Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre

Visitor Information Centres

Open seven days a week, Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre is situated just off the Western Highway between Melbourne and Adelaide, Located just 40 minutes from the Grampians.

Immerse yourself in the serene environment of the neighbouring Pyrenees Ranges, Mount Cole, Mount Buangor and Ararat Hills Regional Park.

The accredited centre offers a range of services including detailed information on the region and its attractions, quality publications, then browse the souvenirs and range of local produce on display.

Ararat and surrounding townships provide an abundance of diverse cultural and historical attractions, including the chilling dark side of the J-Ward Gaol, an institution that will captivate all who walk through its ghostly doors. Delve into Ararat’s heritage at the Langi Morgala Museum and the Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre not to mention the Aradale Lunatic Asylum.

Learn more about the importance of the railways at the Railway Heritage Museum or amble through the beautiful Alexandra Gardens, a botanical haven with a tranquil lake, walk, barbecues and the Orchid House.

Visit the Ararat Regional Art Gallery presenting diverse exhibitions of national significance. Or take in the ambience of Green Hill Lake located on the outskirts of the town.


Cafe/Kiosk/Restaurant Carpark Coach Parking Public Telephone Public Toilet RV Parking Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Disabled Assistance

Wheelchair access


Visitor Information Centre


Australian Tourism Accreditation Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation

Nearby Accommodation

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Brand new 2 bedroom superior cabins

Acacia Caravan Park and Holiday Units


Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn

Ararat Southern Cross Motor Inn


Front of house seen from street

Crabapple Cottage


Executive Queen Room

Ararat Motor Inn



Cosy California Bungalow in Ararat Grampians Region


Miners Ridge Vineyard in Autumn

Miners Ridge Vineyard Railway Carriage B&B

Armstrong, Ararat

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