Grampians

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After settling into life on the train, it’s time to alight for your first Off Train Experience. Enjoy a guided coach tour through the scenic town of Halls Gap, positioned in the Grampians National Park and a great base from which to explore this spectacular corner of Australia. From Halls Gap, continue to Boroka Lookout to gaze across panoramic vistas over the east of the Grampians and over the town of Halls Gap.

It’s a short five-minute walk to two viewing platforms and from here, you’ll also be able to spot nearby Lake Bellfield.

Take in the breathtaking views in the late afternoon sunlight before returning to the train for a late supper. This experience is ideal for guests who would like a leisurely taste of the Grampians’ beauty and delightful Halls Gap.

Tour duration (including travel time) is approximately 2.5 hours.

Recommended Fitness Level: Low – coach tour with minimal walking, must be able to navigate coach stairs.

PLEASE NOTE: Guests are required to bring enclosed shoes, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and water. The Grampians can also be extremely hot in summer.

VENUS BATHS WALK

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After a leisurely day on the train and a sumptuous meal, now is the time to stretch your legs. This Off Train Experience takes you into the Grampians town of Halls Gap, where you’ll meet an experienced guide, ready to impart their knowledge of this spectacular region.

From here, set out on the Venus Baths Loop Walk – a relaxed 2.5 kilometre walk that crosses over Stony Creek and immerses walkers in the peace and tranquillity of Mother Nature. Even in the summer months, there is water in the deeper rock pools.

Invigorated from your time in this magnificent landscape, return to the train for a well-deserved late supper.

Tour duration (including travel time) is approximately 2.5 hours.

Recommended Fitness Level: Medium – walking tour duration 2 hours on bush walking paths and some uneven ground.

PLEASE NOTE: Guests are required to bring enclosed shoes, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and water. The Grampians can also be extremely hot in summer.

 

GREAT WESTERN WINE EXPERIENCE

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Having enjoyed a delectable lunch on board the Great Southern, your culinary adventure is set to continue. Disembark at Stawell station and take a 15-minute coach transfer to the beautiful Seppelt Winery.

Seppelt Winery showcases wine from four different wineries across three different Victorian grape-growing regions. This ensures an immersive wine experience, where you’ll enjoy a private wine tasting followed by a historical tour through ‘The Drives’ – the property’s underground tunnels and cellars.

After spending time in Seppelt Winery’s famous Barrel Hall, guests will return to the train for a late supper with a specially branded wine glass as a memento of your experience.

Tour duration (including travel time) is approximately 2.5 hours.

Recommended Fitness Level: Low – this tour includes wine tasting and a short tour available to guests who wish to venture underground.

PLEASE NOTE: Guests are required to bring enclosed shoes, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and water. The Grampians can also be extremely hot in summer.