There are lots of places in the world that are popular with avid travellers from landmarks like the Taj Mahal through to natural places of beauty like the Amazon and if you have an adventurous side, then you should include a trip to the Grampians National Park on your list of must-see places. Located in Victoria, Australia, the Grampians National Park is known for its natural scenery with its sandstone mountain ranges. There are plenty of different activities to enjoy and it is somewhere that anyone with a sense of adventure should visit.
There are specialist tour companies that will provide you with a guide and take you on an organised tour of the national park and this is especially appealing if you are traveling on your own and you want to meet new people. Sociable couples and groups of friends will enjoy going on trips like this and the popular Grampians National Park tours are always heaps of fun. There are lots of activities to enjoy in the national park including the following:
- Wildlife spotting including kangaroos, wallabies, kookaburras and cockatoos
- Easy walking on trails
- Harder hiking
- Mountain climbing
- Exploring the wetlands
If you love getting back to nature, then the Grampians National Park is a trip that will suit you down to the ground. By booking your tour through a reliable tour agency, you will be able to enjoy exploring the park in complete safety. You will be provided with a knowledgeable and friendly tour guide who will introduce the group to each other on the first night and help everyone to interact and feel at ease. It is important to read testimonials from past customers before you book your tour in order to ensure that the tour company comes highly recommended.
You should look into the following:
- Check you will be given comfortable transportation (i.e. a bus with air conditioning)
- Enquire about the food arrangements
- Ask how many other people will be on your trip (a maximum of 20 is ideal)
When you visit somewhere such as the Grampians National Park, it is important to make sure you are reasonably fit in order to take part in the activities such as hiking. You should take some basic equipment and gear with you on an organised tour of the national parkland, including:
- Sun screen
- Protective rain coat
- Insect repellent
- Walking shoes
- Water bottle
Having a good quality rucksack for taking out with you during the day is ideal and your tour agency will be able to provide you with advice about what you will need for your trip.
After exploring the national park, many people will choose to carry on their adventure and head to the Great Ocean Road, where some beautiful ocean views can be enjoyed. Depending on what your tour includes, you may be able to watch some surfers in action and you should always ensure your tour includes spending some time at Kennet River Koalas where you can see wild koalas.