Stawell Visitor Information
Welcome to Stawell
Stawell is a charming town located in the Grampians region of Victoria, Australia. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, stunning natural beauty and friendly locals. Here's everything you need to know before visiting Stawell.
How to get there
Stawell is located approximately 230 km west of Melbourne. The quickest way to get there is by car, where you can expect a drive of around 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Melbourne's Southern Cross Station to Stawell Station, which takes just over 3 hours.
Things to do
Stawell has something to offer for everyone. Here are some of the things you can do in Stawell:
- Visit the Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
- Explore the underground tunnels at the Stawell Gold Mine
- Take a walk through the stunning Grampians National Park
- Visit the Stawell Railway Museum
Where to eat
Stawell has a range of dining options to suit all tastes and budgets. Here are some of our recommendations:
- The Bunyip Hotel
- The Ruby Dining-Room and Bar
- Dom's Pizza Pasta and Ribs
Where to stay
Stawell has a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets. Here are some of our recommendations:
- Hi-way Eight Motor Inn
- Magdala Motor Lodge
- Comfort Inn Goldfields
Stawell has a Mediterranean climate, with warm-to-hot summers and cool-to-cold winters. The best time to visit Stawell is during the spring and autumn months when temperatures are mild and pleasant.
For more information about Stawell and the surrounding Grampians region, visit the Visit Grampians website.