Grampians Motel Halls Gap
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Our trip over the strait on Spirit 2 was uneventful, though neither of us slept very well. The weather in Victoria has been very cold today, but we had no rain while travelling.
Exiting Melbourne early on a Sunday morning was a breeze of course, and we stopped for breakfast at a trendy café called Provedore on the edge of Ballarat at 8.20am. < …
... Falls. On returning to the carpark we followed another track and start a steep decent down a Gorge to the bottom of MacKenzie falls, where water cascades over the rocks of the mountain into the clear water of a deep rock pool below. It is a 2k return steep walk, with many steps which are a little wet and slippery from recent rain and is quite strenuous in many places. At the bottom of the Gorge, we have to cross several large stepping stones to ...
... at the Halls gap Information Centre...have another pound of literature and the name of a place to eat. Oh look there are 5 kangaroos in the park...so we spend a half an hour taking more kangaroo pictures. I can get close enough to cause them to leap and now I can see the Qantas logo leaping about the field. Enough kangaroos...time to check in and a glass of wine.
And I have to tell you it was a salty windy bad hair ...
... caravans so continued on our journey. There are two roads through to the Grampians and we turned off the Western highway to take the more scenic route which was to take us pass the towns of Wartook and Zumsteins but not to far along this road was a sign warning us that the road ahead was not suitable for Caravans. A 'quick' u turn and back on the highway to take the easier route. A few minutes later a call over the CB radio to inform us that our friends had a flat tyre ...
... s not a lot to do in the Grampians and the main town of Halls Gap if you don't really, really like bushwalking. And once Rosa was old enough to manage the walks on her own, along came Aidan and that was the end of bush walking for another few years.
But I was pretty determined to get to the Grampians for the first term holidays, so I rushed into renting a house that turned out to be a little too much ...