Luxury Nature Retreat

Stringy Bark Lofthouse

A Family Accommodation in Dunkeld

The “Stringy Bark” 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 or 1 queen and 3 single beds.

The ground floor is tiled throughout and houses a bedroom, lounge room, dining  a full kitchen and a bathroom.
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.


Our Features

  • Peaceful environment
  • ‘Day-beds’ with oversized cushions, that are set in 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 an 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 any day of the week

Minimum booking of 2 nights


1 night

available only mid week, on ‘last minute’ basis at $310/night/double or $345 per night / twin

2 nights

$300 per night / double or $325 per night / twin

3 – 4 nights

$280 per night / double or $300 per night / twin

5 + nights

$260 per night / double or $280per night / twin

Tariff 2: Applies to Long Weekends and Christmas Period

Minimum booking of 3 nights at $330/night/double or $355 per night / twin

– Long Weekends and Public Holidays including:

– Easter Weekend

– November Cup Day Weekend

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

Tariff 3: Applies to School Holidays

Minimum booking of 3 nights at $300/night/double or $325 per night / twin

4 + nights

$280 per night / double or $305 per night / twin


Tariff for Additional Guests

Additional adult: $55 / night.

Children 2 – 18 years old: $45 / night.

Children sleeping in a cot or with parents are free of charge.

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.