Family Activities

Swimming

Ararat Fitness & Leisure Centre – 61-73 High St, Ararat – 03 5355 0201 - https://www.ararat.vic.gov.au/services/recreation/ararat-fitness-centre-and-outdoor-swimming-pools/ararat-fitness-centre 

Ararat Olympic Outdoor Pool – Alexandra Gardens Park, Alexandra Ave, Ararat – 03 5352 1064 - https://www.ararat.vic.gov.au/services/recreation/ararat-fitness-centre-and-outdoor-swimming-pools/ararat-olympic-outdoor-swimming 

Halls Gap Pool – 10 School Rd, Halls Gap – 03 5356 4313 - https://hallsgapcommunity.org.au/directory/halls-gap-swimming-pool/ 

Willaura Memorial Pool – Willaura Recreation Reserve, Willaura - https://www.ararat.vic.gov.au/services/recreation/ararat-fitness-centre-and-outdoor-swimming-pools/willaura-outdoor-memorial-pool 

Lake Bolac Peter O’Rorke Memorial Pool - Lake Bolac Complex Rd, Lake Bolac – 03 5352 1064 - https://www.ararat.vic.gov.au/services/recreation/ararat-fitness-centre-and-outdoor-swimming-pools/lake-bolac-peter-o%E2%80%99rorke 

Skate Park

Ararat Skate Park – Crn. Alexandra Avenue & Queen Street - https://www.facebook.com/Araratskateparkdevelopment/ 

Easy Hiking

Fern Tree Falls Walk (1.6km) – Mount Buangor State Park, Ferntree Gully Road, Middle Creek - https://www.visitgrampians.com.au/products/ferntree-falls 

MacKenzie Falls (2.6km) – Grampians National Park, Northern Grampians Rd, Zumsteins - https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/places-to-see/parks/grampians-national-park/attractions/central-grampians/things-to-do/mackenzie-falls 

Venus Baths Loop Walk (2.3km) - Halls Gap Botanical Gardens, Halls Gap - https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/places-to-see/sites/venus-baths-loop-walk 

Silverband Falls Walk (1.4km) – Grampians National Park, Silverband Road, Bellfield - https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/places-to-see/sites/silverband-falls-walk 

Cinema

Ararat Astor Cinema – 250 Barkly Street, Ararat – 03 5352 2616 - https://araratcinema.com.au/ 

Mini Golf

Grampians Adventure Golf - 475–481 Grampians Road, Halls Gap – 0400 595 683 - https://www.grampiansadventuregolf.com.au/ 

Wildlife

Halls Gap Zoo - 4061 Ararat-Halls Gap Rd, Halls Gap – 03 5356 4668 -  https://hallsgapzoo.com.au/