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Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre

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Ararat visitor centre

I popped into this centre hoping to purchase some stickers for my caravan, but unfortunately they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ron T
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Ringwood, Victoria, Australia
Lovely peaceful place

enjoyed the bush walking and rock climbing and the beautiful views, the accommodation is ample, you... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
FantasticDec2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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91 High St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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+61 1800 657 158
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with a few questions and left with a mine of information. Grant, the volunteer was amazing. We learned about the area and more. Ask him about why neighbouring Moyston claims to be the original inspiration for footy. Or about the lovely free...More

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Ararat V, Manager at Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Grant is one of our many amazing staff at the information Centre. He has a passion for the area and loves promoting the region. Please drop in and say hi next time you come to town. Kind Regards Tim McDougall

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I popped into this centre hoping to purchase some stickers for my caravan, but unfortunately they don't sell them, I did however manage to buy some sew-on patches and fridge magnets

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 18 August 2018

enjoyed the bush walking and rock climbing and the beautiful views, the accommodation is ample, you can choose camping or glamping

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

That many of us book online probably means fewer call in at visitor information centres. Not sure why TA has as its main picture the Ararat town hall as the centre is at the railway station. It's very well organised with a wealth of maps...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The officer in attendance was knowledgeable and charming. Very helpful. Her recommendations were excellent especially to the Grampians winery.

Thank Pat M
Tim M, Manager at Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Pat Thanks for taking the time to give such kind feedback. We hope that you enjoyed your time here are return soon. Kind Regards Tim McDougall Tourism & Community Information Coordinator

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop for information about everything local. The assailants helped so much and took there time going through everything that was on over the weekend.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

being a local i have still had to visit the Information Center, it isn't just for visitors to the region. the staff are very friendly and will welcome you with a big smile.

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Tim M, other at Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks for your kind words Toni H, we always looking for new volunteers if you are interested? ;) It is a great way to meet new people and learn more about this beautiful region. Kind Regards Tim McDougall Tourism & Community Information Coordinator

Reviewed 6 January 2018

I wasn't sure what tours to do and the staff were very helpful! Toilets available and lovely gifts and heaps of brochures and pamphlets

Thank Lyn B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Be sure to stop in at the Ararat Visitor Information Centre at the Railway station where they will give you all the info you need while visiting Ararat. The staff are well informed and will answer all your queries

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in at the Information Centre in Ararat, which is located at the railway station, to get some ideas of what to do in the area. We had no idea if the rich history in the town and of Aradale Asylum and J Ward....More

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Tim M, Tourism & Community Information Coordinator at Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi Anita We are glad you enjoyed your time in Ararat and your tour of Aradale. We do have a fascinating history and it is a story that we love to tell. Please tell you family and friends about the region and encourage them to...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Staff very helpful. Enthusiastic about helping us to fine tune our limited time in the area. Spot on with what to see and do in the Grampians.More

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Ararat V, Manager at Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words about our Information Centre. Our visitors time is precious and I am glad the staff were able to help you make the right decisions. Please tell you family and friends about our great region and drop in...More

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debcurt2016
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Response from TimM3177 | Property representative |
Hi Debcurt2016 Unfortunately we do not have any flyers or books on Major Mitchell however there is a great online resource just google majormitchellexpedition if you are after more information another good resource is the... More
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