The Balconies Walk (Grampians National Park)


The Balconies Walk (Grampians National Park)

Try this gentle walk to the Balconies. Suitable for walkers of all abilities to viewing platforms perched on the edge of overhanging cliffs. Look out over Victoria Valley and the Victoria Range. Misty mornings and sunsets make for optimal photos.

How to get there

The Balconies Walk (Grampians National Park)

Need to know

The Balconies Walk (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No bicycles
  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No fishing
  • No horses
  • No generators
  • No vehicles


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Unstable cliffs

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.

Campground closure

As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campsites, camping grounds and caravan parks closed from midnight 25 March 2020.
People can continue to live on a closed caravan park or camping ground if it is registered as their primary place of residence or if they are staying in caravan parks as interim accommodation where their primary residence is not available. For further information go to

Mackenzie River (Bun nah Trail) Temporarily closed

Due to elevated platform damage, the Mackenzie River walk is temporarily closed between Fish Falls and Mackenzie Falls. 

Boroka Lookout Closed

Boroka Lookout is temporarily closed due to maintenance requirements. 

Harrop Track closed for resurfacing

Harrops Track in the West of the Grampians National Park will be closed between May 14 and June 14 for road resurfacing. 
Buandik Campground will also be closed from Billywing Rd.  

Seasonal road closures 2020

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. View the list of 2020 seasonal road closures for details and check the corresponding map numbers with the seasonal road closure 2020 index map for locations of the closures or visit the seasonal road closures page for more information.

Closed: Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre

Due to current COVID-19 circumstances, Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre is closed until further notice.

Information services are still being provided by phone and email:

Phone: (03) 8427 2058

Parks Victoria's head office information centre can all be contacted on 13 1963.

Temporary Relocation of Stony Creek Group Camping Area

Due to Grampians Peaks Trail upgrade works, Stony Creek Group Camping Area (Campground) has been temporarily relocated approximately 1.5 km to the east along Stony Creek Road.

Toilets and signage have been moved to this location.

This arrangement will remain in place until mid-2020.

All campers are required to stay at the new location. Camping is not permitted without a permit. 

Attachments: Stony Creek Group Camping Area Temporary Relocation Map (269KB)

Road Report - 19/05/2020

Download the latest road report to find out information on the parks roads and 4WD tracks.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 19th May 2020 (54KB)

Park Access Update - 21/05/2020

Download the latest Grampians National Park Access Update to find out what is closed and open in the park.

Attachments: Grampians Access Update 21st May 2020 (158KB)

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