Whether you’re looking for adventure or enlightenment, Grampians Grape Escape is the perfect reason to plan a road trip. There is so much to do in the region including plenty of spots to shop and play The Grampians Way.

Here are a few ideas to get started.

SHOP & PLAY THE GRAMPIANS WAY

WILLAURA CANDLE COMPANY

With spectacular views over open fields, stop at Willaura to take in the southern extremity of the Great Dividing Range on your road trip to Dunkeld.

Stepping into this artisan store will feel like a dream.

With 36 fragrances of hand-poured soy candles to choose from, a 55-hour burn time and for $15 each, you’ll be forgiven if you take home more than one.

52 Main Street, Willaura | Facebook | Instagram

POMONAL ESTATE

After exploring Red Rock Olives and the Halls Gap Zoo, head to the enchanting township of Pomonal, home of Pomonal Estate. This cellar door will awaken your inner foodie with delicious food, wine, beer, cider, ginger beer and a fantastic range of local wares. It’s how shopping is done #TheGrampiansWay.

2079 Pomonal Road, Pomonal | Facebook Instagram

EAT & DRINK THE GRAMPIANS WAY

LIVEFAST CAFE

Amazing coffee and nourishing yet delicious meals are a given at this sustainable cafe in Halls Gap. Serving up local produce, wines and beer, Livefast Cafe is all about preparing the freshest fare with passion and care.

In love with the region themselves, the team’s insider knowledge will also help you plan the ultimate weekend in town, making Livefast your perfect starting point.

5/97 Grampians Road, Halls Gap | Facebook | Instagram

Paper Scissors Rock Brew Co

PAPER, SCISSORS, ROCK BREW CO.

Plenty of good ideas have sparked over a beer.

This is indeed true of three friends who knew their humble hometown of Halls Gap could use its own brewery. Paper, Scissors, Rock Brewery brings together great beer, great tucker and great tunes to match.

This new kid on the block is open seven days a week and truly is a must visit.

119 Grampians Road, Halls Gap | Facebook | Instagram

STAY THE GRAMPIANS WAY

Halls Gap Lakside Tourist ParkHALLS GAP LAKESIDE TOURIST PARK

Whether you want to unwind with a glass of local wine in front of a roaring campfire, relax in one of the wood fire heated outdoor pools or awaken your sense of adventure on a GPS treasure hunt, this is the place for an unforgettable getaway.

Located in the heart of the Grampians, this modern owner operator park has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and offers value for money powered and unpowered sites, cabins as well as first-class glamping.

23-27 Tymna Drive, Halls Gap | Facebook | Instagram

Lake Fyans Holiday Park

LAKE FYANS HOLIDAY PARK

From an early morning paddle to casting a line as the sun sets, there are plenty of ways to make a splash at Lake Fyans. The holiday park rests along the foreshore of this mountainous location which sees locals and visitors alike escaping the daily grind with a spot of fishing, kayaking, water skiing or swimming.

650 Mokepilly Road, Lake Fyans | Facebook |Instagram