Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre

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Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre

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Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre

Brambuk: The National Park and Cultural Centre, in Halls Gap began, with the building of the Brambuk Cultural Centre in 1989 to acknowledge, protect and share the cultures of the Jadawadjali and Djab Wurrung Peoples.

Barengi Gadjin Land Council

 

Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation

Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre
277 Grampians Road
Halls Gap VIC 3381
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(03) 8427 2058

brambuk@parks.vic.gov.au

Make Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap your first stop before exploring Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park.

Visit the National Park Information Centre where you can source the latest park information including walking, camping and touring. Knowledgeable park staff can help you discover famous hiking trails, beautiful waterfalls, spectacular mountain views and ancient Aboriginal rock art shelters. A unique range of local Indigenous products, Australian made souvenirs and park maps are available in the gift shop to help you enjoy your stay.

A series of self-guided and wheelchair friendly walks through the Brambuk wetlands and native gardens links the Park Information Centre to the Cultural Centre, and provides a glimpse of the native plants and animals of Gariwerd.

Since opening in 1990, Brambuk provides an opportunity for visitors to connect and learn about what Gariwerd means to the Jadawadjali and Djab Wurrung people. The award-winning Cultural Centre building is currently closed for upgrades, and these works are expected to be ongoing between 2022 and 2024.

Keep an eye on the Parks Victoria Junior Ranger website for the latest list of holiday activities and programs.

Brambuk is 2kms south of Halls Gap and is open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day) from 9am-4pm or phone 8427 2058.

How to get there

Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre

The Grampians National Park is located in Western Victoria, a three‐hour (260km) drive from Melbourne and a five‐hour (460km) drive from Adelaide. It is easily accessed from the villages of Halls Gap, Wartook and Dunkeld and is a scenic day trip from the regional towns of Hamilton, Horsham, Stawell and Ararat. Brambuk: The National Park and Cultural Centre is located approximately 2km south of Halls Gap.

Facilities

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Need to know

Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre

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.

  • Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre (Grampians National Park, Brambuk - The National Park and Cultural Centre Park)

    Brambuk The National park and Cultural Centre Closed - Catastrophic Fire Danger Day

    Wednesday 28 February has been declared Catastrophic Fire Danger in the Wimmera Fire District. 
    This extends from midnight tonight (Tuesday 27 February)  until tomorrow night (Wednesday 28 February).
    This includes a Total Fire Ban for this declared period.

    Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre will be closed to all visitors.

  • Grampians National Park

    Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion

    Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion
     
    Significant Aboriginal cultural values have recently been rediscovered at the Mountain Lion designated rock-climbing and bouldering area.

    While Parks Victoria and Gariwerd Traditional Owners determine a longer-term management response, and out of respect for this significant cultural landscape, visitors are requested to not access this area.

    The Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 protects Aboriginal cultural heritage and significant financial penalties apply for harm caused by individuals or corporate bodies.

    For more information please visit the FAQ Update at the Rock Climbing in Gariwerd link below.

    Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park Closed - Catastrophic Fire Danger Day

    Grampians Gariwerd National Park – Catastrophic Fire Danger
     
    Wednesday 28th February has been declared Catastrophic Fire Danger in the Wimmera Fire District.
    This extends from midnight tonight (Tuesday 27th Feb) until midnight tomorrow night (Wednesday 28th).
    This includes a Total Fire Ban for this declared period.  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
    Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park will be closed to all visitors.
     
    Take Action Now: To aid your survival, park visitors to Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park will need to enact their fire plans now.
    Conditions tomorrow will be extremely hot, dry and windy. If a fire starts and takes hold, it will be uncontrollable, unpredictable and fast moving. Spot fires could start, move quickly and come from many directions. These are the most dangerous conditions for a fire. Your life may depend on the decisions you make, even before there is a fire. Waiting until you see smoke is far too late to make plans to leave.
     
    Enact your fire plan now:
    ·        Park visitors are encouraged to leave the National Park tonight, or first thing tomorrow morning
    ·        Phone reception is limited throughout the National Park, hence the reason to leave;  you may not receive emergency warnings
    ·        Tune your car radio into local ABC or MIXX fm radio stations (listen on the hour) to receive news and emergency broadcasts
    ·        Download the Vic Emergency app and set up a local zone to receive emergency alerts, or call the Vic Emergency hotline 1800 226 226 for emergency bushfire updates
    ·        Visit Vic Emergency Website www.emergency.vic.gov.au or CFA website www.cfa.vic.gov.au/warnings-restrictions for Fire Danger Information
     
    Where to go?
    ·        For park closure information visit www.parks.vic.gov.au and go to the ‘change of conditions’ page
    ·        Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre and Halls Gap Visitor Information Centres will be closed
    ·        It is recommended you go to a local township and seek alternative activities such as:  swimming at the pool, shopping, movies, art gallery or restaurants.
    ·        Plan to leave for the night. Pack your camping gear or look at accommodation options, outside forested areas. If a bushfire starts, you may not be able to return for a few days.
    ·        For alternative accommodation options call Local Visitor Information Centres include Halls Gap Phone 1800 065 599, Horsham Phone 1800 633 218, Dunkeld Phone 5577 2558, Ararat Phone 1800 657 158.
     
    Camping Information
    ·       In the event of an emergency or park closure you may be entitled to a camping refund. Visit www.parkweb.vic.gov.au or email info@parks.vic.gov.au
     

Brambuk The National Park and Cultural Centre

277 Grampians Road
Halls Gap VIC 3381
13 1963
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