The Balconies Walk (Grampians National Park)

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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.

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The Balconies Walk (Grampians National Park)

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The Balconies Walk (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

Warnings

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.

Seasonal road closures 2021

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. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

Temporary Closure - Glenelg River Road (Moora Sidecut) Victoria Valley Access

Glenelg River Road is temporarily closed between Mt Victory Road and Boreang  Campground. Road conditions on the moora side-cut section are muddy and slippery following recent resurfacing works and heavy rain.  

Access to Boreang Campground is best via Mt Victory Rd and Rose Creek Road. 

Aircraft Operations - Temporary Walking track closures

Parks Victoria has aircraft operations scheduled for Wednesday 29 September 2021 to enable Grampians Peaks Trail construction crews to transport materials into remote hike in campsites currently under construction. 

For visitor safety, there will be temporary closures across a range of sites (as listed below) throughout the day. Closure signage will be in place and crews will be on ground to manage traffic and closures.  

  • Mt Difficult - See map attached. From Briggs Bluff Track junction, Including Mt Difficult Summit, Longpoint East and West to Mt Difficult Road. 
  • Lake Wartook - GPT alignment currently closed to public access
  • Barbican Rocks - GPT alignment currently closed to public access
  • Mt William - Mt William road, summit area closed temporarily 
  • Yarram Gap - GPT Alignment currently closed to public access 
  • Mt Abrupt - Piccaninny car park and walking track closed (east side to summit). Access to the Piccaninny still available from Victoria Valley Road Trailhead. 

Attachments: GPT_aircraftclosures_combined (1,688KB)

Park Access Update - 01/09/2021

Download the Grampians Park Access Update to find out information about park closures or access issues.

Attachments: Grampians NP Access Update 1st September 2021 (171KB)

Road Report - 01/09/2021

Download the latest road report to find out the condition of the parks roads and four wheel drive tracks.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 1st September 2021 (108KB)

Pest animal management

Pest animal management will be taking place throughout the Grampians National Park and Black Range State Park. The works will be taking place in pre-determined sectors and signage will be in place to notify visitors of any operations in the vicinity.

Visitors may hear firearms. Visitors are asked to stay on designated walking tracks and roads.

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