07:20:00             :            Rydges Melbourne, 186 EXHIBITION ST, MELBOURNE
  • 06:50:00             :            Space Hotel, 380 RUSSELL ST, MELBOURNE
  • 07:40:00             :            Travelodge Southbank, 9 RIVERSIDE QUAY, SOUTHBANK
  • 07:30:00             :            Urban Central, 334 CITY RD, SOUTHBANK
  • 07:30:00             :            Vibe Savoy, 630 LITTLE COLLINS ST (stand on corner)
  • 07:15:00             :            Windsor Hotel, 111 SPRING ST, MELBOURNE
  • 07:35:00             :            YHA Melbourne Central, 562 FLINDERS ST, MELBOURNE
  • 06:50:00             :            YHA Melbourne Metro, 78 HOWARD ST, NORTH MELB

Tips & Options

  • What to bring on a Grampians Tour Comfortable walking shoes Sunscreen Water Bottle Hat and Sunglasses Warm clothes Camera Windbreaker

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Terms & Conditions

  • Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to you nominated pickup time so as not to delay or miss your tour.
  • Although every effort is made, HolidayXP shall not be liable for any illness, injury, damages, loss, delay or failure to join the tour that may occur due to factors beyond our control. We highly recommend all passenger have travel insurance coverage.
  • HolidayXP retains the right to alter routes, itineraries, bus types and configurations, fares adjustments, days of operation or even cancel tours if unforeseen circumstances occur. Other accredited tour operators may be used on some tours.
  • Child Policy: The operator does not carry children under 4 years of age.
  • To maximise the comfort of your journey, no luggage storage facilities are provided on Day Tours it is recommended you bring a small daypack no bigger than 5kg. Extended Tours: Maximum baggage allowance per person is 15-20kg preferably a soft travelling pa
  • Excessive luggage may incur a surcharge fee. In addition, you may bring a sleeping bag. Inappropriate luggage presented at departure, such as suitcases, strollers, walking frames and wheelchairs may result in refusal to board unless previously arranged.
  • Excessive amount of luggage may incur a surcharge fee, for concerns please call our friendly reservations team.
  • We recommend all guests have travel insurance and should be taken out at the time of booking prior to tour departure. Your travel insurance must provide cover against personal accident, death, medical expenses and emergency repatriation with a recommended
  • We also strongly recommend it covers cancellation, curtailment, personal liability and loss of luggage and personal effects.
  • . If you have travel insurance connected to your credit card or bank account please ensure you have details of the participating insurer, the insurance policy number and emergency contact number with you rather than the bank’s name and credit card detail
  • HolidayXP may offer complimentary inner-city pickup and drop off services to select accommodation providers. Please note it is the customer’s responsibility to be ready and waiting at their nominated pickup location prior to departure
  • .at least 10 minutes before departure. HolidayXP cannot be held responsible for passengers who fail to load.
  • Cancellation by the traveller: 100% loss of the tour fee, Date change fee: $50 per person
  • Further conditions may apply, please ask at the time of booking.
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