Experience the stunning scenery and inspired cuisine of Dunkeld, a picturesque village on the edge of the southern Grampians with views of the Great Dividing Range. Marvel at the imposing mounts Sturgeon and Abrupt, explore the Arboretum, and have a meal at the award-winning Royal Mail Hotel.

For fine mountain views and innovative cuisine to boot, book a table at the Dunkeld Royal Mail Hotel – winner of two hats from The Age Good Food Guide. Taste the flavours of the Grampians through the creative menu incorporating fresh, locally grown produce and signature regional wines.

Walk off your indulgences by following one of the Mount Sturgeon and Mount Abrupt walking tracks and take in panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Take the Piccaninny Walk for a brisk workout or enjoy a slow wander through the Arboretum’s walking track and be inspired by the native flora and serene billabongs.

Work on your swing at the Grampians Golf Course and visit during the Discover Dunkeld Festival in October to join in the celebration of the town’s history, culture, food and wine. The Dunkeld Cup in November is another great chance to get together with locals and visitors for a day of horse racing, fashion and music.

Soothe body and soul with a few days at the Griffin Hill Health Retreat, a sanctuary of yoga, meditation and healthy food.

Dunkeld is 253 kilometres west of Melbourne, or around three hours by car via the Glenelg Highway.

Quick Facts

Dunkeld is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Southern Grampians  in Victoria, it is located approximately 230kms from the capital Melbourne and extends over an area of 290.395 square kilometres. Dunkeld has a recorded population of 678 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Melbourne.

If you are planning a visit to Dunkeld we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Dunkeld and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.