Wartook is a picturesque little village on the western fringe of the Grampians, adjacent to the Grampians National Park. Nestled in a beautiful farming district sheltered from the southerly winds, the beauty and the grandeur of the of Grampian ranges is an impressive panorama. From the Asses Ears in the south, to the spectacular cliffs of the Mt. Difficult range to the east and rugged Mt Stapylton to the north, the views are magnificent. Wartook provides a good base to stay in the winter when the wildflowers are at their best and to visit Aboriginal art sites of the Victoria Range.

Things to Do and See

Wartook is home to a large number of kangaroos and is nearby to Zumsteins and MacKenzie Falls, the largest falls in Victoria.

Walter Zumsteins created the nearby Zumsteins settlement in 1910, to raise honey bees. It is a picturesque picnic spot situated in the Grampians National park near MacKenzie Falls and Lake Wartook.


Wartook Native Flower Show - September.

How to Get There

Wartook is 295kms north-west of Melbourne
Melways Ref: 520 C11
Pop: 50

Visitor Information

Stawell and Grampians Visitor Information and Booking Centre
50 - 52 Western Highway, Stawell, Vic. 3380
Ph: (03) 5358 2314 or (03) 5358 2823 Fax: (03) 5358 4366
Freecall: 1800 246 880
Grampians Rd
Tel: (03) 5356 4247

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The Asses Ears near Wartook.