Grampians Peaks Trail

Location: Grampians National Park

Arrival Time: 13:00 | Departure Time: 12:00

One of the ‘Walk Victoria’s Icons’ long distance trails, the first stage of the Grampians Peaks Trail offers a 36.6 kilometre, 3 day/2 night circuit walk departing from Halls Gap.

Day 1: Halls Gap to Bugiga Hiker Camp (8.6km)

Day 2: Bugiga Hiker Camp to Borough Huts Campground (13.8km)

Day 3: Borough Huts Campground to Halls Gap (14.2km)

This walk can be adapted into a 2 day/1 night trip by organising vehicle transport from Borough Huts back to Halls Gap (approximately a 10km drive)

*Please note, Borough Huts Campground is a large, vehicle based campground located adjacent to Grampians Tourist Road. Camping at Borough Huts is an interim arrangement while a purpose built GPT Hiker Camp is constructed.

**Groups (of 10 to 16 people) have the option of camping at the basic Stoney Creek Group Camping Area on the first night.

Bugiga Campsite Booking instructions:
There is a maximum of 2 persons per campsite:
1. Choose arrival date;
2. Select the number of nights you wish to stay (max 1);
3. Select the number of people (per site, max 2);
4. Select book now.

For important information on the Grampians National Park, including road closures and current conditions, view change of conditions, alerts and additional information prior to booking

Book Borough Huts or Stoney Creek Group Camping Area as part of your trip

Bugiga Hiker Campground map

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Details

To maximise your experience and views along the walk, it is recommended that the walk be undertaken in an anti-clockwise direction.

The two campsites along the walk should be booked in the following order:

Night one – Bugiga hiker camp
This distinctive campsite is the first of the dedicated hike-in camps designed exclusively for the Grampians Peaks Trail. Situated at the southern end of the Wonderland Range it offers spectacular views to Mount Rosea and Mount William.

The campsite accommodates up to 24 people on 12 camping platforms. There is a maximum of two people per platform and group sizes must not exceed 16 people.

Bugiga hike-in camp is located approximately 8.6 kilometres from the trailhead at Halls Gap.

Night two - Borough Huts
This site is a larger, general access campground that is available to users of the Grampians Peaks Trail until the second dedicated hike-in campsite is constructed. Each site can be booked for up to six people.
Borough Huts is located approximately 13.8 kilometres from Bugiga hike-in campsite and 14.2 kilometres from Halls Gap. It is also possible to access the Borough Huts campground by vehicle via the Grampians Tourist Road.

Group camping
The Stony Creek group camp is designated for groups and accommodates up to 16 people. It is located further along Stony Creek Road nestled beneath Mount Rosea, and is accessible by vehicle.

Overnight campsites
•Please use fuel stoves in all hiker campsites, campfires are not permitted.
•Always check for Total Fire Bans and fire conditions prior to your walk and carry a small radio or mobile phone.
•Please take your rubbish with you.

Be Safe Be Prepared
•Each member of the party should carry a topographic map and compass, or an appropriate navigation device.
•Check clothing, tents and other equipment prior to departure to ensure you are properly equipped.
•Ensure all group members carry at least 3-4 litres per person per day.
•All members should carry good quality, waterproof, outer shell protective layers.
•Hikers should have knowledge of first aid.
•Temperatures exceeding 40°C may be experienced during summer and autumn.
•Strong winds, low temperatures and heavy rain-squalls can be common and may reduce visibility.
•Register your hike at Brambuk and remember that mobile coverage is limited.
•Always check current conditions when you register your hike as storm events and bushfires can cause changes to conditions or cause temporary closures.
•Walking tracks may involve rock steps, uneven and slippery track surfaces, water crossings and rock hopping.
•There are steep cliffs throughout the Grampians, please supervise children at all times.

Map

Grampians Peaks Trail

Grampians National Park

 
 

Directions

The 260 km drive from Melbourne along the Western or Glenelg Highways takes about 3.0 hours. There are approaches to Halls Gap (Vic Roads Touring Guide 56-A4) via Stawell, Ararat or Dunkeld.

Product

Room image 1

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 01

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 2

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 02

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 3

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 03

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 4

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 04

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 5

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 05

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 6

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 06

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 7

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 07

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 8

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 08

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 9

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 09

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 10

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 10

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 11

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 11

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

Room image 12

Bugiga Hiker Camp - Site 12

Type: Elevated camping platform suitable for a freestanding 2-3 person hiking tent

Size: 4m diameter

Surface: Hardwood timber platform

Tent attachments: A wire cable runs around the circumference of the platform, be sure to pack extra accessory cord to securely fasten your tent and vestibules

Camp facilities: Semi-enclosed shelter and non-flush toilets

Configuration: Unpowered Site
Max # of Persons: 2
 

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