Manja Walk (Grampians National Park, Victoria Range Remote and Natural Area)

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Manja Walk (Grampians National Park, Victoria Range Remote and Natural Area)

Manja Shelter is home to some of the best Aboriginal hand stencils in Victoria. The rock art here also includes animal tracks and stick figures. The short walk from the carpark winds uphill through stringybark forest and over a boardwalk protecting fragile heathland.

How to get there

Manja Walk (Grampians National Park, Victoria Range Remote and Natural Area)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Manja Walk (Grampians National Park, Victoria Range Remote and Natural Area)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No generators

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion

Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion
 
Significant Aboriginal cultural values have recently been rediscovered at the Mountain Lion designated rock-climbing and bouldering area.

While Parks Victoria and Gariwerd Traditional Owners determine a longer-term management response, and out of respect for this significant cultural landscape, visitors are requested to not access this area.

The Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 protects Aboriginal cultural heritage and significant financial penalties apply for harm caused by individuals or corporate bodies.

For more information please visit the FAQ Update at the Rock Climbing in Gariwerd link below.

Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park - Bushfire Closures

Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park - Bushfire Update 23.2.24
 
Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park was impacted by the Bellfield and Stapylton bushfires ignited by lightning on February 13th 2024. There are temporary closures in place in the vicinity of the fires. Visitors are asked to adhere to road and park closures as emergency services continue to work within these fire impacted areas.  
 
Northern Grampians - Mt Stapylton Fire Area Closures
Road Closures:
·      Mount Zero Road between Roses Gap Road nth to Mt Zero and Pohlners Road
·      Olive Plantation Road
·      Flat Rock Road
·      Pohlners Road
·      Link Track
·      Coppermine 4x4 track
·      Golton track
 
All visitor sites north of Roses Gap Road including:
·      Mount Zero Carpark/Trailhead and walks
·      Grampians Peaks Trail - (N1) Mt Zero – (N2) Barigar
·      Hollow Mountain Carpark and walk, Gulgurn Manja art shelter, Summer Day Valley LTO rock-climbing area
·      Mount Stapylton area walks, Mt Stapylton Campground, Ngamadjidj Art Shelter
·      All rock-climbing areas around Hollow Mountain, Mt Stapylton and the Northern Mt Difficult Range (North of Roses Gap Road)
·      Golton Gorge Picnic Area
·      Coppermine 4X4 camp, Coppermine Group Camp
 
Mt William Range/Halls Gap - Bellfield Fire Area Closures  
·      Redman Road
·      Mitchell Road
·      Closures already in place due to flood damage – Kalymna Falls and Kaylmna Falls Campground, Mt William picnic ground road.  
·      Tunnel Road, Tunnel rd carpark and walking track
·      Pomonal Fireline (MVO)
·      Bellfield Track
·      Terraces Fireline (From Tandara Road to Tunnel Track)
 
 
The following areas re-opened Friday 23.2.24:
·      Boronia Peak walking track
·      Mount William and Major Mitchell Plateau
·      Grampians Peaks Trail - Duwul (C3) Durd Durd (C4)
·      Mount William Road
·      Mafeking Road
·      Mafeking Picnic Area
·      Emmet Road
·      Mount Difficult Road from Boroka Lookout to Lake Wartook
·      Mount Difficult (Gar) Visitor Area (Beehive Falls, Briggs Bluff, Mt Difficult, Waterfalls of Gar, Mt Difficult Overnight walk including Longpoint West)
·      Grampians Peaks Trail - Gar (N2) Werdug (N3)
·      Troopers Creek Campground
 
 
Other areas re-opened previously:
·      Brambuk the National Park & Cultural Centre, Brambuk Wetlands Loop and Fyans Creek Loop, Venus Baths and Chatauqua Peak walks (Boronia Peak remains closed, as does Tunnel Walk)
·      Wonderland Range - Including Grampians Peaks Trail from Halls Gap to Barri Yalug 
·      Central Grampians between Halls Gap & Zumsteins along Mount Victory Road  
·      Heatherlie Quarry and Plantation Campground
·      Mount Rosea and Serra Range 
·      Victoria Range
·      Victoria Valley
·      Southern Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park from Jimmy Creek Road to Dunkeld, Including Grampians Peaks Trail between Jimmy Creek Rd to Dunkeld. 

For further information about the closures, please visit Brambuk the National Park & Cultural Centre, or call (03) 8427 2258. For National Park Information visit www.parks.vic.gov.au, or for booking refunds email info@parks.vic.gov.au
 
Please visit www.emergency.vic.gov.au for emergency updates, or free call 1800 226 226. Monitor the Emergency Vic app for alerts and warnings or listen to your local ABC radio stations for emergency broadcasts.

Attachments: Grampians Gariwerd Park Closures (Stapylton and Bellfield Fires) 23.2.24 (731KB)

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