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Attractions: Things To Do In Ararat and the Surrounding Region

Ararat offers a variety of facilities and attractions for visitors.

Things to see and do in Ararat:-

  • Visit J-Ward, the old gaol and former institution for the criminally insane. Do a tour during the day or one of their Lantern Ghost Tours at night.
  • Visit Aradale one of Victoria’s largest Asylums. Aradale operated as a Lunatic Asylum from 1867 and has been closed since 1993.
  • Other attractions include Ararat Regional Art Gallery, the Railway Heritage Museum, and Langi Morgala Museum
  • Take a stroll in Alexandra Park and Gardens and relax by the Lake.
  • One Tree Hill Lookout has panoramic views over the region.
  • Walk along the vine lined main street, browse the shops and sample the many dining options

Other attractions include:-

  • Challambar Golf Club
  • Murtoa Stick Shed
  • Halls Gap Zoo
  • Silo Art Trail
  • Giant Koala
  • Grampians Helicopter Tours
  • Grampian Wine Tours
  • Historic Ararat walking and driving trails

Ararat is a perfect base for a scenic drive through the magnificent countryside and ranges of the regional natural attractions:-

  • The Grampians National Park
  • Grampians Peaks Trail
  • Ararat Regional Park
  • Mt Langi Ghiran, Mt Cole, Mt Buangor
  • Langi Ghiran State Park
  • Mount Buangor State Park
  • Pyrenees Ranges
  • The Great Dividing Trail


  • 4WDriving
  • Bush walking
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike riding
  • Rock climbing
  • Golf
  • Mini Golf


Ararat is central to the many vineyards of the area. Follow the Great Grape Touring Route winding through this spectacular region and discover the abundant wineries and cellar doors.

  • Montara
  • Seppelts
  • Bests
  • Grampians Estate
  • Mountainside Wines
  • Mount Langi Ghiran

Local Events:-

  • Australia Day Weekend
  • Labour Day
  • Easter Weekend
  • Melbourne Cup Weekend
  • Pitch Music Festival
  • Jailhouse Rock Festival
  • Horsham Country Music Festival
  • Ararat Cup
  • Golden Gateway Festival
  • Stawell Gift
  • Great Western Rodeo
  • Grampians ride to remember
  • One tree hill climb
  • Grampians grape escape

Contact Us

Acacia Caravan Park

6 Acacia Avenue
Ararat VIC 3377 Australia
Phone: 03 5352 2994

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