Luxury Nature Retreat

Smoke Bush Lofthouse

Self Contained Family Accommodation in the Grampians National Park

The “Smoke Bush” Lofthouse

The Lofthouse at Aquila Eco Lodges is a perfect retreat for families or a group of friends.
It ideally sleeps 4 people, but can accommodate up to a maximum of 5.
Beds can be arranged in 2 queen beds + 1 single .

The ground floor is tiled throughout and houses a bedroom, lounge room, dining and a full kitchen.
Day beds set in huge picture windows are great for relaxing with a book and a glass of wine.
Two sets of double doors lead from the lounge room onto a tiled, undercover veranda, equipped with a gas BBQ and an outdoor setting.

The second bedroom is located on a loft floor, which is a half mezzanine and features a beautiful red gum floor.

The sandstone bathroom is just a step from your front door, set under cover of the veranda and made comfortable by thermal mass heating.


Lofthouse Features
  • Peaceful environment
  • ‘Day-beds’ with oversized cushions, that are set along huge picture windows
  • Fully equipped kitchen minus microwave (solar power restrictions)
  • Bathroom supplied with natural body care products and towels
  • Queen size beds have comfortable mattresses and are made for you with wool underlay, wool doona and good quality linen.
  • All beds are regularly inspected, cleaned and disinfected by “Health Protect International”
  • Kitchen is stocked with fresh milk, several types of tea, organic instant and freshly ground coffee, cold press olive oil, balsamic vinegar and soy sauce
  • Wood fire heater to enjoy during cooler months.
  • Evaporative cooler and fans to help relax during summer.


(to view our availability calendars please press “Book Now” button on top of  the page)


Tariff 1: applies to Friday to Sunday night and School Holidays.
Minimum 2 nights stay applies.

2 nights: $300 per night / double or $325 per night / twin

3-4 nights: $280 per night / double or $305 per night / twin

5-6 nights: $260 per night / double or $285 per night / twin

7 + nights: $235 per night / double or $260 per night / twin


Tariff 2: Applies to mid week stay between Monday and Thursday night

1 night: available only on ‘last minute’ basis at
$330/night/double or $355 per night / twin

2 nights: $280 per night / double or $305 per night / twin

3-4 nights: $260 per night / double or $285 per night / twin

5 nights: $240 per night / double or $265 per night / twin


Tariff 3: Minimum booking of 3 nights at $330/night

– Long Weekends and Public Holidays

– Christmas Period and New Year Period (24/12/20 – 10/1/21)


Tariff for Additional Guests

Additional adult: $55 night.

Children 3-18 years old: $45/night.

Children 2 years old and younger are free of charge.

Cot and cot linen hire: $25/stay.


School Holidays: Tariff 1 applies to all bookings.


Arrival / Departure times:

Arrivals: from 3.00pm onward

Departures: by 11am


Aquila Eco Lodges Cancellation Policy

25% of tariff for 7 days notice or less

50% of tariff for 4 days notice or less

100% of tariff for 48 hours notice or less


Transport to and from Royal Mail Hotel

We are happy to provide transport to our guests till 11:30pm.

In lieu of a ‘cab charge’ we appreciate a donation to the wildlife rescue, with which we are involved as foster carers.

Please book in advance.


Breakfast Baskets:

Continental Breakfast: $18 / person.

Gourmet Breakfast : $25/ person.

To see the content of the Breakfast Basket check the FAQ page.


Aquila Eco Lodges Payment Policy

Payment via an electronic fund transfer 2 days prior to arrival date is a preferred method of payment. Banking details are provided in the booking confirmation letter.

Other payment options are : cash, Eftpos, Master or Visa credit cards; processed on departure. Please note that credit cards attract 2% surcharge.