If historic, old-world charm is your thing, you'll love Seppelt Vine Lodge, situated within the grounds of Seppelt Winery. Constructed in the 1800s, this landmark homestead has welcomed many dignitaries, including notable figures such as Mark Twain, Dame Nelly Melba, and Australia's inaugural Governor-General, Lord Hopetoun.
Explore its rich history with a cellar door tasting and guided tour of the underground cellars, known as The Drives, which were first excavated in 1868, making them the southern hemisphere's longest underground cellars. Don't miss lunch at Salinger's Cafe, followed by dinner at the historic Great Western Hotel, offering a selection of all local Grampians wines at just $35 a bottle or $10 a glass.
Nestled within the breathtaking gardens of Seppelt Winery, you'll also find Wanderlust Glamping — an ideal choice for nature enthusiasts who crave the great outdoors without sacrificing comfort. Offering a variety of options, Wanderlust Glamping caters to those seeking a memorable outdoor experience.
Rediscover life's simple joys - breathtaking sunrises, magnificent sunsets, vibrant rainbows - and unwind at Pomonal Estate's charming Mt Cassel Villa, which accommodates up to eight guests. While there, be sure to visit the cellar door and restaurant next door for tastings and meals, and ask about the new accommodation villas currently under construction. Also nearby is Five Ducks Farm, a must-visit for local produce and the popular Lake Fyans. Plus, Pomonal makes for the perfect base to explore the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, away from the bustling Halls Gap.
Royal Mail Hotel is designed to capture the stunning beauty of the Southern Grampians. The property features sweeping views, multi-award-winning dining and cellar, bars, quality accommodation, and much more.
Hotel accommodation ranges from Deluxe Mountain View rooms through to Courtyard rooms. The Mount Sturgeon Station, located just five minutes from the hotel site, offers alternative accommodation in eight fully restored 1840's bluestone cottages, or the Mount Sturgeon Homestead, a six-bedroom colonial homestead with rolling lawns and stunning mountain views.
While there, take a trip to Gerard Murphys' Furniture before heading off to walk the Picaninny. With so much to do in the area and for a truly luxurious Grampians experience, a stay at the Royal Mail is not to be missed.
Hounds Run Vineyard Tiny House offers spectacular panoramic views of the Grampians, Black Range, and Sugarloaf Hill, making it an ideal winery retreat. This charming accommodation located on the vineyard where grapes are picked for Black & Ginger wines, includes a queen bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom, gas heating, and air-conditioning for comfort. Enhance your experience with sunset picnics, wine and cheese indulgence, and tour packages, available upon request, and then snuggle up with your beloved for a truly memorable getaway.
Experience the charm of Miners Ridge Vineyard Railway Carriage B&B, a unique winery accommodation resembling a 'tiny house'. Nestled in a secluded area, you can relish the natural surroundings and privacy. Unwind on your front deck with local birdlife, or enjoy a campfire by the dam during cooler months. Don't forget to book a cellar door tour and tasting for an enriching experience.
Nestled amidst the breathtaking vistas of rolling ranges, The Blue House at Mountainside Wines provides a haven for rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Originally serving as the local post office in Warrack, this self-contained cottage has been lovingly refurbished and relocated to Mountainside Wines.
Visitors can indulge in a vineyard and winery tour, followed by a tasting experience. There is also a Mountainside touring car available for rent and a continental breakfast included in your stay.
Bury yourself in your private pyramid at Grampians Getaway, a serene 30-acre oasis just five kilometers from Halls Gap. These unique, eco-designed 3-bedroom pyramids offer an intimate connection with nature, each featuring a cosy fireplace with complimentary firewood.
Inside, you'll find spacious, fully self-contained pyramids with a mezzanine loft bedroom and timber-lined cathedral ceilings accessed by a spiral staircase. Positioned around a six-acre lake, they offer seclusion and privacy.
And the best part? Grampians Getaway is pet-friendly, with all six pyramids welcoming your furry friends. Conveniently located opposite the Halls Gap Zoo and within walking distance of the Fallen Giants winery, guests also enjoy free access to Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park's facilities, including the wood fire outdoor heated pool.