A stunning 3-hour drive from Melbourne and only 1.5 hours from Ballarat, Grampians Grape Escape is staged at the Halls Gap Recreation Reserve nestled in the foothills of the magnificent Mount William.

With an iconic scenic route on offer, getting there will be half the fun!

Halls Gap Recreation Reserve:
Cnr of Grampians and Mount Victory Roads
Halls Gap VIC 3381

Rediscover your love of the Grampians National Park and home to many award-winning wineries by extending your festival weekend to hike, admire the nature and wildlife, learn about indigenous culture and much more.

The entire Grampians region boasts over 5,000 beds available to accommodate the popular tourist destination.

For ticket and accommodation packages in Halls Gap at the Country Plaza Hotel click here and scroll down to book.


Halls Gap does book out quickly over the festival weekend, however never fear as there are many surrounding towns to discover such as Great Western, Ararat, Buangor, Moyston and Stawell.

Then just simply catch the GGE festival bus.


For more accommodation go to www.visitgrampians.com.au or call the Halls Gap Information Centre on 1800 065 599. 


To book the festival bus click here.

Festival Dates / Times + Getting There

Festival Dates & Times

Saturday 5 May, 2018: 10am – 6pm

Sunday 6 May, 2018: 10am – 4:30pm


Grampians Bus Tours will run a shuttle bus service around Halls Gap from 4pm on Friday until Sunday evening.  The bus will run along the Main Road of Halls Gap only from Lakeside Tourist Park to Mountain View / Halls Haven.  The cost is $5 per person, per trip and bookings can be made approximately 30 minutes prior by calling 0499 598 638.

Please ensure you stand out on the Main Road to be visible to the driver at the arranged booking time. 


Regional Day Transfers, Christians Bus Co will run a daily bus service from Regional surrounding townships, including: Ararat, Stawell, Moyston, Pomonal, Horsham, St Arnaud, Dunkeld and Warrnambool.

Bookings can be made direct here.

TAC will be on site throughout the weekend offering breath testing so you can travel home safely.