Nature Retreat

A Unique Accommodation Amidst the Grampians National Park


Do you haveWify?

– There is a free wireless internet access in Aquila’s meeting room, next to the office and around its outside area. Our guests are also welcome to use the Aquila office facilities ( phone and laptop if needed).

What is in the breakfast hampers?

Click here to view Breakfast Menu in PDF format

How many lodges are available?

– 2 Treehouses & 2 Lofthouses, 4 lodges in total

Where is reception?

– The reception building is an octagonal stonehouse at the end of the driveway.

How do I pay?

– Prefered payment is by a adirect bank deposit 1-2 days before arrival or by a credit card or cash on departure.

Are the lodges serviced?

– No

Are any meals included in tariff?

– No, but breakfast can be ordered by request.

Can my reservation be a surprise?

– Yes, of course. Let us know if it is for a special occasion.

Loyalty program

– 10% discount voucher available for return visitors.

Do you have Laundry facilities?

– Not yet but we are happy to help if necessary.

What is your smoking policy?

– Smoking is not permitted inside lodges, but ashtrays are provided outside. A charge for dry cleaning of all soft furnishing will be made if smoking occurs in the lodges.

How safe is Aquila in the bushfire season?

– In the event of severe weather conditions causing the issue of a fire danger warning, we will be advising all of our guests to leave the area and proceed to the township of Dunkeld, and then to take advice as to where to travel to a safe place.

“In the case of an immediate fire threat in the area, all guests will be asked to proceed to the Stone House (Reception) which is very well protected with external water spray system with dual pumps and 200,000 litres of water reserved for fire fighting.

How far to restaurants?

– Dunkeld is 6km from Aquila. Refer to eating out in the “Where to wine and dine”page.

Do we cater for children & pets?

– Due to the conditions of the “Trust for Nature” covenant and the proximity to the National Park, pets are not allowed at Aquila.

We love having children stay at Aquila and have all baby equipment available at no charge.