At the foot of Mount Sturgeon, the southern tip of the Grampians and the Great Dividing Range, is the village of Dunkeld.replacenewlinereplacenewlineDunkeld's charming main street features shops, trendy art-space cafes liked Koopmans, and the Royal Mail Hotel which is regularly voted one of the best dining destinations in Australia.replacenewlinereplacenewlineWander beyond the main street and be delighted to discover a 130-year-old wood fired oven at Dunkeld Old Bakery or explore Gerard Murphy Furniture, a fascinating timber workshop gallery with an extensive range of beautiful giftware and tableware crafted from a range of fine, sustainably-harvested Australian cabinet timbers. Art lovers will be delighted to discover hidden gem Ros McArthur Art Studio in the Victoria Valley on the scenic country route from Dunkeld to Halls Gap.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe town is made for meandering with the beautiful Dunkeld Arboretum where you can explore a sandstone labyrinth and small lakes that are crossed by several bridges. For the more vigorous visitor, a hike up Mount Sturgeon, Mount Abrupt or the Piccaninny affords a great view of the entire Southern Grampians range.

Images around Dunkeld VIC 3294

Around Dunkeld VIC 3294

Our Picks on what to Do in Dunkeld VIC

Mt Sturgeon

Dunkeld Racecourse

Dunkeld and District Historical Museum

Mount Abrupt

Grampians National Park

Dunkeld Arboretum

Our Picks on where to Stay in Dunkeld VIC

Dunkeld Studio Accommodation

Corrugated Cottage

Royal Mail Hotel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Dunkeld VIC

Dunkeld Old Bakery and Cafe


Izzy's Cafe

Shopping in Dunkeld VIC

Community Services  

Dunkeld Visitor Information Centre
Parker Street,

Southern Grampians Shire Councils VIC
111 Brown Street,

Dunkeld Police Station

Location Information 

  • Population: 678
  • State electorate(s): Lowan
  • Federal Division(s): Wannon
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Ararat VIC 3377 (73.4 km, 48 mins)
Hamilton VIC 3300 (32.7 km, 25 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Dunkeld VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Tjapwurong acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.