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Top Grampians accommodation recommendations

17 Apr 2023

With stunning natural beauty, wide open spaces, forests rich in wildlife, and a story as old as time, a Grampians road trip is the perfect way to get the family together and leave it all behind. So why not escape the city, hit the open road and begin your adventure….The Grampians Way?

Start in Halls Gap where you’ll find wineries, fresh and seasonal cuisine, and friendly locals a plenty. After some sustenance and a spot of shopping, grab your hiking boots and head further into Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park where you’ll find experiences that will leave you breathless. From mountain biking to abseiling, and from four-wheel driving to simply marvelling at the gently sloping woodlands, rugged peaks and enchanting bushland, there are endless possibilities to make memories.

With options to suit a variety of budgets and all within easy access to a range of activities - from hiking trails to wineries, wildlife parks to cultural experiences - we have you covered with a plethora of accommodation styles to suit all types of families.

Here are our recommendations:

Heath house outside

Heath House

Heath House is centrally located in Halls Gap within the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park. This modern luxury accommodation boasts magnificent sunset views over the Grampian ranges.

This spacious self-catering property will appeal to families and large groups, couples and honeymooners. With space for up to eight guests, Heath House provides the perfect escape from your daily routine. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Grampians.

Hemley house jacuzzi

Hemley House

A house that offers a modern lifestyle while providing the comfort and convenience suited to families. Hemley House features three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan living/dining area with sliding doors to the Al-fresco entertaining area, heated Jacuzzi and rear north facing garden. The kids can observe the local wildlife visiting the front and backyard from the many vantage points at the property.

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Pinnacle Holiday Lodge

Pinnacle Holiday Lodge is the most centrally located accommodation in Halls Gap - only metres walk from the Stony Creek specialty stores, cafes and restaurants. Both the self-contained and spa motel units are spread out amongst four acres of native garden that abound with kangaroos and bird life and overlook the spectacular rocky peaks of the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park.

Tims Place Halls Gap

Tim's Place Apartments

Fully self-contained, two bedroom apartments which cater for singles, couples, families and groups, Tim's Place has been supplying good quality, environmentally-friendly accommodation in the Grampians region for thirty years.

The current venue began construction in 2004 and has evolved into an energy efficient business with north facing construction, passive heating and cooling, recycling, solar electric panels and a well established garden. The venue has a table tennis table, barbeques, garden settings with tables and chairs, and a lovely viewing deck for the guests to use. Free Wi-Fi, plunger coffee and tea are provided.

Many walks in the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park can be accessed from Tim's Place. The many cafés, restaurants and shops in Halls Gap are less than 1km away.

Halls Gap Escape

Halls Gap Escape

Halls Gap Escape is a modern townhouse located in Halls Gap has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and provides an ideal spot to spend time with family. Relax and unwind amidst stunning views of the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park.

The townhouse is designed with luxury and functionality in mind. Two queen beds and two sets of bunk beds with all bedding, linen and towels are supplied. There are two full bathrooms and one also has a spa bath. The gas log fire creates a warm and relaxing ambiance to watch movies, read books or just look out at the views.

Visit Victoria Halls Gap

Halls Gap Accomodation Booking Service

Halls Gap Accommodation Booking Service operates seven days a week and their options range from a one bedroom cottage to a six bedroom house. You can book online through their website, or phone them and they can book something for you. They handle the entire process as well as collecting payment and provide information for check in/out.

Lakeside glamping

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park

Families who enjoy the great outdoors will love Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park. This bush resort offers a genuine bush-camping experience with the convenience of clean, modern amenities and facilities.

Surrounded by nature, families will delight in stunning views, friendly wandering emus, bounding kangaroos and a diverse array of bird life. There’s also a unique wood-fired heated pool, trampolines and easy access to Lake Bellfield for a spot of fishing.

Great western hotel

Great Western Hotel

Located in the wine village of Great Western, the Great Western Hotel is situated right in the heart of the town. First licensed in the 1860's, the venue has a long history with locals and visitors to the region.

The Great Western Hotel has the largest Grampians regional wine list, all available by the glass and the bottle and is open seven days a week.

Lake Fyans Holiday park

Lake Fyans Holiday Park - Grampians

With a wide range of family-friendly accommodation including self-catering cabins and large spacious campsites, Lake Fyans Holiday Park is perfect for short and long-term stays.

