Local Attractions - Stawell Northern Grampians

Magdala Motor Lodge is located at the gateway to Grampians National Park.

Nearby attractions include:

The GrampiansThe Magdala is a great base from which to visit the beautiful Grampians National Park. Only fifteen to twenty minutes’ drive away, the Grampians mountain range stretches from Dunkeld in the south almost all the way to Horsham in the north. A bushwalker’s paradise, there are about fifty w...Read More
Grampians and Pyrenees Wine RegionsThe Grampians and Pyrenees regions produce some of the best wines in Australia. Fifteen minutes from the Magdala is the wine village of Great Western. Who hasn’t celebrated a special occasion without a bottle of Seppelt sparkling wine? Seppelt host tours of their underground cellars or ‘...Read More
Stawell Gift Hall of FameThe Stawell Gift is one of the worlds most famous and prestigious foot races.  Every Easter thousands of runners and athletics fans from all over Australia and the world make the annual pilgrimage to Central Park to take their chances of winning. The Hall of Fame is a veritable treasure trov...Read More
Glenorchy Open Garden and Roadside ArtWonder through the beautiful gardens where you find reclaimed materials have new purpose. From garden sculptures, art works, flowers and garden creations
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Murtoa Stick ShedBuilt as a wartime emergency grain store, the now-heritage listed shed was the first of its kind to be built in Victoria, and the last grain stick shed in use in Australia. Constructed over a speedy four months between 1941 and 1942, the enormous shed – known originally as the Murtoa No.1...Read More
The Giant KoalaSituated on the Western Highway at Historical Dadswells Bridge...Read More
Seppelt Winery - Underground Cellar ToursSeppelt is famous for their heritage listed labyrinth of underground cellars, know as ‘the Drives’ which wind for 3kms beneath the historic Great Wester home. With excavation beginning in 1868 by out-of-work miners from the early gold rush era, and continuing for over 60 years. The ...Read More
J Ward - AraratTake a guided tour of J Ward, Ararat's Old Gaol and Lunatic Asylum. Hear stories of murderers, ghosts and mistreatment of mental illness. J Ward started its life as a goldfields prison in 1859. When the gold ran out in the mid 1880s the prison buildings were acquired by the Lunacy Departmen...Read More
Aradale - AraratTake a guided tour through the hallow walls and halls of the institution that treated and housed Victoria's mentally ill for over 126 years. Commissioned to accommodate the growing number of "lunatics" in Victoria. Construction began in 1865 and was opened for patients in 1867. It was close...Read More
Gum San Chinese Heritage CentreThe Centre tells the story of the 19th century Chinese miners that braved a perilous sea journey followed by a long trek across southern Australia to the new goldfields of Bendigo and Ballarat. Life size scenarios in the centre depict their travels and experiences of the excitement of gold...Read More
Halls GapHalls Gap is the foothill of the Grampians National Park with an abundance of nature, native flowers, waterfalls and magistic mountain trail walks...Read More
Halls Gap Wildlife Park and ZooHalls Gap Zoo in the Grampians, Victoria, Australia.
Situated at the foothills of the majestic Grampians mountain ranges, the Halls Gap Zoo comprises 160 species of native & exotic mammals, reptiles and birds.
Observe our inquisitive meerkats, gigantic giraffe, velocious cheetah, r...
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Halls Gap MarketThe Halls Gap Market is located at the Halls Gap recreational grounds just off the Grampians Road and within walking distance to the township of Halls Gap. The Market is run by the Halls Gap Primary School. The funds raised ...Read More
Brambuk: The National Park and Cultural CentreEnjoy self-guided walks through native gardens and vibrant wetlands that link the Park Information Centre to the Brambuk Cultural Centre. Keep your eyes open for local wildlife like emus, kangaroos, wallabys and the abundant birdlife of the Gariwerd landscape. A unique range of local Indigenous...Read More
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