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Aquila Eco Lodges is a nature retreat set amongst the the gorgeous natural surroundings of the Grampians National Park. It comprises of four self-contained multi-storey lodges and offers a perfect location for weekend retreats, romantic escapes and exploration of the native environment.

At the foot of towering Mount Abrupt, the Lofthouses and Treehouses are set in their own secluded area, surrounded by dense bushland, wildlife and incredible native orchids.

Contemporary, award-winning designs of the four lodges have features including fully equipped kitchens, large windows, red gum floors, modern furniture, 'day-beds' with oversized cushions that are set in huge picture windows, and also scenic patios with gas barbecue.

Aquila Eco Lodges employ latest technologies available to sustainable building, such as use of rain water, solar power, self composting waste treatment, and is widely recognised for its low environmental impact approach to development.

Aquila Eco Lodges sets the benchmark for ecotourism and guests can experience that sustainable living need not compromise luxury.

Covenanted with Trust for Nature and accredited with Advanced Ecotourism Australia, Aquila Eco Lodges is a must stop while touring the Great Southern Touring Route.

Come and take in the scenery, enjoy the relaxation or get active on one of the many walks and climbs in the area. Experience the wonders of eco living, and discover that your comfort and enjoyment is enhanced by this sustainable approach to living.

Content: Aquila Eco Lodges

Price & booking

Smoke Bush Lofthouse

0 Room

Two levels. One bedroom on the ground floor, second bedroom on mezzanine floor. Large, open plan living area extending to a veranda with a gas barbecue. Designed for families and small groups of friends. Bed configuration consists of up to two queens and two singles or six singles.

Stringy Bark Lofthouse

2 Rooms

Two levels. One bedroom on the ground floor, second bedroom on mezzanine floor. Large, open plan living area extending to a veranda with a gas barbecue. Designed for families and small groups of friends. Bed configuration consists of up to two queens and two singles or six singles.

Type Valid Price
Weekends (Friday to Sunday)
Tariff depends on length of stay and is based on two persons. For details please visit their website.
01/07/15 - 01/07/16 $280.00 - $300.00

Grass Tree Treehouse

0 Room

Three storey, single bedroom Treehouse with scenic views from the lounge room and bedroom. Designed as a retreat for a couple but can sleep up to four guests on one queen bed and two singles.

Cherry tree Treehouse

0 Room

Three storey, single bedroom Treehouse with scenic views from the lounge room and bedroom. Designed as a retreat for a couple but can sleep up to four guests.

Payment methods accepted
EFTPOS MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

Please see website for enquiries relating to booking. Cancellation Policy: $50 for less than 30 days notice; 50 per cent of tariff for less than five days notice; 100 per cent of tariff for less than 48 hours notice.

More info

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Local directions:

Travel from Melbourne to Ballarat, then along the Glenelg Highway from Ballarat towards Hamilton (Approximately three hours).

Facilities:
  • BBQ facilities
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Cots available
  • EFTPOS
  • Gardens in property
  • High chair
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Playground
  • Walking tracks
Activities:
  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Wilderness walking
Tourism awards:
  • 2014 - Australian Tourism Awards - Gold
  • 2009 - Victorian Tourism Awards - Hall Of Fame
Opening hours:
Memberships:
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Wildlife Victoria
Disabled access:
One of the Lofthouses is designed for a wheelchair access