• Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 3-4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Victoria Range Road

  • End: Victoria Range Road

  • Location: Grampians National Park

  • Closest Town: Mooralla

  • Distance from CBD: 354km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.297315

  • Longitude: 142.337001

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4WD Access
Steep Road
Gravel Road
Small Car Park
Camping Area

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2WD Access

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Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

Camping Area

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Rough Trail
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Exposed Ledges
Rock Scrambling
Steep Terrain
Bush Bashing
Scenic Viewpoints

Grampians National Park...

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

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Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

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Well Marked

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Horse Riding


Mount Thackeray is a 2.5km, grade 3-4 return hike, located in Grampians National Park Victoria. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

Mount Thackeray is one of the most spectacular attractions for outdoor lovers keen on discovering the region's natural gems. Located on the west side of the Grampians National Park, this mountain is a popular hiking spot.

The Mount Thackeray hike covers a range of surfaces, through open forest, mint bush and tea-tree to the base of Mount Thackeray. The track rises over rocks to the summit. 360 degree views of the ranges and surrounding plains.

About the region

Renowned for rugged mountain ranges, rich cultural heritage and breathtaking scenic views, the 168,000 hectare park is ideal for a wide range of outdoor activities. The many walking tracks will take you on a journey to waterfall vistas, ancient geological rock features and forests. There are guided tours, and with a large network of roads available, car touring is a great way to explore. Renowned as the major attraction in the region, the Grampians National Park is a must-visit destination for all travellers, backpackers and day-trippers in Victoria. The spectacular setting of the mountainous landscape boasts a wide array of attractions and activities for visitors to the region. The Grampians National Park (also Gariwerd), commonly referred to as The Grampians, is a national park located in the Grampians region of Victoria, Australia. The 167,219-hectare (413,210-acre) national park is situated between Stawell and Horsham on the Western Highway and Dunkeld on the Glenelg Highway, 260 kilometres west of Melbourne and 460 kilometres east of Adelaide.

Getting there

The Victoria Range Road access track can be rough and is steep. If you have a high clearance vehicle there should be no issue but it would be slow going with a standard car.

GPX File

Total distance: 1227 m
Max elevation: 962 m
Min elevation: 888 m
Total climbing: 62 m
Total descent: -78 m
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4 thoughts on “Mount Thackeray (2.5km)

    1. HI Timotcho, yes I have done this a few times now. We have taken a 4WD as the track can be rough and is steep. If you have a high clearance vehicle there should be no issue but it would be slow going with a standard car.

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