King Parrot Cottages and Event Centre provides accommodation near the Great Ocean Road and Lorne in the Otway Ranges, nestled on the north-facing hillside of the spectacular Pennyroyal Valley.
Content: King Parrot Cottages and Conference Centre
Consisting of five cottages, lodge, hall and campground, King Parrot is a popular destination for romantic getaways, family holidays or large family celebrations.
The architecturally designed accommodation is fully self-contained, ranging in size from single to four bedrooms, accommodating between two and fourteen people. Crisp, clean linen, pillows and doonas are provided for all bedding.
The campground is surrounded by beautiful forest, there are eight camping sites, including three cabin-tents, on the rainforest valley floor.
There are a wide range of activities at your finger-tips; the salt water swimming pool, games room with table tennis, fuse ball, air hockey, darts, board games plus mini golf course are suitable for all ages.
Bush-walking tracks and waterfalls abound in the immediate vicinity and within close reach are the beautiful beaches along the Great Ocean Road and the wonders of the Otway National Park.
King Parrot is equipped to provide for conferences and retreats, and is also very popular for weddings.
Most pets are welcome by prior arrangement only.
Price & booking
$290.00 - $760.00
Lodge & Hall
The Lodge and Hall are available to cater to large groups of people if necessary and have two adjoining parts. The main part is the Lodge which has a large split level open plan living area which allows groups to interact socially in a spacious environment. In the Lodge there are three double bedrooms with king size beds and three bathrooms. The lounge room has a reverse cycle air conditioner, a log fire, television, VCR, CD player and pool table.
The Hall is a versatile space that can be used for conventions, seminars, weddings or yoga retreats. This area can be used as a dormitory for eight single beds.
The whole complex has extensive outdoor decks overlooking the pristine Pennyroyal Valley.
Blackwood and Windmill Cottages
These two delightful cottages are both on three levels. Windmill has the living area on the upper level with an inviting deck area through double doors. The bathroom is on the middle level and a spacious double bedroom with a luxurious king size bed on the lower level.
Blackwood has the reverse with the bedroom on the upper level and the living area on the ground floor with double doors opening onto a lush lawn area bordered by native bush.
They both have outdoor tables with barbecues and an outdoor two person heated spa. Windmill cottage has recently been redecorated and is ideal as a bridal or honeymoon cottage. The cottages accommodate two people.
Secluded and surrounding by gum trees, Bluegum is ideal for those who want to feel they are in the middle of the bush. Bluegum sits on the highest point of the property. It is a split level cottage with three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the upper level and an open lounge and lounge room with a fully self-contained kitchen on the ground level.
The lounge area opens onto the garden which has a gas barbecue and outdoor table with benches for seating. This cottage accommodates eight people.
Mannagum is a much loved and rambling four bedroom residence. Popular with family groups this cottage can accommodate ten people in comfort. The spacious living area is supported by a very large kitchen.
The living area opens onto a big deck facing a beautiful part of the forest, highlighted by a very large Mannagum tree. There are three double bedrooms with king size beds and another bedroom with four single beds. There are two big bathrooms. This cottage has wheelchair access.
Acquilla Cottage is the most private of the cottages. Upstairs it has two spacious bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate area with a double bunk opening onto a sunny deck. Downstairs there is the living area with the kitchen, dining table and two comfortable couches.
This cottage suits two small families or two couples. It looks out over a beautiful grassy area with the forest on one side. There is an outdoor pavilion with a barbecue area. There are seats to sit and watch the friendly parrots and soak up the sunshine. Acquilla cottage accommodates six people.