Shop & Relax

Wine & Fresh Produce

Ararat is also in the Grampians Wine Region, a historic and expanding wine district renowned for high quality wines and scenic vineyards.

Ararat is situated in the heart of the Grampians and Pyrenees wine country and fresh produce is in abundance year round. There are many small, medium and large wine producers in the area including Montara, Mt Langi Ghiran, and Fratin Brothers, all offering visitors the opportunity to partake in winery tours and taste testing the final products.

Retail

Ararat is a modern city offering a variety of shopping. The central business district is home to large retail outlets as well as smaller retail shops offering something different for everyone, including fashion boutiques, restaurants and bakeries.

Stock up on your supplies at the various supermarkets and butchers, camping and outdoor specialists. Or enjoy some of Ararat’s alternative shopping experiences, including unique collectables, bric-a-brac and clothing.

Dining Out

Ararat is home to a range of eateries that specialise in modern Australian, Mediterranean and other international cuisine. There is also a broad selection of cafes on offer.

Relax

Indulge yourself with a variety of spas, health and wellbeing businesses including Skinco winner of the 2016 Grampians Pyrenees Business Award for Professional Services.

Markets

Our vibrant markets bring people together to showcase the best of our region to visitors and locals alike. Featuring local produce, art, craft, wine, food, bric a brac and mor.