Kids will love the on-site facilities: tennis courts, a heated pool, adventure playground and jumping pillow. You can even bring the boat to experience Lake Fyans’ pristine waters with direct lake access.

Breeze Holiday Park Halls Gap

Breeze Holiday Parks - Halls Gap and Breeze Holiday Parks - Grampians

Breeze Holiday Parks - Halls Gap is the only park located in the centre of Halls Gap township. A warm and friendly welcome and a pet-friendly family environment awaits you at this relaxing spot. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the magnificent surroundings and meet the resident kangaroos and native birds. Dog-friendly cabins are limited, so make sure you ask when making your reservation. Please read their pet policy for further information.

Enjoy the tranquillity of Breeze Holiday Parks – Grampians’ picturesque bush setting. Experience close encounters with an abundance of emus, kangaroos, native birds and other wildlife in the park – you’ll feel like you’re in your own personal zoo.

Southern Grampians Cottages

Southern Grampians Cottages

Southern Grampians Cottages is nestled at the southern gateway to the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, in the picturesque village of Dunkeld, 270 kilometres west of Melbourne. These charming self-contained cottages offer a romantic hideaway in beautifully maintained gardens with mountain views.

This is the perfect base for bush walks on mountain trails, town and historical walks, bird and wildlife spotting, restaurants and coffee shops, fishing, golf and wineries, as well as tours of the extinct volcanoes and beaches to the south, the regional city of Hamilton and waterfalls to the west, and the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park to the north.

Halls Haven

Halls Haven Holiday Units

Set on roughly 20 hectares, Halls Haven boasts a vast array of native flora, delightful birdlife, unsurpassed mountain views and absolute serenity - the ideal spot to escape the hustle and bustle with a relaxing stay.

Emus, kangaroos and deer are in abundance as are alpacas, cows and goats - always ready for a feed and a pat. Kids will love the games room, playground and bikes as well as feeding the animals and chickens daily. The solar heated pool, tennis court and golf driving range are suitable for families of all ages.

Grampians view cottages

Grampians View Cottages & Units

Grampians View Cottages & Units offer families spacious sandstone cottages complete with kitchens and leather lounges to relax in after a day of exploring. Swim all year round in the gas and solar heated indoor pool, dine at the undercover barbecue area, have a hit of tennis or stroll through the 2.5 hectares of native garden, home kangaroos and birdlife.

Situated only 2km from Halls Gap, families can enjoy a nature walk or ride along the path into town and savour the panoramic views of the Grampians.

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Golton in the Gap

Golton in the Gap is a modern, architecturally designed home in the heart of Halls Gap. This beautifully appointed home accommodates up to eight guests in three spacious bedrooms, two with king-sized beds and third with four single beds. The large open living, dining and lounge area invites relaxation with modern comfortable furnishings and wood heater.

Golton in the Gap is located just a leisurely stroll from the cafes, restaurants and shops in Halls Gap. It is also centrally located for the many walking tracks within the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, where you can see native wildlife including kangaroos, emus, cockatoos and kookaburras.

Grampians Eco YHA outdoor area

Grampians Eco YHA

Grampians Eco YHA hostel is an award-winning and environmentally-friendly, budget accommodation in Halls Gap, close to all the action.

The hostel has two fully equipped kitchens, and two spacious lounges with wood heaters as well as an outdoor courtyard with a fire pit. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the property, fresh eggs from the on-site hostel chickens, and a herb garden to enjoy too. The friendly staff can assist you in organising a range of adventure activities in the Grampians, such as abseiling, rock climbing, horse riding and canoeing.

A At 28

AAt 28 Goldsmith Motel

The family-owned and operated AAt 28 Goldsmith Motel offers a friendly, country welcome that makes you feel instantly at home. Conveniently situated in the heart of Hamilton, you have a choice of dining within one to two minutes’ walk of the accommodation as well as the Hamilton Gallery, Hamilton Performing Arts Centre, Western District Health Services, Hamilton Pastoral Show Grounds, primary & secondary schools, Ansett Museum, Hamilton Botanic Gardens, Campes Motor Museum, and golf and fishing spots.

If this exhaustive list doesn’t suit you, why not try Sundial Holiday Apartments, Horsham Holiday Park, Halls Gap Log Cabins or Grampians Retreat?

So why not get the whole family together (doggo included), pack your bags and head out on a trip of a lifetime. After all, many of life’s great stories start with a random road trip….