4 days in Taylors Lakes & Grampians Itinerary

4 days in Taylors Lakes & Grampians Itinerary

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4 days in Taylors Lakes & Grampians Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  45​min
Taylors Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Halls Gap
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Melbourne

Taylors Lakes

Taylors Lakes ©
Taylors Lakes is a suburb 23 km north-west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located within the City of Brimbank local government area. Grampians has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Werribee Open Range Zoo and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grampians. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Scienceworks and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Taylors Lakes day trip website .

Melbourne to Taylors Lakes is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In September in Taylors Lakes, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Taylors Lakes

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, Scienceworks, Hanging Rock Reserve, Grampians
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Scienceworks ©
Hanging Rock Reserve ©
Hanging Rock Reserve

Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 29th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Halls Gap Zoo, trek along The Pinnacle, and then take in the dramatic scenery at MacKenzie Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, examine the collection at J Ward Museum Complex, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then take some stellar pictures from Reed Lookout, and finally get great views at Boroka Lookout.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap trip tool .

Traveling by car from Taylors Lakes to Halls Gap takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Ararat, MacKenzie Falls, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
Boroka Lookout ©
Boroka Lookout