Halls Gap Tourism & Travel
Halls Gap Australia
Halls Gap is situated some 262 km north west of Melbourne. Halls Gap is a country township of some 300 souls, set in the Heart of the Grampians.
The Grampians National Park, one of Victoria's premier National Parks, with the Wonderland and the Mount William Ranges is centred on picturesque Halls Gap. Halls Gap is the hub of network of scenic drives and tracks that lead to scenic lookouts and waterfalls. Halls Gap is named after a pioneer stockman, Charles Browning Hall, in 1840.
Halls Gap Attractions
Brambuk, the National Park and Cultural Centre offers the opportunity to learn of the diverse aboriginal culture and ancient Aboriginal rock art sites close to Halls Gap. The Venus Baths, Boronia peak and Chataugua are walks beginning close to Halls Gap. MacKenzie Falls, Hollow Mountain and Piccaninny are easy drives from Halls Gap. Nearby, Heatherlie is famous for the quality of its stone, which was used in more than twenty buildings in Melbourne.
Halls Gap Wildflowers
Sunday wildflower expeditions by train to Heatherlie from Ararat and Stawell were once a great favourite with local people. Nowadays, the Grampians Wildflower and Art Show are held annually in September.
Halls Gap Wineries
The Gap Vineyard, some 2 km distance has cellar-door tastings and sales of award-winning white and red wine varieties. The Grampians Gourmet Festival is held annually in May.