in Ararat of Victoria, Australia

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-37.285 and 142.927 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -37° 17' 7" and E 142° 55' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:24 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Australia/Melbourne
UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:22 am and 5:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
39.393 and -31.248 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Ararat

Ararat in Ararat (Victoria) with it's 8,076 habitants is located in Australia about 372 mi (or 599 km) west of Canberra, the country's capital town.

Current time in Ararat is now 01:24 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Australia / Melbourne with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Ararat, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Australia is Ararat Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Melbourne, Currie, Hay, Loxton and Mitcham. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 55 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 79% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 6th of August 2021

11°C (52 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 7th of August 2021

12°C (53 °F)
6°C (42 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 8th of August 2021

13°C (55 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Econo Lodge Statesman Ararat

0,8 mi
79 Lambert Street
3377 Ararat

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Pacific National SG grain train through Ararat

Published: August 26, 2011
Length: 55:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bukk05

G528 and XR559 have just crossed NR10 on the Adelaide bound Overland at Pyrenees Loop and now makes its way through Ararat bound for the Geelong grain loop.

V/Line Vlocitys at Ararat ; Australian Trains

Published: August 24, 2011
Length: 11:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rod Williams

V/Line Vlocity movements in and out of Ararat. The first is the 0735 departure to Melbourne. The second is the 1434 arrival to the accompaniment of the frogs and the sight of windmills in the...

Z32 300ZX Twin Turbo at One Tree Hill Hillclimb, Ararat

Published: January 26, 2015
Length: 40:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: domus84

My first climb at One Tree Hill, round one of the Natures Organics 2015 Victorian Hillclimb Championship. Also basically my first competition driving in the 300ZX twin turbo (and any RWD car...

SwingTrain Band Live at the 2011 Ararat Jailhouse Rock Festival

Published: April 05, 2011
Length: 04:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: swingtrainband

Swing Train Band.

Ararat Lunatic Asylum - outside scan of building - 1300 856 668

Published: September 02, 2011
Length: 06:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: wotton77 Aradale is Australia's largest abandoned lunatic asylum. This quick 18sec video scans the outside of the front of the building. Twisted History: Aradale...

Ararat Lunatic Asylum - Inside looking out - 1300 856 668

Published: September 02, 2011
Length: 06:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: wotton77 The Aradale ghost tours at the Ararat Lunatic Asylum is one of the creepiest ghost tours in Australia. Be haunted by stories of bizarre history, brutal...

Interstate Freight at Ararat : Australian Trains

Published: August 26, 2011
Length: 47:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rod Williams

Perth - Melbourne intermodal service PM5 coming through Ararat with the traction motors and grid fans humming out that dynamic brake tune as it drops downgrade. For the technically interested...

AM3 Patricks at Ararat - Australian Trains, Victoria

Published: January 07, 2012
Length: 32:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AustralianTrains

Adelaide to Melbourne Patricks freight service passes through Ararat on the 22nd Dec 2011 with NR101, XRB561 & NR112.

Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel in Ararat Victoria

Published: May 12, 2010
Length: 14:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: webresvideo

Ararat Colonial Lodge Motel in Ararat Victoria is a 3.5 star Golden Chain motel with spacious groundfloor rooms for families, corporate and holiday travellers.

7/7/2014 - Last Light container train at Ararat

Published: July 12, 2014
Length: 51:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andrew Martin

Monday 7th August 2014 saw me waiting for a bus back east from Ararat. In the distance I could hear a train sounding it's horn on the way into Ararat. Not sure what I would get as I only had...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Rural City of Ararat

The Rural City of Ararat is the local government area in south-west Victoria, Australia. The region has an area of 4,230 square kilometres and is centred around the city of Ararat. The population of the region is approximately 11100, according to the 2001 census. It was formed in 1994 from the merger of the City of Ararat, Shire of Ararat and parts of the Shire of Moyne, Shire of Northern Grampians and Shire of Southern Grampians.

Located at -37.2833, 142.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Local Government Areas of Victoria (Australia), Ararat, Victoria

Ararat, Victoria

Ararat is a small city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 205 kilometres west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. Its urban population according to the 2011 census was 7,024. It is the largest settlement in the Rural City of Ararat local government area and is the administrative centre.

Located at -37.2833, 142.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ararat, Victoria, 1857 establishments in Australia, Western District (Victoria)

J Ward

J Ward was an Australian prison used to house the criminally insane, located in Ararat, Victoria, Australia. The buildings are built out of blue stone. J Ward is now a museum open to the public. Tours are run every day except on public holidays at 11 am, 12 pm, 1pm & 2pm. Other notes about J Ward include the amazing art work done by prisoners on the walls out side in their open area, the way this place makes you still imagine it being operated, and the thought to detail is amazing.

Located at -37.2788, 142.93 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Defunct prisons in Victoria (Australia), Prison museums in Australia, Museums in Victoria (Australia), Ararat, Victoria, Hospitals established in 1859, , Maximum security prisons in Australia, Psychiatric hospitals in Australia, Defunct hospitals in Australia

Aradale Mental Hospital

Aradale Mental Hospital was an Australian psychiatric hospital, located in Ararat, a rural city in Victoria, Australia. Originally known as Ararat Lunatic Asylum, Aradale and its two sister asylums at Kew and Beechworth were commissioned to accommodate the growing number of 'lunatics' in the colony of Victoria. Construction began in 1864, and the guardhouses are listed as being built in 1866 though the list of patients extends as far back as the year before (1865).

Located at -37.28, 142.93 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ararat, Victoria, Psychiatric hospitals in Australia, Defunct prisons in Victoria (Australia), Defunct hospitals in Australia, Hospitals in Victoria (Australia), History of Victoria (Australia), Hospitals established in 1865, 1993 disestablishments, Reportedly haunted locations in Australia

Ararat railway station

Ararat railway station is a railway station located in the city of Ararat, Victoria, Australia. It is located where the Western standard gauge line intersects with the broad gauge Ararat line, and is also the junction for the Ararat - Maryborough line.

Located at -37.2823, 142.937 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Regional railway stations in Victoria (Australia), Ararat, Victoria

Marian College (Ararat)

Marian College is a Roman Catholic, co-educational secondary day school in Ararat, Victoria, Australia. Established in 1955, Marian College works under the governance of the Brigidine sisters. The school is a member of the Catholic All Schools Sports Association (CAS).

Located at -37.285, 142.938 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ararat, Victoria, Educational institutions established in 1889, High schools in Victoria (Australia), Private schools in Victoria (Australia), Roman Catholic schools in Australia, 1889 establishments in Australia

City of Ararat

The City of Ararat was a local government area about 200 kilometres west-northwest of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. It existed from 1858 until 1994. Headquartered in Ararat, Victoria, the council had jurisdiction over an area of 19.09 square kilometres and by 1992 a population of 8,070 people. It was surrounded by the separate and largely rural Shire of Ararat.

Located at -37.2833, 142.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former Local Government Areas of Victoria (Australia)

Ararat Community College

Ararat College is a public, co-educational high school located in Ararat, Victoria, Australia.

Located at -37.2861, 142.921 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Public schools in Victoria (Australia), High schools in Victoria (Australia), Schools in Victoria (Australia), Educational institutions established in 1913, 1913 establishments in Australia

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